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    Figment Boston 2015

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    FIGMENT Boston returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway bringing interactive art projects, dance performances, and music to inspire your creativity! 

    FIGMENT is a free, annual participatory arts festival that brings together the community and inspires all ages in the creation and celebration of art and a culture where everything is possible. Over the past 6 years, FIGMENT Boston has helped bring hundreds ...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

    Countdown

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 5, 2015

    Countdown

    Directed by Robert Altman. With James Caan, Joanna Moore, Robert Duvall
    US 1968, 35mm, color, 101 min

    Altman’s dramatic televisual origins surface in his early...more

    Underworld U.S.A.

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 5, 2015

    Underworld U.S.A.

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay
    US 1961, 35mm, b/w, 98 min

    Underworld U.S.A. is among the fiercest, starkest and...more

    Prêt-à-porter

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 6, 2015

    Prêt-à-porter

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger
    US 1994, 35mm, color, 133 min. English, French and Italian with English...more

    GlobeDocs Presents: 'BATKID BEGINS' Exclusive Screening

    Presented by Globe Docs at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    July 8, 2015

    GLOBEDOCS invites you to a special screening of 

     

    BATKID BEGINS

    The Wish Heard Around the World

       

    DATE: Wednesday, July 8,...more

    The White Angel (L’angelo bianco)

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 9, 2015

    The White Angel (L’angelo bianco)

    Directed by Raffaello Matarazzo. With Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Enrica Dyrell
    Italy 1955, 35mm, b/w, 100 min. Italian with English...more

    California Split

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 10, 2015

    California Split

    Directed by Robert Altman. With George Segal, Elliott Gould, Gwen Welles
    US 1974, 35mm, color, 111 min

    As freewheeling and restless as Elliott Gould’s...more

    The Baron of Arizona

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 10, 2015

    The Baron of Arizona

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Vincent Price, Ellen Drew, Vladimir Sokoloff
    US 1950, 35mm, b/w, 97 min

    Fuller dove deep into the arcane early chapters...more

    Thieves Like Us

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 11, 2015

    Thieves Like Us

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck
    US 1974, 35mm, color, 122 min

    Thieves Like Us is an earth-toned, understated...more

    Merrill’s Marauders

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 11, 2015

    Merrill’s Marauders

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Peter Brown
    US 1962, 35mm, color, 98 min

    Rarely screened today, Merrill’s Marauders is a...more

    Tormento

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 12, 2015

    Tormento

    Directed by Raffaello Matarazzo. With Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Annibale Betrone
    Italy 1950, 35mm, b/w, 98 min. Italian with English subtitles

    After the grand...more

    House of Bamboo

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 12, 2015

    House of Bamboo

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Robert Ryan, Robert Stack, Shirley Yamaguchi
    US 1955, 35mm, color, 103 min

    Assigned to remake Fox's 1948 crime film The Street...more

    Fixed Bayonets!

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 13, 2015

    Fixed Bayonets!

    Directed by Samuel Fuller. With Richard Basehart, Gene Evans, Michael O’Shea
    US 1951, 35mm, b/w, 92 min

    For his debut at Fox and follow-up to The Steel...more

    Deadpan: The Comedy of the Everyday

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    The Harvard Art Museums are presenting a series of films and videos in conjunction with the exhibition Jesse Aron Green: Ärtzliche Zimmergymnastik. Programmed by the artist, Round...more

    The Laundromat & Beyond Therapy

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    The Laundromat

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Carol Burnett, Amy Madigan, Michael Wright
    US 1985, digital video, color, 59 min

    A fine example of both Altman’s 1980s...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

    Tropical Island Night (21+)

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

    July 17, 2015

    Exclusively for guests over 21, this one-of-a-kind evening will celebrate Harvard Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, Islands: Evolving in Isolation. Come with a date, come...more

    The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge

    July 17, 2015

    The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial

    Directed by Robert Altman. With Eric Bogosian, Jeff Daniels, Brad Davis
    US 1988, digital video, color, 100 min

    Once again Altman directs an...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!


    Wax and Paper: Encaustic Printmaking

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 29 - July 31, 2015

    “When people look at encaustic work, they can’t help but touch it,” says Lola Baltzell, president of MassWax, the local chapter of International Encaustic Artists. Baltzell is curating an...more

    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

    Art Study Center Open Hours: Vogel Collection

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    July 6 - August 3, 2015

    Through August 3, 2015, the Harvard Art Museums are holding special open hours on Mondays, from 1–4pm, in the Art Study Center to view select works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel...more

    Memory: Witness of the Unimaginable

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    April 17 - August 16, 2015

    Memory is a stunning sensory art experience created by music composer Dániel Péter Biró and master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel, working with Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards...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

    Women of Vision: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    June 5 - August 28, 2015

    This summer the Multicultural Arts Center welcomes the artists of NAWA, an association that has, for 125 years, fostered public awareness of and interest in visual art created by women. Dating...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

    Lab Lounge at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    June 12, 2015 - August 13, 2016

    Come join us for a drink and casual conversation at Le Laboratoire Cambridge's Lab Lounge, which is now open Friday and Saturday nights! The Lab Lounge is a new place to unwind and enjoy the...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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