:: Calendar of Events

Arsenal Center for the Arts
A multidisciplinary art center on the west side of the Charles River. The center offers creative classes for the whole family, school vacation workshops, birthday parties and special programming for kids.
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Executive Director: Sharon Glennon
(617) 923-0100 X-301

Behind the Mask
Various "Art of the Mask" classes are held for all ages.
191 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

Beyond the 4th Wall
All arts programs for all ages.
Central Square YWCA, 2nd floor
7 Temple Street
(617) 868-9900

Boston Dance company
A diverse company developing professional dancers as well as children in classical ballet.
550 Massachusetss Ave. 3rd floor
(617) 491-8615

Boston Figurative Arts Center
A meeting place for figurative artists where model sessaions are available twice a week (membership required).
6 Vernon Street, 2nd floor
Somerville, MA

Cambridge Center for Adult Education
Offers a diverse menu of classes for adults.
42 Brattle Street
(617) 547-6789

Cambridge Youth Dance Program
This is a pre-professional dance training program developed and designed for dedicated dance students.
32 Cottage Park Ave.
(617) 497-1448

Camera Eye Workshop
Vernon Studios
6 Vernon St. 3rd floor Studio 33
Somerville, MA 02145

Community Art Center
offers a school age child care program, a Teen Media Program, and a youth Film Festival Event
119 Windsor Street
(617) 868-7100
contact: Marsha Stewart

Creative Union
A non-profit organization serving artists and persons with disabilites. Several weekly art programs are available including "Open Draw" and "Open Art Studio".
29A Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 629-3555a

Dance Complex
for rehearsals, private lessons, auditions, photo and video shoots, workshops/master classes, performances, events, and weekly classes (in dance and related movement arts)
536 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 547-9363 ext. 12

Deborah Mason School of Dance
For students ages 3 through 18 interested in performing arts classes and levels in ballet instruction, modern dance, hip hop, tap, jazz, and musical theater.
32 Cottage Park Avenue
(617) 497-1448

Fresh Pond Ballet
The school offers special designed dance classes for children.
1798A Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA
(617) 491-5865

Gallery 263
A non-profit art gallery for members of the local and regional community which offers film and music events, artist workshops and creative space.
263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(781) 393-0000
for show set up email:

Green Street Studios
A center of movement and dance offering classes and workshops for students at all levels.
185 Green Street
(617) 864-3191

Harvard Ceramics
The ceramics program through Harvard Arts hosts a wide range of course offerings, workshops, master classes, symposia, seminars and lectures.
Complete events can be found at:

Harvard Extension School
Adult Classes for Professional Development, Enrichment, and Degree
51 Brattle Street
(617) 495-4024

All levels of class for adults are offered in improv comedy, comedy writing and standup comedy. Inman Square
40 Prospect Street
(617) 576-1253

José Mateo Ballet Theatre
This theatre is a non-profit professional performance company and school serving children and adults from beginners to professionals.
400 Harvard Street
(617) 354-7467

Longy School of Music
Many community programs are offered for children and adults. Courses range from music and movement classes for toddlers and their parents, private instruction, a theory program,  large and small ensembles.
One Follen Street
(617) 876-0956

Maud Morgan Arts
A new community art center with classes for all ages and all levels, beginner through professional.
20 Sacramento Street
(617) 547-1647
director: Anne Hyland
A website dedicated to information about online schools offering MFA and other fine arts programs.

11 Miller Street Studios
11 Miller Street
Somerville, MA 02142
(617) 547-1647

A professionally run ceramics school for students of all ages and abilities.
149 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145
(617) 628-0589

New School of Music
A non-profit community music school that offers music instruction for newborns through adults at all levels of ability and ages.
25 Lowell St.
(671) 492-8105

North Cambridge Family Opera
An informal group begun to perform during NOCA (North Cambridge) Arts Open Studios Weekend. Children and adults are given the opportunity to experience and enjoy telling stories through song, by performing operas and oratorios.

The Passim School of Music
The Passim School of Music offers students of all levels a number of ways to learn. Students study in classes, private and semi-private lessons, workshops and master classes. The curriculum is specially designed to provide not only expert instruction, but also a supportive community of fellow students and instructors. The school also offers classes of Teenagers. 
26 Church St. Suite 300
Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-5300

Parts and Crafts
Hands-on programs for kids and adults are run exploring the creative arts, science and engineering. The Collective explores ways to help people "learn and do and make things."
155 Powder House Boulevard
Somerville, MA 02143

Public Youth Art Council (PAYC)
A selection of teenagers recruited from all areas of Cambridge to bring public art activities and events to fellow youth in the city. These youth work under the guidance of the CAC Public Art Program. information about the programs can be found at:

School of Groove at the Cambridge Performing Arts Cetner
A contemporary music school with study in rock, jazz, pop, hip-hop, classical, Latin, gospel, and world music. All ages welcome.
535 Cambridge Street
(617) 868-1118

Scott's Stone Carving Classes SSCC
Learn to carve stone, all levels.
International Center for Integrative Systems
701 Concord Ave. (Fresh Pond)
(781) 258-9530

The Underground Railway Theatre (a part of Central Square Theatre)
Young actors, ages 8-13 work with professional theater artists at URT.
450 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 576-9278

Cambridge Children's Chorus
Offers a Kodály Singing Class for children ages 4-6 and
a Training Chorus program for ages 7-11
2254 Massachusetts Avenue
(617) 869-8848

Cambridge Performance Project
provides instruction and performance experience in dance and theater for children ages 5-14
51 Inman Street
(617) 349-6235