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    Horace and Agnes: a Love Story

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    October 14 - December 4, 2014

    A collaborative photographic journal that depicts the life story of characters Horace and his wife Agnes. Photography by Asia Kepka. Stories by Lynn Dowling.

    Artist’s Statement:

    “On a hot July day, we dressed ourselves up with masks borrowed from a friend and started shooting self-portraits. We were fascinated by these characters and immediately named them Horace and Agnes. Once we ...more


    From Hollywood to Haiti: A Filmmaker’s Journey with the Poor (Film viewing and Commentary)

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 21, 2014

     Documentary, followed by a talk with Gerard T. Straub, Founder and President of Pax et Bonum Communications.


    Itaysha Jordan: selected photographs

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

    September 8 - October 22, 2014

    Pine Manor alumna Itaysha Jordan returns to Boston with her iconic fashion photography"...An Iconic image is one that leaves an imprint on your mind."—Itaysha Jordan. Also on...more

    Film 101 Screening by Anabel Vasquez Rodriguez and Ethan Berry

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 22, 2014

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

    Lecture Series: Art of the Day

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    October 8 - October 22, 2014

    Join us for any or all of the lectures in this three-part series about acquisitions of contemporary art throughout the Addison's history. Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian |...more

    NT Live: Skylight

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 23, 2014

    Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) feature in the highly anticipated production of David...more

    ‘What’s your vision?’

    Presented by National Association of Women Artists - Massachusetts Chapter, Inc.

    August 23 - October 23, 2014

    In celebrating 125 years fostering public awareness of and interest in visual art created by women artists, What's your vision? is a mosaic of evocative small works that best represent...more

    With the Grain and Rhythms and Rituals

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 21 - October 23, 2014

    Mitch Ryerson wants you to climb all over his artwork, and Lori Lander paints scenes so luminous you could dive into them. Both Ryerson and Lander will be honored this September at the Spirit...more

    D’hana Perry Artist Talk

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 23, 2014

    D’hana Perry is a New York-based DJ and video artist whose documentary work explores identity construction, gender/racial issues, and self-expression.


    Historic Map Night with Gis Mapping

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead, Newton

    October 23, 2014

    Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like 50 or 100 years ago? 150 years ago? Pour over our collection of historic atlases to find out whose farm was subdivided to make your house lot or...more

    Ciné-Club de l'Alliance: Ponette

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    October 23, 2014

    Ponette is an extremely captivating movie from director Jacques Doillon on how a little girl copes with her mother’s death. The movie won several awards, among which the Golden Lion...more

    Sam Green: The Measure of All Things

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

    October 23, 2014

    Loosely inspired by the popular Guinness Book of Records, this charming “live documentary” weaves together portraits of record-holding people, places, and things. Director Sam Green...more

    A Screening and Discussion of "Perfect Strangers"

    Presented by Lesley University

    October 23, 2014

    To explore compassion in a new way, the Mindfulness Studies Program at Lesley University invites you to join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary Perfect Strangers. The film,...more

    Then and Now - US and Russian Relations Since WWII

    Presented by The Harvard Library at Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge

    October 23, 2014

    Please join Provost Alan M. Garber and the Blavatnik Family Foundation for the opening of Lives of the Great Patriotic War, an exhibition presented by the Harvard Library in partnership...more

    Film Screening: American Beatboxer

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    October 24, 2014

    Documenting one of the most neglected genres of Hip Hop culture, American Beatboxer depicts the first ever American Beatbox Championship, held in July 2010 in Brooklyn, New York. The art of...more

    Chad Joiner Exhibition Reception

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    October 24, 2014

    Site (noun): An area of ground on which a town, building or monument is constructed.

    "With this current series, I have captured areas throughout the country...more

    Ellis Boston

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 24, 2014

    The first panel of the weekend, “What, How, and Why to Collect Now” moderated by Joshua Rose, Editor, American Fine Art, will occur during the New Collectors Night. Experts will...more

    Western Massachusetts Film and Media Exchange

    Presented by Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative

    October 24, 2014

    A daylong series of workshops, seminars, demonstrations and networking opportunities for Western Massachusetts film and video professionals, businesses who use film and video in their marketing...more

    Song of the New Earth: Tom Kenyon and the Power of Sound

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    October 25, 2014

     

     

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    A new documentary by Ward Serrill and Sophie Jane...more

    Illuminus

    Presented by Materials & Methods in partnership with Nuit Blanche New York

    October 25, 2014

    Illuminus is Boston’s first "nuit blanche" — a free nighttime festival of creative innovation. This public celebration will feature large-scale projections and light...more

    Play Date: DIY Sculpting with FIber

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

    October 25, 2014

    Delve into the exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present and chat with artist educators in the galleries. In the Bank of America Art Lab, use a surprising mix of materials to create forts for...more

    Great Pumpkin Fest

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum at EcoTarium, Worcester

    October 25, 2014

    The EcoTarium's annual family-fun event returns on Saturday, October 25.

    More than a thousand pumpkins will be lit up and there will be spooky science, trick-or-treating, a free...more

    Harvest Festival

    Presented by Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church at Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers, Danvers

    October 25, 2014

     Celebrate autumn in New England with the Harvest Festival at Northshore UU Church. Explore...more

    Artisans of Cape Ann in Prehistoric Times

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 25, 2014

    Archaeological and documentary evidence prove that different groups of Native Americans lived on Cape Ann from at least the Early Archaic Period, beginning around 8,000 years ago, to some time...more

    Dogtown Conference and Exhibit

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 25, 2014

    A series of presentations focusing of Dogtown's historic significance -as a conservation area, as a source of artistic and literary inspiration, as a municipal property - and a discussion...more

    Soggiorno in Italia 2014 Gallery Opening

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 25, 2014

    Montserrat College of Art is proud to present Soggiorno in Italia 2014, an exhibition highlighting student work created during Montserrat’s Viterbo, Italy study abroad program. This...more

    David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you recreate the insects all around us on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have Big Bugs.

    Sculptor David Rogers creates insects such as 25-foot long...more

    Heritage Museums & Gardens Is Buzzing with Excitement Over David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you re-create insects on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have ‘Big Bugs’! Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA, celebrating its 45th...more

    Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

    Presented by Boston Asian American Film Festival at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF), a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW), announces a provocative and entertaining program of independent cinema highlighting...more

    BOLSHOI: The Legend of Love

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    October 26, 2014

    The royal apartments of Queen Mekhmene Banu are plunged into mourning – her young sister, Princess Shyrin, is dying. The Princess will only be saved if the...more

    The 8th Annual Boston Palestine Film Festival

    Presented by Boston Palestine Film Festival at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    The 8th annual Boston Palestine Film Festival runs from October 17-26, 2014. Opening Film: May in the Summer, a buoyant comic drama about the disorientation of diaspora (10/17/14, MFA 7p)....more

    Ellis Boston

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    Ellis Boston is Boston's premier antiques, fine art and design show. The former Ellis Antiques Show ran for 49 years before closing its doors in 200 - The Boston Antiques Show ran for 21...more

    Four-Handed Illusions: An Intimate Evening of Laughs and Wonder

    Presented by Magician Joel Acevedo

    October 26, 2014

    Illusionists Joel Acevedo and Steve Kradolfer join their talents in a magic and comedy performance that is engaging, funny, and mystifying. As one of only 50 guests, you will surely experience the...more

    Bibliophilia

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    October 2 - October 26, 2014

    Books mix together sculpture, installation, drawing, and performance. They are an interactive experience that fills up space and engages the body, a physical narrative that you move through over...more

    WORDLESS!: Art Spiegelman + Phillip Johnston

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

    October 26, 2014

    Art Spiegelman radically changed the public perception of comics with his Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece MAUS, earning the designation “father of the graphic novel.” In...more

    AGC Fall Art Exhibition

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is sponsoring a fall art exhibition, admission is free and open to the public. The Opening Reception is Friday, October 17th from 6:00- 9:00PM and the...more

    Mark your calendar for Zoo Howl presented by the Empire Loan Charitable Foundation!

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo, Boston

    October 25 - October 26, 2014

    Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Franklin Park Zoo. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the Trick-or-Treat Trail with treats...more

    “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime – 2014” Artists Reception

    Presented by Riverside Gallery, Cambridge Community Center

    October 26, 2014

    The Riverside Gallery is pleased to announce its 3rd annual juried fall show, “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime”.

    We are honored to have as jurors for...more

    Diwali at the Boston Children's Museum

    Presented by South Asian Arts Council at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    Diwali is the Indian Festival of Lights! It comes from the word Deepavali meaning “row of lamps.” This festive holiday is traditionally celebrated for five days, each day honoring a...more

    National Theatre of London in HD: Skylight

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 28, 2014

    Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) feature in the highly anticipated production of...more

    Paris: Point of Departure

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    October 1 - October 29, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is proud to welcome Charlie Allen’s collection Paris: Point of Departure to their gallery for the month of October.

    While visiting Paris in 2013, Charlie...more

    New England premiere of PBS-TV episode, "Craft in America: Service"

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    October 29, 2014

    Be among the first to see this latest episode of the Peabody Award-winning series, Craft in America. "Service" tells the story of craft in the military by documenting the power of the...more

    Public Space? Lost & Found Exhibition

    Presented by MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)

    April 18 - October 30, 2014

     Since 2001, Antoni Muntadas has taught a graduate seminar in public space at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (formerly the Visual Arts Program). In addition to the Public...more

    Children’s Champion Award Dinner

    Presented by U.S. Fund for UNICEF

    October 30, 2014

    Join the U.S. Fund for UNICEF for its annual fundraising gala, the Children’s Champion Award Dinner, to honor Heidi Klum with the Children’s Champion Award and National Board Member,...more

    NT Live: Frankenstein

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 30, 2014

    National Theatre Live’s 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of National Theatre Live's 5th anniversary celebrations.

    Frankenstein enjoyed a...more

    Ametsuchi: An installation and video by Rinko Kawauchi

    Presented by Lesley University

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

    Ametsuchi, translated loosely as “song of the universe,” brings together images of distant constellations and tiny figures lost within landscapes, as well as traditional-style...more

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman

    Presented by Clock Tower Gallery and Winthrop Cultural Council

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman. Rhode Island-based artist Jason Freeman’s first solo exhibit in Massachusetts will showcase dozens of colorful...more

    XIX Boston Ibero-American Film Festival

    Presented by Boston University Romance Studies Department

    October 6 - October 30, 2014

    A month-long film festival celebrating Ibero-American cultures. The films will be presented by consulates of the participating countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, México, Portugal,...more

    MAAH Music: The Power and Meaning of Black Music in Culture

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    October 30, 2014

    On the heels of their 2014 new CD release and featured performance at the Beantown Jazz Festival, Dr. Bill Banfield’s Jazz Urbane cranks it up a notch with this special concert celebrating...more

    FILM: The Actress

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

    October 30, 2014

    Introduction and Q&A with director Siegfried Kühn

    Maria, a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark, a Jewish actor. She accepts her dream job at a theater in...more

    Book Release Party

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Cambridge Historical Society

    October 30, 2014

    River Bird Comics and the Boston Comics Roundtable, in celebration of their new Hellbound V: End of Comics anthology, will be hosting a launch party. With additional sponsorship from...more

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