Wander the island and experience awe-inspiring site-specific installations by artists-in-residence made exclusively from found objects and native plant life. Download the Boston Harbor Islands phone app to listen to exclusive artist interviews discussing the pieces on display.
The City of Quincy offers free guided walking tours, seasonally, starting inside Old City Hall. A walk through Quincy Center takes you on a voyage through time from the earliest colonial days, to the era of the Adams, Quincy and Hancock families, and to Quincy's decades of the national center of granite quarrying and building. Adams and Hancock Streets in Quincy Center are part of one of the oldest roads in America.
Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Unleash your creative side! You and your friends can gather in the beautiful gallery space of Milton Art Center to paint, sip, socialize and be inspired under the direction of one of our local artists!Join us for Paint Night on the second Thursday of each month. No painting experience is necessary. You will be in a fun-filled environment and will create your own masterpiece that you can take home and proudly display! Online registration only, no tickets will be sold at the door. (48 hour cancellation policy. No refund, can attend next session only.)