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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


    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

    14th National Prize Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    May 15 - June 25, 2015

    University Place Gallery & Kathryn Shultz Gallery
    May 15 - June 25, 2015
    Reception: Friday, May 15, 6-8pm

    Juried by Michael Rush
    Founding Director of...more

    Intersections: Recent Paintings by Ian Goldsborough

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    May 31 - June 25, 2015

    ...more

    Subject: Collage Workshop

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

    June 22 - June 26, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Collage. This course explores collage and the variety of materials which can...more

    Subject: Metal on Metal: non-acid intaglio printmaking Workshop

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

    June 22 - June 26, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Metal on Metal: non-acid intaglio printmaking. The uniquely elegant and...more

    Subject: Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

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

    June 22 - June 26, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Plein Air Landscape Painting. Paint on site in the dramatic beauty of coastal...more

    Subject: Stop Motion Animation Workshop

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

    June 22 - June 26, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Stop Motion Animation. Students explore the basics of three dimensional stop...more

    Third Annual Craft & Music Festival 2015

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 27, 2015

    Elements of art and music converge in a fun-filled day of hands-on craft activities for the whole family. Make your own instruments by hand, then play along with a special program of music with...more

    "Emerging Talent: Students of Salem State"

    Presented by ArcWorks Community Art Center

    April 30 - June 27, 2015

    ArcWorks Community Art Center’s exhibition season continues with the exhibit, “Emerging Talent: Student of Salem State,” opening on April 30,...more

    Sharon McGauley: One Woman Show Reception

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    June 27, 2015

    Award-winning, internationally collected oil painter Sharon McGauley is known for her atmospheric, evocative oil paintings of land and sea. Her paintings are studies of the natural environment...more

    Red by John Logan

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    June 17 - June 28, 2015

    Red by John Logan - Winner of 6 Tony Awards including Best Play.

    John Logan’s Tony and Drama Desk Award winning play, RED brings you inside the studio of famed...more

    Subject: Mixed Media Drawing & Painting Workshop

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

    June 26 - June 28, 2015

    Mixed Media Drawing & Painting Workshop

    Instructor:  Maria Malatesta

    Mixed Media Drawing & Painting Workshop:  June 26 -...more

    Create a Summer Tote Bag

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    June 27 - June 28, 2015

    Get ready for travel by painting a sturdy canvas bag to carry your supplies wherever you go this summer.

    Projects are designed for ages 8 and older; many are suitable for younger children...more

    Big Screen Classics: VERTIGO

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 29, 2015

    James Stewart and Kim Novak star in Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece: an incisive, unsettling study of romantic obsession and manipulation.

    A commercial and critical flop upon its...more

    Highfield Hall: Paper Nests: Huguette May Drawings and Photographs

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    May 31 - June 29, 2015

    Gallery Hours:  Monday through Friday; 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday; 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Artists Reception:  June 28, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


    Free Screening! PLAYTIME

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 30, 2015

    Introduction by Emerson College Professor Peter Flynn

    Screening followed by audience discussion. This event is free and open to...more

    Area Premiere! BIG GAME

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    June 26 - July 2, 2015

    (2014) dir Jalmari Helander w/Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent, Mehmet Kurtulus...more

    Subject: Creating Abstract Art Workshop

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

    June 29 - July 3, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Creating Abstract Art. Based on Dean Nimmer's new book, Creating Abstract...more

    Subject: Digital Photography: Seeing Like a Camera Workshop

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

    June 29 - July 3, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Digital Photography: Seeing Like a Camera. Learn the best techniques to...more

    Subject: Painting the Still Life and More Workshop

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

    June 29 - July 3, 2015

    Painting the Still Life and More Workshop

    Instructor:  Chris Wright

    Painting the Still Life and More Workshop:  June 29 - July...more

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks Free Concert

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 4, 2015

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks free concert
    Saturday, July 4th, Aselton Park, corner of South and Ocean Street, Hyannis
    7PM-dusk
     


    Joan Jonas: Selected Films and Videos 1972-2005

    Presented by MIT List Visual Arts Center at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 7 - July 5, 2015

    In conjunction with the presentation of Joan Jonas’s new work made for the U.S. Pavilion as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale, the List presents seven of the artist’s seminal film and...more

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    Presented by New Bedford Summerfest at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford

    July 4 - July 5, 2015

    The New Bedford Folk Festival will celebrate its milestone 20th Anniversary with an impressive lineup of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional,  blues and Celtic folk music. Folk...more

    Independence Day Celebration

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    July 3 - July 5, 2015

    Come celebrate the best July 4th in history with old-fashioned, patriotic family fun.

    For the safety and comfort of all guests, all coolers, bags, chairs, and backpacks will be subject to...more

    Subject: Fabricated Steel Sculpture Il Workshop

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

    June 16 - July 9, 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

    NT Live: The Audience (encore)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 9, 2015

    Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, broadcast live from London’s Gielgud...more

    Subject: Deepening Your Personal Relationship with Painting and Drawing Workshop

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

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Deepening Your Personal Relationship with Painting and Drawing. Working with...more

    Subject: Expressive Interpretations of the Landscape Workshop

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

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Expressive Interpretations of the Landscape. The natural environment offers...more

    Subject: Introduction to Comics Workshop

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

    July 6 - July 10, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's Summer 2015 Immersive Program is hosting a workshop on Introduction to Comics. Explore the steps of creating your own comic like a...more

    Dynamic Conversations - Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works

    Presented by South Shore Art Center at South Shore Art Center, Cohaset

    May 29 - July 12, 2015

    Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works: Boris Bally, Garry Knox Bennett, Dale Broholm, John Eric Byers, Charles Crowley, Mark Del...more

    In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11

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

    April 5 - July 12, 2015

    The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the T?hoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and...more

    Big Screen Classics: MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 13, 2015

    With his sidekick Patsy (Terry Gilliam) and a dependable pair of coconuts, Arthur (Graham Chapman) gathers together some of England’s finest (or least most...more

    Cinema by the Sea: DamNation

    Presented by Northeastern University Marine Science Center

    July 14, 2015

    The Northeastern University Marine Science Center hosts marine science related film screenings over the course of the summer. The film screening for July 16th will be a film titled...more

    Art from the Heart Benefit

    Presented by Vegan Outreach

    June 15 - July 15, 2015

    Art from the Heart is a benefit celebrating the joy animals derive from loving relationships. Original paintings and prints by artist Deidra Smith range from deer nuzzling to a puppy’s first...more

    Everyman

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 16, 2015

    BAFTA winner and Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon and toUch performance art

    November 15, 2013 - July 17, 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 immersive theatre with...more

    Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA, Boston

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

    December 20, 2014 - July 19, 2015

    Across all cultures, physical allure has been a central focus of depicting women in art. In China, the rich visual cultures of the region have produced many different images of women in accordance...more

    The 10th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Cape Cod

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World. 

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    A Weekend with Ben Owen III

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    North Carolina potter Ben Owen III will conduct a full weekend of clay demos, lectures, and a reception at Fuller Craft Museum. The demo/workshops will focus on clay forms made on the...more

    Big Screen Classics: SPEED

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 20, 2015

    A young cop (Keanu Reeves) must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. With the help of spunky passenger Annie (Sandra...more

    Fine Artists of the Jewelry District

    Presented by ArtProv gallery

    June 3 - July 24, 2015

    ArtProv gallery's newest show, “Fine Artists of the Jewelry District,” will feature paintings, photography, and sculptural work by artists creating and thriving in Providence’s Jewelry...more

    Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - July 26, 2015

    Harvard Art Museums’ new presentation of Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals features innovative, noninvasive digital projection as a conservation approach. The exhibition returns this...more

    Journeys: 13 Perspectives

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

    June 14 - July 26, 2015

    The 13 Studio Artists at the Brush Gallery are celebrating the spirit of the ‘artistic journey’ in their upcoming show entitled Journeys: 13 perspectives. A culmination of creative...more

    Big Screen Classics: SEVEN SAMURAI

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 27, 2015

    One of the most thrilling movie epics of all time, Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the...more

    Suffield Academy Summer Academy

    Presented by Suffield Academy

    June 28 - July 31, 2015

     Suffield Academy will hold its five-week Summer Academy on its campus from June 28 through July 31, 2015. The Summer Academy is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 18, as either day...more

    Light/Dark, White/Black

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    January 17 - July 31, 2015

     Beyond their effectiveness in depicting three-dimensionality and conveying light and shade to construct the illusion of space, black and white have long fascinated artists, as they are rich...more

    New Members Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - July 31, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association welcomes it's New Members with a Summer Show!


    The Place Between: Merill Comeau and Janet Kawada

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

    March 25 - July 31, 2015

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by Merill Comeau and Janet Kawada. Merill Comeau brings together incongruous fibers redolent of past lives: worn blue jeans,...more

    Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 25 - July 31, 2015

    Considered the most accomplished American artist to adopt fauvism, Alfred Maurer (1868–1932) tirelessly explored the boundaries of artistic expression throughout his career. From his...more

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