Art Access:  A Marketplace for All


Join us on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 11am - 5pm at the Multicultural Arts Center for ART ACCESS: A Marketplace for All to support and purchase affordable art under $250 from artists who live or work in Cambridge!



6 by 6 


What is it? A total of 6 one-on-one meetings by Cambridge Performing Artists who will pitch ideas for programs at the Multicultural Arts Center in the 2019-2020 Season.

Who will it be with? Meet with the Executive Director of the Multicultural Arts Center for 30 minutes and discuss your ideas and vision for a performing arts program.

How will it work? In one day, a total of 6 artists will meet with the Executive Director and by 6pm all of the meetings will be done – 6 by 6. To reserve a meeting time please fill out the form bellow  and we will be back in touch with you regarding your proposal.

Free Summer Concert Series

Latin Dance Party with MetaMovements


Our FREE summer concert series is back! In collaboration with MetaMovements and Cambridge Arts Summer in the City, the Multicultural Arts Center will an evening of amazing Latin music and dance in the stunning Centanni Park right next to the Multicultural Arts Center! 


On Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 6-8pm, we’ll be offering a Latin Dance Class and plenty of live music and time to get down. 

Free Summer Concert Series

Call Mr. Robeson - A Life, with Songs


The Multicultural Arts Center with Cambridge Arts Summer in the City is proud to present Call Mr. Robeson, A Life, With Songs, written and performed by Tayo Aluko, with live piano accompaniment by Timothy Steele. This performance will be FREE on August 22, 2019 at 7:30pm and is great for families, friends, couples, and those of all ages looking to enjoy a great community based music event.


This show is free and open to the public, but seating is limited; reservations recommended.

Sing Out Strong: Immigrant Voices

White Snake Projects

SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices, produced by White Snake Projects in partnership with the Multicultural Art Center, features composers from Peru, Latvia, India, China, Taiwan, and Mexico and writers from Haiti, Vietnam, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and China. Composers and writers have been paired up to amplify stories of the immigrant experience through song and to celebrate the contributions of immigrant artists to our city and culture. Join us in celebrating these new American songs!


Join us on Thursday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. for SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices, a free concert of new songs based on the stories and experiences of Boston area immigrants.


This concert is free and open to the public, but seating is limited; reservations recommended.

In Our Gallery:

Across from the Theater

José Santos: Portuguese People and Places

On View: July 8 - August 30, 2019

Public Receptionon: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 6-8pm.


The Multicultural Arts Center is excited to present Portuguese People and Places, a gallery exhibition by José Santos.  José Santos uses watercolor and acrylic paintings informed by his time in Portugal to take the viewer on a vibrant journey through his past. While his paintings are autobiographical, he also uses his paintings to unpack questions about the visual representations of ethnicity and culture.

Affordable Parking & Great Directions just 1 click away!

Multicultural Arts Center

41 Second Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141


We are handicap accessible.

Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm.

Monday-Friday, 10:30am-6pm.

Our Social Mission


We support diversity through the visual and performing arts events that we present. Because we are a multi-use art center, we make our space available to artists and groups who may not otherwise have access to a professionally equipped and accessible facility or the cultural mainstream.


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Our historic venue is the perfect place for weddings, corporate events, fundraisers and private parties.

Dinner and a Show? 
If you are looking for a spot to eat within walking distance of our venue, try one of these amazing local restaurants! BambaraArtBarThe SimilansHelmand Restaurant

Inside the Multicultural Arts Center

Cambridge Art & Frame



Business Hours
Monday & Friday, 10am-5pm

Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-6pm

Saturday, by appointment




Multicultural Arts Center's Emporium

for artworks, crafts, & artisanal gifts


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