This Friday, September 23, starting at 7pm, join us as we
celebrate John Coltrane
on his actual birthday. 

Grammy-nominated Tia Fuller is accompanied by the soulful Ron Savage Trio.

An Infinity Dance Collective Show
Thursday, September 29, 7:00-9:00pm
Friday, September 30, 7:00-9:00pm

Transmute is about the energy that connects us all and the soul expansion & transformation that can happen with universal love of community. One love, one light, transmuting darkness to light.


As we transmute energy for ourselves and those around us, we collectively heal humanity. Transmute brings artists together across different ages & various styles of dance, with live music, poetry, and voice. The show brings a community heart healing component in the per-formance with audience involvement and energetic healing for all. Dance styles are contemp-orary, modern, structured & contact improvisation, and ballet.


With guest artists Erica Cornejo and Carlos Molina and pre-professional dancers of Integrarte.

Celebrity Series of Boston
Jean Appolon Expressions: Traka
Trauma, Haiti, and the Healing Power of Dance
Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 7:30pm EST

Traka, the newest work from Cambridge-based Haitian choreographer Jean Appolon, means “Troubles” in Haitian Creole and explores how dance, community, and culture are pathways to healing from traumatic events. Inspired by Appolon’s own healing process after his father was murdered in Haiti’s 1991 coup, Traka uses Haitian folkloric dance and contemporary dance to depict the journey of a country and a people working through generational trauma.


Appolon teams with Haitian composer, turntablist, and Afro-futurist Val Jeanty (Val-Inc), who creates Vodou-inspired contemporary soundscapes that provide the rhythmic foundation for Appolon’s heartfelt and thought-provoking work.


Also available as a streaming performance premiering October 13, 2022 at 4pm.

In the Gallery

In the People of Chelsea Project, photographer Darlene DeVita offers an up-close look at the diverse, and resilient, community of Chelsea, MA. A resident of the city since 2004, from day one DeVita was inspired by Chelsea's rich history, culture, and community. In the 30 plus images found in this show, DeVita highlights through portraits and words the diversity, passion, and love for humanity found in this unique city in addition to the impact of COVID-19 on the tight knit community.
Gallery Hours 
Tuesdays and Fridays 10am-6pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-8pm
Drop by our ground floor entrance to see Young Artists in person. Per the City
of Cambridge, masks are required indoors. We will have masks available on site
if you do not have one. If you are uncomfortable wearing a mask indoors, we encourage you to take a look at the exhibit online at the virutal gallery!

See below for our COVID Protocol.

We are now accepting proposals for gallery exhibitions. Work needs to be wall mountable fine art that relates to our mission of supporting multicultural arts that help to educate the community about diversity. We also strive to support artists and groups who may not otherwise have access to a professionally equipped and accessible facility or the cultural mainstream. 

BIPOC artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Multicultural Arts Center

41 Second Street
East Cambridge, MA 02141


Our facility is accessible.

Our Gallery is currently open Tuesday-Friday

10am - 6pm. 

Rental tours are available by appointment. See our Rental page. 

Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm.


Tuesdays and Fridays,

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-8pm.

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.

We Stand Against Racism


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