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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


    Infinite Worlds of Color in Oil- Acrylic Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 7 - July 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Betty Glick
    This is a 2-week intensive class that will explore in depth the usage of color, and painting. Learn how to create illusions, forms, and shapes...more

    En Plein Air Painting Class

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    June 27 - July 25, 2014

    The Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton will offer a four-week painting class on Fridays, June 27-July 25 (no class July 4th) from 9:30am-12:30pm. En Plein Air...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    July 27, 2014

     Sunday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Join us for a walk around one of Newton’s historic neighborhoods. Please call 617.796.1450 for more information and for meeting place. Free and welcome...more

    Paper Marbling

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 22 - July 29, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Cristina Hajosy
    Create beautiful swirls and mottling colors on paper with Turkish-style paper marbling. Working on water thickened with carrageenan (Irish moss), the...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood

    Presented by Historic Newton at Mrytle Baptist Church

    August 10, 2014

    The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood
    Founded at a time when the nation was recovering from the Civil War, Myrtle Baptist Church was one of the first in New...more

    Ceramics Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 8 - August 12, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Julie Fox
    Express yourself with clay. Perfect for students who wish to pursue individual interests in a relaxed atmosphere. All work will be fired and...more

    Beginning and Intermediate Wheel

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 13, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Julie Fox
    Throw and glaze cups, bowls and other useful pottery. New beginning students will develop fundamental pot-throwing techniques while returning students...more

    Mixed Media

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 1 - August 15, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Sarah Kahn
    All levels are welcome to this fun and relaxing class where students will explore various aspects of collage-making from start to finish. Class...more

    Drawing and/or Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 8 - August 19, 2014

     Course taught by Katherine Miller

    Learn drawing techniques and color theory to help improve your work. Discover tricks to set up your palette to draw and paint still life, landscape...more

    Glass Fusing Adult/Child

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 20, 2014

     Adult/Child Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers participants will create a small project such as a plate,...more

    JCC Kid’s Choice End of Summer Vacation Program

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    August 18 - August 22, 2014

    Children in grades K-6 can choose from a variety of activities including swimming, sports, cooking and rock climbing at the JCC Kid's Choice End of Summer Vacation Program. Special highlights...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment

    Presented by Historic Newton

    August 24, 2014

    East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment
    Come stroll through the oldest of Newton’s three historic burying grounds (1660) and discover the beauty of one of...more

    Open Media Life Figure Class

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Karina Kadiyska
    This class provides a personalized instruction in a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Students will explore different observation...more

    Supercharged Painting- Oil and Acrylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by John Murray

    This class combines an active studio atmosphere with an experimental approach to painting. Students of all levels will improve techniques and...more

    Glass Mosaic Adult

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 26, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Learn the basics of glass mosaic techniques using your creativity, a huge variety of pre-cut glass pieces, glue and make small trivet or...more

    Mixed Media Artist's Books

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 5 - August 26, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Cristina Hajosy
    Explore the world of artist's bookmaking with this survey of techniques and applications. From basic single sheet constructions, accordions,...more

    Supercharged Painting - Oil and Acrylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 25 - August 27, 2014

    Adult Class taught by John Murray

    This class combines an active studio atmosphere with an experimental approach to painting. Students of all levels will improve techniques and experiment...more

    Figure Education

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 27, 2014

    Adult Courses taught by Helen Payne

    In this fresh approach to figure drawing, students will gain core fundamentals while exploring how artist's visions of the body were shaped by their...more

    Painting Outdoors

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 10 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Michael Wilson
    Students will paint outdoors under the tents at Washington Park or in different locations that will be previously notified Explore a range of...more

    Painting Oil and Acylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 10 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Tanya Harsch
    This is a perfect class for students of any level. Work at your own pace while receiving individual instruction and critique. Over the course of the...more

    Art for Mindfulness

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Susan Dahl
    Discover new ways to experience your creativity. This class will introduce the concepts of meditative practices through the use of art materials and...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    September 6 - September 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS Crystal Lake: Resource to Recreation

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 14, 2014

    Crystal Lake: Resource to Recreation
    From skating in winter to swimming in summer, Crystal Lake has been an important community resource for outdoor recreation. Did you know that it also...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Great Old Trees of Newton Centre

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 28, 2014

    Great Old Trees of Newton Centre
    Newton has many beautiful old trees, and they can tell the story of the city’s development just as well as its buildings. Marc Welch, Director of Urban...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both of the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington...more

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