New Acropolis Birthday

July 2021 Acropolis Boston volunteers got together on July 17th to engage in some jovial and philosophical activities to celebrate the anniversary of New Acropolis. The day was colored by an assortment of experiences such as expressive performances of music and theater, a contemplation on the teachings of the I-Ching, discussions on the fictional and … Continue reading New Acropolis Birthday

ArtBeat 2021

July 2021 After a long and stagnant year spent in hibernation, Artbeat 2021 opened with a theme celebrating the revitalization and proliferation of life. Volunteers from Acropolis Boston participated in this renewal alongside artistic performances and celebrations produced by the creative people of Somerville. Volunteers engaged in spirited discussions with the community, sharing thoughts and … Continue reading ArtBeat 2021

Philosophical Retreat

June 2021 Leaders gathered for training and renewal around the philosophical ideal on the cape. Working together on various tasks and projects allowed participants to deepen their bonds with one another, and to enjoy Nature together, both inner and outer!

The Hero’s Quest

April 2021 A litany of thought-provoking questions along with some remarkable quotes from the movies provided the necessary fuel for a lively discussion. Reflections from the life experiences of the participants encompassed themes such as making choices, how to persevere, and what it means to sacrifice on our hero’s journey through life. We were compelled … Continue reading The Hero’s Quest

May 2021

On May 8th, in honor of the White Lotus Day and Vesak, Acropolis Boston members came together to celebrate the legacy of all the great Masters of Wisdom and the chain of its transmission. The ‘Cine-Magicians’ group offered us an insightful and engaging presentation on Jill Bolte Taylor’s Ted Talk on “A Stroke of Insight.” The presenters … Continue reading May 2021

Helen Keller Plaque – Fully funded!

Cambridge, MA Acropolis Boston is leaving a legacy for peace by funding the Helen Keller commemorative plaque at The Peace Abbey. We’d like to thank all who donated!

Digital course: ‘Renaissance Now!’

Acropolis Boston has reached the community “digitally” during this period of quarantine with its first online classes. The 3-part course, ‘Renaissance Now!’, aimed at inspiring people to think about the need for a current-day rebirth in light of the difficult times we are currently experiencing. The historical Renaissance saw the explosion of human imagination, vision, … Continue reading Digital course: ‘Renaissance Now!’

The 4 Agreements

October 2019 Our member presentation led by Yana was a thoughtful and lively discussion on the main ideas of Don Miguel Ruiz’s book The Four Agreements. The agreements include being impeccable with our words, not taking things personally, never assume and to always do our best. These Toltec agreements are essential no matter where or in what time … Continue reading The 4 Agreements

Delivering Creativity Bags to DCF

NOVEMBER 2018 Volunteers delivered donated musical instruments and crafts supplies in hand-made bags designed by Crafts for Humanity to the Department of Children and Families of Massachusetts in Cambridge. Happy holidays everyone!

MFA Egypt Tour

November 2019 The permanent Egypt collection at the MFA is so rich, one could never tire of spending time with some truly remarkable pieces of history. In his guided tour, Savonne shared some fascinating myths and traditions of the great ancient empire that continues to wow us with its mystery and intrigue. Everyone left with … Continue reading MFA Egypt Tour

Montpellier, Quebec

August 2019 Boston members came together in Montpellier, Quebec to join schools across North America including Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. Over the course of one weekend at the school-owned country house, members worked together to cook and share daily meals, attend development workshops, share musical and artistic performances, and enjoy a night … Continue reading Montpellier, Quebec

ArtBeat 2019

July 2019 ArtBeat in Davis Square is one of our favorite festivals, and we’re celebrating The Renaissance yet again! This time in history showed how the rediscovery of classical philosophy led to a cultural, artistic, economic and political rebirth – one we can see happen again today. This is a call for people everywhere to … Continue reading ArtBeat 2019

Crafts for Humanity – Cards for Homeless Mothers

In May, Crafts for Humanity celebrated Mothers Day by honoring the women at the “Women’s Lunch Place” in Boston. We made cards and collected toiletry donations to support and encourage these homeless or struggling women