The Fenway Alliance is a consortium of 21 nationally and internationally renowned cultural and academic institutions located in the Fenway. It defines the best of arts, culture, education, and research in Boston - and beyond.
Together with our institutional members, corporate partners, and community organizations we create innovative and relevant programming that supports local artists and entrepreneurs while allowing improved access to the unique offerings of the Fenway to the greater public.
We created and sustained the Fenway Cultural District. We strive to provide equity & access to the arts for individuals and families throughout the region.
We work with our partners to enhance the District through cultural programming, combined place-making, and marketing efforts; strengthen collaboration with Alliance members, community organizations, local businesses, and artists; and advocate for environmental sustainability in our neighborhood and surrounding parklands.
Our collective goal is to enhance the District, creating an area in the City of Boston that remains and grows in its uniquely rich academic and cultural offerings, and it’s beautiful parklands and green spaces.
The Fenway Alliance has expanded the focus of our email newsletter and social media presence to feature Black Artists more prominently and consistently alongside news and updates from our member institutions and community partners. This effort is one small step we make in support of a broader citywide effort to create greater justice and equity in Boston’s arts community and the City at large.
Saturday, July 9, Rain Date July 10, 2022.
Porchfest is an afternoon of free music performed outside of people’s homes and in other public spaces. Over 100 cities across the country hold Porchfests. We held the first ever Fenway Porchfest on Saturday, June 16th, 2018. All musicians, professionals, amateurs, and everything in between, perform at locations throughout the Fenway.
All free, all access to Boston’s art + cultural HUB. Performances, activations, art, music, dance, crafts, spoken word – interactive + participatory. Now in its 21st year, Opening Our Doors is Boston’s longest running & largest day of free cultural experiences! Opening Our Doors 2022 is on October 10th!
This year we are honoring Theodore "Ted” Landsmark, Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. Venue and Date TBA.