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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


    Cambridge Jazz Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 27, 2014

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival presents an afternoon of free music, featuring nationally known jazz artists along with local musicians; and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge...more

    Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Live Musical Accompaniment)

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 27, 2014

    Lang’s visionary silent epic introduces his most enduring emblem of modern life, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse. Rudolf Klein-Rogge’s villain is introduced shuffling a set of cards...more

    The Return of Frank James

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 28, 2014

    Lang's oft professed love of the Western is everywhere apparent in his spirited first foray into the genre, as well as his first color film, a creatively embellished portrait of Frank James as...more

    Wish You Were Here - Summer Postcard Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 8 - July 31, 2014

    Reception and Sale: Friday, July 11th, 6-8pm


    Progression: Works by Ruth Daniels

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 20 - August 1, 2014

    When asked what inspires her as an artist, Ruth Daniels answers, “Everything from A - Z inspires me. Art, books, candy, detritus, entertainment, fractals, games, horses, images, Japanese...more

    1st Person Plural: The Art of Storytelling

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 18, 2014

    This monthly series features accomplished storytellers from Mass Mouth, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the timeless art of storytelling through social media, education and live performance....more

    Morning Market: The Work of Women by Lori Lander

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    June 5 - August 29, 2014

    The Multicultural Arts Center will be exhibiting paintings by local artist Lori Lander from June 5 until August 29, 2014, in the Upper Gallery. The paintings of Morning Market showcase the beauty...more

    Summer in an Artist's Paradise

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    July 7 - August 29, 2014

    For an artist, it’s the perfect summer afternoon: two hours immersed in ceramics, followed by another two hours of drawing, painting, printmaking or sculpture. Clay classes focus on a...more

    Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with Scot Miller

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

    November 14, 2013 - September 1, 2014

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Henry David Thoreau's The Maine Woods, the Harvard Museum of Natural History offers an exhibition of prints by photographer Scot...more

    Harvard Film Archive Presents "M"

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    July 25 - September 1, 2014

    There is nothing tentative in M: not the use of sound to expand the visible frame, nor the implied links between mass culture and mass murder, nor the canny deployment of the serial killer story...more

    Etchings From Moscow by Alexander Vetrov and Stanislav Nikireyev

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    June 6 - September 2, 2014

    Cambridge, MA – The Multicultural Arts Center and From Russia with Art Gallery presents Etchings from Moscow on view beginning June 6 until September 2, 2014, in the Lower...more

    Public Space? Lost & Found Exhibition

    Presented by MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)

    April 18 - October 30, 2014

     Since 2001, Antoni Muntadas has taught a graduate seminar in public space at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (formerly the Visual Arts Program). In addition to the Public...more

    Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    March 6 - December 5, 2014

     Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy explores the study and teaching of anatomy, not only as a process of mapping body structures, but also as a complex social and cultural activity. The...more

    Storied Walls: Murals of the Americas

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

    August 6, 2012 - December 31, 2014

    Features large-scale drawings, photographs, and actual pieces of murals from the Awatovi, Maya, and Moche cultures. From New Mexico and Guatemala to the desert cities of Peru, the murals provide a...more

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

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

    February 22 - December 31, 2014

     Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, a species that once filled North America’s skies by the...more

    The Glass Flowers

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

    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

    Holography: The Light Fantastic

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - on going

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


    Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - on going

    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

    Mind and Hand: The Making of MIT Scientists and Engineers

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - on going

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


    Ship Models: The Evolution of Ship Design

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - on going

    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

    Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - on going

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


    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

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

    May 24, 2014 - on going

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

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