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    Hokusai

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

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest collection of Japanese art outside Japan—including the greatest variety of Hokusai works in any museum—the MFA is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive exhibition of this remarkable artist. Drawing from ...more


    Artist Talk at the FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    April 2, 2015

    Please join the FPAC Gallery for an artist talk with Sharon Freed, Walter Kopec and Andrew Neumann, whose show Glean is currently on view. Come listen to the artists discuss their work, ask them...more

    Film Screening, TINY: A Story About Living Small

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 3, 2015

    Enjoy an independent film describing the story of one young couple with no building experience who attempt to build a tiny house, raising questions about what constitutes good design,...more

    Spring Show

    Presented by Dorchester Arts Collaborative at Chevalier Theatre, Medford

    April 3, 2015

    Come join Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) as we showcase three amazing Dorchester...more

    Sara Zielinski: This Is Just To Say

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    April 3, 2015

    Find & Form Space is pleased to present This Is Just To Say, an exhibition of the work of Sara Zielinski. Zielinski is a prolific sketchbook draftsman,...more

    SoWa First Fridays

    Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild, Boston

    April 3, 2015

    Come down to 450 Harrison to meet the local artists and view/buy their work!. Over 60 artists open their studios for the "First Friday" of every month. April 3rd is our next First...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

    An evening of archaeology

    Presented by United Nations Association of Greater Boston

    April 6, 2015

    We are pleased to welcome Ufuk Kocaba to Boston! Salvaged excavations conducted in Istanbul have unearthed the remains of Constantinople's Theodocian Harbor - now lying about 300 m from...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

    Building Blocks: Art Deco

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 7, 2015

    Back by popular demand, BSA Space is offering a new edition of the crash course on Boston’s architecture: “Building Blocks.” This time, step into Boston’s Art Deco...more

    Made in Fort Point April Featured Artist: Dawna Davis

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    April 9, 2015

    Every month Made in Fort Point dedicates an expanded space to featuring the work of one artist participating in the store. After expressing interest,...more

    Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom

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

    March 11 - April 9, 2015

    Lee is internationally renowned for projects that prompt connections and invite trust, creativity, and self-awareness. He also has a long history with Boston, first exhibiting at the Isabella...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

    Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu: Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection

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

    April 18, 2015

    Olnick and Spanu will discuss how they began collecting Murano glass, what factors inform their decisions about what works to purchase, and what they see as their personal mission as...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

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture

    Presented by Boston Architectural College

    February 17 - April 20, 2015

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture examines the material and social culture of bento boxes and how they inspire architects and designers to...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

    Hanging Nasturtiums

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

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    Cascades of blossoming nasturtium vines make their brief but dramatic appearance above the Courtyard, celebrating the arrival of spring at the Gardner Museum. (Nasturtium blooms last about three...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

    Film Screening: Detropia

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    May 1, 2015

    Explore the devastating effects that the collapse of Detroit’s automobile industry had on its residents and urban infrastructure. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady,...more

    Rising Waters

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    April 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to show new works by Mags Harries. In this show Harries references the dilemma of Rising...more

    Art BINGO

    Presented by The Art Connection at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    Get ready to fall in love with artwork worth testing your luck for! Join The Art Connection for our fourth annual signature Art BINGO event, part of ArtWeek Boston. Don your lucky Bingo hat and...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

    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

    Over There! Posters from World War I

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

    July 26, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime posters from the United States and Europe—including select examples from Britain,...more

    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...more

    Restoring a Legacy: Rothschild Family Treasures

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

    March 2 - June 21, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates recent gifts to the MFA that tell a story of a great European collection, which was looted during the Nazi era and ultimately restored to its rightful owners. The...more

    In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11

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

    April 5 - July 12, 2015

    The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the T?hoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and...more

    Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA, Boston

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

    December 20, 2014 - July 19, 2015

    Across all cultures, physical allure has been a central focus of depicting women in art. In China, the rich visual cultures of the region have produced many different images of women in accordance...more

    Springboard 5 exhibit

    Presented by Suffolk University

    June 21, 2013 - August 12, 2015

    This annual juried show of senior thesis work from the Fine Arts program of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University features a wide variety of media and ideas and reflects...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

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

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Literary Landscapes

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    February 1 - October 31, 2015

    Maps of imaginary places have accompanied literature for centuries. Visualizing the fanciful worlds described in works of fiction sets the stage for events taking place in a story, and often...more

    Herb Ritts

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

    March 14 - November 8, 2015

    Herb Ritts (1952–2002) was a leading American fashion photographer of the 1980s and 1990s, known for his beautifully printed, formally bold, and sensual black-and-white images of supermodels...more

    MFA First Fridays

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

    September 6, 2014 - December 4, 2015

    MFA First Fridays: Enjoy a seasonal cocktail and music with friends!

    MFA First Fridays is on the first Friday of each month from 6:00–9:30 pm. Join us for fine art, music, cash bars...more

    Freedom Rising: Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    January 1 - December 26, 2015

    Museum of African American History's exhibition Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books  examine historical and cultural implications of forbidding...more

    Freedom 7 Mercury Space Capsule

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    September 12, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    Freedom 7 splashes down at the JFK Presidential Library.

    The Freedom 7 Mercury space capsule that launched the first American, Alan Shepard, into space has landed at the Kennedy...more

    Nature, Sculpture, Abstraction, and Clay: 100 Years of American Ceramics

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

    January 17, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    This exhibition explores ceramic art from the late 19th century to today–from the Arts and Crafts movement to Midcentury Modernism to Studio Craft and contemporary practice. Outstanding...more

    The Isabellas Free... Forever! program

    at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    March 28, 2015 - March 24, 2018

    The Isabellas Free... Forever! program provides unlimited free admission to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to everyone with the first name Isabella—forever! Complete and submit a form...more

    Museum of Fine Arts: Free Admission For Youth 7-17

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

    March 30, 2015 - March 30, 2018

    The original MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation’s centennial. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years,...more

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