Partnering with various youth empowerment groups, the MFA selected six Boston-area teens to curate the exhibit, highlighting prominent Black artists.
Bryce and Kathryn Denney have not let COVID-19 prevent them from safely singing with others. Their solution was a driveway choir, which allowed singers to perform together in real time from the safety of their cars.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts released a statement in September explaining its reasons for delaying the Philip Guston Now exhibit until 2024. The MFA directors said that given the recent events in the racial justice movement and the coronavirus pandemic the exhibit will be delayed
“Doing Waiting for Godot to start with felt like the right thing to do, it felt like the right play for the right time and it was a play that not only spoke to the times, but could be done in these times because it can be done outside,” said Nicole Galland, the director.
Newton Covenant Church spearheaded the initiative to raise money for the Boston Resiliency Fund and the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund with music.
Boston’s Apollo raises questions about racial and sexual identity, as well as the social statuses that came with those identities.
Sweat confronts disillusionment, racism, and the tribulations of the working class from the moment the play begins.