News and Events

What's happening OUTSIDE this week??
OUTSIDE Highlights for the week of August 19th: Storyteller Harold Cox will be OUTSIDE August 20th, 12-2pm at Countway Courtyard with stories on the half hour. Cox tells stories on WGBH’s Stories from the Stage, Stories to Scenes, Massmouth, and The...
Harvard’s Wyss Institute Bioinspired Art OUTSIDE
Can an image of a butterfly wing prove inspirational to researchers working to develop more efficient catalytic converters?           Can an image of a life-threatening red blood cell galvanize scientists to perfect medical implantation that would...
Next Week's Highlights OUTSIDE
Two local, esteemed authors come OUTSIDE next week! (Both talks are Q&A with book signing.) TUESDAY July 30th   Countway Courtyard:  Local author and artistic director of GrubStreet, (the country’s largest and leading independent creative...
Magical + Melodious : Music as Medicine
Listen to three albums and call your doctor in the morning.... TOMORROW'S Outside Speaker is Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Lisa Wong who will discuss “Music as Medicine,” her experience with music in the developing brain and using music for healing...
Commuting Alert for THURSDAY
Commuters - Thursday’s Red Sox game that was originally scheduled for 7:10 pm has been moved  1:05 pm. As always, drivers who park at Kenmore and Swan may park at Wentworth for the day to avoid congestion should the end of the game coincide with...
Speakers' Series: Week of July 15th
The week of July 15th brings exciting new speakers OUTSIDE in the LMA.  Two talks this week hit on some very timely topics, both dealing with brain health: On TUESDAY Boston Children’s Hospital’s Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, will present “For Parents of...
Another Stellar Bands on Blackfan Event
Who doesn't love a gorgeous summer day, live music, food trucks galore and FREE sunscreen? The first "Bands on Blackfan" of 2019 was a HUGE success! The new location in front of Merck and Emmanuel saw the largest crowd ever to enjoy the Thinkin Big...
Go OUTSIDE and Play Chess with Marc Esserman
Renowned Chess Champion Marc Esserman OUTSIDE here in the LMA today from 3-5 pm at the Countway Courtyard. Marc will run a chess "simul," where he will play multiple players at once as well as instruct anyone interested in learning the basics of the...
Bands on Blackfan Returns July 9th!
The LMA's signature summertime food and music event returns on Tuesday, July 9th. Get all the details here: https://www.masco.org/bands-blackfan-baaaccckkkk
Tuesday's Storyteller: "Be Grateful for Big and Small Things."
This Tuesday from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at Countway Courtyard the OUTSIDE Storyteller is Professor Harold Cox. A contributor to WGBH’s Stories from the Stage, Stories to Scenes, Massmouth, and The Moth, Cox is the associate dean for public health...