Celebrate 2020 International Women’s Day in Boston

As one of the cities with the highest awareness of commemorating female legacy, International Women’s Day is also celebrated all over Boston with special events. Check out this list:

Tour – and follow the female legacy

Explore Boston downtown with the perspective of its female heritage. While walking around, you will learn about women from different fields of life and how they broke the society’s boundaries to change and make Boston what it is today. See some options for Boston by Foot tours.
Other interesting tours are available, especially during Women’s History Month, check out our calendar to plan your schedule.
2-3:30 PM at the corner of Court St & Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108.

If you wish to take things your own pace, follow one of the many self-guided tours.

Art – International Women’s Day at the MFA

Fun days full of activities for all ages. Honor women artists in “Women Take the Floor” and throughout the MFA’s collection.
10 AM – 5 PM @ Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.
More info in this link.

Follow this itinerary of #MadeByWomen street art in Cambridge.



Shop

Boston Women’s Market artist community will gather for International Women’s Day. Shop from 15 Boston women’s market makers, entrepreneurs, and artists.
12-5 PM @ Night Shift Brewery, 87 Santilli Hwy, Everett, MA 02149.
More info in this link.

Eat @ Women-Owned Restaurants

Support women-owned businesses on this day and go to eat at one of the women-owned restaurants in the city.

See this list of Fine Dining restaurants in the city this link.

Visit – Women’s Landmarks

Visit one of the five statues and memorials honoring women and the three museums which were founded by women.



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Attend Events – to celebrate women’s creations

Start with A Dream Concert by the Mama Project – Songs, Lullabies & Poems in celebration of International Women’s Day, a benefit for the Mama Project.
3-5 PM at Calvary Church, 300 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474.
More info in this link.

The Leica Women Foto Project Summit panel discussion – Diversity/Inclusion in Photography & Entrepreneurship.
Immerse yourself in a “Women in Focus” discussion featuring nine prominent industry voices who will share challenges as creatives in their field while discussing best practices on how to foster and sustain inclusivity as leaders.
Free admission, 3-5 PM at Leica Store & Gallery Boston, 74 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116.
More info in this link.

Music

Gretchen Peters, the Nashville country singer-songwriter, will perform live in Club Passim.
7-9 PM at 47 Palmer St, Cambridge, MA 02138.
More info in this link.

French Renaissance Music by Carrie Cheron.
French Renaissance music from the court of Louis XIII. Works by Moulinié, Boesset, Mesangeau, Guédron, and du Caurroy. Performed by mezzo-soprano Carrie Cheron with El Dorado Ensemble (5 viols and lute).
3-5 PM at Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Rd, Somerville, MA 02143.
More info in this link.

Eavesdrop at Loretta’s Last Call (Brunch Series)
12-3 PM at Loretta’s Last Call, 1 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215.
More info in this link.



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