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Fall Arts Guide Boston

Your guide to fall museum hopping

Summer is over and Boston’s many art museums and galleries have exciting exhibitions swinging their doors open. Here’s a few of the city’s most highly anticipated shows this fall.Museum of Fine Arts Boston465 Huntington Ave. “UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015” features more than 100 works by the Los...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

ArtWeek marks its seventh season with its biggest lineup yet

What have art and architecture bike tours, hojalata workshops and pimped out pumpkins got in common? They are all part of ArtWeek: a 10-day, multicity, multidiscipline (and then some) arts festival, produced by Citi Performing Arts Center, which brings around 180 creative events to cities in...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

Play me, I'm yours (again)

Pop-up art installation Street Pianos returns to Boston this month. Sponsored by the Celebrity Series of Boston, the citywide exhibit is the touring art of Britain’s Luke Jerram’s “Play Me, I’m Yours” installation, which has set up in several cities since 2008. It first appeared in Boston in 2013....

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Huntington Theatre brings a vivid painting to the stage

In “Sunday in the Park with George,” the process of art is the point.Stephen Sondheim’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, inspired by Georges Seurat’s iconic painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” dives into an artist’s vision — and how this vision changes the people around...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

Get in good 'Company': Where the coupled life is kind of a bummer

“Company” is enough to make a single person delete their OkCupid profile.This Stephen Sondheim musical, which plays at the Lyric Stage through Oct. 9, is the story of a single guy called Bobby and his friends, all of whom are married or coupled, along with three of his girlfriends. Three? Bobby’s a...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

Six exciting, eccentric dance shows you can't miss this fall

When you’re mourning the loss of summer weather, here’s a consolation: Boston’s dance scene revs up in the fall, and every style from ballet to hip-hop to tango have shows on the calendar. Here’s your guide to the best of the season’s dance crop.Vertigo Dance Company's "Vertigo 20"–Oct. 29-30Based...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm

John Kander and Fred Ebb's 'Scottsboro Boys' explores comic tragedy

Come for the entertaining minstrel show, but be sure to deeply consider its tones of racial inequity. That’s the overarching theme behind John Kander and Fred Ebb’s “Scottsboro Boys,” which tells the tale of nine black teenagers in Alabama who were falsely accused of raping two white women on a...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:30pm