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    [SENSE]ation Day • Free Family Afternoon at Fuller Craft

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 23, 2015

    Come to Fuller Craft Museum for an afternoon filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Free admission from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Save the date for an exciting afternooon of discovery and fun!

     

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    Watercolors in Nature

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 13 - April 28, 2015

    Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting...more

    W.D. Kay: The Politics of Star Trek

    Presented by Arlington Community Education

    April 29, 2015

    Part of Arlington Community Ed's Conversations with David Whitford series.

    Star Trek premiered on NBC in the fall of 1966. Over the next 50 years, across...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Paste Paper Bookmaking

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    April 9 - April 30, 2015

    Learn to make beautiful paste paper, a squash book, an accordion book with pockets and a book with one signature. Paste papers are decorative papers made by brushing colored paste on paper and...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 27 - May 1, 2015

      Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    Adult “Ladies Night Out” Ceramics Workshop

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 1, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we'll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different hand-building...more

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 2, 2015

    As part of ArtWeek Boston the Museum will be offereing Yoga in the Galleries with Tree Top Yoga.

    Practice mindfulness and gentle yoga poses surrounded by art in CAM’s...more

    Artist Talk: Jennifer Goldfinger

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 3, 2015

    Mixed-media artist and children’s book illustrator Jennifer Goldfinger will discuss her playful and expressive mixed media encaustic works as well as children’s book illustrations that...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Collage

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 3, 2015

    Collage is drawing and painting with paper, and requires no formal art experience or drawing skills. But it teaches about composition, color relationships, texture, pattern and design! Students...more

    80 Dusty Fingers Pastel Painting Demonstration

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 3, 2015

    Artists-in-Residence Joelle Feldman and Lisa Regopoulos set up a temporary studio in the Wayside Visitor Center and demonstrate the techniques and approaches they take with pastel to make artwork...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Try it! Monotype

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    April 30 - May 7, 2015

    Try monotype, an expressive process where students draw with a brush and ink on a metal plate, add and subtract with brushes, rags and fingers, then print on the etching press to create a...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Paste Paper and Squash Books

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 3 - May 7, 2015

    A Squash Book is a magical book that looks small when folded up into a square, but becomes big when opened, with ten squares for writing or other creative projects. Create your own beautiful paste...more

    50 Shades of Blue: Indigo dyeing and Shibori with Katie Buchanan

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 9, 2015

    The practice of dyeing with indigo is an incredibly rich cultural tradition, with each region of the world having its own unique dyeing approach to the dyeing process. Indigo has been used for...more

    Birding at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 9, 2015

    Join us on the Fruitlands landscape as we look for local residents and early nesters including Kingbirds, Baltimore Orioles and a variety of warblers. This guided birding walk covers about two...more

    Needle Felting with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 10, 2015

    Details: To start, participants will join instructor in making a felted ball. Then, participants will be invited to build upon the ball by introducing new forms,...more

    Piano Master Class with Sally Pinkas

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    May 10, 2015

    World-renowned pianist Sally Pinkas will work side-by-side with Brookline Music School students in a public master class setting. The program will include solo performances from students of...more

    Adult Art Workshop: En Plein Air Painting

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    April 27 - May 11, 2015

    Paint en plein air on the grounds of the Wayside Inn and create a beautiful landscape from life! Connect with nature, become sensitive to changes in sunlight and experience fresh air and the...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 12, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Bracelet and Earrings

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 15, 2015

    Come with a friend! Learn basic beading techniques from nationally known bead artist Andrea Alyse while making earrings and a bracelet. Tuition includes beads and supplies, but you may bring your...more

    80 Dusty Fingers Pastel Painting Demonstration

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 16, 2015

    Artists-in-Residence Linee Baird and Gary Ozias set up a temporary studio in the Wayside Visitor Center and demonstrate the techniques and approaches they take with pastel to make artwork that is...more

    Danforth Art Public Tours

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 15 - May 17, 2015

    Join Danforth Art’s docents for a tour of current exhibitions. On view through May 17 are: The Expressive Voice: Landscape Reimagined, David Berger: Space for the Human Heart, Prilla Smith...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to Papermaking

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Create your own paper! Learn to prepare pulp, form sheets and embed materials (such as flowers or thread) to create beautiful, unique sheets of handmade paper. Advance registration required.


    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    Family Festival: The Great Paper Caper

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 17, 2015

    This afternoon event will enchant the young and the young at heart with guided trail walks with a local biologist, a puppet theater, paper airplane folding, nature crafts and more all inspired by...more

    Inspiration in the Face of Adversity

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 17, 2015

    Inspired by the exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” this afternoon program focuses on how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity....more

    ART WORKSHOP: Painting with Pastels, Joelle Feldman

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 23, 2015

    A recognized and award-winning professional artist, Joelle Feldman teaches students fundamental skills and introduces multiple approaches to painting with pastels. This two-day workshop will focus...more

    Silk Painting with Sandra Golbert

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    May 23 & 24 – 1:00pm to 4:00 pm Last Day to Register 5/15/2015 Maximum students: 10 Learn to paint on silk with cold water dyes that can be ‘set’ with just an iron. Working...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Try It! Watercolor

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 5 - May 26, 2015

    During the month of May, explore basic watercolor techniques and experiment with the vibrant, transparent colors of this often misunderstood medium. Learn about the range of supplies (types of...more

    Painting with Pastels, Joelle Feldman

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    April 21 - May 26, 2015

    Join us for a hands-on class with an individual coaching approach. Students will learn how to build a pastel painting from start to finish. We will focus on...more

    Film Screening: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES: A Film by Jennifer Baichwal

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 27, 2015

    Manufactured Landscapes is a documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky and his large-scale photographs of quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, and dams....more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 31, 2015

    Calling all chess players and enthusiasts! Join us for an afternoon of strategy, intellect, and pizza at Fuller Craft Museum. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced players are all invited to four...more

    ART WORKSHOP: Landscape Photography with Norm Eggert

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Learn how to take landscape photographs like a pro! Landscape photographer Norm Eggert leads beginning and intermediate students through the essentials for capturing stunning pictures in this...more

    Guided Tours for Historic Preservation Month

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    May 3 - May 31, 2015

    Guided Tours of The Emerald Necklace for Historic Preservation Month:

    Walking Tour: A Walk with Mr. Olmsted through the Historic Back Bay Fens

    Sunday, May...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Photograph your 2-D Artwork

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    June 1, 2015

    Learn how to photograph 2-D artwork in this one-session workshop. Angle of view, lighting, metering, polarizing and appropriate lens type/focal length will be covered. Basic knowledge and...more

    Intro to Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    March 30 - June 3, 2015

    Do you have an idea that you would like to see done in metal but you don't know how? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering a six and eight session introductory courses in welding this winter....more

    Adult “Ladies Night Out” Clay Workshop

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    June 5, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we'll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding skill...more

    TOS Talks: Big Ideas. Great Thinkers

    Presented by Temple Ohabei Shalom

    April 7 - June 9, 2015

    Three Great Thinkers share their Big Ideas from the fields of art, culture, ethics, health, religion, science and politics, followed by provocative Q & A’s led by Temple Ohabei...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Figure Painting - Real and Abstract

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    June 10, 2015

    Explore figure painting: light, anatomy, form, composition, color and paint application working from a beautifully staged setting. See how artists in the past have abstracted the figure, and...more

    Plant Macrophotography presented by New England Wild Flower Society

    Presented by New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods

    June 13, 2015

    Macrophotography opens the door to a wonderful new world of photographic opportunities. Seen in close-up, the natural world is a marvel of pattern, light, and color: Flowers become abstract works...more

    60th Annual Arts Festival

    Presented by South Shore Art Center and South Shore Art Center at Cohasset Town Common, Cohasset

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    For 60 years, Cohasset’s historic town common has been the site of South Shore Art Center’s annual arts festival, attracting over 9,000 guests to the three-day festival. Held on...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    Artists in the Garden presented by New England Wild Flower Society

    Presented by New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods

    April 24 - June 26, 2015

    Exclusively for artists. This unique opportunity gives artists access to the Garden on select Fridays between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., before it opens to the public and when the light is especially...more

    Third Annual Craft & Music Festival 2015

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 27, 2015

    Elements of art and music converge in a fun-filled day of hands-on craft activities for the whole family. Make your own instruments by hand, then play along with a special program of music with...more

    Landscape Photography presented by New England Wild Flower Society

    Presented by New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods

    June 27, 2015

    During this intermediate workshop, Steve McGrath will explain the many camera settings you can use during landscape photography. Learn how to take advantage of natural light, find the best...more

    Latin, Salsa, Bachata Beginners at Star Dance School

    Presented by Star Dance School

    July 7, 2014 - July 6, 2015

    As with all of the dances we teach, At Star Dance School we provide you with structured and fun classes that will also give you a great workout!  We offer multiple levels of Latin, Salsa, and...more

    Latin, Salsa, Bachata Beginners at Star Dance School

    Presented by Star Dance School, Boston, MA

    July 12, 2014 - July 11, 2015

    As with all of the dances we teach, At Star Dance School we provide you with structured and fun classes that will also give you a great workout!  We offer multiple levels of Latin, Salsa, and...more

    Watercolor in the Garden presented by New England Wild Flower Society

    Presented by New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods

    June 4 - July 23, 2015

    Do you feel inspired when you visit the Garden or when you see plants in the field? This course will allow you to capture those experiences. Whether you’re interested in painting portraits,...more

    Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop with Kerry Dunn

    Presented by Academy of Realist Art Boston

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

     5 Day Alla Prima Portrait Workshop (5 day)

    Guest Instructor: Kerry Dunn
    Dates for Workshop: July 20th to the 24th
    Times: 9:30 to 4:30
    Cost:...more

    Free Fun Friday!

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 14, 2015

    Fuller Craft Museum will have a free family day with demos and hands-on craft activities for children and adults alike.  

    Free Fun Fridays is an annual 10-week summer program that...more

    Papermaking with Plants presented by New England Wild Flower Society

    Presented by New England Wild Flower Society's Garden in the Woods

    August 16, 2015

    Learn how to make beautiful hand-made paper from invasive plants such as garlic mustard and Japanese knotweed by preparing, cooking, and beating plant fibers. You will practice the basics of...more

    artKitchen Painting Sessions with Sasha Coelho

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 2 - December 3, 2015

    Sign up for an artKitchen Painting Session with Sasha Coelho. No experience necessary. Let our resident artist, Sasha Coelho, guide you to capture an image on...more

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