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    Hokusai

    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


    Family Clay Workshop: Mothers’ Day/Fathers’ Day Projects

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

    April 12, 2015

    Make a wonderful clay container, mug, or a creation of your choice for someone special! Tuition includes firing: creations can be picked up 3 weeks after workshop. Workshops are limited to 10...more

    Great Art by Little Artists

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    April 12, 2015

    The Suzuki Preschool of Newton will be hosting an open house and open studio. Each preschool classroom will be studying different artists and replicating (the artists) most famous works. The...more

    Introduction to Card Weaving with Denise Lebica

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 12, 2015

    Learn to weave narrow, decorative bands with the ancient craft of tablet, or card, weaving from textile artisan Denise Lebica. This workshop will cover the history of card weaving...more

    Peabody Historical Society Miniature Quilt Challenge Exhibition

    Presented by Peabody Historical Society & Museum

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    Don't miss this special exhibition of contemporary quilts created for the Peabody Historical Society's annual miniature quilt challenge! Quilters from across Massachusetts who participated...more

    60-Year Retrospective John C. Gregory - Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

    Presented by John C. Gregory and Newton Open Studios

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    Starting with 1950s representational work that spotlights Gregory's impressive draftsmanship, including drawings of everyday life in the peacetime US Army in Germany, Gregory’s work soon...more

    Studio Talk: Painting En Plein Air

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

    April 13, 2015

    Meet landscape painter Dustin Neece and learn his tips and tricks for painting successfully en plein air. He will show you samples of his work, his outdoor set-up, talk about his process and...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Photographic Composition

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

    April 13, 2015

    What makes a great photograph? Learn to make better composition decisions in camera regarding subject placement, pattern and line. We will examine tools such as the rule of thirds, focal length,...more

    Science on Screen: BIG FISH

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 13, 2015

    Throughout his life, Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor) has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, portrayed by five-time Best Actor Oscar nominee...more

    Women in Modern Iranian Film: "Fifi Howls from Happiness"

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

    April 15, 2015

     

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:00pmLocation: Collins Cafe
     

    In partnership with the Cinema and Media Studies program, the Davis presents this series of film...more

    The Attack (L'Attentat; Belgium, Egypt, and France, 2012)

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

    April 15, 2015

    Set in Tel Aviv and the West Bank town of Nablus, the taut but messily honest tale is the story of Amin (Ali Suliman), a prominent Israeli surgeon of secular Palestinian background who wakes up...more

    2015 Art + Design Awards Exhibition

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    March 30 - April 15, 2015

    This annual exhibition focuses on the most important aspect of the Salem State University art + design department: the students. Each year, the faculty selects students within the various artistic...more

    Graphic Design/Animation Senior Thesis Show Reception

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

    April 15, 2015

    This exhibit features the thesis work of Montserrat’s Graphic Design and Animation and Interactive Media seniors.

    Montserrat College of Art's seniors are holding a series of...more

    Senior Thesis Show Reception At Mingo II

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

    April 15, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Joseph Saunders and Michael Outhuse.

    Montserrat College of Art's seniors are holding a series of weekly...more

    NT Live: THE HARD PROBLEM

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 16, 2015

    Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play...more

    Dawids Return: Journey of an African Bushman

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

    April 16, 2015

    In 2011, Patrician Glyn set off for the Kalahari, to find traces of a long-dead Bushman by the name of Makai Kruiper, a legendary mystic, hunter and healer who roamed ‘The Thirst Land’...more

    Glean at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community

    March 5 - April 16, 2015

    On View: March 5-April 16, 2015

    Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 5-7 pm

    Gallery Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays, 10-6 pm

     

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    Carlos Amorales: The Harvard Commission in Context

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 16, 2015

    Mexican-born installation and film artist Carlos Amorales (b. 1970) will visit the Harvard Art Museums to discuss his work over the last five years. He will focus on how, following censorship of a...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 15 - April 17, 2015

     Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    Lara Henderson's Public Artist Talk

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

    April 17, 2015

    Please join Lara Henderson for a Public Artist Talk on Friday, April 17 at 11:30a at 23 Essex Street, Hardie 307.

    Lara Henderson is a Providence-based artist and educator whose love for...more

    Film Screening: Poetry in Bronze

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

    April 17, 2015

    Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:00pmLocation: Collins Cinema, Collins Cafe
     

    This special screening of Terrance Turner’s new documentary film, Parviz Tanavoli: Poetry in Bronze...more

    OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 15 - April 17, 2015

    OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name
    Created by Mark Mauriello
    Original Music by Andrew Barret Cox
    Inspired by the Life and Works of...more

    Investigating Ancient Bronze at the Harvard Art Museums

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    Bronze was an intrinsic material in the ancient world, valued for its beauty as well as its versatility, and was used to create everything from monumental sculpture to clothing fasteners. This...more

    Animal Behavior for the Photographer

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

    April 18, 2015

    Have you seen an amazing image of a common animal and wondered how it was done? How do you catch that one-of-a-kind animal shot with backyard animals or other wildlife? Learn more about the...more

    Expanse: Studies in Landscape

    Presented by ArcWorks Community Art Center

    March 5 - April 18, 2015

    ArcWorks Community Art Center continues the 2015 exhibition season with the exhibit, “Expanse: Studies in Landscape.” This curated exhibit features works by four local North Shore...more

    Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu: Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    April 18, 2015

    Olnick and Spanu will discuss how they began collecting Murano glass, what factors inform their decisions about what works to purchase, and what they see as their personal mission as...more

    I Love Your Space

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    March 5 - April 18, 2015

    I Love Your Space, a group exhibition opening the gallery space for active involvement with the works of art allowing visual, tactile and intimate viewing...more

    Art and Reality: A Symposium on Contemporary Middle Eastern Art in Context

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

    April 18, 2015

    Join us for an exploration of current issues in contemporary Middle Eastern art, an area of newly heightened interest among institutions, collectors, curators, scholars, and patrons. Organized in...more

    Make Speak Comes to Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 19, 2015

    This is a free public lecture choreographed by the Commonwealth of Craft. Space for this event is limited to the first 100 registrants. Join the contemporary craft community for seven fast-paced...more

    PINS & NEEDLES: Needle Arts Guild Show

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

    April 4 - April 19, 2015

    Needle Arts artisans will display creations of handmade garments, tabletop pieces and decorative accessories and quilts.  The show will feature work created...more

    Out of the Past

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 20, 2015

    Robert Mitchum stars as a man trying to escape his private eye past. Having set up shop as gas station owner in a sleepy California town, Jeff Bailey thinks he’s eluded the gangsters he once...more

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture

    Presented by Boston Architectural College

    February 17 - April 20, 2015

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture examines the material and social culture of bento boxes and how they inspire architects and designers to...more

    Birds of Prey and Native American Artifacts

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    April 21, 2015

    Explore the strong connection between raptors and Native Peoples during this exciting program presented by WINGMASTERS combing live birds of prey with authentic Native American artifacts....more

    Better Photography with Ronald Zincone

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 21, 2015

    This course will introduce to you and teach you the techniques of creating better photographs. You will be taught the do’s and don’ts, tricks and tips and the how, what, when and why?...more

    Illustration I Senior Thesis Show Reception

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

    April 22, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Anthony Milani, Elliott Grinnell, Emily Weigert, Hannah Connolly, Jennifer East, Kaleena Anselm, Krista Erickson, Lisa Martinez, and...more

    “Asi Es Como Yo Lo Veo" Senior Thesis Show Reception At Porter Mill II

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

    April 22, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's seniors are holding a series of weekly group exhibitions to see this cutting-edge work and talk to the students. ...more

    [SENSE]ation Day • Free Family Afternoon at Fuller Craft

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 23, 2015

    Come to Fuller Craft Museum for an afternoon filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Free admission from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Save the date for an exciting...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

      Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades K-8

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

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Creativity at play! Explore a fun artistic landscape this spring in playful vacation week workshops! Children will learn to look closely at and find creative inspiration in their own...more

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades 9-12

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

    April 22 - April 24, 2015

    Special one-day drawing or collage workshops just for teens in grades 9-12. See website for course descriptions. Morning and afternoon classes available. Advance registration required.


    Confronting Guantánamo Exhibit

    Presented by Northeastern University

    March 19 - April 25, 2015

    A Contested Place. A Controversial Past. A Questionable Future. 

    Confronting Guantánamo locates Guantánamo Bay, Cuba in time and space. It also examines the...more

    Family Day at the Davis: Words and Pictures

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

    April 25, 2015

    Learn all about the different ways that text and image interact in this edition of Family Day at the Davis! Ask a graphic designer about his work, watch a calligrapher in action, sit down with...more

    Warrior Moves

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    April 25, 2015

    Join the Peabody Museum of  Archaeology & Ethnology for a family event exploring martial arts from around the world.  Martial arts demonstrations from Asia, Europe, and South America...more

    Harvard Semitic Museums Presents: The Dog Catacombs of Annubis

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 25, 2015

    The necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt is the burial site of kings, commoners, and animals considered sacred by the Egyptians: bulls, cows, ibises, falcons, baboons, cats, and dogs. In this...more

    Birding at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    April 25, 2015

    Join us on the Fruitlands landscape as we look for local residents and early arrivals including Blue-winged Warblers, Chipping Sparrows, and Bluebirds. This guided birding walk covers about two...more

    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

    Presented by Brandeis University

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    Find your light at the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts! Four days and nights of music, dance, film, visual arts, and demonstrations and workshops for all...more

    Walden, revisited

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    October 31, 2014 - April 26, 2015

    Walden, revisited features works by contemporary artists inspired by Walden–the pond; the book published in 1854 by natural history philosopher, social critic, and early...more

    Love's Labour's Won - Screening

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to...more

    Courtyard Bazaar

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    Join us in the courtyard of Fuller Craft Museum to purchase new and old works of art, and beautifully wrought crafts gifted to Fuller Craft for sale in the Museum Shop. This is a singular...more

    Legacy of Fire Closing Reception

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 26, 2015

    Come join us for the Reception! From 1976 – 1984, ten ceramic artists operated out of a dynamic gallery and cooperative workspace in the historic A. H. Davenport building in East...more

    Fountain Street Studios Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fountain Street Studios at Fountain Street Studios, Framingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The largest community of artists under one roof in MetroWest opens its doors to the public! Our new artists as well as many who are already familiar to visitors are eager to show you their newest...more

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