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    Samurai

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    April 18 - September 6, 2015

    Discover the samurai, in history and popular culture! Guest curator Eric Nakamura, editor and founder of Giant Robot Magazine, combines historical Japanese arms and armor from the Worcester Art Museum and John Woodman Higgins collections with work by contemporary artists inspired by samurai and their enduring myth.

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    The Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall & Gardens

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 28 - August 30, 2015

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    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's The Winters Tale

    Presented by Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company

    August 14 - August 30, 2015

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company is proud to present its summer production, William Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale, directed by Sarah Gazdowicz. In this re-imagining of a Shakespearean classic,...more

    Plein Air Painters of America: Looking East

    Presented by Cape Cod Museum of Art

    June 6 - August 30, 2015

    The Plein-Air Painters of America is a small group of accomplished professionals who are dedicated to painting from life and to using field studies as the inspiration for studio works. Since...more

    Nightmare in Chicago

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 30, 2015

    Nightmare in Chicago

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Andrew Duggan, Charles McGraw, Michael Murphy
    US 1964, 16mm, color, 81 min

    By the early 1960s, Altman had been in Los...more

    Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 30, 2015

    Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made

    Directed by Mika Kaurismäki
    Brazil/Finland/Germany, 35mm, color & b/w, 75 min. English, Portuguese and Karajá with English...more

    Allison Beonde: 1947, Rosewell

    Presented by Aviary Gallery at Aviary Gallery, Boston

    August 6 - August 30, 2015

    Aviary Gallery is excited to present Allison Beonde’s exhibition of thrilling photographs ‘1947, Roswell.' Beonde explores the famous UFO sighting of 1947, and the fictionalized and...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 31, 2015

    Small town Texas, 1951 is the setting for one of the most lyrical American films of the early 1970s.

    Director Peter Bogdanovich’s breakthrough effort follows three high school seniors:...more

    NEW SELECTION of SUMMER CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    July 13 - August 31, 2015

    Relax! Enjoy! Be Creative!

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    Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 31, 2015

    Come Back to the 5 and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black
    US 1982, 35mm, color, 109 min

    After disappointing and...more

    Gifrants performs at artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 3, 2015

    Gifrants’ credentials as a songwriter, composer, vocalist, guitarist and arranger reflect his versatility as well the diversity of his work which encompasses roots, traditional, pop,...more

    Opening Celebration: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    To celebrate the opening of the special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, on view September 3, 2015 to January 3, 2016, the Harvard Art Museums will host a panel discussion to...more

    Up-Close Seminar: Arlene Shechet

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    Contemporary artist Arlene Shechet will describe her innovative approach to sculpture through a discussion of select objects from the collection of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, which she came to...more

    Stage & Screen: Smiles of a Summer Night

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 3, 2015

    After fifteen films that received mostly local acclaim, the 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night (Sommarnattens leende) at last ushered in an international audience for...more

    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    Alison Horvitz: Memory Jars Series

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center

    July 31 - September 4, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center presents the works of Alison Horvitz, July 31-September 4. She studied painting at Boston University, Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Massachusetts....more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 5, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Transcending Reality

    Presented by Abstract Artists Group of New England

    August 25 - September 5, 2015

    Transcending Reality showcases eighteen abstract artists whose work foregrounds the direct experience of color, shape, line, and texture. The exhibit includes both two-dimensional and...more

    Tipsy Tour: Dram Shop and Drunken Sailors

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 5, 2015

    Booze. Hooch. Liquor. Kill Devil. Grog. Applejack. It's all covered on the Tipsy Tour: Dram Shops and Drunken Sailors!

    This tour is not a pub crawl - it's an exploration of Boston's...more

    The Picasso Women Visit the White-Ellery House: Gabrielle Barzaghi

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    September 5, 2015

    The White-Ellery House (1710) has served as the backdrop for a series of one-day contemporary art installations by local artists for seven years running. The series continues this year with an...more

    Photographing Places: The photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    March 11 - September 6, 2015

    This new exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography in the MIT Museum features a range of images by twenty photographers whose work appeared in the influential landscape and urban design...more

    Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum at EcoTarium, Worcester

    May 30 - September 6, 2015

    Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Find out at the EcoTarium’s exciting hands-on exhibit, Wild...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...more

    American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    June 6 - September 7, 2015

    This is the first major exhibition on Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in more than 25 years and the first to explore important connections between Benton's art and the movies. After working...more

    Bryan Randa Glass

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Cut Paper: Selections from the Guild of American Papercutters

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Big Screen Classics: JAWS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 7, 2015

    When a leviathan of a Great White begins making snacks out of the good people of Amity Island, it's up to police Chief Brody, the grizzled fisherman Quint, and Richard Dreyfuss to embark on one of...more

    Ten Plus Years: The Art of Josh Dorman

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    July 1 - September 7, 2015

    Gallery Hours:  Monday through Friday:  10 am to 4 pm; Saturday and Sunday:  10 am to 2 pm


    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 7, 2015

    The 30th Bread and Roses Heritage Festival takes place on Labor Day, September 7, 11:30 am to 6 p.m., on the Common in Lawrence, MA. It is a free, one-day 'open air' celebration for the whole...more

    Diane Chen KW, Beauty in Nature: Hand-Carved Ceramic Vessels

    Presented by Lexicon Gallery

    August 15 - September 7, 2015

    Opening Saturday August 15, 6-8pm

    Show Continues through September 7

    Diane Chen KW works in partnership, each piece a collaboration with a ceramic artist who throws or hand-builds...more

    Champions of Freedom: The Abolitionists

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 7, 2015

    Boston's great defenders of Liberty were not soldiers on horseback with sword in hand, but average citizens. Their courage, determination and sacrifice paved the path for the society we have...more

    ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 9, 2015

    After triumphant collaborations on 2008's REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA and 2012's THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL: EPISODE ONE, cult filmmakers Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich are back with the second...more

    For the Greater Glory: Video Premiere

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center, Chestnut Hill

    September 10, 2015

    Jeremy Zipple, S.J., Boston College alumnus and board member, will premiere his film of For the Greater Glory of God, a dance piece inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of...more

    Strandbeest: Happenings

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 28 - September 10, 2015

    Enjoy the first public opportunity to experience the Strandbeests and explore its ideas through action, motion, demonstration and participation. Explore life with a beest or two during our...more

    Images of Grief and Healing

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    August 10 - September 11, 2015

    Grief may be a universal human emotion, but the expression of grief is highly individual, as evidenced by “Images of Grief and Healing” at the Chandler Gallery. The exhibit, juried by...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 12, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Opera at the Movies | Moonstruck

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    September 12, 2015

    Fall in love with Cher and Nicolas Cage in the hilarious and sweepingly romantic Moonstruck! When unlucky-in-love Brooklyn bookkeeper Loretta meets her fiancé’s brother, Johnny, their instant...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

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

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...more

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's The Merchant of Venice

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all—as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the...more

    Cinema Jukebox: The School of Rock

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 14, 2015

    Jack Black stars as a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur, in this film from Richard Linklater.

    Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute...more

    Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    September 17, 2015

    Join us for an opening reception to celebrate the 3 new exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery - "Shahzia Sikander: Parallax", "Last Folio", and Sophia Ainslie's "In Person -...more

    Rewind!: CLUELESS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 17, 2015

    Arguably the most quotable film of the ‘90s (“As if!”), Clueless remains as fresh and timeless as Paul Rudd’s face. (Seriously, the man has not aged a...more

    The Chimera

    Presented by Oberon and Mortis Ministries at OBERON, Cambridge

    September 17, 2015

    Presented by Endation and Allix Mortis, The Chimera explores musical and artistic dichotomies. Act I features the raw, intense, melodic force of two-piece Endation accompanied by movement and...more

    Boston by Bulfinch: Walking Tour

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 17, 2015

    Join Boston By Foot to learn about the man called one of America’s first architects, Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844)! He defined the Federal style of architecture and the physical fabric of Boston,...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 19, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 19th, 2-3PM "Vanborkestra"..Bring your beach...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Summer Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    South Boston's Seaport - Dog Friendly!

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 19, 2015

    Boston By Foot is pleased to partner with the Urban Hound to offer a DOG FRIENDLY tour!

    From tidal flat to industrial area, to Innovation District and hot new nightspot, many...more

    Branching Out: Trees as Art

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    September 27, 2014 - September 20, 2015

    This exhibition explores the often surprising ways in which contemporary artists use trees as an inspiration as well as a medium for their art.  Made from bark, wood, roots, seedpods, leaves...more

    Open Rehearsal with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 20, 2015

    Experience the craft of music-making first hand. Sit in with the members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra as they rehearse a piece of music. Experience the decisions and process of making music...more

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