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    Expanding The Field Of Painting

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 1, 2013 - October 1, 2014

    Since the end of the 19th century, painting has gone through a repeated cycle of death and rebirth in the face of artistic innovations such as photography, conceptual art, installation, and digital-imaging technologies.

    At each of these challenges, artists have explored alternative ways of making a “painting” that go beyond the application of paint to a canvas using a brush by diversifying the ...more


    Henry W. Kendall Photography Exhibition

    Presented by Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

    August 6 - October 1, 2014

    50 years of photography by distinguished physicist, environmental activist, and world-class mountaineer. His masterful photographs capture his many climbing and diving expeditions and reflect his...more

    The Art of the Pencil

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 1 - October 1, 2014

    An exhibition of recent drawings by Lucienne Bartfield.


    Craft Cocktails: Bully Boy Distillery Tour & Diablo Glass School Exhibition

    Presented by Boston Date Night and Diablo Glass School

    October 1, 2014

    Tour Bully Boy Distillery, Boston’s first craft distillery, and view an exhibition of one-of-a-kind, colorful glassware from Diablo Glass School – perfect for a variety of...more

    Poet in the Park

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    October 2, 2014

    Join us for the final installment of our Poet in the Park Series! Charles Simic, Pulitzer Prize winner and US Poet Laureate, will close out our program with a reading from his work and a...more

    NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 2, 2014

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by...more

    La Maison Fournaise: An Impressionist Hot Spot

    Presented by The French Cultural Center

    October 2, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is honored to welcome Mrs. Marie-Christine Davy for a presentation on La Maison Fournaise, its glorious past and its recent rehabilitation.

    In 1857, Alphonse...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival 2014

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 2, 2014

    100,000+ film lovers in over 300 cities gather in Cinemas, Museums and Universities across 6 continents for 1 purpose: View & Vote in the 17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Fest


    Sarah Hill Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 2, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    October 2, 2014

    All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome to join us for Open Mic Night, hosted by Winchester Community Music School and singer/songwriter Mike Verge! Individual or...more

    Diamonds 101 and Sparkling Wines

    Presented by Boston Date Night

    September 30 - October 2, 2014

    As part of ArtWeek Boston, Boston Date Night presents an evening of dazzling diamonds and sparkling wines with Persona Jewelry+ and Beacon Hill Gourmet.

    Begin the evening with sparkling...more

    Made in Fort Point Grand Opening

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 2, 2014

    Made In Fort Point, founded by FPAC in 2008 and originally located on Farnsworth Street, is celebrating its grand opening at its new location in Fort Point’s innovative residential complex,...more

    GläsNight - Football

    Presented by SvenGlas and Glasnight

    October 2, 2014

    Raise your Glas and Paint It at GlasNight! 

    Paint your own set of football themed wine glasses or beer mugs! Enjoy great food and drink at UNO Woburn while you try out a new talent...more

    In the House and On the Web: 21st-century Strategies For Interpreting Historic Interiors

    Presented by Nichols House Museum

    October 3, 2014

    On Friday, October 3, five speakers from Europe and the United States will come together to share experiences from their museums and heritage sites which have successfully integrated technology...more

    “Rockin’ The Wall”—How Music Changed The World: Boston Premiere!

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 3, 2014

    The documentary feature, Rockin’ the Wall, is the compelling story of rock and roll’s part in bringing down the Berlin Wall and smashing the Iron Curtain. Told from the...more

    Channel Zero Presents "The Mysterious Island" (1929)

    Presented by Channel Zero at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    October 3, 2014

    A Silent Steampunk Classic, Unseen in Boston in over eighty years!

    Lionel Barrymore stars as Captain Nemo whose super submarine The Nautilus has been stolen by a power mad Balkan Dictator...more

    Highest Closet Performances

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 3, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Beatlemania and Pop-Up Dining

    Presented by Boston Date Night and The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    October 3, 2014

    Treat yourself to a rockin’ good time with the classic, “A Hard Day’s Night,” starring the world’s most famous rock band, The Beatles, as you enjoy gourmet renditions...more

    Let's Get Banasick!

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    October 3, 2014

    Find & Form Space is delighted to present Let’s Get Banausick!, a group exhibition on the themes of work, labor, time, and money, showcasing work by artists from diverse backgrounds and...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - Catherine Russell in Concert

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 4, 2014

    Grammy-winner Catherine Russell, one of the foremost interpreters of mid-century 20th century American music, is a genuine jazz and blues vocalist – who can sing virtually anything. She has...more

    South Shore Habitat for Humanity

    Presented by South Shore Habitat for Humanity at

    October 4, 2014

    South Shore Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with the Braintree Area Local Partnership Committee, is hosting an Arts & Craft Fair Saturday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at...more

    Global WarNing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 4 - October 4, 2014

    This exhibition presents two perspectives on the true costs of carbon-based fuel production in the 21st century. The first by Garth Lenz explores the environmental costs related to the pending US...more

    Highest Closet Performance Art Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 4, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Wearable Art Extravaganza

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery

    October 4, 2014

    Wearable Art Extravaganza in the Onyx Room at Western Avenue: from the mild to the wild. Artists from all media will be creating and showcasing wearable art. Attendees will see everything...more

    Bob Rogers: Private Sale and Exhibition

    Presented by New Hampshire Institute of Art and

    October 4, 2014

    Bob Rogers, a New Hampshire native, was a photographer and one of the region’s pre-eminent photography collectors. His collection includes work exploring portraiture and the human condition,...more

    Apple Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village presents a weekend full of apple-related activities including apple picking, orchard tours, and cider-making at the ox-powered cider mill. You can try tasting heirloom apple...more

    Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Lesley University College of Art and Design

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo was established in 2010 to create a showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The event is a joint...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton, Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    September 15 - October 5, 2014

    Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 28 - October 5, 2014

    The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a unique experience, extending beyond its headquarters in New York City by inviting participating venues worldwide to screen entries and allow audience voting...more

    Korean American Contemporary Artists

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

    September 20 - October 5, 2014

    Korean Cultural Society of Boston (KCSB) presents the 2nd exhibition by Korean American contemporary artists in the Boston area....more

    HOMESTEAD HAYFEST AT THE JACKSON HOMESTEAD AND MUSEUM

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead, Newton

    October 5, 2014

    Join us for a family-friendly outdoor festival at the Jackson Homestead. Try weaving wool into cloth, making your own butter, pressing cider, dipping candles, and more! Learn through hands-on...more

    Fall Artweek

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center

    September 26 - October 5, 2014

     

    ArtWeek Boston is an initiative of the Citi Performing Arts Center, whose mission is to be a champion for nonprofit innovation in Boston and provide arts and entertainment...more

    NT LIVE: A Streetcar Named Desire

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    October 5, 2014

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National...more

    Line Works

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington

    September 3 - October 6, 2014

    Anne Briggs' watercolors combine descriptive, lively lines of pen and ink drawing with the interpretative colorful washes of watercolor. In her recent work exhibited in Line Works, Anne...more

    Science on Screen: SOYLENT GREEN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 6, 2014

    Based on the Harry Harrison novel, Make Room! Make Room!, Soylent Green was one of the most popular science fiction films of the 1970s, and remains a cult classic to this day. Flash...more

    "The Gatekeepers." A Jewish Studies Movie Night

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    October 6, 2014

     A screening and discussion of "The Gatekeepers." The film is Dror Moreh's 2012 documentary on Israel's security establishment, the Shin Bet. It is based on a series of...more

    Hear From a Scholar: John Dixon Hunt

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    October 8, 2014

    Join us and acclaimed landscape historian John Dixon Hunt, Professor Emeritus of landscape architecture at University of Pennsylvania, as he lectures on the attack mode of Little Sparta, artist...more

    JazzFest Falmouth  Dave Zinno Quartet

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 8, 2014

    All members of the quartet have played with music luminaries including icons Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt, Gary Burton, Esperanza Spalding, Phil Woods, Scott Hamilton, Roy Haynes, Herbie Hancock,...more

    "Film Class" 101 Screening with Anabel Vazguez and Ethan Berry

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 8, 2014

     Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez unearths myth, history and sociopolitical issues through an autobiographical lense. As an artist and a curator, Vázquez Rodríguez creates...more

    History Zero: Film Screening + Conversation

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    October 9, 2014

    On October 9, 7:30 pm, artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos will join SMFA faculty members Jane Gillooly and Tina Wasserman for a conversation and screening of his film, History Zero, which...more

    The Source

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 10, 2014

    In July 2013, Private Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after publishing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public. The conviction...more

    Second Friday

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton

    October 10, 2014

    Featuring "Tara Donovan: Moiré"

    4–6 PM: Hands-on! Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last)

    6 PM: Open Eyes, an informal, guided conversation...more

    Columbus Day Weekend Flea Market

    Presented by Harvard Schools Trust at Bromfield School, Harvard

    October 11, 2014

    Featuring a treasure trove of antiques and collectibles, the Harvard Flea Market boasts over 170 booths filled with vintage jewelry, Blu-ray DVDs, video games, books, pottery, oriental rugs,...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 11, 2014

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian...more

    Gary Lucas: The Goddess

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 11, 2014

    Magical guitarist Gary Lucas performs his original live score to a touchstone of Chinese cinema. Directed by Wu Yonggang and starring the incomparable Shanghai diva Ruan Lingyu, The Goddess (1934)...more

    The Kami Lyle Trio

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    With a distinctive voice and unique style, this singer/songwriter, trumpet player/pianist has a powerful impact on audiences, leaving listeners spellbound with the musical potions she creates....more

    Capture the Cape Photo Walk Around Orleans

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    Orleans Camera will be offering a Free Photo Walk open to photographers of all skill levels. In cooperation with Addison Art Gallery and The Land Ho!, this event will provide an opportunity for...more

    Reception for Capture the Cape

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    Featuring works created this weekend by dozens of renowned artists from Cape Cod and states away. This is a great opportunity to meet award-winning artists and learn more about their inspirations...more

    Capture the Cape Painting Convergence Around Orleans

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    Renowned artists from Cape Cod and states away will be painting in Orleans. This is a great opportunity to watch paintings being created, meet award-winning artists and learn more about their...more

    Mystic River Celebration

    Presented by CACHE

    October 11, 2014

    Spend the afternoon at the Condon Shell at Medford's biggest arts festival! The event features musical performances by Black Sea Salsa, bluegrass band Chasing Blue, Medford’s own Susan...more

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