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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


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Collection Conversations: The Naked and the Dead

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

    October 26 - October 30, 2014

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, Oct 30 at 6:30 p.m., the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will hold the first in a series of collection...more

    College Night: MFA After Dark

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

    October 30, 2014

    Explore the DARK side of the MFA!

    Ever wonder what the Museum is like. . .after dark? From “Goya: Order and Disorder” to Egyptian mummies, students have the...more

    Höweler + Yoon Architecture reveals Swing Time

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - October 31, 2014

    Making its debut, “Swing Time” is the highly anticipated interactive lighting-enabled swing-set from award-winning architects Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon of Höweler +...more

    Joseph Lorusso: One Man Show

    Presented by Newbury Fine Arts

    October 10 - October 31, 2014

    Joseph Lorusso's "New Romanticism", exhibiting October 10 - 31, 2014, includes 25 highly anticipated new oil paintings which explore human emotion, introspection and interaction,...more

    Canstruction 2014

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    October 12 - October 31, 2014

    Canstruction is a charity event and exhibition in which teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete to display colossal sculptures made out of canned goods. This...more

    Evening of Evil: An Exclusive Halloween Screening of The Evil Dead with Special Guest Bruce Campbell

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 1, 2014

    The Evil Dead launched Raimi and Tapert’s careers and made star Bruce Campbell a cult movie icon. Spawning two hit sequels: Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn and Army of Darkness,...more

    Robert Douglas Hunter (1928 - 2014) Retrospective

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

    October 9 - November 1, 2014

    The Guild of Boston Artists will honor the late Robert Douglas Hunter with a Retrospective October 9 – November 1. Some 34 of his exceptional paintings spanning a 60 year career will be on...more

    Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors

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

    July 23 - November 2, 2014

    A celebration of creativity, community, and friendship, The Visitors (2012) documents a 64-minute durational performance Kjartansson staged with some of his closest friends at the romantically...more

    A Transformational Gift: The Schusterman Collection

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    In Fall 2013, Oklahoma philanthropist Lynn Schusterman gave the Museum of Fine Arts the collection of 119 objects of Judaica that she and her late husband, Charles, had amassed through the years....more

    Halloween For Hope

    Presented by The Ellie Fund

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Slater Foundation and the Ellie Fund are teaming up for a night of great music, dancing, and fun. This party will feature hosted bars with...more

    Wot? No Fish!

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

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    In 2009 British playwright Danny Braverman inherited an unlikely family treasure: more than 50 years’ worth of weekly wage packets, each small brown envelope featuring a drawing...more

    "Final Sale" Opening Reception

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 6, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    OUT OF THE BOX: Paint Like Picasso, Think Like Einstein

    Presented by Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Please join Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) for some out of the box fun at our Annual Auction Benefit Gala! View the work of local artists, enjoy the beautiful melodies of Zoya Mohan,...more

    Nature vs. Technology

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

    November 6, 2014

    Our season opener combines photography by John Hirsch with the world premiere of Amnesia: Remembered (for Lee) by Daniel Felsenfeld in honor and loving memory of Lee Hyla, as well as...more

    GrubStreet Lit Up Dance Party & Gala

    Presented by GrubStreet

    November 6, 2014

    VIP Event: 6pm - 8:30pm
    Dance Party: 8:30pm-11pm

    Get lit up! Come celebrate the fantastic work that comes out of our programs with friends and supporters. Delicious food, craft...more

    Boston Jewish Film Festival - Footsteps in Jerusalem

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    A tribute to the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem, the BJFF is proud to show nine short films made by a select group of Spiegel graduate students. The program, conceived by...more

    Make Music Boston

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - November 7, 2014

     Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D...more

    The Boston Jewish Film Festival - 24 Days

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    A gripping, shocking tale of modern-day anti-Semitism based on the 2006 kidnapping of Ilan Halimi, a Parisian Jew, by a suburban gang who, believing all Jews are rich, demands a huge ransom. This...more

    Boston Jewish Film Festival - An Apartment in Berlin

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    This provocative documentary follows three friends who are among thousands of young Israelis living in Berlin. Encouraged by the German filmmaker, they create a shrine to Berlin’s tragic...more

    DISPOSSESSION International Conference

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9 - November 11, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Boston Jewish Film Festival - God's Slave

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 13, 2014

    Based on the horrific 1994 bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, God’s Slave follows the parallel stories of an Islamic fundamentalist and potential suicide bomber,...more

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor)

    at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    August 14 - November 14, 2014

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor) is a three month exhibit that celebrates men and women of color in U.S. history that have contributed to the...more

    "Travel Like A Fine Art Connoisseur" program at Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 15, 2014

    Join Peter Trippi, Editor-in-Chief of Fine Art Connoisseur, for an armchair art cruise of the magazine’s popular learning adventures focused on specific European regions such as...more

    Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    November 13 - November 16, 2014

    Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 18TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW in Boston’s hip and historic South...more

    Blue Discoveries Family Days: Sea Turtles

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Learn more about the blue planet through art, science and storytelling during this fun, family-friendly activity day. Programs highlight Aquarium favorites as well as often-overlooked inhabitants....more

    Wifredo Lam - Imagining New Worlds program at Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Wifredo Lam blurred boundaries among the established art movements of the 20th century while giving expression to his multiracial and multicultural ancestry. Come hear Elizabeth T. Goizueta,...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Josephine Halvorson

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    November 17, 2014

    Josephine Halvorson creates intimate paintings of objects from everyday life, seen close-up. Her subtle, muted images of doorframes, gravestones, blackboards, stoves, and industrial machinery...more

    "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 20, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present a series of events scheduled for November 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of 1964...more

    Focusing the Abstract

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    November 22, 2014

    Join us for a poignant and powerful collaborative new work of video and music by Richard and Deborah Cornell, paired with the vivid imagery and emotion of Berio’s Folk Songs.


    Boston Bhangra Competition 2014

    Presented by Boston Bhangra, Inc at Orpheum Theatre, Boston

    November 22, 2014

    If you like excitement, culture and dance, don't miss the 11th Annual Boston Bhangra Competition! Watch as twelve of the best Bhangra teams from North America compete to be crowned the Boston...more

    Christopher Columbus Park Trellis Lighting

    Presented by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park at Christopher Columbus Park, Boston

    November 24, 2014

    Everyone is welcome at the annual lighting of the wonderful blue and white trellis! There will be music, fun, snacks, and good cheer. 


    Copley Square Tree Lighting

    Presented by Copley Place at Copley Square, Boston

    December 1, 2014

    Boston Common Holiday Tree Lighting

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    December 4, 2014

    Narrative/Non-Narrative at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 23 - December 4, 2014

    The Fort Point Arts Community Gallery is pleased to announce the second exhibition for the 2014/15 season, Narrative/Non-Narrative: Two Artistic Approaches, featuring the work of Mario Kon...more

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