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    Craft and Modernity: Professional Women Artists in Boston (1890-1920)

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    November 6 - December 19, 2014

    This exhibition considers craft across media and documents women’s contributions to artistic thought that have been minimized in the art historical discourse. Organized by Boston University Adelson Fellow Caroline Riley.

    A Boston University College of Fine Arts Keyword: Intersect event.  

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    Stage & Screen: Vanya on 42nd Street

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    January 5, 2015

    Stage & Screen is a collaboration between the Huntington Theatre Company and the Coolidge that explores the depictions of shared themes in upcoming Huntington productions and acclaimed...more

    Exhibit: Songes Metalliques

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    December 3, 2014 - January 5, 2015

    In December, the French Cultural Center is delighted to bring to its gallery Songes Métalliques, a collection of photographs by French artist Rith Banney.

    Fascinated by...more

    JOY & PEACE ON EARTH

    Presented by Clock Tower Gallery and Winthrop Cultural Council

    November 29, 2014 - January 5, 2015

    “JOY & PEACE ON EARTH” Art Exhibit and Sale featuring work created by local artisans. Opening Reception at The Clock Tower Gallery. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00-3:00pm. Show...more

    Luminos/C/ity.Ordinary Joy

    Presented by The Cooper Gallery

    December 11, 2014 - January 8, 2015

    In Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy, we explore a visual nexus of African urban subjectivities through an innovative consideration of the Jean Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection (CAAC)....more

    Drawn From Within

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    December 8, 2014 - January 9, 2015

     “Drawn From Within” is a group show featuring a rather unusual group. Group shows often display the work of contest winners or artists represented by a single gallery, but the...more

    Free January 9 Second Friday

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton

    January 9, 2015

    Hands-on! 4–6 pm 
    Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last)

    Open Eyes 6 pm
    An informal, guided conversation about an art...more

    Siberia Imagined and Reimagined

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

    September 13, 2014 - January 10, 2015

    Siberia Imagined and Reimagined brings compelling photographs of Siberia by Russian photographers to America for the first time. The photography exhibition offers a true insider’s...more

    Family Fun Day: The Fishing Families of Gloucester

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 10, 2015

    Take a closer look at the Maritime Fisheries Galleries and the special exhibition Portraits of a Working Waterfront; create a family portrait of your own in the Activity Center.


    Gallery Talk with Jim Hooper

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 10, 2015

     Join photographer Jim Hooper in the special exhibition Portraits of a Working Waterfront. This program is free for members or with Museum admission. Space is limited. Reservations are...more

    National Gallery - CAM Film Series

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    January 11, 2015

     National Gallery is master documentarian Frederick Wiseman's portrait of the estimable London institution of the same name. Wiseman, who spent 12 weeks deep inside the National Gallery,...more

    Opening Reception: The Power of Negative Thinking

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 16, 2015

    In the main gallery, enjoy light refreshments with the artists and curator of The Power of Negative Thinking. Upstairs, in the Holzwasser Gallery, join NAC artist and educator Chuck...more

    Animal Tracking at Broadmoor

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    November 15, 2014 - January 17, 2015

    Winter is a great time to look for signs of animals as they forage for food and shelter at Broadmoor during the cold winter months. Learn to identify the tracks, chews, scat, burrows and other...more

    The Long Count/The Long Game

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    January 15 - January 17, 2015

    Featuring Bryce Dessner, Shara Worden, Kelley Deal, and Evan Ziporyn

    Matthew Ritchie concludes his 18-month residency at the ICA with this multimedia stage production about the beginning...more

    Writing Workshop

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 17, 2015

     Each face holds a story. Using the exhibit Portraits of a Working Waterfront and the Fisheries and Maritime collection, participants will write about the working waterfront, imagining...more

    Jewish Luck

    Presented by The National Yiddish Book Center at National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

    January 18, 2015

    Based on Sholem Aleichem’s series of stories featuring the character Menakhem Mendl (played by the famous actor Solomon Mikhoels), a daydreaming entrepreneur who specializes in doomed...more

    Goya: Order and Disorder

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

    October 12, 2014 - January 19, 2015

    One of the titans of European art, Francisco Goya (1746–1828) witnessed a time of revolution and sweeping change in thought and behavior. As 18th-century...more

    Belmont World Film's 12th Annual Family Festival

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    January 16 - January 19, 2015

    Our 12th annual Family Film Festival, entitled "A Cinematic Adventure," touches down again at the Regent Theater in Arlington and the Studio Cinema in Belmont from January 16-19,...more

    Belmont World Film's 12th Annual Family Festival

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    January 16 - January 19, 2015

    Our 12th annual Family Film Festival, entitled "A Cinematic Adventure," touches down again at the Regent Theater in Arlington and the Studio Cinema in Belmont from January 16-19,...more

    National Theatre in HD: Treasure Island

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 22, 2015

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National...more

    Getting the Most from your Digital Camera Workshop

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    January 24, 2015

    Are you new to the world of digital photography? Do you still don't feel you're getting the most from your digital camera? This workshop is designed to help you better understand the...more

    Small Works Show

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    December 5, 2014 - January 24, 2015

     
    In conjunction with the FPAC Holiday Sale taking place December 5th -7th in the 315onA lobby, the Small Works Show features over 40 works no larger than 16”x16” including...more

    Panel Discussion about Gloucester's Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 24, 2015

     Participants to include individuals pictured in the special exhibition Portraits of a Working Waterfront; discussion will touch on daily life, rewards and challenges, and possible future...more

    Back to School: Geography in the Classroom

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    September 2, 2014 - January 25, 2015

    American schoolchildren have studied geography since the late 18th century. Traditionally viewed as an essential subject for boys’ and girls’ education, geography was taught to...more

    Mark Morris Dance Group

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    January 21 - January 25, 2015

    Mark Morris returns to the ICA for the first time since 2007! Beloved for his inventive, uniquely musical, and contagiously joyful dances, the Brooklyn-based choreographer will present four works:...more

    Imaginal/Imagining the World at the Adams Gallery

    Presented by Suffolk University

    November 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015

     An exhibit of artwork from the faculty of Suffolk University's New England School of Art & Design

    The theme "Imaginal" refers to the imaginary, to the image, and...more

    Niho Kozuru: Cast & Layered

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College and Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill

    October 28, 2014 - January 28, 2015

    Cast & Layered premieres new work by Boston sculptor Niho Kozuru. Kozuru casts her iconic columnar forms in glass. The light-filled sculptures, with their turned forms,  reference...more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    LEGACY - Mother, Daughter ART Exhibition

    Presented by Artist Exposure

    December 20, 2013 - January 31, 2015

    “LEGACY” Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, December 20th 5 – 8:00 PM ARTIST EXPOSURE PRESENTS: “Legacy” Exhibit December 20 – January 31, 2014 Mother,...more

    Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    September 10, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting of nearly 1,800 posters from fourteen countries, this collection provides a unique...more

    Sounds of the Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 31, 2015

     Robert Bradshaw premiers his original composition created for the Portraits of a Working Waterfront exhibition. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Also offered at 3:00 p.m.


    AFFORDABLE ORIGINAL ART Exhibition

    Presented by Gallery/Studio Z

    December 18, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    Selected pieces from the stable of the gallery & the collection of the director (Prices range from $50-$1,500)


    Free Day

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    On a day when our galleries teem with visitors and activities, take a peek behind-the-scenes in every aspect of the museum. Director Joseph Thompson elaborates on the history of our...more

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 8, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty – On view beginning March 8, 2014
    Whistler’s Peacock Room reimagined – drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and...more

    The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 29, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many...more

    Portraits of a Working Waterfront: Photographs by Jim Hooper

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 11, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    An exhibition of 75 photographs of men and women who make their livings working today in one of this country’s oldest seaports, Gloucester, Massachusetts. The images were taken by Jim Hooper...more

    The Importance of Place: A Sketchbook of Drawings by Stuart Davis

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Although artist Stuart Davis' visits to Cape Ann took place primarily during the early years of his career, the drawings he did here exploring the shapes and rhythms of the working waterfront,...more

    A Chosen Place: Walker Hancock and Friends

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Of all the sculptors to have chosen Cape Ann as their place, Walter Hancock (1901-1998) stands head and shoulders above all others. A quiet and dignified man, dedicated to his family, his...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

    Presented by The National Yiddish Book Center at National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

    February 8, 2015

    This documentary explores the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical and many of the songs that comprise The American Songbook. The film...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Film Screening: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 12, 2015

    Join us for a screening of "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" (1960), a classic comedy starring Doris Day and David Niven based on Jean Kerr's stories about an art critic and his...more

    Lee Boroson: Plastic Fantastic

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 11, 2014 - February 14, 2015

    Lee Boroson’s work begins with ideas of nature, which he mediates between the landscape as culture as opposed to notions of the outdoors as “wild” or “untamed.” To...more

    Toying with Science

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton Centre

    February 16, 2015

    Discover the fascinating and fun world of science! This action packed show is filled with circus skills, mime, comedy, original music, and plenty of audience participation. Held at the...more

    Curator Workshop and Info Session

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 18, 2015

    This workshop brings together emerging and aspiring curators to learn about curating contemporary art from a curatorial professional. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue...more

    National Theatre Live: Treasure Island

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 19, 2015

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National...more

    Pity Party

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 20, 2015

    If you don’t have anything nice to say, this party’s for you. Misery loves company, so come air your grievances with some like-minded pessimists over signature cocktails and catty...more

    The Power of Negative Thinking

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 16 - February 21, 2015

    The New Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of The Power of Negative Thinking, an exhibition celebrating the joys of pessimism. The seven featured artists address some of the more...more

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