Deaf Community Events
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts offers a free guided tour in ASL with no spoken English for MFA members and visitors who are fluent in ASL. Guided tours in ASL occur on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm. To participate, just pick up an admission ticket from any cashier anytime after 4pm and meet your guide in the Sharf Visitor Center just before 6:00pm. Latecomers should check with the staff at Sharf for the location of the tour. For more information please find them online.
New England Aquarium
An American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter is available from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month. For more information, please find them online.
Deaf Bowling League
Town Line Ten Pin
665 Broadway, Malden, MA
Salsa in the Park: Silent Rhythms Dance Class
During the summer months (June through August) the Salsa in the Park program aims to bring salsa dancing to the local community through free lessons and open dancing on Monday evenings from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Silent Rhythms is the new program for the deaf and hard of hearing that makes learning how to dance fun, easy, and accessible! These classes will be taught in sign language by a deaf dancer who has performed all around the world. Silent Rhythms is 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday evenings. For more information please see their website.
Blackstone Square Park
50 West Brookline Street, Boston
The New Testament Church
Interpreted services are every Sunday.
9:15am Prayer Service
Sacred Heart: ASL Mass
1321 Centre Street, Newton Centre, MA
Sundays at 11:00am
Voice interpreting provided
For more information please see their website.
Holy Cross Cathedral
1400 Washington St. (Corner of Washington St. and Union Park St.), Boston, MA
Only special Masses are interpreted so please call beforehand to confirm (617-542-5682).
Sacred Heart Church
340 Centre St., Middleboro, MA
Interpreted mass every Sunday at 9:30am
St. Mary of the Angels
377 Walnut Ave., Roxbury, MA
Interpreted mass the 1st Sunday at 8:30am
For a more exhaustive list of area interpreted or ASL services please see the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing’s website.
For more information about the Catholic Deaf community in Boston, please find them online.