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    Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Rare Books and Manuscripts

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenæum

    April 23 - August 9, 2014

    This Exhibition is a celebration of some of the most beautiful and important rare books and manuscripts acquired by the Library since 2000. Some were gifts to the Athenæum by generous donors. Most were purchased using the income from the numerous endowed book funds established by members and friends of the Library. These named book funds have been essential to the growth of the Library’s book ...more


    The Power of Music for Change: Nedelka Prescod's Boston Solo Debut

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    July 30, 2014

    Vocalist Nedelka Prescod is a rising star who presents her first Boston solo concert, The Power of Music for Change, accompanied by guitarist Ben Eunson. She will explore the songs that...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

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

    July 31, 2014

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music group...more

    2014 Summer Pre-College Session

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    July 7 - August 1, 2014

    Study art and design in a college environment with professional artists. Our college courses for high school students are designed to challenge the imagination, foster creativity and help students...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshopsi

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 21 - August 1, 2014

     July 21st and July 28th: Two-week Fiction Film: Students will learn screenplay structure, story development, directing, acting, filming and editing. This year's fiction class is two...more

    Free Annual Concert at Roxbury's Highland Park Features Saxophonist Jaleel Shaw

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Highland Park/Fort Hill

    August 3, 2014

    Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program present the Jaleel Shaw Quartet at the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert.  Alumnus...more

    Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    August 6, 2014

    As part of ArtsEmerson’s summer series of live performance captured for the screen, we are thrilled to present Monty Python Live (Mostly) broadcast from London’s O2 Arena. For the...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Sarah McKenzie

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

    August 7, 2014

    Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie has already won wide recognition for her individualistic voice and skillful phrasing. She’s sung...more

    BostInno's BostonFest 2014

    Presented by BostInno at Seaport World Trade Center

    August 7, 2014

    Forget about Harborfest. BostonFest is back.  On August 7th, over two thousand young professionals will descend on the Seaport World Trade Center for the city's best outdoor 'Fest....more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 4 - August 8, 2014

      August 4th: Docudrama Week: This week students combine documentary film with acting and/or fiction film. We have lots of fun interacting with the public and creating our own type of social...more

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

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

    August 8, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

     

    The project of composer Thomas Arsenault, Mas Ysa combines love songs, ecstatic pop, field recordings, and techno into mournful but...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Song Yi Jeon Quintet

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

    August 14, 2014

    Song Yi Jeon Quintet

     

    Contemporary Jazz

    Hailing from South Korea, Song Yi Jeon is a sophisticated singer and composer who deftly combines modern jazz harmony and...more

    big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 11 - August 15, 2014

     August 11th: Travel Photo Week: Students will act like tourists around Boston capturing dynamic images. All lessons and reviews will take place at Big Picture teaching space and photo shoots...more

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X (DJ sets)

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

    August 15, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X

    (DJ sets)

     

    New York “nightlife princess” Juliana Huxtable also identifies as a DJ, former legal...more

    Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concerts

    Presented by City of Boston at City Hall Plaza

    July 16 - August 20, 2014

    R&B, funk, and soul music legends Tavares, the Fab Four stylings of Beatlejuice, a dance night with Stardust, and the classic sounds of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters will entertain music fans...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oyinda + Bigfoot Wallace

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

    August 21, 2014

    Nigerian-born and London-raised, singer/songwriter/producer Oyinda draws from both pop and the British electronica scene in hypnotic, emotionally complex tracks. A...more

    29th Annual Free Friday Flicks at DCR’s Hatch Shell

    Presented by Department of Conservation and Recreation at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    June 20 - August 22, 2014

    WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) present the 29th Annual Free Friday Flicks movie series at DCR’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston! Movies...more

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

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

    August 22, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

     

    Hooray for Earth emerged in Boston in 2005, finding a following before relocating to New York. Widely praised, their full-length...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

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

    August 28, 2014

    Founded by Berklee bassist Alissia Benveniste, guitarist Maddie Rice, and drummer Amber Baker, Common Thread is an all female collective of like-minded musicians...more

    Summer Arts Program

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre

    June 23 - August 29, 2014

    Full day vacation programming for children ages 4.5 - 12.

    Session 1: June 23 - July 3, 2014*............$425 (*Closed July 4, 2014)

    Session 2: July 7 - 18,...more

    Summer in the City Entertainment Series

    Presented by Boston Harbor Hotel

    June 12 - August 29, 2014

    This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on...more

    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

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

    August 29, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

     

    Bring your dancing shoes; Boston’s best DJs join forces for an end-of-summer party to remember.


    ICA Summer Fridays

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

    June 6 - August 29, 2014

    Your summer getaway is just a T ride away. Every Friday from June through August, you’ll experience something new and exciting at the ICA—from Wavelengths, our new series of waterfront...more

    Timeless Journeys at Boston's International Poster Gallery Through Labor Day

    Presented by International Poster Gallery

    July 15 - September 2, 2014

    International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents the 21st Annual Summer Poster Show: "Timeless Journeys." Travel posters awaken our dreams of adventure, nostalgia, beauty, and...more

    Cambridge Carnival International

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International, Inc. at Kendall Square

    September 7, 2014

    The largest Cambridge festival is undertaking it´s 22nd year. It´s a colorful and festive celebretion rooted in African and Caribbean traditions, with thousands of...more

    Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours

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

    April 19 - September 14, 2014

    SMFA Traveling Fellow adn alumna Evelyn Rydz explores America's coasts, photographing the manufactured remnants of modern life that wash up on the shoreline. Photographs and delicate drawing...more

    Body Worlds Vital at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Presented by Boston Exhibits, LLC at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market)

    April 15 - September 14, 2014

     Due to popular demand, Body Worlds VITAL has extended its stay in Faneuil Hall through this summer until September 14th.

    Physician and anatomist Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS...more

    9th Annual Films at the Gate

    Presented by Asian Community Development Corporation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    September 12 - September 14, 2014

    Watch free movies under the stars! This is a three-day martial arts film festival which takes place Friday through Sunday, September 12-14, in Chinatown Park on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The film...more

    HarborArts Festival 2014

    Presented by HarborArts

    September 20, 2014

    East Your Art Out!

    HarborArts Festival 2014 is the fourth annual anniversary celebration of the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery. The tradition...more

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    For the first time in almost 50 years, Royal Shakespeare Company is performing the entirety of Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy, Two Gentleman of Verona. Valentine and Proteus are...more

    Ye Olde Freedom Tour -- Resistance and Rebellion in Historic Boston

    Presented by Ye Olde Boston Tours

    May 16 - September 30, 2014

    Join us as we walk along Boston's Freedom Trail to hear unique stories about resistance and rebellion in Boston and to see key sites from the American Revolution. Our Freedom Trail tours are...more

    Expanding The Field Of Painting

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

    November 1, 2013 - October 1, 2014

    Since the end of the 19th century, painting has gone through a repeated cycle of death and rebirth in the face of artistic innovations such as photography, conceptual art, installation, and...more

    Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

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

    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

    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

    Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors

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

    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

    Jamie Wyeth

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

    July 16 - December 28, 2014

    The first comprehensive retrospective of artist Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) will examine his imaginative approach to realism over the course of six decades, from his earliest childhood drawings...more

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present

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

    October 1, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present is the first exhibition in 40 years to examine the development of abstraction and dimensionality in fiber art from the mid-twentieth century through to the...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

    Matthew Ritchie: Remanence

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

    Adriana Varejao

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

    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

    Freedom 7 Mercury Space Capsule

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

    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

    Mapparium®

    Presented by The Mary Baker Eddy Library

    January 3, 2012 - January 4, 2022

    Visit the Mapparium and venture to the This popular Boston landmark is a world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe that has been visited by over 10 million people since it was constructed in...more

    IMAX Theatre

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium

    January 1, 2012 - on going

    The giant screen – 65’ high by 85’ wide – is taller than a six story building! The slight curvature of the screen extends to the edge of your peripheral vision. The lamps...more

    Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art

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

    September 18, 2011 - on going

    Contemporary art finds a dynamic new home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with the recently opened Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, located in the MFA’s dramatic I. M....more

    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery

    May 18, 2011 - on going

    Long before Boston had public parks, Forest Hills Cemetery was created to offer visitors a special place where they could enjoy a magnificent landscape while remembering friends and family....more

    The Art of the Americas Wing

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

    November 20, 2010 - on going

     Opening November 2010, the new wing takes a global perspective on Art of the Americas, showcasing more than 5,000 works of art produced in North, Central, and South America over the course...more

    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

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

    October 29, 2010 - on going

    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years. In our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, you...more

    ArtWeek Boston: Ready SETs Go: Fashion Photography

    Presented by Restoration Resources

    April 26, 2014 - on going

    Learn/participate in a photo shoot led by Boston based fashion photographer, Younes Sphinx using vintage props and the set location spaces at Restoration Resources in Boston. Restoration Resources...more

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