Welcome To The Multicultural Arts Center

As New England's only multicultural arts center, we strive to present dedicated programming reflecting diversity in the arts. Please join us for music, dance, theater, art exhibitions, and more! We also rent our Theater space for special events!

Upcoming Events

Cambridge River Festival 2015

Saturday, June 6, 2015 from Noon - 6 PM

Free to the public


Since 2008 the Jazz Club at the Multicultural Arts Center has curated and hosted the Jazz Stage – the festival’s largest stage – at the Cambridge River Festival. This year in Central Square we present the following Latin themed line-up!


Noon – 1:15 pm Mili Bermejo Quartet

1:30 – 2:45 pm Rebecca Cline Trio

3:00- 4:15 A Latin Jazz Septet

4:30 – 5:45 Jesus & Grupo Sazon





Four Women: A Tribute to Nina Simone... In our Jazz Club

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM


Valerie Stephens, Athene Wilson, Yma Arrington and Sympli Whitney (with the renowned Rollins Ross as Music Director), as vocalists and musicians, have been transformed by Nina Simone. For this performance these women passionately channel the incredible talent of Nina as a testimony of their gratitude. We present to you, Four Women. Narrated by spoken word artist, U-Meleni Mhlaba Adebo.





Coming Up in our Galleries...

Women of Vision: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter

June 5 - August 28, 2015
Reception: June 11, 4-6 PM


“Women of Vision" is a collection of works by contemporary women artists from Massachusetts ranging from striking portraiture to dynamic abstract pieces. These works reflect on the artistic exploration of women artists here and now.

Something New!


Check out some samples of the works in our double gallery show, Still Running, on our Galleries Page!