We have been monitoring the official information about the rapidly changing public health situation with regard to COVID-19. As always, the health, safety and well-being of our community is our priority, and we are taking steps to ensure that 51 Walden is as clean as possible. Please follow CDC guidelines on hand-washing and social distancing.
In compliance with Governor Baker’s order, the building is now closed until noon on April 7, 2020, and all events of the residence groups through April have been cancelled or postponed. Please check their websites and our Events page for current information: The Concord Band, The Concord Orchestra, The Concord Players, and Opera51.
The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden is located at 51 Walden Street in Concord, Massachusetts. An historic venue for music, drama and dance performances, it has three resident groups, The Concord Players, The Concord Band, and The Concord Orchestra. Upstairs there is a dance studio which is rented to several instructors who teach classes in creative movement for children, hip hop, yoga, and Irish step dancing. 51 Walden is also home to Opera51, which performs fully staged and costumed operas every year.
51 Walden is a treasured resource for the greater Concord community; it is used by hundreds of musicians, dancers, and thespians of all ages each week. Our audiences are treated to a wide range of concerts and plays throughout the year. If you’d like to contribute to the operation of the building, please make your check payable to 51 Walden and mail it to P.O Box 251, Concord, MA 01742. You may also contribute on-line. Access 51 Capital Campaign has met its goal!
51 Walden is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit tax exempt organization. For further information about how you can help, contact the 51 Walden office at (978) 369-7911, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org