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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


    Lightbox Navigations: Cleanup by Kyle Parry

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 19, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play with...more

    Lightbox Navigations: KCR by Ivan Sigal

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 20, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    Lightbox Navigations: The Small Fiction Collider by James Yamada

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 21, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival() (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and...more

    Lightbox Navigations: Ming Tu

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 22, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    Midday Organ Recital: Thomas Sheehan

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 23, 2015

    Join us for a Midday Organ Recital at Adolphus Busch Hall, featuring Thomas Sheehan, the assistant university organist and choirmaster at the...more

    Lightbox Navigations: Chris Molinski

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 23, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    5th Annual Arlington International Film Festival

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival and Arlington International Film Festival at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival in partnership with Arlington Community Media Inc. (ACMi) invites you to share an intimate evening of film and discussion. We will premiere the...more

    Up-Close Seminar: Bauhaus Facture? Marks of Making across Media

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    A champion of mass and “immaterial” media like photography and film, Bauhaus master László Moholy-Nagy also trained his students to perceive texture and facture, or the...more

    Lightbox Navigations: Uncovering the Museums’ Hidden Data with Jeff Steward

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    Warrior Moves

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    April 25, 2015

    Join the Peabody Museum of  Archaeology & Ethnology for a family event exploring martial arts from around the world.  Martial arts demonstrations from Asia, Europe, and South America...more

    Harvard Semitic Museums Presents: The Dog Catacombs of Annubis

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 25, 2015

    The necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt is the burial site of kings, commoners, and animals considered sacred by the Egyptians: bulls, cows, ibises, falcons, baboons, cats, and dogs. In this...more

    Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    April 25, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley University presents its annual Autism Symposium. The symposium events are an acknowledgment of the effort to raise awareness about autism, and also...more

    Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

    Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

    April 27, 2015

    In this year's public and free seminar on innovative curatorial practice, two cutting-edge museum professionals will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play...more

    The Independent Film Festival Boston

    Presented by IFFBoston at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    April 22 - April 29, 2015

    The 13th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) will take place April 22 - 29, 2015 at various locations including Somerville Theatre in Davis Square, the Brattle Theatre in Harvard...more

    Focus on Autism Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley presents its annual Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show. The art show features JB Finnerty, Jessica Park and John...more

    Photography Exhibition at the Lesley University Lunder Arts Center

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design at Laconia Gallery, Boston

    April 23 - April 30, 2015

    Enjoy a dynamic exhibition featuring the work of 10 artist-scholars whose creations span a variety of light-dependent genres including film, installation, alternative processes, printmaking, cut...more

    Author in Person! THE LAST UNICORN

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 2, 2015

    Special Screening!
    Author Peter S. Beagle in Person!
    (1982) dir Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr w/Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin, Tammy Grimes, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee [92...more

    Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    May 3, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley University presents its annual Autism Symposium. The symposium events are an acknowledgment of the effort to raise awareness about autism, and also...more

    Peace Coast Fam Jam @Follow The Honey’s Bee Deck

    Presented by Richual Space

    May 3, 2015

    The Peace Coast Fam Jam is a unique community concert experience presented by Richual Space and Follow The Honey, the area’s only Honey Bee themed store and community space. Participants...more

    Music in Motion Performance and Talk Back

    Presented by Juventas New Music Ensemble

    May 5, 2015

    Experience an unforgettable evening of music and visual theater as Juventas New Music Ensemble joins withPuppet Showplace Theater on a journey through 100 years of modern...more

    "John Brown Song!" An Artist's Talk by Laylah Ali

    Presented by Harvard University Black History/Art History Lecture & Performance Series at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge

    May 6, 2015

    As the final event in Harvard University's Black History/Art History Lecture and Performance Series, contemporary artist Laylah Ali will discuss John Brown...more

    SASU Creative Madness from IDEO Boston

    Presented by IDEO

    May 7, 2015

    SASU is an event that provides a fun, safe place where everyone can let their imaginations go a little crazy. Participants will be issued what may sound like an absurd little design challenge,...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon

    November 15, 2013 - May 8, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and...more

    World's Fairs

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    World’s Fairs were created to showcase cultural, scientific and technical achievements and to highlight future ambitions of nations around the world. Featuring a range of objects drawn...more

    Film Series of Cuba’s Contributions to Cinema

    Presented by Ethelbert Cooper Gallery

    April 2 - May 14, 2015

    The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art presents the Cuban Cinema Series, which is part of its ongoing exhibition Drapetomanía: Grupo Antillano and the Art of...more

    Word + Image: Small Works Salon 2015

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    April 10 - May 15, 2015

    This exhibit includes a little light reading. The pieces in “Small Works Salon 2015: Word + Image” at the Chandler Gallery incorporate signs, poems, memos, receipts, and sometimes...more

    Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

    Presented by Cooper Gallery and Cooper Gallery

    January 30 - May 29, 2015

     A forgotten visual arts and cultural movement that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983, Grupo Antillano articulated a vision of Cuban culture that privileged the importance of Africa and...more

    Still Running, Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Latin Art Space and Latin Art Space at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 16 - May 29, 2015

    Curated by Astrid Martinez-Jones of Latin Art Sapce, with the collabortion of Alejandro de la Fuente, Still Running...more

    Still Running: Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 3 - May 29, 2015

    Still Running is a homage to a forgotten visual cultural arts movement, Grupo Antillano, that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983. This group articulated a Cuban culture that promoted the...more

    5th Annual AIFF Call for Entries

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    January 1 - May 30, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is announcing its “Call for Student Entries”. In keeping with our desire to promote local artists, the organizers of the Festival...more

    14th National Prize Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    May 15 - June 25, 2015

    University Place Gallery & Kathryn Shultz Gallery
    May 15 - June 25, 2015
    Reception: Friday, May 15, 6-8pm

    Juried by Michael Rush
    Founding Director of...more

    Joan Jonas: Selected Films and Videos 1972-2005

    Presented by MIT List Visual Arts Center at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 7 - July 5, 2015

    In conjunction with the presentation of Joan Jonas’s new work made for the U.S. Pavilion as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale, the List presents seven of the artist’s seminal film and...more

    Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - July 26, 2015

    Harvard Art Museums’ new presentation of Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals features innovative, noninvasive digital projection as a conservation approach. The exhibition returns this...more

    New Members Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - July 31, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association welcomes it's New Members with a Summer Show!


    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - August 27, 2015

    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend
    Celebrating 40 years of the Riverbend Park Trust and the legacy of Isabella Halsted

    Show dates: July 7-August 27, 2015 at...more

    Photographing Places: The photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    March 11 - September 6, 2015

    This new exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography in the MIT Museum features a range of images by twenty photographers whose work appeared in the influential landscape and urban design...more

    From the Nile to the Euphrates: Creating the Harvard Semitic Museum

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    December 5, 2014 - November 5, 2015

     Featuring a rich assortment of antiquities collected by museum founder David Gordon Lyon (1852-1935), a new exhibition opening December 5, 2014 allows visitors to explore the history of the...more

    Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation

    Presented by Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

    February 12 - December 11, 2015

     This exhibition explores both the biological underpinnings of human navigation and its technological history, from the sea-faring cultures of the southern Pacific to early European mariners....more

    The Glass Flowers

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    3,000 amazingly realistic models of plants, flowers and fruits, painstakingly crafted in glass from 1886 to 1936 by German glass artists, father and son Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Some 4,000...more

    Museum Highlights Tour at Harvard Peabody Museum

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    February 20, 2015 - February 26, 2016

    Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such...more

    Images of Discovery

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    February 28, 2015 - March 1, 2016

    Photographers, image makers, and innovators Felice Frankel, Harold "Doc" Edgerton, and Berenice Abbott are featured in this new exhibition at the MIT Museum. While working at MIT, each...more

    Islands: Evolving in Isolation

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2016

    With bizarre woodpecker-like primates, dwarf humans, and flightless birds over nine feet high, islands are havens for some of the most unusual living creatures on our planet. Why are islands such...more

    Sea Creatures in Glass

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    March 24, 2015 - March 28, 2017

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates is an exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History featuring recently restored invertebrate models created by famed glass...more

    Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - October 18, 2017

    War has been an attribute of human cultures throughout time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, deadly intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself is the practice of decorating the objects...more

    Birds of the World

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    November 12, 2014 - November 12, 2017

    Boasting over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse land vertebrates on the planet, surpassing the biological diversity of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Thriving in every corner of the...more

    Mind and Hand: The Making of MIT Scientists and Engineers

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    Ongoing

    An exploration, from the student perspective, of the cultural curiosity that is an MIT education.


    Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    Ongoing

    A multimedia excursion into the world of artificial intelligence, Robots and Beyond throws open the doors of MIT's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where scientists have been probing the...more

    Holography: The Light Fantastic

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    Ongoing

    Holograms from the Museum's collection -- the world's largest -- illustrates the many artistic and scientific facets of the medium.


    Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    Ongoing

    Permanent installation of Ganson's whimsical kinetic sculptures address emotional and philosophical issues between the animate and inanimate, human and machine


    Ship Models: The Evolution of Ship Design

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    Ongoing

    Forty of the Museum's finest full-hull ship models depict one thousand years of ship building, from a fifteenth century iron-clad warship to the swiftest clipper ships. Also included is an...more

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