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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


    Sonic Abroretum: Sculpture by Ian Schneller / Sound by Andrew Bird

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    February 4 - May 10, 2015

    Sculptor/instrument-maker Ian Schneller and composer/violinist Andrew Bird share a fascination with sound and its interaction with the natural world.

    Since 2010, the duo has...more

    Oceans!

    Presented by Blue Wave Art Gallery

    April 4 - May 10, 2015

    Featured artist, Suzanne Connor: Heavily influenced by the natural world, particularly water and sky, she brings to her...more

    World's Fairs

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    World’s Fairs were created to showcase cultural, scientific and technical achievements and to highlight future ambitions of nations around the world. Featuring a range of objects drawn...more

    Needle Felting with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 10, 2015

    Details: To start, participants will join instructor in making a felted ball. Then, participants will be invited to build upon the ball by introducing new forms,...more

    7th Annual Cambridge Arts Open Studios

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    Explore the work of over 100 visual and performing artists over one vibrant weekend! Celebrate the special women in your life with a memorable mother's day weekend celebration of the visual...more

    ArtWeek Boston

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center

    May 1 - May 10, 2015

    ArtWeek is an award-winning, bi-annual, 10-day celebration of community creativity that features unexpected and creative experiences that are interactive or offer behind-the-scenes access to...more

    The Birds and the Bees

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    April 17 - May 10, 2015

    The buzz of bees, the chirping of birds, vibrantly colored flowers, and green tender shoots pushing up from barren ground are dreamed of promises during these cold winter months. Rest assured,...more

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and Sale 2015

    Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    May 7 - May 10, 2015

    More than sixty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has...more

    Make a Silk Flower Window! (ages 4 & up)

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    Silk hoops with beautiful flower designs are waiting for your creative touch. Watch how silk paints flow to create a stained-glass look, and make an exquisite gift for mom. 


    BORSCHT BELT FILM FESTIVAL | Double Feature

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

    May 10, 2015

    11am - Welcome to Kutsher's
    The legendary Jewish resort Kutsher’s Country Club was family-owned and operated for over a century. This award-winning documentary explores the...more

    Scribbles to Novels

    Presented by Jumpstart

    May 11, 2015

     An annual gala to celebrate the written word while supporting children's literacy efforts.


    Big Screen Classics: CHARADE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 11, 2015

    In this comedic thriller, a trio of crooks relentlessly pursue a young American, played by Audrey Hepburn in gorgeous Givenchy, through Paris in an attempt to recover the fortune her dead husband...more

    A Toast to the City of Boston: BYSO's Annual Spring Gala

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 11, 2015

    BYSO's annual Spring Gala is an event not to be missed!  As we grow and thrive in the city we've called home for 57 years, we will be taking the opportunity to toast to the...more

    New Center LIVE! Presents... "Drawing Laughs: A Life in Cartoons"

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture

    May 11, 2015

    The New Center for Arts & Culture presents ‘Drawing Laughs: A Life in Cartoons,” featuring cartoon editor of The New Yorker, Robert Mankoff.

    ...more

    Modern Man

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 13, 2015

    This exhibition features selections of artwork by regional and New York artists which challenge traditional expectations of gender. Painters, sculptors and installation artists include: Ria...more

    Film Screening and Q & A Session: The Last Patrol: A Film by Sebastian Junger

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 13, 2015

    A few years ago, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Sebastian Junger (Restrepo) planned a walk from Washington, D.C. to New York City along Amtrak railroad lines with his close friend, acclaimed war...more

    NT Live: MAN AND SUPERMAN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 14, 2015

    Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s...more

    Film Series of Cuba’s Contributions to Cinema

    Presented by Ethelbert Cooper Gallery

    April 2 - May 14, 2015

    The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art presents the Cuban Cinema Series, which is part of its ongoing exhibition Drapetomanía: Grupo Antillano and the Art of...more

    Internationally Known Artist Wangechi Mutu Free Public Artist Talk

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

    May 14, 2015

    The public is invited to a Montserrat College of Art sponsored lecture by Wangechi Mutu, an internationally renowned, Kenyan-born, New York-based artist and activist who has been called the most...more

    Alfred Maurer: Seventeen Years as a Parisian

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 14, 2015

    Alfred Maurer: Seventeen Years as a Parisian with Susan Faxon, Associate Director and Curator of Art Before 1950 is part two of our three-part spring lecture series Crossing the Pond:...more

    The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston

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

    May 11 - May 14, 2015

    The Master of Fine Arts program of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and Tufts University celebrate the 2015 graduates with a large-scale exhibition May 11–14, 2015 at the...more

    "Menagerie and Myth" Artist Reception

    Presented by Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Santuary

    May 14, 2015

    The gallery at Habitat Wildlife Santuary presents the 3D paper art of Barbara Fletcher. In Menagerie and Myth Fletcher uses bird imagery in her interpretation of ancient animal myths. Her...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Bracelet and Earrings

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

    May 15, 2015

    Come with a friend! Learn basic beading techniques from nationally known bead artist Andrea Alyse while making earrings and a bracelet. Tuition includes beads and supplies, but you may bring your...more

    Our World Foreign Film Series

    Presented by Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council

    April 24 - May 15, 2015

    The Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council is pleased to present our 7th annual Our World Foreign Film Series. On four successive Friday nights starting at 7:00 PM we will show the...more

    Word + Image: Small Works Salon 2015

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    April 10 - May 15, 2015

    This exhibit includes a little light reading. The pieces in “Small Works Salon 2015: Word + Image” at the Chandler Gallery incorporate signs, poems, memos, receipts, and sometimes...more

    Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Petit Ensemble Perform At Boston Children’s Museum

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    May 15, 2015

    The youngest and newest ensemble of Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) will perform classical favorites on the evening of Friday, May 15th at Boston Children’s Museum. BYSO’s...more

    ART Off The Wall

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    May 16, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present ART Off The Wall, an exhibition and fundraiser.

    ART Off The Wall features original works of art by artists who support the work of the BAC....more

    The Boston Girl

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 16, 2015

    In collaboration with The Bookstore of Gloucester and Ohana Restaurant, best-selling author Anita Diamant brings The Boston Girl book tour to Cape Ann. Join us for a reading and book signing with...more

    Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 16, 2015

    Take a stroll through this 19th century maritime artist’s Gloucester neighborhood.

    Fitz Henry Lane was a Cape Ann artist, printmaker and world-renowned American marine painter. With...more

    WunderHaus: The 2015 BFA Illustration Exhibit

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    May 6 - May 16, 2015

    The Illustrators of The Lesley University College of Art and Design have come together to present WunderHaus, an ephemeral salon and shop by the Class of 2015. Come and celebrate the work of the...more

    Song of the New Earth: Tom Kenyon and the Power of Sound

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    May 16, 2015

    A documentary by Ward Serrill and Sophie Jane Mortimer

    One man’s quest to integrate modern science and ancient ...more

    Robert Richfield Time Travel : Travel Time

    Presented by Gallery Kayafas

    April 23 - May 16, 2015

    Richfield assembles his multi-panel photographic panoramas to stretch and warp space. In these images of railroad stations shot by a rotating camera, structures pivot, flatten, and bulge; the...more

    American Neoclassic Sculpture at the Boston Athenæum

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    February 26 - May 17, 2015

    The establishment of the Boston Athenæum in 1807 as a place for the advancement of American culture coincided with the rise of Neoclassicism as the aesthetic-of-choice, first in Europe and...more

    Danforth Art Public Tours

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

    March 15 - May 17, 2015

    Join Danforth Art’s docents for a tour of current exhibitions. On view through May 17 are: The Expressive Voice: Landscape Reimagined, David Berger: Space for the Human Heart, Prilla Smith...more

    Collection Intervention: Ellen Gallagher’s DeLuxe

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    February 7 - May 17, 2015

     Ellen Gallagher (b. 1965) brings together imagery from myth, nature, art, and culture to create complex works in a wide variety of media including painting, drawing, relief, collage, print,...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to Papermaking

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

    May 17, 2015

    Create your own paper! Learn to prepare pulp, form sheets and embed materials (such as flowers or thread) to create beautiful, unique sheets of handmade paper. Advance registration required.


    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

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

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    Chamber Music Concert with Members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 17, 2015

    Experience beautiful chamber music selections performed by members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. Concert followed by a reception. Program and musicians to be announced.


    Family Festival: The Great Paper Caper

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 17, 2015

    This afternoon event will enchant the young and the young at heart with guided trail walks with a local biologist, a puppet theater, paper airplane folding, nature crafts and more all inspired by...more

    CAM Film Series: Monk with a Camera

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    May 17, 2015

    Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to pursue the Buddhist ideal. Once a promising photographer, he moved to India and became a Tibetan monk. Years later, he returns to...more

    Inspiration in the Face of Adversity

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

    May 17, 2015

    Inspired by the exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” this afternoon program focuses on how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity....more

    River as Source Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    May 17, 2015

    Come explore the Muddy River's flowing water, tall reeds, trees, shrubs, flowers and birds. We will look to the river and its inhabitants as a source of...more

    Aaron Norfolk: Cosmosomnia

    Presented by Sherman Gallery at Sherman Gallery at Boston University, Boston

    April 24 - May 17, 2015

    School of Visual Arts Lecturer and Painting Fellow Aaron Norfolk uses rendered figures, rich colors, linear edges, and faceted surfaces to create volumetric, frame-filling characters that engage...more

    FILM | "When Comedy Went to School"

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

    May 17, 2015

    This entertaining portrait of the greatest generation of comics—a group that includes Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, and Jerry Stiller—takes us to the Borscht Belt,...more

    2015 SMFA Medal Award Gala Honoring John Baldessari

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

    May 18, 2015

    The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (SMFA) Medal is awarded annually to individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the art world. On May 18, SMFA will honor...more

    Cinema Jukebox: AMADEUS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 18, 2015

    This is the incredible, mostly true story about the relationship between two composers in 18th century Vienna - Antonio Salieri, the successful court composer for...more

    Annual Meeting

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 19, 2015

    Please join us to hear about accomplishments of the past year and current activities. Refreshments will be served. 


    MIT Glass Band Returns to Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 21, 2015

    The MIT Glass Band was formed in 2012 as a collaborative project between the Glass Lab and MIT’s Center for Arts, Science and Technology (CAST). Working with Professor Evan Ziporyn and...more

    Wine & Film: SOMM

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 21, 2015

    Somm takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional and illuminating look into the mysterious world of the Court of Master Sommeliers and their massively intimidating Master Sommelier...more

    The Allure of Europe in Post-War American Art

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 21, 2015

    The Allure of Europe in Post-War American Art with Kelley Tialiou, Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist is part three of our three-part spring lecture...more

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