Arts Brookline – A Season of Arts 2016 | Making Brookline a premiere Arts Destination.. 

ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts is a showcase of Brookline’s talented artists and cultural organizations and the spring 2016 calendar is now online.

Pick a category in the menu above to explore or click on all events to see the amazing array of arts and cultural events that are happening in Brookline this spring! But check back often as events will be added on a daily basis through June! Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook and “follow” us on Twitter for up to date reminders of events!

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On Saturday, June 4 Brookline is in for a treat as it celebrates the 1st Brookline Porchfest together with the 38th annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival.

Coolidge Corner Arts Festival! High end craft and arts festival on Saturday, June 4 10-6pm in the grounds of the Devotion School, Harvard St, Brookline

Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, June 4 at Devotion School, Brookline

Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, June 4 at Devotion School, Brookline

New this year:

- Dine on delicious selections from members of the Boston Food Truck Alliance

- Have a drink in the wine and beer garden provided by Hive.

- Shop while listening to DJ Magic Mark, 12pm – 6pm

- Stay for the jazz, we are the last stop on the first annual Brookline Porch Fest.

Brookline’s 1st Porchfest, Saturday, June 4 on porches all around town! (rain date Saturday, June 11). Over 50 porches and bands/musicians will be taking part. For the map of porch locations and music schedule click here: www.brookline.porchfest.info

Brookline's 1st Porchfest coming on June 4

Brookline’s 1st Porchfest on June 4







Celebrate Music Series 2016 at Brookline Main Library.

This series is a new offering for Arts Brookline this year, and is bringing a spectrum of musical performances to Hunneman Hall including classical, jazz, country, blues, pop, and rock.  The performances are recorded and broadcasted by Brookline Interactive Group. All shows are free to the public and refreshments are served. Check the schedule HERE for details as they are updated.
We are very excited to present the the next two concerts in the series on Thursday, June 2 and Saturday, June 11. 
Thursday, June 2
5:30-6:15pm – Ryan Sweezey
Ryan Sweezey performs in Hunneman Hall, Brookline, on June 2 as part of the ArtsBrookline Celebrate Music Series

Ryan Sweezey

Infectious melodies, killer voice, and outstanding guitar skills, Ryan Sweezey is on the move, delivering consistently excellent folk/rock at venues around Boston.  A recent Northeastern grad, Ryan is getting noticed by aficionados and the press – catch him at Hunneman Hall while you can!


6:30-7:15pm – RD King

RD King performs in Hunneman Hall, Brookline Main Library, on June 2 as part of the 2016 ArtsBrookline Celebrate Music Series.

RD King

Boston-based composer and acoustic guitar virtuoso, R.D. King is coming to Hunneman Hall!  King’s audiences describe his music as passionate, powerful, deeply memorable, and extraordinary.  King draws inspiration from literature, philosophy, psychology, and meditation. He has been influenced by travel to diverse locales including Qatar, Greece, England, and the South Pacific. A graduate of Ithaca College School of Music, King performs at venues in New England and beyond.

7:30-8:15pm – TRY 

The band TRY perform in Hunneman Hall, Brookline Main Library, on June 2 as part of the 2016 ArtsBrookline Celebrate Music Series


Virtuoso slide guitarist Niles Elliot and Dylan Edmunds met and began collaborating in college at Berklee College of Music with Dylan’s brother, Conner, arriving at Berklee and joining the collaboration. The three of them began writing and rehearsing in search of a sound they could call their own. With specialties in slide guitar, sound design, midi programming, and pop production, TRY’s style is maturing into a hybrid indie rock and electronica.   After a year of writing, rehearsing, and recording TRY is performing around Boston & New York.  Come to Hunneman Hall to hear this young band deliver a fresh sound!

Saturday, June 11 

1:30-2:15pm – Tracy Clark

Tracy Clark

Tracy Clark

Tracy Clark’s admirers include Ron Della Chiesa, “wonderful sound” and Bo Winiker, “great sense of rhythm and delivery…with pitch that is spot on”.  Dream Farm Radio’s Julie Lavender, “Tracy’s voice is as warm as a pot bellied stove on a frosty winter’s night.”  Regularly appearing at Scullers Jazz Club and Thelonious Monkfish with the Tracy Clark Trio, a band of accomplished musicians/Berklee faculty.



2:30-3:15pm – Usually Seven

Usually Seven

Usually Seven

Based at Music Makers Studio on Corey Hill, Usually Seven plays jazz standards and rarities from Duke Ellington to Herbie Hancock, Antonio Carlos Jobim to Bob Mintzer.

Dave Tomey, drums, Joel White, bass

Mrk Leccesea, trumpet, Gretchen Stone, piano

John Jewett, alto sax, Jim Guttman, tenor sax and baritone sax

Gerry Bluhm, guitar

3:30-4:15pm – Prateek Poddar

Prateek Poddar

Prateek Poddar

Prateek Poddar is a singer-songwriter from Weston, Massachusetts who mixes country, blues, and folk to create his own sound.







Open Studios Preview Show

Work of CJ Lori & Gemma Phillips


Once again Brookline Open Studios is over for another year.

If there’s an artist you would like to follow up with regarding

“the one that got away!” click on the image to connect to the 2016

gallery of 2016 participating artists.






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