February: Free Events in Boston

By: Dana Rocha

Looking for something to do but are on a budget? Check out some of these free events during the month of February.


Photo: The Leaflet

Mass College of Art Design Present Spring 2016 Exhibition: SELECTIONS

SELECTIONS features work by MassArt professors who want to showcase their work often in experimental directions or media. The exhibition will include photography, video, sculpture, painting, work on paper, and site-specific installations. The exhibition is being held until March 5th.

Where: Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt

621 Huntington Ave, South Building  Boston, MA 02115

When: Mon – Sat from 12 PM to 6 PM and Wednesday from 12 PM to 8 PM (closed on Sundays).

Emerson College Spring Bright Lights Film Series

The Bright Lights screening and talk series is being held by the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College, who’s mission is to showcase visual media to Emerson College affiliates and the Greater-Boston community. Local and international artists, faculty, and alumni will be featured in the series.

Where: Paramount Theater

559 Washington Street, 4th floor  Boston, MA 02111

When: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

From February 4 – April 14

SoWa First Fridays

Starting in February- over 60 artists, 40 boutiques, numerous galleries, and restaurants will be open to the public every first Friday of the month.

Where: 450 Harrison Ave Boston, MA  02118

When: February 5th from 5:00PM – 9:00 PM

MIT Social Swing Dance and Lesson

Are you are interested in learning how to swing dance? If so, MIT is offering a dance social where you can learn how to dance to a wide variety of music from tradition swing to blues and even hip-hop.

Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

* For room location check out mit.edu/swing

When: February 10 from 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Snowball Fight on the Common!

Represent Northeastern in a snowball fight against other Boston area colleges.

Where: Boston Common

Beacon St and Charles Street Boston, MA 02108

When: February 13th from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Chinese New Year Parade

Welcome the Year of the Monkey by attending the Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown featuring lion dances, music and fireworks.

Where: Chinatown Boston

When: February 14th from 11 AM – 3 PM

Free Concert at the New England Conservatory

The Rivers Symphony Orchestra will be performing work by Beethoven, Bach and Haydn in the famous Jordan Hall, just steps away from campus!

Where: New England Conservatory – Jordan Hall

30 Gainsborough Street Boston, MA 02115

When:  February 28th from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


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