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Arts and Culture

A woman lifts the ends of her long blue skirt as she dances in front of musicians.
The Victory Players performed at GBH's Fraser Performance Studio for El Puerto Rico project, a collaboration between GBH, NEPM and Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts on June 9, 2021.
Meredith Nierman GBH

GBH’s wide array of arts and culture programming contributes to our shared sense of humanity, leading to a more diverse and empathetic society. From opera to antiques, theater to travel, and food to drama, GBH’s broadcast and streaming programs, events, and performances bring local, national, and international traditions and perspectives to our audiences. GBH is the proud creator of the groundbreaking The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and The Culture Show.

The Culture Show

GBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen and co-hosts Callie Crossley, James Bennett II, and Edgar B. Herwick III, along with a rotating panel of cultural correspondents, provide a daily expansive look at society through art, culture, and entertainment, driving conversations about how listeners experience culture across music, movies, fashion, TV, art, books, theater, dance, food, and more.

99.5 CRB, Classical Radio Boston

CRB Classical 99.5 is dedicated to excellence in classical music broadcasting. Serving Boston and New England, it offers classical radio of the highest caliber and operates under the core belief that classical music can and should be part of everyone’s life. As a community convener, CRB partners with local arts organizations including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Early Music Festival, the New England Conservatory, and more. Its online streaming reaches a global audience.

Jazz on 89.7

GBH Music's Jazz on 89.7 is expanding, with local, hosted programming overnight weekend hours when Jazz 24/7 previously aired. GBH is committed to supporting and growing the vibrant jazz community through multiplatform offerings, including radio, television, social media, newsletters, and in-person events.


For more than 35 years, MASTERPIECE, produced at GBH, has enthralled audiences with the works of the finest classic and contemporary writers interpreted by the world's foremost actors. Known for hits such as All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, and Victoria, and beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga, and Poldark, MASTERPIECE has been essential viewing for millions of fans since 1971. MASTERPIECE is the proud recipient of many Emmy®, Peabody and Golden Globe awards.

Antiques Roadshow

Part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, produced at GBH, is PBS's most-watched ongoing series. Each week, about 6 million viewers watch as leading auction house experts and independent dealers offer free appraisals of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains, and items salvaged from attics and basements, revealing the fascinating story — and, sometimes, surprising value — of each object.

Stories from the Stage

Stories from the Stage illustrates the power of real stories told by masterful storytellers. Every year thousands of people enjoy the tales online and in person at GBH, with each episode exploring the art of storytelling and timeless themes.

A Celtic Sojourn

Replay the late Brian O’Donovan’s heart-stopping, foot-tapping programs showcasing the best of Celtic music from around the world. MORE

Lidia Celebrates America

Lidia’s Kitchen is the quintessential culinary masterclass with beloved chef, Emmy-winning TV host, and author Lidia Bastianich as your private chef-instructor. In this comprehensive new season, Lidia’s passion for teaching is evident. She not only describes proper techniques to prepare foods of all kinds in classic and new Italian recipes, she guides viewers through the vast sea of subtle flavors, imparting tips about how to buy and store ingredients.

Simply Ming

Simply Ming Season 15 is taking Cooking At Home to the next level. Award-winning host Chef Ming Tsai moves out of the studio and moves into his loft kitchen in downtown Boston. He shares the space and its picturesque views of Boston's skyline with a variety of his chef friends. As with Season 14, the recipes focus on the ever-popular food trend of "comfort foods." Guest chefs cook up their favorite dishes and share all the stories that come with them.

Weekends With Yankee

With New England among the nation’s top tourist destinations, Weekends with Yankee, produced at GBH, brings viewers behind the scenes with exclusive access to the unique attractions that define the region.