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Get your hands dirty, create your own art, awaken your taste buds, hang out with your neighbors! Experience the BCA in a new way when you unlock your creative self!

Upcoming Social Hour Events

Prohibition Hour CocktailsArt of the Cocktail: Prohibition Era Cocktails
May 8, 2017 | 6 pm and 8 pm | $25
Mills Gallery at the BCA
Dark times lead to creative solutions: moonshine, speakeasies and the invention of the cocktail! We asked, you voted. It’s the people’s choice, we’re repealing prohibition at Art of the Cocktail.

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Past Social Hour Events

social hour gin blackArt of the Cocktail: Gin Beyond Tonic
August 12, 2015 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Mills Gallery at the BCA
Tired of serving the same gin drinks? Sahil Mehta from Estragon Tapas helps us expand our repertoire.

social hour citrus peel blackArt of the Cocktail: Discovering Mezcal
October 19, 2015 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Mills Gallery at the BCA
Come and discover this smokey and intriguing spirit.


social hour ha blackThink Fast: Improv 101
November 2, 2015 | 6:30-8:30pm | $15
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
Spice up your next party with a little improv! The BCA and ImprovBoston host a fun, hands-on evening filled with joyous risk-taking and unbridled laughter!


social hour needle blackSip and Stitch
December 2, 2015 | 6:30-8:30pm | $20
Mills Gallery at the BCA
BCA artist Sophie Truong, owner of Stitch and Tickle, shows us how to use a thread and needle to create our own graceful compositions on fabric.


social hour lemon twist blackArt of the Cocktail: Bourbon Whiskey
December 14, 2015 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
Kevin Morrison from Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks shares the complexities of Bourbon.

Beautiful BittersArt of the Cocktail: Beautiful Bitters
March 21, 2016 | 6pm and 8pm |$25
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
Embrace Amaro, the Italian digestif that gives cocktails their distinctive character.


From Trash to TreasureCreative Brunch: From Trash to Treasure
April 23, 2016 | 10am-1pm |$15
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
Start your urban garden by designing your own upcycled planter.



The Perfect MargaritaArt of the Cocktail: The Perfect Margarita (and other tequila drinks!)
May 2, 2016 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Cyclorama at the BCA
Master the art of creating your own tequila cocktails, just in time for Cinco De Mayo!


Fred and Ginger NightFred and Ginger Night with Dance Caliente
May 14, 2016 | 6:30-9:30pm | $20
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
Channel the king and queen of vintage Hollywood glamour with classic ballroom dance.


BCA Story SlamBCA Story Slam
June 20, 2016 | 7pm | $15
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
We celebrate the art of story telling through spoken word with our last BCA Social Hour of the season!


Locally CraftedArt of the Cocktail: Locally Crafted
August 29, 2016 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Mills Gallery at the BCA
Our friends at Massachusetts-made Privateer Rum teach us the finer points of rum cocktails while surrounded by the work of our Artist Studios Building artists. What a perfect way to celebrate your Massachusetts spirit.

Latin Night with Dance CalienteSouth of the Border: Latin Night with Dance Caliente
September 23, 2016 | 6:30–9:30pm | $15
Martin Hall in the Calderwood Pavilion
Cha-cha on over to the BCA for Latin Night, where Dance Caliente will teach you the best of Latin dance. And remember: Ruffled clothing never goes out of style.

BourbonArt of the Cocktail: Bourbon
December 19 | 6pm and 8pm | $25
Plaza Theatre at the BCA
We all know the trials of a good old-fashioned Boston winter. What better way to warm up than with bourbon? Learn more and cozy up with new friends and make your winter a little bit warmer.

VermouthArt of the Cocktail: Vermouth
March 6, 2017 | 6 pm and 8 pm | $25 online ($30 at the door)
Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts
Did you know that most of your favorite mixed cocktails include Vermouth? Lets face it, Vermouth is one of the most frequently overlooked liquors.



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