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

    April 5 - August 9, 2015

    Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world. As the home of the largest and finest collection of Japanese art outside Japan—including the greatest variety of Hokusai works in any museum—the MFA is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive exhibition of this remarkable artist. Drawing from ...more

    Yoga in the Galleries with Tree Top Yoga

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 2, 2015

    Practice mindfulness and gentle yoga poses surrounded by art in CAM’s Special Exhibition Gallery. Participants of all levels are invited to partake in this immersive 75-minute yoga...more

    Fork & Tune Presents- Pulp Fiction

    Presented by Treats on Washington

    May 1 - May 2, 2015

    Fork & Tune is a dining experience that uses groundbreaking albums as inspiration for a 4 course meal served around one communal table. This menu is designed to highlight not only the...more

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 2, 2015

    As part of ArtWeek Boston the Museum will be offereing Yoga in the Galleries with Tree Top Yoga.

    Practice mindfulness and gentle yoga poses surrounded by art in CAM’s...more

    Front Door Framingham – Gateway Mural Launch

    Presented by Framingham Downtown Renaissance Inc

    May 2, 2015

    On May 2nd 11 to 2PM, Framingham Downtown Renaissance launches its Gateway Mural Project in front of the wall at 16 Concord Street in the infamous MBTA Banana Lot. Bring your lawn chairs, your...more

    The Raven’s Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe’s Boston

    Presented by ArtWeek Boston

    May 2, 2015

    The Raven’s Trail: A Walking Tour of Poe’s Boston: This 90-minute tour explores Poe’s connections to Boston, from his birth here in 1809 to his return as a young man in 1827...more

    Omni Parker House Literary Tour

    Presented by Boston Literary District at Omni Parker House, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Where Did Charles Dickens practice his reading of A Christmas Carol before speaking in front of an American audience? Where did the Transcendentalists hang out on the last Saturday of every...more

    Art Demonstration and Activity

    Presented by ArtWeek Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Join artist Anne E.G. Nydam during Needham Open Studios to see her work and learn how she creates a relief block print, from design, to carving, to printing. Then try it yourself by carving...more

    Running North An Interactive Journey On The Underground Railroad

    Presented by National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture

    May 2, 2015

    Danger at every stop. Courage at every turn. Freedom at the end of the line. For almost fifty years, a vast network of abolitionists spanning across the United States dedicated itself to...more

    Wearable Art Extravaganza II Featuring The Four Elements

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery

    May 2, 2015

    Wearable Arts Extravaganza II Featuring the Four Elements at Western Avenue Artist Studios is a revue of performance and visual art that reflects the artists’ interpretations...more

    Drop Into Art: Let’s Play!

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 3, 2015

    This month, Danforth Art’s family program Drop Into Art will celebrate the fine art and children’s book illustrations of Jennifer Goldfinger with fun gallery activities and art-making....more

    Artist Talk: Jennifer Goldfinger

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 3, 2015

    Mixed-media artist and children’s book illustrator Jennifer Goldfinger will discuss her playful and expressive mixed media encaustic works as well as children’s book illustrations that...more

    Cinephile Sundays: A Touch of Sin

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    May 3, 2015

    A brilliant exploration of violence and corruption in contemporary China, A Touch of Sin was inspired by the shocking (and true) events that forced the world’s fastest growing economy into a...more

    Opera at the Cinema: TOSCA (rescheduled date)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 3, 2015

    Pierre Audi directs a new production of this violent and passionate work for the Paris Opera.

    A singer in love, passionate, jealous and impulsive; a romantic painter, an idealist and a...more

    Rug Hooking for Beginners with Hayley Perry

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Primitive Rug Hooking for Beginners is an introductory course into the traditional North American craft of rug hooking. Dating back to pioneer times, rug hooking recycles common materials into...more


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

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Lexington is very fortunate to have a growing, changing and thriving arts community. Sometimes this is invisible. Artists often work quietly and may not show or...more

    A Screen for the New Year: Pines and Plum Blossoms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    January 23 - May 3, 2015

    This rare screen from the 1600s is superbly representative of the sophisticated elegance, energy and sumptuousness that appealed to Japanese noblemen and feudal lords. Created for display in a...more

    Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    May 3, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley University presents its annual Autism Symposium. The symposium events are an acknowledgment of the effort to raise awareness about autism, and also...more

    Flash Forward Party on the Greenway

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

    May 3, 2015

    Flash Forward returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway during Artweek Boston. Join Mary Ann Camilleri, Director of the Flash Forward Festival, for a brief tour of the six shipping container...more


    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3, 2015

    Engage your inner creativity with activities in the galleries for all visitors. 

    Art Bridge to Culture

    Presented by Needham Open Studios

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    During the annual town-wide Needham Open Studios, view the artwork of Naomi Y. Wilsey. This exhibit and sale will focus on Japanese brush painting (sumi-e) and...more

    Peace Coast Fam Jam @Follow The Honey’s Bee Deck

    Presented by Richual Space

    May 3, 2015

    The Peace Coast Fam Jam is a unique community concert experience presented by Richual Space and Follow The Honey, the area’s only Honey Bee themed store and community space. Participants...more

    Belmont World Film 2015 presents the US premier of COURT

    Presented by Belmont World Film

    May 3, 2015

    For ArtWeek, Belmont World Filmpresents a special East Coast premiere of the Venice Film Festival winner COURT, about the trial of a wrongly accused singer in Mumbai, India, followed by a...more

    2015 Flash Forward Festival

    Presented by The Magenta Foundation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    April 24 - May 3, 2015

    Set within the Boston cityscape, the 10 day festival celebrates New England and international photography. Programming includes talks, nightly events, indoor exhibitions throughout Boston, and...more

    Arts First: A Celebration of the Arts at Harvard

    Presented by Office for the Arts at Harvard

    April 30 - May 3, 2015

    ARTS FIRST is Harvard's annual showcase of student and faculty creativity. Produced by the OFA, with support from the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, the festival is a public event with...more

    The Sounds of Silents: The Last Laugh

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 4, 2015

    The Coolidge Corner Theatre is proud to welcome back Berklee College of Music Professor Sheldon Mirowitz and the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra for a special presentation of their original new...more

    Louis Pasteur and the Evolution of Vaccine

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

    April 1 - May 4, 2015

    In recognition of World Immunization Week, The French Cultural Center is delighted to shed light on Louis Pasteur and the remarkable breakthroughs he made in the prevention and treatment of...more

    Art of the Cocktail

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) at Mills Gallery at the BCA, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    The Boston Center for the Arts and food and cocktail blogger Dr. Markeya Williams host an evening where the creativity of cocktails and visual art collide...more

    Music in Motion Performance and Talk Back

    Presented by Juventas New Music Ensemble

    May 5, 2015

    Experience an unforgettable evening of music and visual theater as Juventas New Music Ensemble joins withPuppet Showplace Theater on a journey through 100 years of modern...more

    David Kelley: Art Making!

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 6, 2015

    Artist Reception: Sunday, April 12, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm 

    Think, Don't Think: John Cira Mixed Media Works

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 6, 2015

    Senior Thesis Show Reception @ Zeitgeist

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    May 6, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Taylor Kurmis and Kaitlyn Wiles.

    Each small group theme show included the...more

    Fine Art Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301 (4)

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    May 6, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Robert Manson, Daniel Stone, Nygel Jones, Sarah Arnold, Nur Ozkaynak, Sarah Graziano, and Katherine...more

    Previewing Revue

    Presented by Urbanity Dance

    May 6, 2015

    Preview Revue at a closed rehearsal and Q&A with Urbanity Dance! Meet the company, watch the creation process and see what no one else will until June. This event is free, but pre-registration...more

    Comedy Variety Night

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    May 6, 2015

    Please join us for an evening of PG-14 comedy, music, magic and more!

    Our monthly show is produced by Sharon Ellen Burtman and hosted by Joey Friedman, the only dyslexic MIT graduate...more

    Where’s the Art? exploring the spectrum of public art practices

    Presented by Now and There

    May 6, 2015

    Where’s the Art? brings together artists, architects and placemakers who’ll give examples of their work and discuss the spectrum of practices in public art…and the gaps in...more

    "John Brown Song!" An Artist's Talk by Laylah Ali

    Presented by Harvard University Black History/Art History Lecture & Performance Series at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge

    May 6, 2015

    As the final event in Harvard University's Black History/Art History Lecture and Performance Series, contemporary artist Laylah Ali will discuss John Brown...more

    What the Sketch?

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    May 6, 2015

    This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition to benefit youth programs of the BSA Foundation. Four of Boston’s leading architects will draw buildings, while teams...more

    TickleJuice CD Release Party

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 7, 2015

    Certainly, TickleJuice recalls the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, George Adams, and the whole pantheon of Improvisers of American Music of the 20th century, but...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and...more

    SASU Creative Madness from IDEO Boston

    Presented by IDEO

    May 7, 2015

    SASU is an event that provides a fun, safe place where everyone can let their imaginations go a little crazy. Participants will be issued what may sound like an absurd little design challenge,...more

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 7, 2015

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour with Kelley Tialiou, Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist is part one of our three-part spring lecture...more

    Exhibition: Sommar Solace

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center

    May 7, 2015

    Presented as an official event of Newton’s Festival of the Arts, artist Anna Kristina Goransson and musician Maria Finkelmeier collaborate to create an interactive multimedia installation...more

    Fort Point Spring Public Art Tour

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community

    May 7, 2015

    Three pieces of temporary public art are installed in Fort Point for our Spring Public Art series. Please join us for a free walking tour to see the pieces and hear from the...more

    Love Shirley Temple

    Presented by The Wenham Museum at The Wenham Museum, Wenham

    May 7, 2015

    Celebrate America’s Darling at an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the movie costumes, dolls, and childhood memorabilia from the personal archives of iconic actress, Shirley Temple....more

    Ampersand Concert Series

    Presented by MIT List Visual Arts Center at MIT Bartos Theater, ground floor Bldg E15, Cambridge

    May 7, 2015

    Ampersand is the collaborative concert series presented by WMBR & MIT List Visual Arts Center that showcases live contemporary music and art experiments. Explore sound design and the...more


    Presented by Oberon and toUch performance art

    November 15, 2013 - May 8, 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...more

    Free May Second Friday

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

    May 8, 2015

    4–6 PM Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Dance/Draw: using Smith College dancers as live models, practice drawing fromobservation, inspired by...more

    Freshly woven, not your typical runway scene

    Presented by Midway Channel Gallery

    May 8, 2015

    Midway Channel Gallery presents off the woven path, an exhibition of artists weaving materials to tell stories. Watch the exhibition come alive in freshly woven, not your typical runway...more


    Presented by Arts Connect International

    May 8, 2015

    #ArtBar! Bringing community together for laughter and libations through art. Join us at the Open Door Gallery for a early evening/ post-work event full of art making, socializing, laughter and...more

    Art BINGO

    Presented by The Art Connection at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    Get ready to fall in love with artwork worth testing your luck for! Join The Art Connection for our fourth annual signature Art BINGO event, part of ArtWeek Boston. Don your lucky Bingo hat and...more

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