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    Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Rare Books and Manuscripts

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenæum

    April 23 - August 9, 2014

    This Exhibition is a celebration of some of the most beautiful and important rare books and manuscripts acquired by the Library since 2000. Some were gifts to the Athenæum by generous donors. Most were purchased using the income from the numerous endowed book funds established by members and friends of the Library. These named book funds have been essential to the growth of the Library’s book ...more


    Glass Fusing Adult

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 22, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers. Participants will create a small project such as a plate, bowl,...more

    Best of NH 48 Hour Film Project Screening & Awards

    Presented by New Hampshire 48 Hour Film Project

    July 24, 2014

    The top entries in the New Hampshire 48 Hour Film Project will be screened at Cinemagic & IMAX in Hooksett. These films were judged to be the best from the dozens of entries in this year's...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: LowTone Society

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    July 24, 2014

    A 10-piece band, LowTone Society plays and composes music combining soul, hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and electronic music. Influenced by Curtis Mayfield, Quincy...more

    Infinite Worlds of Color in Oil- Acrylic Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 7 - July 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Betty Glick
    This is a 2-week intensive class that will explore in depth the usage of color, and painting. Learn how to create illusions, forms, and shapes...more

    Our Fragile Home

    Presented by Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery. College of the Holy Cross at Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross

    June 6 - July 25, 2014

    The Cantor Art Gallery will present “Our Fragile Home”, an installation of paintings and sculptural works by artist Pat Musick produced in collaboration with her husband, a former...more

    En Plein Air Painting Class

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    June 27 - July 25, 2014

    The Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton will offer a four-week painting class on Fridays, June 27-July 25 (no class July 4th) from 9:30am-12:30pm. En Plein Air...more

    Wavelengths: Peaches

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    July 25, 2014

    Since the release of her debut album in 2000, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and outrageous performance artist Peaches has questioned and disrupted global perceptions and practices...more

    Beethoven, Mozart and Mendelssohn

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    July 25, 2014

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    MG PR and ILLN Present HiFadility and Friends at the Milky Way Lounge

    Presented by MG PR

    July 24 - July 25, 2014

    Come join HiFadility and Friends spinning chill wave electronic Hip Hop, Jazz, and R&B at the Milky Way Lounge in Jamaica Plain. Experience live painting by BOWZ APC. The event is a...more

    No Duh (The Ultimate Tribute to No Doubt)

    Presented by Town of Acton

    July 25, 2014

    Come sing and dance out to the #1 No Doubt and Gwen Stefani Tribute band in the nation, No Duh!  Opening Act: The Lauren Bateman Band


    Free Fun Friday is Coming to the Children’s Museum in Easton July 25th!

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

    July 25, 2014

    The Children’s Museum in Easton is participating in the 6th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes 60...more

    Exhibition: Edmund C. Tarbell & The Boston School

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

    May 17 - July 26, 2014

    Celebrating our 100th Anniversary, the Guild is having an exhibtion featuring the work of Edmund C. Tarbell, co-founder and the first president of the organization. Mr. Tarbell was one of the...more

    "Begin Anywhere" Art Exhibition of Fiber and Mixed Media

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Artist Studios

    July 2 - July 26, 2014

    "Begin Anywhere" showcases the artwork of Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda B. Dunn at The Loading Dock Gallery for the month of July. This exhibtion features mixed media works from both...more

    Mahler Symphony No. 2, Resurrection

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    July 26, 2014

    MAHLER - Symphony No. 2, Resurrection


    Enrichment Day at Franklin Park Zoo!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo

    July 26, 2014

    Have you ever wondered why some of the animals have balls, spinner toys and other items in their exhibits? This is called enrichment and it is an important part of caring for the animals at the...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    July 27, 2014

     Sunday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Join us for a walk around one of Newton’s historic neighborhoods. Please call 617.796.1450 for more information and for meeting place. Free and welcome...more

    LOTTAS TREES - Exhibition - illustrated work-on-paper, by Swedish artist Lotta Olsson

    Presented by Gurari Collections and Gurari Collections

    June 6 - July 27, 2014

    Gurari Collections is pleased to present an exhibition, entitled LOTTAS TREES, of illustrated work-on-paper by Swedish artist Lotta Olsson. Raised in the south of Sweden, surrounded by...more

    Our View: Photography Show and Sale

    Presented by Newburyport Art Association

    July 15 - July 27, 2014

    Opening Reception - Sat. July 19, 7-9pm at the NAA.  Please join us for fine art, raffles, refreshments and to meet the photographers.  The exhibit runs July 15 - 27.


    Rachmaninoff and Verdi

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    July 27, 2014

    RACHMANINOFF - Piano Concerto No. 2

    VERDI - Overture to Nabucco

    VERDI - Va, pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco

    VERDI - Finale...more

    Kid Days at the Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 27, 2014

    THE BOXCAR CHILDREN is based on one of the best selling children's books of all time! A touching tale of family togetherness targeted to kids ages four to twelve.

    The film explores...more

    Trident Gallery Presents: "Harbortown 2014"

    Presented by Trident Gallery

    July 3 - July 27, 2014

    Trident Gallery is pleased to present Harbortown 2014, an exhibition celebrating Gloucester Harbor and the area's legacy of more than 150 years of excellence in the visual arts....more

    History & Gardens of the Back Bay Fens

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    July 13 - July 27, 2014

    Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Includes stops at the Kelleher Rose Garden, with its 1,500+ roses, and the oldest World War II Victory Gardens in...more

    FIGMENT Boston

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    FIGMENT Boston is returning for a fifth year of fun and revelry on the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Founded in 2007 on New York City’s Governors Island, what began as a few thousand enthusiasts...more

    Cambridge Jazz Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 27, 2014

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival presents an afternoon of free music, featuring nationally known jazz artists along with local musicians; and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge...more

    Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Live Musical Accompaniment)

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 27, 2014

    Lang’s visionary silent epic introduces his most enduring emblem of modern life, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse. Rudolf Klein-Rogge’s villain is introduced shuffling a set of cards...more

    Decoupage One Day Workshop

    Presented by Jenn Sherr Designs

    June 16 - July 28, 2014

    Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by using special papers, In this six week class you will learn traditional decoupage techniques as well as more sophisticated apporaches to design,...more

    Big Screen Classics: POINT BREAK

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    July 28, 2014

    Academy Award-winning director Katherine Bigelow has been making outstanding action films for a very long time. Even though Point Break did not win her the Oscar, it still remains...more

    The Return of Frank James

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 28, 2014

    Lang's oft professed love of the Western is everywhere apparent in his spirited first foray into the genre, as well as his first color film, a creatively embellished portrait of Frank James as...more

    Paper Marbling

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 22 - July 29, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Cristina Hajosy
    Create beautiful swirls and mottling colors on paper with Turkish-style paper marbling. Working on water thickened with carrageenan (Irish moss), the...more

    The Power of Music for Change: Nedelka Prescod's Boston Solo Debut

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    July 30, 2014

    Vocalist Nedelka Prescod is a rising star who presents her first Boston solo concert, The Power of Music for Change, accompanied by guitarist Ben Eunson. She will explore the songs that...more

    Street Talk: Chris Daze Ellis in Dialogue with the Collection

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3 - July 31, 2014

    A member of the “second generation” of New York graffiti artists, Chris Ellis—best known by his street name, Daze—has been hailed as one of the most important...more

    POP! Selections from the Collection

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3 - July 31, 2014

    Characterized by bright, explosive, and accessible imagery, Pop Art was unlike any other movement of the 20th century in its instant popularity and its all-encompassing cultural impact. Emerging...more

    Loisaida: New York's Lower East Side in the '80s

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 12 - July 31, 2014

     The decades leading up to the 1980s were a time of ferment and unrest in the country, triggered by events such as the Vietnam War, the bombing in Cambodia, the Kent State shootings, black...more

    Wish You Were Here - Summer Postcard Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 8 - July 31, 2014

    Reception and Sale: Friday, July 11th, 6-8pm


    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    July 31, 2014

    Latimbop

     

    Cuban jazz

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music...more

    Bigfoot

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

    July 31, 2014

    Have you ever spotted the elusive Bigfoot? Come learn about nature and the animals that share the wilderness with him, make a diorama he’d be happy to call home, and...more

    2014 Summer Pre-College Session

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    July 7 - August 1, 2014

    Study art and design in a college environment with professional artists. Our college courses for high school students are designed to challenge the imagination, foster creativity and help students...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshopsi

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 21 - August 1, 2014

     July 21st and July 28th: Two-week Fiction Film: Students will learn screenplay structure, story development, directing, acting, filming and editing. This year's fiction class is two...more

    Devon Govoni: New Painting

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College

    May 19 - August 1, 2014

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by faculty member Devon Govoni.
    Devon’s show title, “A Wide Range of Emotions,” refers both to her...more

    Progression: Works by Ruth Daniels

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 20 - August 1, 2014

    When asked what inspires her as an artist, Ruth Daniels answers, “Everything from A - Z inspires me. Art, books, candy, detritus, entertainment, fractals, games, horses, images, Japanese...more

    Underscore Friday Evening

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 1, 2014

    Capital Region resident discounts available.


    Capturing Wellfleet Exhibition

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    July 19 - August 1, 2014

    Featuring paintings by Rick Fleury, Paul Schulenburg and award-winning plein air artists at Wellfleet Public Library. For more information please...more

    Now Then Again: Robert Trumbour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    August 2, 2014

    Insights On Site The White-Ellery House (1710) has served as the backdrop for a series of one-day contemporary art installations (Insights On Site) by local artists...more

    John Williams' Film Night at Tanglewood

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 2, 2014

    John Williams' Film Night has become one of the most eagerly-anticipated evenings of the Tanglewood season. Join Mr. Williams, the Boston Pops, and special guests for a celebration of the...more

    Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod Annual Quilt Show

    Presented by Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod

    July 31 - August 2, 2014

    Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod present their 33rd Annual Quilt Show. Featured quilters are Fran Brand and Margaret Sullivan. This year's Raffle Quilt features lighthouses from around the...more

    Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    The 23rd Annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands, offers a stimulating blend of activities for filmmakers and film lovers set in a magnificent...more

    Fun with Butterflies & Dragonflies

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

    July 27 - August 2, 2014

    Discover the amazing number of dragonflies and butterflies that make Broadmoor home! Just what is a damselfly? How do dragonflies survive the winter? Learn how to attract these beautiful animals...more

    The Wonders of Butterflies & Dragonflies

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

    July 27 - August 2, 2014

    Damselfly or dragonfly, butterfly or moth? How do you tell the difference? Come and explore the world of these beautiful flying insects at some of Broadmoor's hotspots.


    Redcoats and Rebels

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village is home to the largest military re-enactment in New England with more than 1,000 actors portraying British, Hessian, French, Irish, Scottish, French, and American Colonial...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

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

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