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Leading up to the event Magnus Johnstone: RAPTURE, share your art or music with #mysoundtrackcambridge on Twitter or Instagram for the chance to be featured on our social media, and have your work featured in our monthly newsletter with around 7000 subscribers!
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In Our Gallery:

Across from the Theater

Magnus Johnstone: RAPTURE

On View: May 6 - June 28, 2019

Reception and Pop-Up Event: 6 - 8PM, Wednesday, June 12, 2019.


This event is free and open to the public!

Join us from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 for a gallery reception, an art and music Pop-up and a celebration of the art and music of Magnus Johnstone. 

Magnus Johnstone: Rapture is a gallery exhibition that features paintings by a man who was immersed in the Cambridge and Greater Boston arts scene that includes Hip-Hop, African, Reggae and other World Music genres through his perspective, not only as a painter, but through his passion for music as a trailblazing radio DJ.

Music provided by: Julia Mongo, World Music Director and Africa Kabisa radio host at MIT’s WMBR; DJ Cruz spinning sounds on turn- table (and digital), Sampling from Listening Stations, in a variety of formats, by Co-Hosts Pacey Foster, U Mass Hip-Hop Archive Director and Brian Coleman, Founder Good Roads, Author Wild Style Breakbeats; Talking Circles with audience members, and others including musician, activist and educator, Reebee Garofalo.


Visit our Gallery page to see more information about the artist.

Call For Art 2019 


Submit your art today! The Multicultural Arts Center is now accepting proposals for gallery exhibitions.


Work should be 2D Fine Arts relating to our mission of supporting diversity and multicultural arts that help to educate the community about diversity.


Submissions close on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Looking for a Venue?

Planning a wedding, corporate or non-profit event? Please take a moment to check out our RENTAL PAGE. Information about remaining open dates in 2019 and other information about renting our venue can be found there. Click below for more information.

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

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