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.

Free with Museum Admission


In This Series

The City Talks

Special Event

The City Talks: Wealth
September 12, 2018
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Innovation
October 10, 2018
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Monuments
October 24, 2018
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Belonging
November 14, 2018
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

Special Event

The City Talks: Opioids
December 12, 2018
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Environmental Extremes
February 13, 2019
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Traditions
March 20, 2019
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Representation
April 3, 2019
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

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The City Talks: Bodies and Expressions
April 17, 2019
7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

The City Talks

Special Event

The City Talks: Narratives of Resistance
May 22, 2019
7:00 pm8:00 pm

The City Talks: Narratives of Resistance More information will be announced soon.


Sponsors

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