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    Horace and Agnes: a Love Story

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    October 14 - December 4, 2014

    A collaborative photographic journal that depicts the life story of characters Horace and his wife Agnes. Photography by Asia Kepka. Stories by Lynn Dowling.

    Artist’s Statement:

    “On a hot July day, we dressed ourselves up with masks borrowed from a friend and started shooting self-portraits. We were fascinated by these characters and immediately named them Horace and Agnes. Once we ...more


    With the Grain and Rhythms and Rituals

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 21 - October 23, 2014

    Mitch Ryerson wants you to climb all over his artwork, and Lori Lander paints scenes so luminous you could dive into them. Both Ryerson and Lander will be honored this September at the Spirit...more

    A Screening and Discussion of "Perfect Strangers"

    Presented by Lesley University

    October 23, 2014

    To explore compassion in a new way, the Mindfulness Studies Program at Lesley University invites you to join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary Perfect Strangers. The film,...more

    Then and Now - US and Russian Relations Since WWII

    Presented by The Harvard Library at Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge

    October 23, 2014

    Please join Provost Alan M. Garber and the Blavatnik Family Foundation for the opening of Lives of the Great Patriotic War, an exhibition presented by the Harvard Library in partnership...more

    Film Screening: American Beatboxer

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    October 24, 2014

    Documenting one of the most neglected genres of Hip Hop culture, American Beatboxer depicts the first ever American Beatbox Championship, held in July 2010 in Brooklyn, New York. The art of...more

    “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime – 2014” Artists Reception

    Presented by Riverside Gallery, Cambridge Community Center

    October 26, 2014

    The Riverside Gallery is pleased to announce its 3rd annual juried fall show, “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime”.

    We are honored to have as jurors for...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

    Book Release Party

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Boston Comics Roundtable

    October 30, 2014

    River Bird Comics and the Boston Comics Roundtable, in celebration of their new Hellbound V: End of Comics anthology, will be hosting a launch party. With additional sponsorship from...more

    Samhain Soiree

    Presented by Mobius

    October 31, 2014

    Samhain Soiree' is a roaming performance party and series of public (+private) art interventions. Artists will create work for the bustling street-scapes of Central Square on Halloween night....more

    Dia de Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Evening Celebration

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

    November 1, 2014

    Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed loved ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor Mexican...more

    A Tribute to Robert Gardner

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive and Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

     A tribute to the extraordinary life of filmmaker Robert Gardner who passed away earlier this year. Co-founder of the Harvard Film Archive and Film Study Center, longtime director of the...more

    Gringo Trails

    Presented by TourMatters at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    November 5, 2014

    Join TourMatters, fellow travelers, and travel executives on World Responsible Tourism Day, in the Boston premiere of Gringo Trails.

    Are tourists destroying the planet or...more

    Results Day, Harvard Yard Archaeology Project

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    November 6, 2014

    Students of Anthropology 1130 show and discuss the findings of the 2014 excavation season.


    Boston Jewish Film Festival - The Gordin Cell

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    November 6, 2014

    The Gordin Cell is a high-octane Israeli thriller in which a married pair of former spies must face their past when asked to surrender their son, a heroic Israel Air Force officer, to...more

    The Boston Jewish Film Festival - God's Slave

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    November 8, 2014

    Based on the horrific 1994 bombing of a synagogue in Buenos Aires, God’s Slave follows the parallel stories of an Islamic fundamentalist and potential suicide bomber, and the...more

    The Harvard Art Museums Grand Re-Opening

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014

    The Harvard Art Museums—comprising the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum—will open their new facility, designed by Renzo Piano Building...more

    A Misunderstanding Un Malentendido

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    September 5 - November 26, 2014

    Eleven multigenerational Cuban artists speak in a personal language, touching upon idiosyncrasies and pivotal points in our history, urging the viewer to explore...more

    Flow: Works by Wendy Prellwitz

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    October 30 - November 28, 2014

    At the Chandler Gallery, you can almost hear the waves lapping at the shore. Having spent many childhood summers by the water, Wendy Prellwitz is fascinated by how the weather, the seasons, the...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    A festival of native arts & cultures from around the world, featuring native artisans and performers, fairly traded products benefiting the livelihoods of artisans, projects in their...more

    Alex Gerasev | Short Stories

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    September 5 - December 2, 2014

    There is a childlike wonder about each “short story” that painter and graphic designer Alex Gerasev creates. Even with the whimsy his works portray at first glance, the inspiration for...more

    Maud Morgan Arts Fall Classes

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 29 - December 6, 2014

    For Maud Morgan Arts teacher Alice Turkel, the ideal class size is large enough so that students “can’t get quite as much help as they want.” Turkel offers plenty of instruction...more

    Storied Walls: Murals of the Americas

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

    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

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...more

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...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

    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

    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

    Mind and Hand: The Making of MIT Scientists and Engineers

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - 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

    June 1, 2009 - 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

    June 1, 2009 - 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

    June 1, 2009 - 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

    June 1, 2009 - 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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