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2018

Wellness Event at Mary B. Wakefield Estate

September 2018

Acropolis Boston participated in the event in Milton by giving a Labyrinth Experience and Mindfulness workshop. Wakefield Wellness Day was a greay way explore some of the estate's special resources in a new way. Participants had the opportunity to choose from an variety of activities designed to improve and enhance health and awareness.

 

New York City

September 2018

Members travel to NYC to visit the sites and spend time discussing classical philosophical ideas and traditions while exploring. For many it was their visit time seeing The Death of Socrates painted by Jacques-Louis David at the MET, one of the many incredible destinations on the adventure.

 

Summer BBQ

August 2018

Summer is a time for fun, family and friends. Thank you Iko for inviting us to your beautiful home to enjoy some great food and company while taking advantage of the Boston summer despite its unpredictable weather!

Art Beat Festival

July 2018

Hundreds of Somerville residents, include its mayor Joseph Curtatone, came out to spin the Wheel of Values and learn about our local initiatives including our new fun philosophical meetup Humanity 5.0 and our 5-week introductory course, The Philosophy Project. Participants were invited to color their values card and send it to someone they love.

New Acropolis promotes a universal renaissance of cultural values which enables its audiences to transform and improve themselves and thereby make the world a better place. The practice of human values is the basis for a model of active and participative culture, which brings out the qualities of each person, broadens the horizons of the mind and opens the human being up to all the expressions of the spirit.

Philosophy in the Park

June 2018

In the style of Socrates who is famously remembered for having brought philosophy into the streets, members and participants alike enjoyed talking about timeless wisdom with The Philosophy Project, practicing Hatha Yoga with Humanity 5.0 and making butterflies and cranes with Crafts for Humanity in Seven Hills Park on a beautiful summer day!

MLK: Strength to Love

May 2018

New Acropolis Boston participated in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination with a discussion open to the public about his ideals, his values, his life and legacy, as well as his book Strength to Love, containing a collection of his sermons, many of them written during the tumultuous years of the Civil Rights struggle. Participants were inspired by a lively discussion on Dr. King's commitment to justice, and to the intellectual, moral and spiritual dimension in which he based his philosophy and his vision for a world shaped by redemptive love.

Mother's Day Volunteer Activity

May 2018

Thanks to the generous donation of Jeremy Spindler from Spindler Confections, New Acropolis Boston volunteers were able to deliver Mother's Day cards along with with toiletries and delicious chocolate gifts to 'Rosie's Place', a local women's shelter, as part of the Crafts for Humanity project.

Crafts For Humanity Valentine's Day Cards

Valentine's Day Cards

February 2018

Volunteers participated in Crafts For Humanity to made Valentine's Day cards for the mothers and families of the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families (dcf).

2017

crafts for humanity

Thanksgiving Baskets

November 2017

Volunteers participated in Crafts for Humanity to prepare hand-crafted Thanksgiving Baskets baskets and filled them with gifts to share gratitude and joy for families of the dcf.

worcester art museum

Worcester Art Museum

October 2017

Members visit the Worcester Art Museum during the Diwali (Hindu Festival of Lights). The WAM is the 2nd largest art museum in New England and it was a first visit for many of us.

annual sidewalk sale

Annual Sidewalk Sale

August 2017

Thanks to all who came out to support our efforts by coming to our annual fundraiser sidewalk sale event! This was the first year it was held in Davis Square, but hopefully it won’t be the last. It was great meeting so many new and friendly neighbors.

art beat

Somerville ArtBeat

July 2017

Plato's exhibit traveled once again, making an appearance at the annual Somerville Art Beat Festival in Davis Square.  Participants spun the Wheel of Wisdom to receive their quote inspired by the ideas of Plato on Wisdom, Ethics, Education, Justice and other philosophical themes. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth!  

cambridge river arts festival

Cambridge River Arts Festival