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    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

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

    April 15 - June 14, 2015

    In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a study of an angel that the art historian Sir Kenneth Clark called “the most beautiful…in the world.”

    Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments in art and science find their common ground in his drawings, into which he poured the full fervor of his intelligence and creative ...more


    Edged in Black - SMS

    Presented by Wellesley College

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    SMS is an important piece of the history of modern art. Amidst the social and political turbulence of 1968, William Copley, an American surrealist painter and art...more

    Hanging with the Old Masters

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent galleries, many of which have been off view for decades, the fifth floor of the Davis...more

    Craft in Bloom

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Life imitates art as members of the Brockton Garden Club design floral arrangements based on artwork from the Fuller Craft Museum permanent collection. For an entire weekend, Fuller Craft Museum...more

    Around the Curve: Photographs by Marie Craig

    Presented by Fountain Street Fine Art

    May 14 - June 7, 2015

    Marie Craig photographs places and things that have a hidden, forgotten beauty within them. She began this series of pictures of chairs discarded at curbside in the suburbs in 2007. In the...more

    Make a Travel Mug for Dads & Teachers!

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    June 6 - June 7, 2015

    Travel Mugs for Dads & Teachers

    Paint a ceramic travel mug for a personal and practical gift for Dad or a favorite teacher. Dishwasher safe. 

    Projects are designed for...more

    Cinema Jukebox: WILD STYLE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 8, 2015

    Wild Style follows the exploits of maverick tagger Zoro (real life graffiti artist Lee Quinones), whose work attracts the...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Figure Painting - Real and Abstract

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

    June 10, 2015

    Explore figure painting: light, anatomy, form, composition, color and paint application working from a beautifully staged setting. See how artists in the past have abstracted the figure, and...more

    Painting with Watercolors Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    June 10, 2015

    Veteran watercolor teacher, Wendy Soneson, will introduce the basics of watercolor, including four paper techniques, three brush uses, three ways to mix color and...more

    Subject: Fabricated Steel Sculpture I Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    May 19 - June 11, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Fabricated Steel Sculpture. This course is design to teach students the basic...more

    Wine and Film: AUTUMN TALE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 11, 2015

     First Wine and Film Series in partnership with Wine Enthusiast Magazine.  Complimentary wine tastings after each...more

    Inspire Arts & Music 2nd Annual Concert in the Park

    Presented by Inspire Arts & Music

    June 11, 2015

    Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Concert in the Park event at the Norman B. Leventhal Park in the heart of Boston’s Financial District....more

    June 12 Free Second Friday

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

    June 12, 2015

    4-6 PM: Hands-on art making for all ages, inspired by works on view.
    Fierce Faces: Create your own animal mask inspired by Diego Rivera’s fresco depicting an Aztec warrior invoking...more

    Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia (Part 3) film and exhibit

    Presented by The Thompson Gallery at The Cambridge School of Weston

    April 25 - June 13, 2015

    The Thompson Gallery of The Cambridge School of Weston announces the final exhibition in the series Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia (Part 3). The exhibit examines and celebrates...more

    Painting East Orleans

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    June 13, 2015

    Plein air, French for "open air," is used to describe paintings created outdoors. French Impressionists, including Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, advocated en plein air...more

    Plein Air Painting Reception

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    June 13, 2015

    Works by the participating artists can be found in museums, corporations, U.S. Embassies, and in private collections throughout the Americas, Europe and in Asia. We hope you and your friends will...more

    New Bedford JazzFest

    Presented by Your Theatre, Inc and Your Theatre, Inc

    June 13, 2015

    New Bedford JazzFest (NBJF) is a showcase of local musicians, artists, and food vendors at Pier 3 on the waterfront. The musicians at NBJF represent a wide variety of jazz music from vocal led...more

    Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 13, 2015

    Take a leisurely walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by painter Edward Hopper.

    American realist painter Edward Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate...more

    Personal Portfolio

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    May 22 - June 13, 2015

    An exhibition showcasing new work and personal projects with the opportunity to view entire portfolios of photographers' work.  

    In addition to regular gallery...more

    Exploring South America's Pantanal

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

    June 13, 2015

    Extending through millions of hectares in central-western Brazil, eastern Bolivia, and eastern Paraguay, the Pantanal is one of the world’s largest freshwater wetland systems and one of the most...more

    New Castle Village Walk & Garden Tour

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    June 14, 2015

    Visit a variety of exquisite gardens at Pontine Theatre’s annual New Castle Village Walk and Garden Tour. The self-guided walking tour takes participants on a leisurely stroll through the...more

    Over There! Posters from World War I

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

    July 26, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime posters from the United States and Europe—including select examples from Britain,...more

    2015 Chelsea Art Walk

    Presented by Chelsea Artists Collaborative at Chelsea Art Walk, Chelsea

    June 13 - June 14, 2015

    The Chelsea Artists' Collaborative invite you to the 7th annual Chelsea Art Walk in Chelsea, Massachusetts on  June 13th and 14th, 2015. The Art Walk provides a look at some of the Boston...more

    J.C. Leyendecker and The Saturday Evening Post

    Presented by Norman Rockwell Museum at Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge

    April 24 - June 14, 2015

    Leyendecker (1874-1951) made 322 covers for the Saturday Evening Post, and was a mentor to Norman Rockwell. This showdisplays cover tear sheets for all of Leyendecker’s Post covers, as well...more

    FirstWorks & the City of Providence present Tape Art

    Presented by FirstWorks

    June 11 - June 14, 2015

    Have you seen a CatFish swimming around town lately? Now follow the colorful fish as they converge Downtown in their nesting ground to celebrate the Providence International Arts Festival. These...more

    Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

    Presented by Boston Dragon Boat Festival

    June 14, 2015

    ome celebrate the 36th Annual Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival on Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 12pm-5pm. Spectators will be able to watch brightly colored Hong Kong style dragon boats, piloted...more

    Big Screen Classics: SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 15, 2015

    Preston Sturges's comic masterpiece stars Joel McCrea as a successful Hollywood director determined to make a drama about human suffering.

    One of the greatest movies-about-movies ever...more

    The Invitational

    Presented by Newton Open Studios

    April 23 - June 15, 2015

    A showcase of works by many of the artists who have won top honors in our annual
    Fall Juror Award shows.


    Viggo Mortensen in JAUJA

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 12 - June 15, 2015

    (2014) dir Lisandro Alonso w/Viggo Mortensen, Viibjork Malling Agger [109 min; DCP]

    An astonishingly beautiful and gripping...more

    Cinema by the Sea: The Last Ocean

    Presented by Northeastern University Marine Science Center

    June 16, 2015

    The Northeastern University Marine Science Center is hosting a series of marine science related film screenings over the summer. The film being shown on June 16th is called The Last...more

    The Concord Film Project Presents: Alive Inside

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    June 16, 2015

    The Umbrella Community Arts Center and The Concord Film Project will welcome audiences for a screening of Alive Inside on June 16. Directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett, Alive...more

    Rose Projects 1C: Painting Blind

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 17, 2015

     

    Painting Blind brings together work by four artists­–Willem de Kooning, Maria Lassnig, Frank Auerbach, and Georg Baselitz–that...more

    Subject: Classical Portraiture Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Classical Portraiture. The goal of this workshop is to teach you the...more

    Subject: Drawing Basics Intensive Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Drawing Basics Intensive. This intensive course offers challenging exercises...more

    Subject: Encaustic Painting Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Encaustic Painting. Encaustic paint is perhaps the most beautiful and durable...more

    Subject: Puppet Making Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery at Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly

    June 15 - June 19, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Puppet Making. This course will introduce the methods and processes of...more

    From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 1 - June 19, 2015

    For anyone who is despondent over the state of today’s youth “From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students” at the Chandler Gallery provides a hopeful perspective on the...more

    Cheap and Cheerful Shirret- Luxury from Fabric Scraps with Lady McCrady

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 20, 2015

    Celebrate summer with this colorful workshop. Learn the classic American technique called Shirret (rhymes with crochet) with leading expert Lady McCrady,...more

    Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season May-June 2015

    Presented by Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    May 15 - June 21, 2015

    May 15th – June 21st, 2015
    Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
    Friday-Sunday, 11AM -8PM Also, Monday, May 25th.
    Browse...more

    60th Annual Arts Festival

    Presented by South Shore Art Center and South Shore Art Center at Cohasset Town Common, Cohasset

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    For 60 years, Cohasset’s historic town common has been the site of South Shore Art Center’s annual arts festival, attracting over 9,000 guests to the three-day festival. Held on...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    Restoring a Legacy: Rothschild Family Treasures

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

    March 2 - June 21, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates recent gifts to the MFA that tell a story of a great European collection, which was looted during the Nazi era and ultimately restored to its rightful owners. The...more

    Cape Ann Artisans open Studio Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Artisans

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

    Cape Ann Artisans are part of a vibrant arts community, located along the scenic North Shore of Massachusetts that includes three important cultural districts. For...more

    Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michael

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    March 7 - June 21, 2015

    One of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Duane Michals (b. 1932) is credited with pioneering new ways of considering and creating photographs....more

    Father's Day Screening! THE SHINING

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 21, 2015

    Happy Fathers’ Day!

    (1980) dir Stanley Kubrick w/Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers [146 min; 35mm]
    An epic depiction of bad...more

    THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 21, 2015

    (2001) dir Wes Anderson w/Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Danny Glover [110...more

    Summer Solstice Celebration

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    June 21, 2015

    Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice celebration. Enjoy a fun evening of telescope viewings, music, dance, food, and hands-on activities for...more

    Premiere Reissue! LOSING GROUND

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    Special Engagement June 19–21

    (1982) dir Kathleen Collins w/Seret Scott, Bill Gunn, Duane Jones [86 min;...more

    Arts Alive Festival '15

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    ...more

    Create your own Summer Nature Journal

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

    Carry an art journal with you everywhere this summer. Start by designing your own cover on this spiral-bound book, and you’ll be ready for a summer of writing and sketching...more

    Highfield Hall & Gardens: Yardscapes

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    May 15 - June 24, 2015

    Artists in this exhibition include Kim Beck, Resa Blatman, Dana Clancy, Candice Smith Corby and Bill Petit, Tory Fair, Andrew Mowbray and Alison...more

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