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    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

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

    April 15 - June 14, 2015

    In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a study of an angel that the art historian Sir Kenneth Clark called “the most beautiful…in the world.”

    Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments in art and science find their common ground in his drawings, into which he poured the full fervor of his intelligence and creative ...more


    Wine and Film: SIDEWAYS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 28, 2015

    A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's (Thomas Haden Church) final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crises.


    New Rediscovery! ROAR

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 26 - May 28, 2015

    No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of This Film.70 Cast and Crew Members...more

    Dirt Don't Hurt

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    May 28, 2015

    Welcome spring back with a day celebrating nature and animals! The Children’s Museum in Easton is happy to invite you to our Dirt Don’t Hurt event. On Thursday May 28th from 10am-1pm,...more

    Panel Discussion: The Art Complex Museum Collection Inspires The Boston Printmakers

    Presented by The Boston Printmakers

    May 28, 2015

    Five artists will make up the panel. Four artists, Jon Cartledge, East Hampton, MA; Monique Martin, Saskatoon, Canada; Liz Chalfin, Florence, MA; and Lynn Peterfreund, Leverett, MA, will...more

    The Invented Landscape

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

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

    Presented by Cooper Gallery and

    January 30 - May 29, 2015

     A forgotten visual arts and cultural movement that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983, Grupo Antillano articulated a vision of Cuban culture that privileged the importance of Africa and...more

    Still Running, Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Latin Art Space and Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 16 - May 29, 2015

    Curated by Astrid Martinez-Jones of Latin Art Sapce, with the collabortion of Alejandro de la Fuente, Still Running...more

    Still Running: Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 3 - May 29, 2015

    Still Running is a homage to a forgotten visual cultural arts movement, Grupo Antillano, that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983. This group articulated a Cuban culture that promoted the...more

    Made by Hand: an exhibit of extraordinary craftsmanship

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    May 18 - May 29, 2015

     See dozens of hand-made objects by graduates and alumni of North Bennet Street School – elegant furniture and cabinetry, hand-made musical instruments, one-of-a-kind jewelry, ornate...more

    Montserrat College of Art and Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    A conversation with Montserrat Professor Ethan Berry and former students of Roger Martin's focusing on Martin's involvement with the school. This program is free for members, Montserrat...more

    5th Annual AIFF Call for Entries

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    January 1 - May 30, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is announcing its “Call for Student Entries”. In keeping with our desire to promote local artists, the organizers of the Festival...more

    Historic Middle Street Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    Discover Gloucester's historic Middle Street—an ever-evolving neighborhood packed with four centuries of social, economic, and architectural history.

    Did you know that a...more

    10 Great Tips for Spring and Summer Nature Photography

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

    May 30, 2015

    Get great tips from a pro as you learn to overcome some of the top challenges of nature photography. From tricky lighting to moving wildlife, we will cover these and other challenges as we explore...more

    Focus on Macro Photography Workshop

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

    May 30, 2015

    Explore photography from a different perspective, close-up! A great opportunity to work with a pro on specific challenges affecting macro photography including depth of field issues and lighting....more

    Illuminations of Night and Day

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    May 30, 2015

    New works in oil by Maryalice Eizenberg and Jonathan McPhillips.

    Sparkling moonlight on the bay, morning sun on fresh blooms, golden rays through a window, the glow of faces in a campfire....more

    Africa's Children of Arms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    November 19, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    The Pulitzer Center is committed to telling the stories of vulnerable populations all over the world, and perhaps one of the most startling is that of child soldiers. Boys and girls from more than...more

    Summer Street Gallery: Blue Heron Photographs

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 1 - May 31, 2015

    Capturing moments with herons, photographer Babsje takes viewers on an exploration of the study of Patience and Grace through these birds’ poise and demeanor. Realizing the most beautiful...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

    Opera at the Cinema: Show Boat

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 31, 2015

    From the San Francisco Opera

    A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a...more

    Art 300 Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 31, 2015

    This spring, students in the Phillips Academy course Visual Culture: Discovering the Addison Collection will investigate the Addison’s iconic painting Eight Bells by Winslow Homer, and...more

    Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival

    Presented by Everett Arts Associatioin

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Come join us for Everett Arts Association’s 47th annual Spring Arts Festival. Ponder over 100 juried pieces of artwork, enjoy music performances from local students, admire art submitted and...more

    Make a Post-It Notes Holder for Dads & Teachers

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Here’s a great way to give Dad or a favorite teacher a special Thank You: a ceramic sticky note holder that you have painted with your own inspired designs. Ages 4 and up!


    Metal and Fire: The Children of Vulcan

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    April 24 - May 31, 2015

    Vulcan, the Roman God of fire and metalwork ushered humanity along a blazing path to civilization. From body ornaments and tools, to weaponry and currency, metal and metal workers have shaped an...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

    Pentalum

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    May 28 - May 31, 2015

    There is nothing like Pentalum. This massive inflatable is a spectacular mind-bending world that must be explored to be believed. Unlike anything we’ve seen before Pentalum is one-part...more

    Big Screen Classics: GREY GARDENS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 1, 2015

    Welcome to Grey Gardens, an exceedingly dilapidated East Hampton mansion home to “Big” Edie Beale and her middle-aged daughter, “Little” Edie, plus an assortment of...more

    SMFA at Erbaluce: Mostra II

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    April 1 - June 1, 2015

    This year, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is partnering with Boston restaurant Erbaluce for a series of exhibitions of student artwork. The series, curated by senior Will Ferguson,...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

    Winter Sleep

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

    May 27 - June 3, 2015

    Winter Sleep by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (2014, 196 min.). 

    Don’t miss the Boston premiere from one of the most admired directors in international cinema. Shot with his...more

    Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 4, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony Quartet. Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Gardony has been called...more

    Wine and Film: A YEAR IN CHAMPAGNE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 4, 2015

    A Year in Champagne entertainingly guides viewers through the winemaking process and behind the scenes to hear from the vintners who put the magic in the bottle. Quality...more

    Area Premiere! SLOW WEST

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 29 - June 4, 2015

    (2015) dir John Maclean w/Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius [84 min]

    At the end of the...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Arts League of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    June 4, 2015

    Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in Lively Lowell! Join us for Downtown Lowell First Thursdays on the first Thursday of every month from April-September 2015. There will be music,...more

    FABric! 2015 Gallery Reception

    Presented by NewTV at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    June 4, 2015

    Back by popular demand, the second annual FABric show: A Captivating Fine Art Showcase! Every Image Constructed of Fabric and Fiber, or with Fiber as Subject.

    The reception will be from...more

    Mosaics at the Mill II

    Presented by Mosaic Oasis and The Old Schwamb Mill

    March 28 - June 6, 2015

    Join us for for the opening reception of Mosaics at the Mill II, a contemporary mosaic art show, on March 28, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, MA?. At the reception,...more

    Insights On Site: Peggy’s House

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    June 6, 2015

    Peggy’s House, a Cape Ann Cottage is an exhibition of photographs by Robert Lerch documenting a traditional Cape Ann cottage. This is the first in the contemporary art series that takes...more

    Widening the Cycle: A Menstrual Cycle & Reproductive Justice Art Show

    Presented by Society for Menstrual Cycle Research + Center for Women's Health & Human Rights

    June 4 - June 6, 2015

    Widening the Cycle is a social justice art show that threads together global voices to raise consciousness about menstruation and reproductive justice through feminist art....more

    Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 6, 2015

    Take a stroll through this 19th century maritime artist’s Gloucester neighborhood.

    Fitz Henry Lane was a Cape Ann artist, printmaker and world-renowned American marine painter. With...more

    Celebrating the Work of Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 6, 2015

    A celebration of the life and work of Roger Martin. With John Ronan, producer and host of The Writer's Block. Additional guests to be announced.  This program is free for...more

    The Wyeths: America Reflected Tours with Victoria Wyeth

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    June 6, 2015

    Victoria Wyeth will be the museum’s special guest on the exhibit’s opening day. The granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth and the niece of Jamie Wyeth, she will share her insights about her...more

    "LOWELL LINES" Artist Reception

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Artist Studios, Lowell

    June 6, 2015

    Inspired by the beauty and vibe of the city, “Lowell Lines” features new work by artists Jean Curley and Daniel Mathieu. The show combines Mathieu’s photography and watercolor...more

    37th Annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Arts Festival

    June 6, 2015

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    MFA Summer Party

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

    June 6, 2015

    The Summer Party is the premiere kick-off to summer for young and stylish Bostonians. A social calendar highlight for over ten years, this annual event raises vital operating support for the...more

    Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    June 6, 2015

    Cambridge Arts River Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, attracting 200,000+ festival-goers. 
    ...more

    "Wild Women" Divi Zheni 15 Anniversary Concert of Bulgarian Music, led by Tatiana Sarbinska

    Presented by Divi Zheni at Payson Park Congregational Church, Belmont

    June 6, 2015

    Celebrate fifteen years of music by Divi Zheni--Boston's own Bulgarian Women's Chorus--with an unforgettable night of Bulgarian music and dance. Led by legendary soloist and music director Tatiana...more

    Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    Pretty Raw takes the artist Helen Frankenthaler as a lens through which to refocus our vision of modernist art over the past 50 years. In this version, decoration,...more

    Warhol @ Wellesley

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    Warhol @ Wellesy explores the rich holdings of artwork—some iconic and others lesser known—by Andy Warhol (1928–1987) in the collections of the Davis,...more

    Francesc Torres: What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. What...more

    New Acquisitions

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    New Acquisitions gathers together objects that have entered the Rose's collection in the last 18 months. Major historical works by artists including Howardena...more

    Parviz Tanavoli

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 3 - June 7, 2015

    Critically acclaimed and widely acknowledged as the "father of modern Iranian sculpture," Tanavoli's trajectory has spanned east and west, as he has...more

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