Press Release

ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts 2016

 

Apr 1, 2016 – BROOKLINE, Mass. — beginning in April ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts will once again showcase the arts and cultural events Brookline has to offer during a three-month initiative running April through June, 2016.

“For three months ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts will be the go-to resource on the vast array of arts and cultural events in all genres, from music, to film, theater, literary, visual arts, dance, opera and much more, all in one place, says Lea Cohen, founder of ArtsBrookline   “Brookline is a premier destination of all things art, and we know the hardest part for arts lovers will be deciding what to choose.”

Long standing events such as the Brookline Open Studios weekend April 30-May 1 and the annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival on June 4, now in its 38th year, will be returning, and the every popular Before I Die Wall will be back in May, together with new events such as the 1st Brookline Porchfest on June 4 and the Celebrating Music Series at Brookline Main Library on dates throughout April, May and June, both events featuring a wide array of musical genres. Several outdoor FenceArt galleries will feature the work of both student and adult artists on fences surrounding developments in Brookline and other features this year include “live” opera and ballet at the Coolidge Corner Theater, concerts at the Waterworks Museum, performances by chamber ensembles and orchestras such as Boston Cecilia, Mistral and the Brookline Symphony, chorales, art exhibits and a Japanese Blossom festival, to name but a few.

The celebration is once again being presented by the Brookline Commission for the Arts in collaboration with Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, Brookline Open Studios, the Brookline Economic Development Division and is sponsored by Hammond Residential Real Estate.

“Information is available on the ArtsBrookline.org website and will continue to be updated as the Season grows, so we urge all to check back often and to explore,” says Gillian Jackson, ArtsBrookline administrator.   “Check out the art exhibits, music, literary and poetry events, along with special events that are on the docket too, such as ‘Piecing Art Together” an outdoor community art puzzle event on May 1.  Half the fun is in the discovery.”

Contact
Gillian Jackson
617 730-2135
info@artsbrookline.org

 

Apr 2, 2015 – BROOKLINE, Mass. — beginning in April ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts will showcase the arts events Brookline has to offer during a three-month initiative running April through June.

 “For three months ArtsBrookline: A Season of Arts will be the go-to resource on the vast array of arts events in all genres, from music, to film, theater, literary, visual arts, dance, opera and much more, all in one place, says Lea Cohen, founder of ArtsBrookline   “Brookline is a premier destination of all things art, and we know the hardest part for arts lovers will be deciding what to choose.”

 Long standing events such as the Brookline Open Studios weekend April 25-26 and the annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival on June 6, now in its 37th year, will be returning, and other features this year include “live” plays from the National Theatre of London at the Coolidge Corner Theater, concerts at the Waterworks Museum, story slams, performances by chamber ensembles and orchestras such as Boston Cecilia, Mistral and the Brookline Symphony, chorales, opera, art exhibits and a Japanese festival, to name but a few.

The celebration is once again being presented by the Brookline Commission for the Arts in collaboration with Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, Brookline Open Studios, the Brookline Economic Development Division and is sponsored by Hammond Residential Real Estate.

“Information will be available on the ArtsBrookline.org website and will continue to be updated as the Season grows, so we urge all to check back often and to explore,” says Gillian Jackson, ArtsBrookline administrator.   “Check out the folk, a cappella and jazz concerts, along with workshops and readings that are on the docket too. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a children’s book illustrator?   Half the fun is in the discovery.”

Contact
Gillian Jackson
617 730-2135
info@artsbrookline.org

 

Mar. 23, 2014 – BROOKLINE, Mass. — ArtsBrookline, a multi-week initiative, will showcase the arts Brookline offers beginning in April.

Kicking off with Brookline Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday April 26th and 27th, and culminating with the 36th annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival on Saturday June 7, the newly-formed ArtsBrookline will both celebrate those traditions and work to highlight the many events that happen in-between, from exhibits and performances to literary events.

The celebration is being presented by the Brookline Commission for the Arts in collaboration with Coolidge Corner Arts Festival, Brookline Open Studios, the Brookline Economic Development Division and is sponsored by Hammond Residential Real Estate.

“We are extremely excited about being able to work with the many varied artists and groups in Brookline, “ says Joe McGonegal, Chair of the Brookline Commission for the Arts. “We will be listing events on our website and the hardest part for any arts lover will be choosing what to do or see first, with choices ranging from a performance by Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Japanese Taiko Drummers or Children’s Opera, to Folk Music and art exhibits at venues all over town.”

Contact
Gillian Jackson
617 730-2135
info@artsbrookline.org
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