Immerse yourself in art and music with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s “Art in Tune,” an event that combines works of art from the museum’s current exhibitions with music. Local musicians will perform pieces, including original compositions, that are in conversation with works by artists such as Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne and Jean-Michel Basquiat. This event is free.

When 19 o’clock

Where mfa.org/programs/music/art-in-tune?event=10078

Learn about the history, biology, and diverse uses of lichens in a workshop by Atlas Obscura. During a 90-minute workshop, Felicity Roberts, herbalist, town builder, writer and textile artist, teaches the audience about various winter mushrooms, lichens and mushrooms, from the everyday to the rare. Tickets are $ 25.

When 17:30

Where atlasobscura.com/experiences/foraging-in-a-winter-wonderland-of-lichen

Hear from Nikole Hannah-Jones and Chana Joffe-Walt, the presenters of the New York Times produced podcasts “1619” and “Nice White Parents” at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival. They will talk about audio storytelling and the impact of their series on conversations about racial justice. Tickets are $ 11.75.

When 8:30 p.m.

Where hotdocscinema.ca/podcast

Make a cup of masala chai (and even turn it into ice cream) a cooking class of Museum of Food and Drink and Malai, an ice cream parlor. Pooja Bavishi, the founder and CEO of Malai, will tell the story of the family recipe that has been handed down for generations and teach readers how to make a masala chai cake with melted ice from their blend of spices. Tickets are $ 15 and registration ends at 5 p.m.

When 19 o’clock

Where mofad.org/events/0128/masalachai

Enjoy an achievement of Beethovenis working during the last edition of the “Piano Cantabile” series at the New School’s Mannes School of Music. Three pianists, all of Mann’s students, will play the composer’s last three piano sonatas. This event is free.

When 19 o’clock

Where coparemote.com/mannessounds

Grab your popcorn and Cue up a fun selection the Sundance Film Festivalwhich runs from January 28th to February 3rd: “Playing With Sharks”, a documentary about the shark hunter and conservationist Valerie Taylor. (Mrs. Taylor filmed the real sharks that appear in “Jaws.”) Tickets are $ 15 and capacity is limited.

When 23 o’clock

Where festival.sundance.org

Collect your art materials for “Open Studio From Home: Marisol”, a Handicraft workshop for children and families from the Whitney Museum of American Art. First learn about the life and artistic practice of sculptor Marisol, then do a six-page cardboard self-portrait inspired by her work. This event is free.

When 11 clock

Where whitney.org/events/open-studio-from-home-marisol

Turn on full-day interview marathon from the Chicago Dance History Project, An organization dedicated to documenting and archiving Chicago’s dance history. Jenai Cutcher, the project’s senior / artistic director, will be interviewing some of the greats of dance, all of whom have Chicago connections, for seven hours. Respondents include Twyla Tharp, the choreographer; Mark Morris, the founder, artistic director and choreographer of the Mark Morris Dance Group; and Robert Battle, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Tickets are $ 20.

When 12 o’clock

Where chicagodancehistory.org/events

Listen as the actor Natalie Portman discusses her new children’s book, “Natalie Portman’s Fables,” a retelling of three classic stories, with Joanna Fabicon, the senior children’s librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library. This event is free; Viewers can submit questions up until January 27 in advance.

When 6:15 pm

Where Crowdcast.io/e/skylit-portman