2016 Women's Leadership Forum – #NoFilter

Tom Ashbrook, host of On Point, interviewed Linda Boff, GE’s Chief Marketing Officer at the 2016 Women’s Leadership Forum.

WBUR proudly sponsored T#nofilterhe Women’s Leadership Forum.  Dedicated to recognizing and honoring inspirational individuals for their leadership qualities and accomplishments, this years honorees have made significant contributions to their fields and shared their unique personal stories with attendees.

More than 800 women attended the Women’s Leadership Forum at the Seaport World Trade Center where they heard raw, unfiltered, truthful, and empowering stories from inspirational individuals.

Off The Wall: Gardner & Her Masterpieces

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WBUR is a proud media sponsor of events and exhibits at The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This week, guests were treated to an exhibition preview and special reception for the Museum’s newest exhibit: Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces

Featuring 20 highlights from the Museum’s incomparable collection, this once-in-lifetime exhibition provides visitors with direct access to view extraordinary works by artists such as Botticelli, Raphael, and Rembrandt among others.

Taken together, both the masterpieces and the archival material on display allow Museum-goers to better understand both Gardner’s aspirations and her astonishing achievements.

Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces will be featured at the Museum until August 15th.  Don’t miss it! To find out more, visit the exhibition overview on the Museum’s website


After Hours at The Peabody Essex Museum

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WBUR is proud to be the in-kind media partner of the monthly After-Hours Party at The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM/PM).

The most recent party theme was “Activate” featuring A Tribe Call Red and #NativeFashionNow at The Peabody Essex Museum: It was a late night as the party-goers experienced the Native American art scene from cutting-edge street style and contemporary fashion, to art and music, this dynamic community and its bright young things were a sight to see — and hear — with electronic native Producer/DJ crew, A Tribe Called Red.

Don’t Miss the next PEM/PM in March!  

Artopia: What’s Your Creative Story

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 6 pm – 9 pm

Overview: Meet local artists. Dance to Krewe de Groove’s unique brand of New Orleans-style funk. And sample some of Salem’s best brews and liquors from Deacon Giles Distillery, Far From The Tree Cider, Notch Brewing and Rumson’s Rum.

To find out more, check out: PEM Calendar



Join WBUR At HUBweek



WBUR is proud to be the radio partner for HUBweek, a weeklong series of events around Greater Boston that showcases the city’s unique combination of art, science and technology.

It starts Oct. 3 and runs through Oct. 10. WBUR hosts will be participating in various sessions all week. Explore the entire schedule on the HUBweek website.


05INT_271306kSunday, Oct. 4 at 4:00 p.m. – The Fenway Forum: A Master Class at Fenway Park with Michael Sandel

As the kick off to HUBweek, leading political philosopher and Harvard University professorMichael Sandel will lead the Fenway Forum, an unprecedented civic event, taking place in an iconic Boston setting: Fenway Park.

He will lead an all-star panel of authors, artists, entertainers and well known public figures including Arianna Huffington, Yo-Yo Ma, and comedian Whitney Cummings in a lively discussion on some hard ethical questions and the meaning of citizenship today. WBUR Here & Now Host Robin Young will provide the evening’s opening remarks.

Donate to WBUR today and receive tickets to The Fenway Forum as our thanks for your gift. Click here to give online, and thanks for your support!


Carey Goldberg by Liz Linder 2014 - squareMonday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. – Women in Medicine: When Doctors Report the News

Join two Boston physician-journalists and moderator Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog, for an engaging conversation about balancing two careers – medicine and media.


deb-becker-130x130[1]Tuesday, Oct. 6 – Cancer: Innovative Breakthroughs and Personal Journeys

Deborah Becker will be participating in a day long event at the Mass General Cancer Center which will bring together leading clinicians, researchers, policy leaders and cancer survivors to explore the newest innovations and challenges in cancer diagnosis and treatment.


Tom Ashbrook squareTuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. – Media Storytelling

Join Boston’s best chroniclers of innovation, including Tom Ashbrook, host of On Point, for an evening of unforgettable storytelling at historic Faneuil Hall, hosted by author and Dear Sugar podcast host Steve Almond. This is a rare chance to hear the stories-behind-the-stories about Boston’s most renowned innovators.


martha_bebinger_squareWednesday, Oct. 7, 5:00 p.m. – Power and Promise of Precision Medicine

Join WBUR reporter Martha Bebinger in a spirited conversation about why precision medicine matters, who will have access to it, who’s going to pay for it, and how it may affect patient privacy.


Carey Goldberg by Liz Linder 2014 - squareThursday, Oct. 8 , noon – Future is Now: Science Fiction Yesterday, Medical Treatment Today

Join Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR’s Commonhealth blog, and a group of experts to discuss science and technology that was once science fiction and is now being used in treatment, and hear their predictions about what’s the next big thing in neuroscience.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m. – Beautiful Brain: The Intersection of Art and Science

Join Carey Goldberg, host of  WBUR’s CommonHealth blog, in a discussion about the intersection of art and science.

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