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    Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    American artist Corita Kent juxtaposed spiritual, pop cultural, literary, and political writings alongside symbols of consumer culture and modern life in order to create bold images and prints during the 1960s. Also known as Sister Mary Corita, Kent is often seen as a curiosity or an “anomaly” in the pop art movement. Corita Kent and the Language of Pop positions Kent and her work within the pop art idiom, ...more


    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    Tipsy Tour: Dram Shop and Drunken Sailors

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 5, 2015

    Booze. Hooch. Liquor. Kill Devil. Grog. Applejack. It's all covered on the Tipsy Tour: Dram Shops and Drunken Sailors!

    This tour is not a pub crawl - it's an exploration of Boston's...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...more

    Champions of Freedom: The Abolitionists

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 7, 2015

    Boston's great defenders of Liberty were not soldiers on horseback with sword in hand, but average citizens. Their courage, determination and sacrifice paved the path for the society we have...more

    Secret Flower Sculptures: Jean-Michel Othoniel

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

    March 12 - September 7, 2015

    Jean-Michel Othoniel, a 2011 Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner, returns with an exhibition of new work conceptualized during his residency. Known internationally for monumental sculptures of...more

    Arlene Shechet: All At Once

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

    June 10 - September 7, 2015

    The first museum survey of sculptor Arlene Shechet, this major exhibition features over 150 objects that trace the development of her innovative practice over the past 20 years. For her entire...more

    Strandbeest: Happenings

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 28 - September 10, 2015

    Enjoy the first public opportunity to experience the Strandbeests and explore its ideas through action, motion, demonstration and participation. Explore life with a beest or two during our...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

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's The Merchant of Venice

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all—as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the...more

    Talk and Performance by Andy Zimmermann & Kalimah Muhammad

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to present the artist talk and performance for the two concurrent shows “Three Sculpture and Two Installation, One with Sound”...more

    Boston by Bulfinch: Walking Tour

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 17, 2015

    Join Boston By Foot to learn about the man called one of America’s first architects, Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844)! He defined the Federal style of architecture and the physical fabric of Boston,...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

    Summer Exhibition

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

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    South Boston's Seaport - Dog Friendly!

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 19, 2015

    Boston By Foot is pleased to partner with the Urban Hound to offer a DOG FRIENDLY tour!

    From tidal flat to industrial area, to Innovation District and hot new nightspot, many...more

    National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 18 - September 20, 2015

    Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative...more

    Artist Maya Lin at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University Arts Initiative and Boston University Arts Initiative at Boston University George Sherman Student Union, Boston

    September 24, 2015

    The BU Arts Initiative and Boston University College of Fine Arts are pleased to bring award-winning designer, architect, and artist Maya Lin to Boston University on Thursday, September 24, 2015...more

    2015 Design Biennial Boston Exhibition

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 16 - September 25, 2015

    The winners of the fourth Design Biennial Boston, a program sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and the Boston Art Commission in collaboration with pinkcomma...more

    Rebellion and Grace: The Graphic Workshop 1970-1992

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    August 24 - September 25, 2015

    The exhibition will survey the history and accomplishments of The Graphic Workshop, an artists’ collaborative in Boston, conceived at MassArt. The Workshop produced hundreds of silkscreen...more

    Lafayette: An American Icon

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    June 17 - September 27, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum celebrates Lafayette and his role in the founding of the new United States with an exhibition of portraits and other images of Lafayette—paintings, sculptures, and...more

    National Theatre Live: Skylight

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic...more

    Visitor Portraits by Charmaine Wheatley

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

    September 4 - September 30, 2015

    Join Charmaine Wheatley in the Living Room for an intimate conversation and twenty-minute portrait sitting. At the end of the sitting a scan of the drawing will be given to you as a...more

    Les mystères de Paris / Paris Mysteries

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

    September 2 - October 3, 2015

    Les mystères de Paris / Paris Mysteries is a selection of photographs documenting the prominent place of art and artists in Paris daily life. Taken in May 2010, the photographs capture art...more

    Bigger than a Breadbox, Smaller than a Building

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA at BSA Space, Boston

    June 17 - October 4, 2015

    BSA Space explores the power of architectural installations by featuring works by architects and designers who use this medium to test new technologies and building techniques, while executing...more

    Back Bay Walking Tour - Dog Friendly!

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 10, 2015

    Boston By Foot is pleased to partner with the Urban Hound to offer a DOG FRIENDLY tour!

    Unlike the casual, chaotic way in which early Boston was...more

    Untitled, Janet Echelman at the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    May 3 - October 11, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has brought to Boston a monumental sculpture, Untitled, from internationally renowned local artist, Janet Echelman. This incredible...more

    Literary Beacon Hill: The 20th Century

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 15, 2015

    After the likes of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Louisa May Alcott in the 19th century, another literary scene evolved on Beacon Hill in the 20th century. But, how did it compare...more

    Stay in Touch: Seven Years of the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship Exhibition

    Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts

    August 1 - October 17, 2015

    Established in 2009, The John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship awards $25,000 annually to a young-in-career furniture maker demonstrating a dedication to the craft. This year, the Society of Arts...more

    Wild Thing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 10 - October 17, 2015

    Featured in the exhibition is new work by Neal Rantoul, Mark-Anthony Kenney, and Tamara Al-Masouk.

    Neal Rantoul: "Monsters" The “Monsters” collection is printed larger...more

    Globe on Screen: The Comedy of Errors

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    October 16 - October 18, 2015

    Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus) and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other, throw them into a city with a...more

    South End Open Market at SoWa

    Presented by NE Open Markets. LLC at Sowa Open Market, Boston

    May 3 - October 25, 2015

    Every week, 15 to 20 food trucks serve up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The Farmers Market is located...more

    19th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 22 - October 25, 2015

    Boston, MA - Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 19TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW, October 22-25, 2015 at The...more

    Boston's Chinatown

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 25, 2015

    Boston’s Chinatown is one of the city’s smallest yet most vibrant neighborhoods. Join Boston By Foot to learn about the neighborhood’s immigrant tradition, its evolution, and its current...more

    Heart of the Hub

    Presented by Discover Roxbury at Hibernian Hall, Boston

    October 29, 2015

    Join guests from the arts, cultural, education, medical, historic preservation, and culinary communities in Roxbury and around Greater Boston at the annual Heart of the...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

    Grave Undertakings: Boston's Burying Grounds

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 24 - October 31, 2015

    Explore three of downtown Boston's burying grounds with Boston By Foot and learn about the customs surrounding death and dying in Puritan New England. Dig deeper into the religious views,...more

    Beacon Hill with a BOO!

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    October 31, 2015

    Join Boston By Foot for our most popular event of the year! For 30 years, this tour has been part of any great Halloween celebration in Boston.

    There is no better place than Beacon Hill to...more

    National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    October 30 - November 1, 2015

    Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award® nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men,...more

    SoWa First Friday Open Studios 2015

    Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild, Boston

    April 3 - November 6, 2015

    The first Friday of every month, over 60 artists open to the public.

    First Fridays are an integral part of the SOWA Artists Guild mission. The aim is to give visitors access to the artists...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

    National Theatre Live: Hamlet

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    November 13 - November 15, 2015

    Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
    Directed...more

    Yours Sincerely, John S. Sargent

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

    July 25 - November 15, 2015

    Behind the renowned paintings of John Singer Sargent lies another legacy—a treasure trove of letters, photographs, and sketches that document the artist’s world. Among the correspondence,...more

    Boston Home Décor Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    November 19 - November 22, 2015

    Boston, MA - The new Boston Home Décor show will feature 40 exhibitors in historic, modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and design. The event will take place November 19-22, 2015 at The...more

    Boston Home Décor Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    November 19 - November 22, 2015

    Boston, MA - The new Boston Home Décor show will feature 40 exhibitors in historic, modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and design. The event will take place November 19-22, 2015 at The...more

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry V

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people. After the French Dauphin...more

    National Theatre Live: John

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    November 27 - November 29, 2015

    DV8 Physical Theatre’s new production, John, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and poignant theatrical experience.
    Artistic...more

    Erin Shirreff

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

    August 26 - November 29, 2015

    Erin Shirreff uses sculpture, digital photography, and video to explore the complex relationship between the camera and art history. Her work focuses on the ways we experience art, and the...more

    Mona Hatoum

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

    August 26 - November 29, 2015

    Over the past three decades, Lebanese-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum has explored the fine line between the familiar and the uncanny in her visceral body of work. Through the juxtaposition of...more

    We Are One: Mapping America’s Road from Revolution to Independence

    Presented by Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at Boston Public Library, Boston

    May 2 - November 29, 2015

    To commemorate the 250th anniversary of American colonial resistance to Britian's 1756 Stamp Act, the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library presents the...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

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