Contributed by: Kelsey Mills
On March 7th Simmons' students will depart campus for a much awaited spring break! As a student who will remain in the great city of Boston for the week I have compiled a list for a week full of great adventure for other students to engage in while enjoying their time off!
Monday, March 10th Art and Architecture Tour-
The Boston Public Library will be hosting a FREE tour of Boston Public Library's McKim Building, a National Historic Landmark. The work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey will be displayed. Interested? Meet at the entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square on Dartmouth Street at2:30.
Tuesday, March 11th BODY WORLDS Vital at Faneuil Hall Market Place.
"Physician and anatomist Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS Vital celebrates the potential of the active and actualizing human body. Featuring authentic human bodies, the exhibition shows the body through cautionary displays about distress and disease, and inspirational insights about the virtuosity and resilience of the human body."(cityofboston.gov) Body Worlds is located on the second floor of Quincy Market. Tickets are $18.50 with a college ID. The exhibit will be open from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
Wednesday, March 12th
Check out the Draw to Daily Life: Dutch Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection at the MFA. Admission is free with a college ID!
Thursday, March 13th-
Watercolor class with artist Susan Krause. Krause will be kicking off a series of free classes in drawing, watercolor, and creative problem solving. Materials are provided. Meet at 12:30 at the Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester!
Friday, March 14-
Volunteer! Check out http://volunteerboston.org for a variety of volunteer opportunities!
Check out these great opportunities and have a memorable spring break!