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    Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol

    Presented by American Textile History Museum at American Textile History Museum, Lowell

    January 21 - March 29, 2015

    This exhibition, on loan from the Fashion and Textile Museum in London, traces the history of 20th century art in textiles. Highlights include work by Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Sonia Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Barbara Hepworth, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Ben Nicholson and Andy Warhol.

    The exhibition features ...more


    Film Screening: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 6, 2015

    Watch filmmaker Chad Freidrichs unravel the reasons behind the failure of the Pruitt-Igoe public-housing complex, an iconic model for public housing built in St. Louis in the late 1950s. The...more

    His Room As He Left It: A Work In Progress by Ariel Kotker

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    March 6, 2015

    In His Room As He Left It, Kotker creates the room and belongings of a fictional 19 year old boy in a small town in Pennsylvania. The room, convincing at first...more

    Boston Massacre reenactment and commemoration

    Presented by Bostonian Society / RevolutionaryBoston®

    March 7, 2015

    The Old State House will be abuzz with activity on Saturday, March 7, 2015 commemorating and reenacting the Boston Massacre on its 245th Anniversary. During the...more

    Permanent War: The Age of Global Conflict

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    January 29 - March 7, 2015

    In the century since World War I, the nature of warfare has changed dramatically, though its resulting death and destruction remain constant. On view January 29–March 7, 2014, the School of...more

    Color Fields Exhibition

    Presented by MassArt at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    January 26 - March 7, 2015

    The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) presents the highly anticipated Spring 2015 exhibition: Color Fields from January...more

    First Free Children's Art Class

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

    March 7, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    Kard Goes Hollywood

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

    September 9, 2014 - March 8, 2015

    This exhibition in Sharf Visitor Center presents twenty iconic figures from Hollywood’s Golden Age photographed by Karsh over his life-long career. Karsh captures the star quality in...more

    Love's Labour's Lost - Screening

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

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the...more

    Women in the Arts

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

    March 11, 2015

    Recognize Women’s History Month and celebrate women in the arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Enjoy tours, music, gallery activities, a spotlight on...more

    Robert Storr: The Versailles Water Theatre Grove

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

    March 12, 2015

    An introduction to the work of Jean-Michel Othoniel as it relates to art of our time, with discussion of new fountain sculptures created for the Palace of Versailles. Robert Storr was appointed...more

    Glassworks: Matteo Gonet and Pieranna Cavalchini

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

    March 14, 2015

    Swiss artisan Gonet collaborates closely with Othoniel on his large-scale sculptures. Join us for a conversation about process—and discover how the glass sculptures in the exhibition were...more

    2nd Art Class for Children

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

    March 14, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    Conversation Piece

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

    October 10, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    In the 18th century, the term “conversation piece” referred to an informal or intimate group portrait staged in an everyday setting. Today, the phrase commonly refers to an object...more

    Petrochemical America

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at Northeastern University, Gallery 360, Boston

    January 15 - March 15, 2015

    Northeastern University presents Petrochemical America on view from Jan 15 to March 15, 2015. Organized by Aperture Foundation, Petrochemical...more

    The Mind Blowing Test No One Knows About workshop

    Presented by Mobius at Mobius, Boston

    March 15, 2015

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Boston – January 16, 2015)

    The Mind Blowing Test No One Knows About: ACE is an informational workshop of a little known study that correlates the impact...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

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

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    Video Games Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran and superstar...more

    Visiting artist talk: Oded Ezer

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 18, 2015

    Join Tel Aviv, Israel–based graphic artist and experimental typographer Oded Ezer at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) to hear firsthand about his pioneering work exploring...more

    Cinematheque: An Evening with Eliza Dushku

    Presented by Boston University College of Communication at Boston University's College of Communications, Com 101, Boston

    March 20, 2015

    Eliza Dushku, the Bring It On movie star, has been an exciting presence across video games and popular television shows. At BU, Eliza will present her acting in episodes of her most beloved...more

    Drawing the Line at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    January 26 - March 20, 2015

    DRAWING THE LINEDrawing by Fort Point Arts Community members

     

    January 26—March 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Tuesday February, 3rd 5:00-7:30pm RSVP
    Guest...more

    Reverberations: ACTION KITS

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)

    March 20, 2015

    What will they create? Be there to find out!

    The BCA and Community Music Center of Boston musicians Claudia Eliaza, Danny Kutty and Earl Grant-Lawrence experiment with art from the latest...more

    MassArt's Gaining Perspective: A Visual History of MassArt

    Presented by MassArt

    February 19 - March 20, 2015

    MassArt Presents A New Exhibition:

    Gaining Perspective: A Visual History of MassArt

    Celebrating MassArt’s 140-year impact on the...more

    3rd Free Art Class for Children

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

    March 21, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    AGC Spring Art Exhibition

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at StoveFactory Studios, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    Juried show of more than 25 regional artists. Come to the opening reception on Friday to meet the artists and enjoy the exhibition! 


    CraftBoston Spring 2015

    Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    March 20 - March 22, 2015

    Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, CraftBoston Spring is one of New England's premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. This annual, well-established show features...more

    "Challenging the Obvious”: An evening with StereoType artist Ji Lee

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 24, 2015

    Hear Facebook creative strategist and StereoType artist Ji Lee explain how he hacks the linear and rigid systems of letters and alphabets by adding elements of playfulness, dimensions,...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

    Horticulture Workshops at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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

    February 11 - March 25, 2015

    The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—a work of art in totality—is at once an intimate collection of fine and decorative art and a vibrant, innovative...more

    School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at 808 Gallery, Boston

    January 29 - March 29, 2015

    Presenting the work of over thirty artists who currently teach at Boston University, this exhibition features a wide range of visual practices, spanning genres and media, from realism to abstract,...more

    Reggie Wilson: Moses(es)

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

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Reggie Wilson, who completed a weeklong residency in our theater in July 2014, returns with his Brooklyn-based Fist and Heel Performance Group. An evening-length exploration of “how we lead...more

    AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20 & 21st Centuries & The Boston Print Fair

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    March 26 - March 29, 2015

    8th Annual AD20/21 and The Boston Print Fair March 26-29, 2015
    The 4-Day Show is the Culminating Event in Boston Design Week
    AD20/21 Lifetime Achievement Award...more

    Road Salt: A 4500 Mile Journey

    Presented by Museum of Science, Boston at Museum of Science, Boston, Boston

    January 31 - March 29, 2015

     Every year as cold, snowy weather sets in, cities and towns across the country rely on road salt to help keep walkways and streets safe during travel. Around Boston, the massive salt mounds...more

    EXHIBIT: Pascal Lord - A Table!

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

    March 4 - March 30, 2015

    The French Cultural Center is pleased to present an exhibition that explores the complex layers of a simple dinner conversation through dynamic textures and unexpected mixed...more

    Matthew Ritchie: Remanence

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

    June 26, 2014 - March 31, 2015

    Ritchie’s contribution to the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall will continue his exploration of the possibilities, limitations, and collaborative capabilities of various media. Here,...more

    Midwinter Tropics

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

    January 1 - March 31, 2015

    Masses of tropical and subtropical plants fill the Courtyard with many shades of green punctuated by bright color. Orchids abound, along with a variety of leaf textures and patterns: Norfolk...more

    Adriana Varejao

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

    November 19, 2014 - April 5, 2015

    The ICA presents the first U.S. solo presentation of work by Adriana Varejão, one of the leading voices in contemporary Brazilian art. Varejão’s work mines the history of...more

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: Performance of Traditional Tibetan Music

    Presented by Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

    April 7, 2015

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: A performance, discussion, and exploration of Tibetan music.  Featuring traditional and hand-made instruments, Penpa Tsering’s costumed...more

    MassArt's 26th Annual Benefit Art Auction

    Presented by MassArt at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Brant Gallery, Boston

    April 2 - April 11, 2015

    Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), the nations only independent public college of art and design, will host its 26th Annual MassArt Benefit Art Auction on Saturday, April 11, 2015....more

    National Pride (and Prejudice)

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

    November 15, 2014 - April 12, 2015

    The American Flag, Stonehenge, Chairman Mao Zedong: instantly recognizable, powerful symbols of the nations that produced them. But what instills pride in one citizen may be a call to protest for...more

    I Love Your Space

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    March 5 - April 18, 2015

    I Love Your Space, a group exhibition opening the gallery space for active involvement with the works of art allowing visual, tactile and intimate viewing...more

    Confronting Guantánamo Exhibit

    Presented by Northeastern University

    March 19 - April 25, 2015

    A Contested Place. A Controversial Past. A Questionable Future. 

    Confronting Guantánamo locates Guantánamo Bay, Cuba in time and space. It also examines the...more

    Love's Labour's Won - Screening

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

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to...more

    Visiting Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt’s Adam and Eve

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

    January 17 - April 27, 2015

    For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century.

    Adam and...more

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen

    Presented by Boston University at Boston University George Sherman Student Union, Boston

    February 19 - April 30, 2015

    Don Quixote on the Big Screen is a film series in celebration of the IV Centennial of Don Quixote Part II, 1615-2015.

    Presented by the Observatorio de la Lengua...more

    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

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

    November 15, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    For decades, MFA visitors who read the small print have been familiar with the names of Jean and Fred Sharf. “Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf” has appeared at the bottom of...more

    When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South

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

    February 4 - May 10, 2015

    When the Stars Begin to Fall brings together 35 artists of different generations and working in different mediums who share an interest in the American South as both a real and fabled place....more

    Scribbles to Novels

    Presented by Jumpstart

    May 11, 2015

     An annual gala to celebrate the written word while supporting children's literacy efforts.


    2015 SMFA Medal Award Gala Honoring John Baldessari

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 18, 2015

    The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (SMFA) Medal is awarded annually to individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the art world. On May 18, SMFA will honor...more

    StereoType: New Directions in Typography

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    November 13, 2014 - May 25, 2015

    StereoType is a groundbreaking exhibition that presents works by an array of 14 established and up-and-coming designers from the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, France, the United States, Israel,...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

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