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    Jesse Aron Green: Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    May 23 - August 9, 2015

    Jesse Aron Green’s celebrated multi-component installation Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik (Medicalized Indoor Gymnastics) (2008) comprises an 80-minute projected video and associated sculptural and photographic works and drawings, all of which were recently acquired by the Harvard Art Museums. The installation takes as its point of departure a book of the same name by German physician Dr. Daniel ...more


    Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    July 31 - August 3, 2015

    Area Premiere!

    Friday, July 31 – Monday, August 3

    (2014) dir John Pirozzi w/ Sinn Sisamouth, Ros Serey Sothea, Baksey Cham Krong [105 min;...more

    Big Screen Classics: BRAZIL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 3, 2015

    In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy.

    This...more

    Art Study Center Open Hours: Vogel Collection

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    July 6 - August 3, 2015

    Through August 3, 2015, the Harvard Art Museums are holding special open hours on Mondays, from 1–4pm, in the Art Study Center to view select works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel...more

    Corn’s-A-Poppin’ & The Sound of Bells

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 3, 2015

    Corn’s-A-Poppin’

    Directed by Robert Woodburn. With Jerry Wallace, Noralee Benedict, Hobie Shepp
    US 1956, 35mm, b/w, 58 min

    Scripted by a twenty-eight-year-old Robert...more

    The Coolidge at the Greenway: E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 4, 2015

    Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Coolidge is thrilled to be partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for a free outdoor screening series this...more

    In-Focus Talk: Natural History Painting in 19th-Century India

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    August 4, 2015

    Cambridge MA

    Stephanie Rozman, the Calderwood Curatorial Fellow in Islamic and Later Indian Art, will explore India’s natural history painting from the 19th century.

    Please meet...more

    Summer Encore Series (from BJFF2014)

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at West Newton Cinema, Newton

    July 1 - August 5, 2015

    The Boston Jewish Film Festival is gearing up for it's Summer Encore series, coming this July! We'll be screening five select favorites from last year's fall festival, allowing our local...more

    Happy Hour Design Studio: Lego Challenge

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    August 5, 2015

    Let your inner designer out and explore the playful side of architecture at this hands-on program for adults. Join other kids at heart and build amazing structures with BSA Space’s Lego...more

    August 6, Hockomock Jazz Trio Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 6, 2015

    Fuller Craft First Thursdays presents the Hockomock Jazz Trio. Drummer Dale Ellenberg, pianist Rick Weldon, and Michael Paolucci (guitar/bass) play hard bop and reinvented jazz standards...more

    In-Focus Talk: Jesse Aron Green's Arztliche Zimmergymnastik

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    August 6, 2015

    John Hulsey, a Ph.D. candidate in film and visual studies and a graduate curatorial intern at the Harvard Art Museums, will give a talk about Jesse Aron Green’s Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik,...more

    Park Row

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 6, 2015

    Park Row

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Bela Kovacs
    US 1952, 35mm, b/w, 83 min

    Park Row counts among Fuller’s least known yet most personal films,...more

    Neighhorbood Nights: Isabella in Wonderland

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    Everyone’s invited to the Gardner for a free summer evening of art, music, and family fun – especially ISGM neighbors from the Fenway, Roxbury, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Old State House

    Presented by The Old State House Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Tours will occur every half hour throughout the day and will include, The Old State House Tour, The Boston Massacre Tour , and our Revolutionary Characters LIVE.


    Free Fun Friday! Concord Museum

    Presented by Concord Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Concord Museum, Concord

    August 7, 2015

    Thanks to the generosity of the Highland Street Foundation, the Concord Museum will be open FREE for all on Friday, August 7 as part of Free Fun Fridays. At the Concord Museum, visitors...more

    Free Fun Friday! Worcester Historical Museum

    Presented by Worcester Historical Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    WHM has a new exhibit, “The Sky is Not the Limit,” celebrating 80 years of the David Clark Company in Worcester.  They will have space-related activities during the day, including a...more

    Free Fun Friday! Springfield Museums

    Presented by Springfield Museums & Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Keith Johnson presents Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles (2 shows, 11:30 & 1:30), Live Reptile Demos (Noon-3 pm), Activity: Help Build a Chinese Dragon (Hasbro Games Art Discovery...more

    Free Fun Friday! Hancock Shaker Village

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Activites include demonstrations, wagon rides, scavenger hunt, hiking tours, and a bouncy house. Free parking and overflow parking; also convenient drop-off at entrance.


    Free Fun Friday! Boston Harbor Islands National Park

    Presented by Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays!

    Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle island's sandy beaches and...more

    The Passionate Thief (Risate di gioia)

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 7, 2015

    The Passionate Thief
    (Risate di gioia)

    Directed by Mario Monicelli. With Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara
    Italy 1960, DCP, b/w, 106 min. Italian with English...more

    3 Women

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 7, 2015

    3 Women

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule
    US 1977, 35mm, color, 116 min

    One of Altman’s most hallucinatory creations was actually...more

    The Lawn on D Porchfest

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    A national movement, Porchfest encourages community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature New...more

    Oneida with special guest Lee Ranaldo

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 8, 2015

    Brooklyn-based band Oneida and special guest Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth perform live amidst an enveloping 12-screen video installation by Clifford Ross that transforms Courtyard D into a twisting...more

    The Long Goodbye

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 8, 2015

    The Long Goodbye

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden
    US 1973, 35mm, color, 112 min

    Echoing as much of Raymond Chandler’s novel...more

    Street of No Return

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 8, 2015

    Street of No Return

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Keith Carradine, Valentina Vargas, Bill Duke
    France/Portugal 1989, 35mm, color, 93 min

    Street of No Return opens with a...more

    Soundscapes

    Presented by Isles Arts Initiative at Spectacle Island , Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Explore Spectacle Island with your ears and discover musical performances set atop the tallest point in the Harbor Islands, and alongside sandy beaches. Soundscapes brings...more

    Hokusai

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

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest...more

    Nagasawa Rosetsu, Bamboo

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    May 13 - August 9, 2015

    Better known for bizarre figure paintings with strong color and eccentric brushwork, Rosetsu's breadth can be seen in the present painting, a relatively peaceful work. It is characterized by...more

    The Art Drive

    Presented by the ART Drive

    August 8 - August 9, 2015

    The ART Drive returns to the South Coast on August 8-9, from 10 a.m-5 p.m. This year, 32 Dartmouth and Westport artists have teamed up for their eighth Open Studio weekend.

    Some of the...more

    In/Sight exhibition and opening reception

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    July 9 - August 9, 2015

    Opening reception (July 9, 6-8 p.m.) and art exhibition (July 9-Aug. 9) for "In/Sight," featuring professional visual artists from Cambridge and Somerville.


    80 Dusty Fingers Gallery Tour

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    August 9, 2015

    Artists-in-Residence Linee Baird, Arlene Richman, and Gary Ozias welcome visitors to special exhibition 80 Dusty Fingers and discuss their artworks, the materials they use, and their individual...more

    Meleko Mokgosi: Democratic Intution

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

    April 21 - August 9, 2015

    In Democratic Intuition, Mokgosi presents a new body of work created especially for the exhibition. Divided into five sections, the works offer five different perspectives on...more

    Cookie’s Fortune

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 9, 2015

    Cookie’s Fortune

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler
    US 1999, 35mm, color, 118 min

    Despite subject matter that includes murder, suicide...more

    The James Dean Story

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 9, 2015

    The James Dean Story

    Directed by Robert Altman and George W. George
    US 1957, 35mm, b/w, 83 min

    Opening with a nearly playful animated title sequence and point-of-view...more

    2015 James Audrey Foster Prize

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

    April 21 - August 9, 2015

    The James and Audrey Foster Prize is a biennial exhibition recognizing exceptional artists from Greater Boston. This year, the exhibition celebrates artists whose work is focused...more

    MFA: Fine Arts (Low Residency) Thesis Exhibition

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    July 27 - August 10, 2015

    MassArt’s MFA: Fine Arts (Low-Residency in Boston) program will present a special exhibition featuring the work by the Low-Residency program in Boston. The work included in the show represents a...more

    China Gate

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 10, 2015

    China Gate

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat King Cole
    US 1957, 35mm, b/w, 97 min

    A fascinating crystallization of Fuller's major themes of...more

    Springboard 5 exhibit

    Presented by Suffolk University

    June 21, 2013 - August 12, 2015

    This annual juried show of senior thesis work from the Fine Arts program of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University features a wide variety of media and ideas and reflects...more

    Art of the Cocktail: Gin Beyond Tonic

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA, Boston

    August 12, 2015

    Art of the Cocktail: Gin Beyond Tonic

    August 12 | 6pm and 8pm

    Tired of serving these same gin drinks during the warmer months? Learn about different types of gin, and how to use...more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 13, 2015

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

    Theater Things

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    An array of custom costumes, props, set pieces, and various items crafted for the stage. Designs and confections by artists of Acting Out Theater Company Inc.

    Image credit: Captain...more

    Cinema Jukebox: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 13, 2015

    Rock legend David Bowie is the bizarre, ineffable Ziggy Stardust.

    Now, in this timeless concert filmed in 1973, you'll see the inimitable Bowie perform some of his most unforgettable...more

    A Show Within A Show Within A Show Within A Show

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    "A Show Within A Show" by Patrick Guerrero & Kate Delaney is a storytelling experience about perspective, memory and the unreliable narrator. The space is transformed into a theatre with an...more

    In-Focus Talk: Organizing Fakes with Ai Weiwei

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    August 13, 2015

    Chris Molinski, the Rabb Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Academic and Public Programs, will give a gallery talk centering on Ai Weiwei’s installation 258 Fake.

    Please meet in the...more

    I Shot Jesse James

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    August 13, 2015

    I Shot Jesse James

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland
    US 1949, 35mm, color, 81 min

    Predicting the cycle of "psychological Westerns"...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...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

    Free Fun Friday! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    All guests will be invited to take part in our complimentary Highlights Tour, a guided visit led by trained volunteer docents that is especially popular with families.


    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Children's Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    The Museum will be open from 10 am to 3 pm at no cost to visitors all day long.


    Free Fun Friday! The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Animal Insticts will be on site with exotic animals. Additional outdoor actvities will be available.  
     


    Free Fun Friday! USS Constitution Museum

    Presented by USS Constitution Museum and Highland Street Foundation at USS Constitution Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! A special Landmarks Orchestra Carnival performance and...more

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