Special Event

The City Talks

February 13–June 19, 2019

Select Wednesdays, 7–8 pm

Join leading Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, and artists in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art (Gallery 168) for free public forums. Hear from these thought-leaders in open discussions based on prevalent themes within current exhibitions that impact the City of Boston culturally, socially, and politically.

In This Series

The City Talks

September 12, 2018
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How do we ensure long-term growth and prosperity are accessible to all Boston communities? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs,...

The City Talks

October 10, 2018
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How can we create greater social impact in Boston? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials, and artists for...

The City Talks

October 24, 2018
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How do monuments help us see the future while understanding the past? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city...

The City Talks

November 14, 2018
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How can our migration stories help Boston communities deal with gentrification? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists,...

The City Talks

December 12, 2018
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

The City Talks: Opioids What do we need to heal? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials, and artists for a...

The City Talks

February 13, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How can we work together to address environmental and climate justice? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city...

The City Talks

March 20, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How can connecting to traditions shape our relationships with the past? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city...

The City Talks

April 3, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How should museums represent race? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials, and artists for a discussion...

The City Talks

April 17, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How can we influence the ways that others see and engage with us? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions, entrepreneurs, activists, city officials,...

The City Talks

May 22, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

The City Talks: Narratives of Resistance How do we practice solidarity among liberation movements? Join Boston-area thinkers, institutions,...

The City Talks

June 19, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

How should cultural institutions acknowledge Black histories? Join Boston-area thinkers, activists, artists, administrators, city officials, and...

Sponsors

Presented with support from the Dori H. Rahbar and Cameron R. Rahbar Fund, and the Esther Steinberg Fund.