Last update: July 17, 2015

Opening Doors to the Arts provides low-income members of the mental health recovery community with access to low-cost or free arts and entertainment opportunities. We invite our community to experience the healing power of the arts.

Please send requests for tickets to info@openingdoorstothearts.org and wait for confirmation.

Upcoming Events

Handel & Haydn Society presents:
The Vocal Quartet: Voices of the Stage

Saturday, July 18 | 3PM
Children's Library, Boston Public Library Central Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Join the H+H Vocal Quartet for Voices of the Stage, an interactive performance featuring familiar songs from Monteverdi Orfeo ed Euridice to Rent showcasing how opera, oratorio, and musical theatre each tell a story through music!
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25th Anniversary Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Wednesday, July 22 | 11AM - 3PM
Boston Common
139 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Help us mark this important milestone kicked off with a march, great performers, speakers, and tons of family-friendly activities in the heart of Boston. Hope to meet you there!
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Beethoven's Symphony No.9: A Community Celebration

Sunday, July 26 | 1230PM
Copley Square
560 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
A free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s epic Symphony No. 9 (“Ode to Joy”) in the heart of Copley Square. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy one of the most recognizable works of classical music ever composed.
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Boston Lyric Opera joins
Children's Concerts in the Courtyard

Tuesday, July 28 | 12PM
BPL Central Branch (Rain location inside Children's Library)
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
The Boston Public Library Children’s room invites families, children and caregivers to enjoy the outdoors in the beautiful Courtyard all summer long on Tuesdays with a series of family-friendly concerts. Boston Lyric Opera artists make a special appearance on July 28 with an interactive program of songs and selections that celebrate the power of singing and the magic of music.
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Handel & Haydn at King's Chapel

Thursday, August 6 | 3PM
King's Chapel
58 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02135
Scott Allen Jarrett conducts members of the H+H chorus in music by the extended Bach family, including Komm, Jesu, Komm by Johann Sebastian Bach and works by Johann Ludwig and Johann Christian Bach.
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WHO NEXT: The Ultimate Who Tribute Show

Friday, August 14 | 8PM
Regent Theatre
7 Medford Street
Arlington, MA 02474
The most authentic Who Tribute band in the World...the sights and sounds of Who’s Next...Come and experience the amazing journey!
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Concerts in the Courtyard: Monteverdi Madrigals

Friday, August 28 | 1230PM
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Scott Allen Jarrett conducts members of the H+H chorus in music by the extended Bach family, including Komm, Jesu, Komm by Johann Sebastian Bach and works by Johann Ludwig and Johann Christian Bach.
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Rock Into Recovery

Saturday, September 26 | 11AM - 3PM
Waltham Commons
610 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02452
ROCK INTO RECOVERY was founded years ago by former NAMI GBCAN outreach & development coordinator Todd Lena through the agency that provides Howard's services, the Edinburg Center. There are usualy several different musicians/bands performing. Also in recent years a 5K walk/race was added.
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Greater Boston Theatre Expo

Tuesday, September 29 | 5PM - 8PM
Cyclorama, BCA
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
This event features 70+ theater companies in the Boston area and is attended by hundreds or audience members and artists! Audience members can join to learn about the upcoming seasons, enter to win free tickets, or create new connections with other non-profits in the local area. The event is free and open to the public!
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If you have suggestions for future events, please contact us! We're happy to hear from you!

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the following organizations and donors for their past and recurring contributions:

Blue Man Group http://www.blueman.com
Reagle Music Theatre http://www.reaglemusictheatre.com
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston http://www.lyricstage.com
SpeakEasy Stage Company http://www.speakeasystage.com/
Citi Performing Arts Center http://www.citicenter.org
Huntington Theatre http://www.huntingtontheatre.org
ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage http://www.artsemerson.org
The Revels http://www.revels.org
Handel and Haydn http://www.handelandhaydn.org/
Wheelock Family Theatre http://www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org/

Contact Us

Opening Doors to the Arts provides low-income members of the mental health recovery community with access to low-cost or free arts and entertainment opportunities.

Events are compiled by Director, Howard Trachtman, BS, CPS.
NAMI GBCAN c/o Erich Lindemann DMH Center
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
GBCAN phone: (617) 626-8691

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