Month: April 2018

  • Month: April 2018
April 27, 2018 | Theatre,

Recording Boston’s Migration Stories

The Great Migration started just before the United States entered the first World War, and extended into the 1970s–but what part did Boston play in this massive movement of African...

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April 26, 2018 | Race and Equity,

White Fear

    This article by Renee Graham in the Boston Globe last week shook me, hard: it explained, in direct and clear terms, something that I have intuitively felt in my...

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April 24, 2018 | Race and Equity,

Creating An Environment for Empathy to Thrive

  Close followers of ArtsEmerson know the story of our commitment to fostering civic transformation through shared experience of art and dialogue. The easiest way to see that mission in...

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April 23, 2018 | Theatre,

The Migration: Stories From Our Community

  We’ve been lucky enough to partner with Justin Springer as we get ready to welcome Step Afrika!’s The Migration here in Boston in May. As Justin and ArtsEmerson continue...

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April 20, 2018 | News,


ArtsEmerson proudly announces that Deborah Smith will serve as its new Senior Development Officer. She started in March and comes to ArtsEmerson after serving at both CitiGroup and State Street....

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April 12, 2018 | Theatre,

Art and Culture of The Great Migration

If you’ve read our recent blogpost detailing the timeline of the Great Migration, you know that the early twentieth century saw a massive amount of national relocation for African Americans...

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April 10, 2018 | Theatre,

Step Afrika! Where Have They Been?

The last time ArtsEmerson welcomed Step Afrika! to our stage, the thrilling dance company was performing in our 2013/2014 season, nearly five years ago. Since then, the company has traveled...

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April 6, 2018 | Theatre,

Dancing Through History

With The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence‘s Boston run approaching quickly, dance is on the forefront of everyone’s mind here at ArtsEmerson, especially all the different styles of the art...

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