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    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

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

    April 15 - June 14, 2015

    In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a study of an angel that the art historian Sir Kenneth Clark called “the most beautiful…in the world.”

    Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments in art and science find their common ground in his drawings, into which he poured the full fervor of his intelligence and creative ...more


    'it feels like a memory i never had' Opening Performance and Reception

    Presented by Gallery 263

    May 26, 2015

    Gallery 263 is pleased to present ‘it feels like a memory i never had’, a solo exhibition of Elizabeth Hatke’s work featuring a collaborative performance between Hatke and Maude...more

    “Artists sometimes have feelings”; or, Toward an Aesthetics of Reconciliation

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    May 27, 2015

    On the eve of Harvard Commencement, artist Jesse Aron Green will talk about his exhibition Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik, on view from May 23 to August 9, 2015, at the Harvard Art...more

    New Rediscovery! ROAR

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 26 - May 28, 2015

    No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of This Film.70 Cast and Crew Members...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

    Area Premiere! SLOW WEST

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 29 - June 4, 2015

    (2015) dir John Maclean w/Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius [84 min]

    At the end of the...more

    Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    June 6, 2015

    Cambridge Arts River Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, attracting 200,000+ festival-goers. 
    ...more

    Exploring South America's Pantanal

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

    June 13, 2015

    Extending through millions of hectares in central-western Brazil, eastern Bolivia, and eastern Paraguay, the Pantanal is one of the world’s largest freshwater wetland systems and one of the most...more

    Viggo Mortensen in JAUJA

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 12 - June 15, 2015

    (2014) dir Lisandro Alonso w/Viggo Mortensen, Viibjork Malling Agger [109 min; DCP]

    An astonishingly beautiful and gripping...more

    From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 1 - June 19, 2015

    For anyone who is despondent over the state of today’s youth “From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students” at the Chandler Gallery provides a hopeful perspective on the...more

    Father's Day Screening! THE SHINING

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 21, 2015

    Happy Fathers’ Day!

    (1980) dir Stanley Kubrick w/Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers [146 min; 35mm]
    An epic depiction of bad...more

    THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 21, 2015

    (2001) dir Wes Anderson w/Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Danny Glover [110...more

    Summer Solstice Celebration

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

    June 21, 2015

    Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice celebration. Enjoy a fun evening of telescope viewings, music, dance, food, and hands-on activities for...more

    Premiere Reissue! LOSING GROUND

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    Special Engagement June 19–21

    (1982) dir Kathleen Collins w/Seret Scott, Bill Gunn, Duane Jones [86 min;...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

    Free Screening! PLAYTIME

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 30, 2015

    Introduction by Emerson College Professor Peter Flynn

    Screening followed by audience discussion. This event is free and open to...more

    Area Premiere! BIG GAME

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 26 - July 2, 2015

    (2014) dir Jalmari Helander w/Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent, Mehmet Kurtulus...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

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon

    November 15, 2013 - July 17, 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 immersive theatre with...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!


    Cultural Survival Bazaar: Harvard University the Plaza

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World.

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    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

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

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

    Ongoing

     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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