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    Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England

    Presented by Boston Cyber Arts at Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamacia Plain

    January 10 - February 15, 2015

    he Boston Cyberarts Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition in 2015, Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England, which will examine Otto Piene and his role as a founding figure in art and technology in New England. From the time that György Kepes invited Piene to be a Fellow at his newly founded Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at MIT in 1968, Piene ...more


    I Heart Science

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

    February 21, 2015

    Embrace your love of science! Explore fossils of long-extinct animals. Try your hand at sketching a mammal, excavating a mock dinosaur dig, or discovering life in a rotting log. Meet a live...more

    Lost Town

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

    February 22, 2015

    The story of one man’s obsessive search to get closer to his deceased father by uncovering the story of his family’s town of Trochenbrod. First made famous by Jonathan Safran...more

    Weld A Critter Workshop

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 11 - February 22, 2015

    Weld A Critter Workshop, 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 2/22)

    This 4 hour mini-course in MIG welding allows each student to complete a welded “critter.” This workshop will cover...more

    Truth and Beauty: Pictorialist Photography

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

    April 17, 2014 - February 22, 2015

    Photographers known as the Pictorialists, who worked around 1900, were part of the first international movement in the history of the medium. Their mission was to prove the artistic merit of...more

    D Is for Design

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

    April 17, 2014 - February 22, 2015

    Design drawings are among the hidden treasures of the MFA’s collection, and this exhibition displays nearly 30 works on paper, each representing a different artist, architect, or designer in...more

    Timothy Bouldry: A Landfill Life

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 19 - February 22, 2015

    Over the last six years, Timothy Bouldry has dedicated himself to documenting the complex global economy built around garbage, recyclables, and the communities of extremely impoverished adults and...more

    Bill Brett Retrospective, Lecture, and Signing

    Presented by New England Mobile Book Fair

    February 25, 2015

    At 6:30 PM on Wednesday, February 25th we will be celebrating Boston by hosting a retrospective of Bill Brett's unparalleled career as Boston's preeminent photographer. He...more

    Chora at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at FPAC Gallery, Boston

    January 8 - February 26, 2015

    Reception: January 8th, 5-7pm

    The Fort Point Arts Community Gallery is pleased to announce the second exhibition for the 2014/15 season, Chora, featuring the work of Ariel Freiberg and...more

    Travel & Taste South Africa: On Safari and off the Beaten Path

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

    February 26, 2015

    South African safaris are famous for a spectacular array of wildlife that includes predators and prey, grazers, browsers, and scavengers. You probably know "the Big Five": lion, leopard,...more

    Wild Kratts Live!

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    February 28, 2015

    Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off "To the Creature Rescue!”, the Emmy nominated Kratt Brothers...more

    BOSTON PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS

    Presented by Winthrop Cultural Council

    February 7 - February 28, 2015

     BOSTON PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS The Clock Tower Gallery is proud to be the exclusive venue to display these works by some of the...more

    Impressionism from the Cape School of Art

    Presented by The Brush Art Gallery & Studios at Brush Art Gallery, Lowell

    January 17 - February 28, 2015

    Exhibition: January 17 - February 28, 2015
    Reception: January 24, 2-4 PM (Snow Date January 25)

    The Brush Art Gallery and Studios...more

    The Woods

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    October 11, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    Internationally renowned video artist Candice Breitz explores how we create, define and perform identities in a world of mass media saturation. In her newest work, a trilogy called The...more

    Polly Apfelbaum

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    October 8, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    Polly Apfelbaum’s exhibition for the Worcester Art Museum will focus on the 1990s and will include a selection of her rarely seen early synthetic velvet and fabric dye works which developed...more

    The Boston Common Frog Pond Ice Rink

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    November 22, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    The Boston Common Frog Pond sits at the heart of Boston Common, the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S. It is the absolute best place to skate outdoors in Boston. Open to the...more

    Drop Into Art: All About Color!

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

    March 1, 2015

    This month’s free family program celebrates a rainbow of colors! Try Color BINGO or Colorful Story Time in the galleries, and make A Palette of Possibilities collaborative mural. In the...more

    Shinique Smith: Bright Matter

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

    August 23, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    For the past decade, Shinique Smith (American, born in 1971) has been internationally admired for exuberant paintings, sculpture, and large-scale installations that capture the power of human...more

    Mississippi Delta

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    January 8 - March 1, 2015

    Magdalena Solé is a social documentary photographer living in New York and now Vermont. She is known for her sensitive expressions of culture through distinctive color artistry. Her...more

    Expired

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    January 8 - March 1, 2015

    Kerry Mansfield photographs expired library books that “have traveled through many hands, and across county lines until they have reached their final resting place” as a discard and...more

    The Last Bookstores: Americas Resurgent Independents

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    January 8 - March 1, 2015

    Bryan David Griffith explores America’s remaining independent bookstores. In this age when on-line retailers dominate the book ordering terrain, Griffith examines the remaining independents...more

    The Oldest Living Things in the World

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

    March 2, 2015

    Since 2004 Rachel Sussman has been researching, working with biologists, and traveling the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older. Her work spans disciplines,...more

    Artist Talk - Gabriel Martinez

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    March 3, 2015

     GABRIEL MARTINEZ, A CUBAN-AMERICAN NATIVE OF MIAMI, FLORIDA, WORKS PRIMARILY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE AND INSTALLATION. ALTHOUGH MANY OF HIS PROJECTS HAVE BEEN MOTIVATED BY THE THEMES...more

    Comically Speaking

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    January 9 - March 6, 2015

     

    Comically Speaking: Illustrations and drawings by Don Mathias, David Sullivan, Sage Stossel, Mark Parisi & John Klossner
    Jan 9 – March 6, 2015
    Opening...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Adults

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

    January 30 - March 6, 2015

    Sound is one of the best ways to locate and identify owls. Learn about their calls, behavior and habitat. Join us on the prowl as we walk through moonlit fields and forests listening for screech...more

    Intro to Stick Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 24 - March 7, 2015

    Stonybrook Fine Arts Intro Stick Welding workshop provides an overview of the Stick or ARC welding process and covers the basic use of the equipment and shop safety. During the workshop, students...more

    Permanent War: The Age of Global Conflict

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    January 29 - March 7, 2015

    In the century since World War I, the nature of warfare has changed dramatically, though its resulting death and destruction remain constant. On view January 29–March 7, 2014, the School of...more

    Color Fields Exhibition

    Presented by MassArt at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    January 26 - March 7, 2015

    The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) presents the highly anticipated Spring 2015 exhibition: Color Fields from January...more

    Full Moon Owl Prowl for Families

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

    January 31 - March 7, 2015

    Ever wondered if an owl really is as smart as they say? Why don't we hear them when they fly? Just how far can an owl see? Come with the whole family under the moon to learn about owl calls,...more

    Kard Goes Hollywood

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

    September 9, 2014 - March 8, 2015

    This exhibition in Sharf Visitor Center presents twenty iconic figures from Hollywood’s Golden Age photographed by Karsh over his life-long career. Karsh captures the star quality in...more

    Hungry Hearts

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

    March 8, 2015

    Based on the short stories of Anzia Yezierska, the first writer to bring stories of American Jewish women to a mainstream audience, Hungry Hearts focuses on the members of the Levin family...more

    8 Hour Welding Intensive

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 18 - March 8, 2015

    8 Hour Welding Intensive: 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 3/8)

    In this comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick, and MIG welding, this workshop will cover studio and personal safety...more

    Intro to Stone Carving

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 6 - March 10, 2015

    Learn the ancient art of stone carving with alabaster. Students learn how to see a sculpture in the stone and how to make it come alive. Hand tools such as chisels, files and hammers will be...more

    Intro to Jewelry Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 7 - March 11, 2015

    Have you ever wanted to express yourself in a wearable art form and have some fun to boot? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering Wednesday evening jewelry classes this spring. Learn how to make a ring,...more

    Intro to Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 5 - March 11, 2015

    Do you have an idea that you would like to see done in metal but you don't know how? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering six and eight session introductory courses in welding this winter. In this...more

    Figure Sculpting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 8 - March 12, 2015

    Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then...more

    Travel & Taste Brazil: The Pantanal, a Wetland Wonderland

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

    March 12, 2015

    The Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands, is about 10 times the size of the Everglades and one of the most pristine and biologically rich environments on the planet. During the rainy...more

    Intro to Mold Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    In this 10 week course, students will learn casting basics to create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster, rubber. Students will then later cast more complicated forms, your own original...more

    Foundry

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes....more

    Intro to MIG Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 10 - March 14, 2015

    Intro MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) provides and overview of the MIG welding process, and covers the basic use of the equipment, shop safety. During the workshop, students will practice...more

    Photo Review with a Pro

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

    March 14, 2015

    Wondering if you cropped your image too close? Is your image is too over-processed? Which angle is the best of several? Thinking about entering your image in a photo contest or just printing your...more

    Someone Else's Country, Photographs by Jo Ratcliffe

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    October 11, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    Photographer Jo Ractliffe (b. 1961) has spent the better part of the last decade photographing the effects of the prolonged civil war in Angola (1975-2002), both in the country itself and in her...more

    Sherlock Jr. featuring Buster Keaton

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers...more

    Petrochemical America

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at Northeastern University, Gallery 360, Boston

    January 15 - March 15, 2015

    Northeastern University presents Petrochemical America on view from Jan 15 to March 15, 2015. Organized by Aperture Foundation, Petrochemical...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

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

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    Video Games Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran and superstar...more

    Double Vision: Paintings by Elizabeth Awalt and Angelo Fertitta

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

    February 4 - March 18, 2015

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by Elizabeth Awalt and Angelo Fertitta. Rooted in the natural world, Elizabeth Awalt’s paintings evolve from...more

    Books in Bloom

    Presented by Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library

    March 21, 2015

     The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are a hosting “Books in Bloom” fundraising event on Saturday, March 21st, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, at the Georgetown Peabody Library on...more

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...more

    The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground

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

    March 22, 2015

    A Quaker bassist and a Reform Jewish trumpeter, Yiddish language, Hasidic dance, gospel music, and Woody Guthrie meet in this acclaimed feature-length documentary about the groundbreaking klezmer...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

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