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    Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England

    Presented by Boston Cyber Arts at Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamacia Plain

    January 10 - February 15, 2015

    he Boston Cyberarts Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition in 2015, Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England, which will examine Otto Piene and his role as a founding figure in art and technology in New England. From the time that György Kepes invited Piene to be a Fellow at his newly founded Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at MIT in 1968, Piene ...more


    Imaginal/Imagining the World at the Adams Gallery

    Presented by Suffolk University

    November 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015

     An exhibit of artwork from the faculty of Suffolk University's New England School of Art & Design

    The theme "Imaginal" refers to the imaginary, to the image, and...more

    Jenny the Juggler at the JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

    January 25, 2015

    Have a fantastically fun day with Jenny the Juggler at the JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton on Sunday, January 25 from 10-11am. The JCC Early Learning Center is located at 50...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Valentines

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

    January 25, 2015

    Create 3 beautiful clay Valentines to give to special friends or family. Work side-by-side to learn handbuilding techniques as you create wonderful memories with your child. Fired artworks can be...more

    LEXINGTON ARTS AND CRAFTS SOCIETY STUDENT SHOW

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

    January 10 - January 25, 2015

     

    Reception: January 11,  3 -5pm

    Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Friday & Sunday 12-4; Saturday...more

    Heart Pom-Pom Garland Workshop

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    Create fun and colorful pom-poms with beautiful yarns, then string them with felt hearts for a festive garland to decorate a window or mantel! 

    ($12 for materials)


    Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    January 25, 2015

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing...more

    Science on Screen: BIG FISH

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    January 26, 2015

    An adventure as big as life itself.

    Throughout his life, Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor) has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his...more

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

    Presented by The Defiant Requiem Foundation

    January 27, 2015

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín is a powerful, dramatic and inspirational concert/drama that tells the story of courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp...more

    Materials Lab Plaster Workshop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    January 27, 2015

    In this workshop, Francesca Bewer, research curator for conservation and technical studies, will explore some of the many uses of plaster in sculpture.

    The workshop will take place in the...more

    Niho Kozuru: Cast & Layered

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College and Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill

    October 28, 2014 - January 28, 2015

    Cast & Layered premieres new work by Boston sculptor Niho Kozuru. Kozuru casts her iconic columnar forms in glass. The light-filled sculptures, with their turned forms,  reference...more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    Color Sweep

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    January 29, 2015

    Our featured artist, Suzy Marden, will enliven this performance with the vibrant aesthetic of her abstract acrylic paintings. The program brings together music by Dan Dediu, Elena Ruehr, Melody...more

    The Anatomy of an Exhibition–Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    January 29, 2015

    Senior curator Jodi Hauptman and senior conservator Karl Buchberg, both of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss the innovative model of curatorial practice they developed while...more

    CAMafterhours

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 30, 2015

     Experience the sights and sounds of the Museum after dark.

    Featuring:

    Special preview of Sounds of a Working Waterfront, an original sound composition by Robert...more

    LEGACY - Mother, Daughter ART Exhibition

    Presented by Artist Exposure

    December 20, 2013 - January 31, 2015

    “LEGACY” Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, December 20th 5 – 8:00 PM ARTIST EXPOSURE PRESENTS: “Legacy” Exhibit December 20 – January 31, 2014 Mother,...more

    Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    September 10, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting of nearly 1,800 posters from fourteen countries, this collection provides a unique...more

    Sounds of the Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 31, 2015

     Robert Bradshaw premiers his original composition created for the Portraits of a Working Waterfront exhibition. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Also offered at 3:00 p.m.


    AFFORDABLE ORIGINAL ART Exhibition

    Presented by Gallery/Studio Z

    December 18, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    Selected pieces from the stable of the gallery & the collection of the director (Prices range from $50-$1,500)


    Free Day

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    On a day when our galleries teem with visitors and activities, take a peek behind-the-scenes in every aspect of the museum. Director Joseph Thompson elaborates on the history of our...more

    The Sketchbook Show

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    January 7 - January 31, 2015

    Artists use sketchbooks for as many different reasons as there are artists: daily practice, planning book, travelogue, dream journal. Sketching happens from life, memory, ideas, or...more

    Intro to Photoshop Elements

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

    January 31, 2015

    Want to improve your digital photos after they are taken? Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements! From cropping images, to adjusting lighting and colors for a more realistic look, slight...more

    Displaced

    Presented by Steven Zevitas Gallery at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

    December 19, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    In Displaced, Rinklin presents a group of twelve new paintings that continue her exploration of the visual language of constructed reality that permeates the history...more

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 8, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty – On view beginning March 8, 2014
    Whistler’s Peacock Room reimagined – drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and...more

    The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 29, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many...more

    Portraits of a Working Waterfront: Photographs by Jim Hooper

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 11, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    An exhibition of 75 photographs of men and women who make their livings working today in one of this country’s oldest seaports, Gloucester, Massachusetts. The images were taken by Jim Hooper...more

    The Importance of Place: A Sketchbook of Drawings by Stuart Davis

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Although artist Stuart Davis' visits to Cape Ann took place primarily during the early years of his career, the drawings he did here exploring the shapes and rhythms of the working waterfront,...more

    A Chosen Place: Walker Hancock and Friends

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Of all the sculptors to have chosen Cape Ann as their place, Walter Hancock (1901-1998) stands head and shoulders above all others. A quiet and dignified man, dedicated to his family, his...more

    Drop Into Art: Past and Present

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

    February 1, 2015

    Explore stories and traditions from past and present day while discovering Native American art and objects. Make a silhouette collage or found object sculpture in our studios. In the galleries,...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Shooting Reality Documentary Workshop

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    January 21 - February 4, 2015

    This documentary basics class will cover how to document reality to tell a story. We'll cover scene selection, short lists, capturing emotion, directing non-actors, how not to disrupt, release...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 6, 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...more

    Black Girl (La Noire De...)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    February 6, 2015

    A Senegalese woman is eager to find a better life abroad. She takes a job as a governess for a French family, but finds her duties reduced to those of a maid after the family moves from Dakar to...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Figure Drawing Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 7, 2015

    Explore the figure and its structure, proportion, spatial relationships and anatomy through detailed instruction and demonstration. Prerequisite: one drawing class or equivalent. Bring a large...more

    Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

    Presented by The National Yiddish Book Center at National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

    February 8, 2015

    This documentary explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical and many of the songs that comprise The American Songbook. The film...more

    Paste Paper and Squash Books Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 1 - February 8, 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

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Dragons

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

    February 8, 2015

    Work with your child to create beautiful artworks and wonderful memories. Create fierce or friendly dragons using air-dry clay; then paint and decorate your mythical creature! Learn basic...more

    Selected Smiles: Serigraph Exhibit by Professor Benjamin Gross

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 20 - February 11, 2015

    Selected Smiles is a new series of 26 editions of serigraphs with each print directly connected to one of the letters of the alphabet. Happiness, and the outward display of...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Film Screening: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 12, 2015

    Join us for a screening of "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" (1960), a classic comedy starring Doris Day and David Niven based on Jean Kerr's stories about an art critic and his...more

    Travel & Taste Ethiopia: Hidden Jewel of Africa

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

    February 12, 2015

    Ethiopia might not be the most obvious choice as a destination in Africa. It lacks the classic safari appeal of Kenya and South Africa, and its infrastructure is not as well developed, but...more

    Lee Boroson: Plastic Fantastic

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 11, 2014 - February 14, 2015

    Lee Boroson’s work begins with ideas of nature, which he mediates between the landscape as culture as opposed to notions of the outdoors as “wild” or “untamed.” To...more

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...more

    Intermediate Photoshop Elements

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

    February 14, 2015

    After a quick review of the key basic methods of editing, we'll cover how to use layers, gradient maps, layer blending modes and other effects used to improve colors, focus, sharpness and...more

    Under The Astral Skies

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    January 1 - February 14, 2015

    With Under Astral Skies 555 Gallery presents five bodies of work exploring our fascination with the night sky. Fireworks and moon light from Jim Nickleson, the vast,...more

    SPIRIT of the EAST, Chinese Guild Member Show

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

    January 31 - February 15, 2015

     January 31 – February 15

     

    Reception: Saturday, January 31, 3 – 5pm

     

    Gallery Hours:  Tuesday-Friday...more

    List Projects: Redmond Entwistle

    Presented by MIT List Visual Arts Center at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 6 - February 15, 2015

    Combining documentary with fictional scenarios, the films of Redmond Entwistle (b. London, 1977) examine specific geographical sites, pedagogical models, and historical figures and events as a...more

    Toying with Science

    Presented by Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

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