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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


    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

    Harborwalk Sounds: Song Yi Jeon Quintet

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 14, 2014

    Song Yi Jeon Quintet

     

    Contemporary Jazz

    Hailing from South Korea, Song Yi Jeon is a sophisticated singer and composer who deftly combines modern jazz harmony and...more

    The Art of Giving Gala

    Presented by Down East

    August 14, 2014

    Win Maine art at the biggest event of the summer from featured artists such as: Alex Katz, Angela Adams, Barbara Ernst Prey, Eric Hopkins, William Wegman, and Maine College of Art Emerging Artist...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 7 - August 15, 2014

    BIG PICTURE runs photo and film classes for youth in the Boston area. All photo classes are taught on professional digital SLR cameras supplied by our program. Classes include lessons at the Big...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

    big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    August 11 - August 15, 2014

     August 11th: Travel Photo Week: Students will act like tourists around Boston capturing dynamic images. All lessons and reviews will take place at Big Picture teaching space and photo shoots...more

    Teen Art Studio

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 15, 2014

     Teen Art Studio (for teens entering grades 6-10).  Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 pm.  Sign up for one or more weeks.

     

    * Designed for teens who want to be...more

    Who is Lowell? - Portraits of the City Reception

    Presented by Lowell National Historical Park

    May 18 - August 15, 2014

     Lowell, Massachusetts. A reception to showcase the work of students from Lowell High School’s Freshman Academy, “Who is Lowell? – Portraits of the City” will be held...more

    As Far As the Eye Can See

    Presented by Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery. College of the Holy Cross at Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross

    May 3 - August 15, 2014

    The Cantor Art Gallery will present the exhibition “As Far As the Eye Can See” in collaboration with Seven Hills Family Services from May 3 – August 16, 2014 in the Iris and B....more

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X (DJ sets)

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 15, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X

    (DJ sets)

     

    New York “nightlife princess” Juliana Huxtable also identifies as a DJ, former legal...more

    Underscore Friday Evening

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 15, 2014

    BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

    PROKOFIEV - Alexander Nevsky


    Antiques Appraisals with Bonhams

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 16, 2014

    Learn more about objects of importance to you, while contributing to collection preservation and care efforts at Heritage. Experts from Bonhams, one of the world’s oldest and most respected...more

    Leonard Bernstein's Candide

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 16, 2014

    BERNSTEIN - Candide
    Concert performance sung in English

     

    Bramwell Tovey, conductor

    Nicholas Phan, tenor (Candide)

    Anna Christy, soprano...more

    'Winter' in July at the Nave Gallery Annex

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    July 17 - August 16, 2014

    'Winter' at the Nave Gallery Annex in Davis Square: July 17–August 16, 2014

    “Ice on the sill
    and the snow
    they haunt me still”...more

    Textile Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    This weekend offers a rare glimpse into the Village’s textile collection. Visitors can enjoy tours of the collection and take part in hands-on activities. Previous textile events have...more

    One Day University

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 17, 2014

    One Day University is returning to Cape Cod! At One Day University there are no grades, no tests, no homework, and certainly no stress! The One Day University program offers a half-day of the best...more

    South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour

    Presented by South Coast Artists

    July 19 - August 17, 2014

    South Coast Artists is taking a Fresh approach to art this summer, with its 11th consecutive Open Studio Tours. It's a rare opportunity to connect artists in their working studios, with art...more

    Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 17, 2014

    STRAVINSKY - Scherzo fantastique

    RACHMANINOFF - Piano Concerto No. 3

    STRAVINSKY - The Firebird (complete)


    10th Annual Summer Artisans Market

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society

    July 26 - August 17, 2014

    Original arts and crafts created by artists from our Guilds including: Ceramics, Painters, Polymer-Clay and Beaders, Needle Arts, Decorative Arts, Photography, Woodworkers, and Metalworkers...more

    Zentangle Club

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store

    October 24, 2013 - August 18, 2014

    Join us for Zentangle Club! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun method of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, and provides...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE BIG LEBOWSKI

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    August 18, 2014

     Our annual Big Lebowski Bowling Party has become one of our biggest Summer events! Not only do you get to see this fantastic film on the big screen, but we throw in plenty of pre-show...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

    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

    Lexington Bicentennial Band Summer Concerts

    Presented by Lexington Bicentennial Band at Hastings Park Bandstand

    June 24 - August 19, 2014


    Summer outdoor concert series begins on Tues. June 24, at 7:15 PM. Continue every Tuesday, ending on Aug. 19. Levi Burnell Bandstand in Hastings Park, concerts are free and open to the...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

    Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concerts

    Presented by City of Boston at City Hall Plaza

    July 16 - August 20, 2014

    R&B, funk, and soul music legends Tavares, the Fab Four stylings of Beatlejuice, a dance night with Stardust, and the classic sounds of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters will entertain music fans...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oyinda + Bigfoot Wallace

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 21, 2014

    Nigerian-born and London-raised, singer/songwriter/producer Oyinda draws from both pop and the British electronica scene in hypnotic, emotionally complex tracks. A...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

    Young At Art Camp

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 22, 2014

    Young at Art Camp is designed specifically for ages 4-5..  It runs 9 weeks, from June 23 through August 22.  You may enroll for one or more weeks.

    Young at Art includes age...more

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 22, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

     

    Hooray for Earth emerged in Boston in 2005, finding a following before relocating to New York. Widely praised, their full-length...more

    29th Annual Free Friday Flicks at DCR’s Hatch Shell

    Presented by Department of Conservation and Recreation at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    June 20 - August 22, 2014

    WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) present the 29th Annual Free Friday Flicks movie series at DCR’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston! Movies...more

    Oz with Orchestra at Tanglewood

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 22, 2014

    The Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic, and in this version, produced by John Goberman, the brilliantly...more

    LIGHT MINUS ZERO – Photography by Rick Macomber

    Presented by Clock Tower Gallery and Winthrop Cultural Council

    July 25 - August 22, 2014

    DP/Director and photojournalist Rick Macomber is the winner of four prestigious Emmy Awards, nominated for eight Emmys in Videography and Editing and ten time first place winner for the Boston...more

    25th Anniversary Cape Cod Five Pops in the Park

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    August 23, 2014

    This summertime event will be celebrating its 25th year featuring the Cape Symphony under the direction of Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak. The concert is scheduled for Saturday,...more

    Berlioz, Rachmaninoff and Respighi

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 23, 2014

    BERLIOZ - Roman Carnival Overture

    RACHMANINOFF - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    RESPIGHI - Roman Festivals; Fountains of Rome; Pines of Rome


    REVEALED: Portraits from Beneath One’s Surface

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    August 23, 2014

    REVEALED is an exploration of self - a glimpse into the spiritual expressions and personal beliefs of the participants that uncovers what lies beneath the surface in each of us. The REVEALED...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

    Summer Performances at Maudslay Arts Center

    Presented by Maudslay Arts Center

    July 5 - August 24, 2014

    Whether you’re sitting under the stars on a moonlit evening, or lounging on a blanket on a Sunday afternoon, the Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series provides the perfect setting for...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

    Cinema Jukebox: NASHVILLE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    August 25, 2014

    Nashville weaves the stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress—into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, 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

    "looks can be deceiving" Opens at Harvard

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc. and Harvard Allston Education Portal

    May 15 - August 28, 2014

     

    Unbound Visual Arts, Inc....more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 28, 2014

    Founded by Berklee bassist Alissia Benveniste, guitarist Maddie Rice, and drummer Amber Baker, Common Thread is an all female collective of like-minded musicians...more

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