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    Intrude

    Presented by The Lawn on D at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 9 - July 12, 2015

    As the latest temporary outdoor installation to be part of the D Street ArtLAB WonderLAND exhibit, Intrude features five giant illuminated white inflatable rabbits standing on The Lawn. The two story high glowing rabbits will take over the Lawn for several days, giving us the feeling of being very, very small! The accompanying light installation will evoke a sense of wonderment and imagery from ...more


    Big Screen Classics: BRAZIL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 3, 2015

    In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy.

    This...more

    Art Study Center Open Hours: Vogel Collection

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    July 6 - August 3, 2015

    Through August 3, 2015, the Harvard Art Museums are holding special open hours on Mondays, from 1–4pm, in the Art Study Center to view select works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel...more

    The Coolidge at the Greenway: E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 4, 2015

    Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Coolidge is thrilled to be partnering with the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy for a free outdoor screening...more

    Summer Encore Series (from BJFF2014)

    Presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival at West Newton Cinema, Newton

    July 1 - August 5, 2015

    The Boston Jewish Film Festival is gearing up for it's Summer Encore series, coming this July! We'll be screening five select favorites from last year's fall festival, allowing our local...more

    August 6, Hockomock Jazz Trio Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 6, 2015

    Fuller Craft First Thursdays presents the Hockomock Jazz Trio. Drummer Dale Ellenberg, pianist Rick Weldon, and Michael Paolucci (guitar/bass) play hard bop and reinvented jazz standards...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Old State House

    Presented by The Old State House Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Tours will occur every half hour throughout the day and will include, The Old State House Tour, The Boston Massacre Tour , and our Revolutionary Characters LIVE.


    Free Fun Friday! Concord Museum

    Presented by Concord Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Concord Museum, Concord

    August 7, 2015

    Thanks to the generosity of the Highland Street Foundation, the Concord Museum will be open FREE for all on Friday, August 7 as part of Free Fun Fridays. At the Concord Museum, visitors...more

    Free Fun Friday! Worcester Historical Museum

    Presented by Worcester Historical Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    WHM has a new exhibit, “The Sky is Not the Limit,” celebrating 80 years of the David Clark Company in Worcester.  They will have space-related activities during the day, including a...more

    Free Fun Friday! Springfield Museums

    Presented by Springfield Museums & Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Keith Johnson presents Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles (2 shows, 11:30 & 1:30), Live Reptile Demos (Noon-3 pm), Activity: Help Build a Chinese Dragon (Hasbro Games Art Discovery...more

    Free Fun Friday! Hancock Shaker Village

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Activites include demonstrations, wagon rides, scavenger hunt, hiking tours, and a bouncy house. Free parking and overflow parking; also convenient drop-off at entrance.


    Free Fun Friday! Boston Harbor Islands National Park

    Presented by Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays!

    Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle island's sandy beaches and...more

    The Lawn on D Porchfest

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    A national movement, Porchfest encourages community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature New...more

    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...more

    Nagasawa Rosetsu, Bamboo

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    May 13 - August 9, 2015

    Better known for bizarre figure paintings with strong color and eccentric brushwork, Rosetsu's breadth can be seen in the present painting, a relatively peaceful work. It is characterized by...more

    Jesse Aron Green: Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    May 23 - August 9, 2015

    Jesse Aron Green’s celebrated multi-component installation Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik (Medicalized Indoor Gymnastics) (2008) comprises an 80-minute projected video and associated...more

    The Art Drive

    Presented by the ART Drive

    August 8 - August 9, 2015

    The ART Drive returns to the South Coast on August 8-9, from 10 a.m-5 p.m. This year, 32 Dartmouth and Westport artists have teamed up for their eighth Open Studio weekend.

    Some of the...more

    Springboard 5 exhibit

    Presented by Suffolk University

    June 21, 2013 - August 12, 2015

    This annual juried show of senior thesis work from the Fine Arts program of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University features a wide variety of media and ideas and reflects...more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 13, 2015

    Calling all chess players and enthusiasts! Join us for an evening of strategy, intellect, and pizza at Fuller Craft Museum. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced players are all invited to four...more

    Theater Things

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    An array of custom costumes, props, set pieces, and various items crafted for the stage. Designs and confections by artists of Acting Out Theater Company Inc.

    Image credit: Captain...more

    Cinema Jukebox: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 13, 2015

    Rock legend David Bowie is the bizarre, ineffable Ziggy Stardust.

    Now, in this timeless concert filmed in 1973, you'll see the inimitable Bowie perform some of his most unforgettable...more

    A Show Within A Show Within A Show Within A Show

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    "A Show Within A Show" by Patrick Guerrero & Kate Delaney is a storytelling experience about perspective, memory and the unreliable narrator. The space is transformed into a theatre with an...more

    Big Picture Art House Summer Workshops

    Presented by Big Picture Art House

    July 6 - August 14, 2015

    Big Picture photo and movie making workshops for 6th-10th graders are now open.  Big Picture offers a "boutique" learning experience for no more than 7 students per class.  It...more

    Free Fun Friday!

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 14, 2015

    Fuller Craft Museum will have a free family day with demos and hands-on craft activities for children and adults alike.  

    Free Fun Fridays is an annual 10-week summer program that...more

    Free Fun Friday! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    All guests will be invited to take part in our complimentary Highlights Tour, a guided visit led by trained volunteer docents that is especially popular with families.


    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Children's Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    The Museum will be open from 10 am to 3 pm at no cost to visitors all day long.


    Free Fun Friday! The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Animal Insticts will be on site with exotic animals. Additional outdoor actvities will be available.  
     


    Free Fun Friday! USS Constitution Museum

    Presented by USS Constitution Museum and Highland Street Foundation at USS Constitution Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! A special Landmarks Orchestra Carnival performance and...more

    Free Fun Friday! Historic Deerfield

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Museum houses will be open for walk-through tours of the first floors.  Activity “zones” will also be set up along the street, giving visitors the opportunity to experience everything...more

    "Dog Days of Summer" Juried Exhibit

    Presented by ArcWorks Community Art Center

    July 9 - August 15, 2015

    ArcWorks is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, “Dog Days of Summer.” For this annual juried show, ArcWorks invited artists across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New...more

    Memory: Witness of the Unimaginable

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    April 17 - August 16, 2015

    Memory is a stunning sensory art experience created by music composer Dániel Péter Biró and master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel, working with Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE BIG LEBOWSKI

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 17, 2015

    Our annual Big Lebowski Bowling Party has become one of our biggest Summer events! Not only do you get to see this fantastic film on the big screen, but we throw in plenty of pre-show...more

    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at Made in Fort Point Store, Boston

    July 6 - August 21, 2015

    Seaport Summer Camp: Works Inspired by the Season

    Enjoy paintings, collage, photography and more all created by members of the Fort Point Arts Community exploring themes of summer....more

    Free Fun Friday! Museum of African American History

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus and Highland Street Foundation at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    Free Fun Fridays at MAAH Boston & Nantucket (8/21)


    Free Fun Friday! Emily Dickinson Museum

    Presented by The Emily Dickinson Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    For the second year, the Emily Dickinson Museum is participating in the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays program. Admission to the museum is free all day, and we will be...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Freedom Trail Foundation

    Presented by Freedom Trail Foundation and Highland Street Foundation

    August 21, 2015

    The Freedom Trail Foundation is participating in the 7th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. On Friday, August 21, 2015, the Freedom Trail Foundation will...more

    Free Fun Friday! Discovery Museums

    Presented by The Discovery Museums and Highland Street Foundation at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    August 21, 2015

     Both museums will be open for exploration and there will be activities, music, and food outside all day on our grounds and in our tent.

    The Discovery Museums are participating in...more

    Brewfest

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    August 22, 2015

    – On Saturday, August 22, New England’s beer enthusiasts will come together at Indian Ranch once again to sample some of the best local, regional and national beers, micro-brews, craft beers...more

    Continuum of Innovation: Haystack Clay Selects

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    February 28 - August 23, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates the innovative achievements of past Haystack Mountain School of Crafts clay faculty as they comment on the contemporary evolution of ceramic practice through a...more

    Big Screen Classics: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 24, 2015

    The second of the George Lucas/Steven Spielberg Indiana Jones epics is set a year or so before the events in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1984).

    After a brief brouhaha involving a...more

    Drawing Workshop

    Presented by Northeastern University

    May 26 - August 25, 2015

    Drawing workshops are based on observational drawing rules through which students basically will learn how to render a two dimensional drawing based on three dimensional models, to find their own...more

    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - August 27, 2015

    Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend
    Celebrating 40 years of the Riverbend Park Trust and the legacy of Isabella Halsted

    Show dates: July 7-August 27, 2015 at...more

    Hyannis HyArts Free Summer Concerts

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 7 - August 28, 2015

    Hyannis "HyArts" Free Summer Concerts!
    Aselton Park, Hyannis Corner of South and Ocean Street
    6:00-7:30pm
    Summer Sounds FREE Concert Series-performances by Cape...more

    Free Fun Fridays

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    June 26 - August 28, 2015

    ...more

    Women of Vision: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    June 5 - August 28, 2015

    This summer the Multicultural Arts Center welcomes the artists of NAWA, an association that has, for 125 years, fostered public awareness of and interest in visual art created by women. Dating...more

    Free Fun Friday! Plimoth Plantation

    Presented by Plimoth Plantation and Highland Street Foundation at Plimoth Plantation , Plymouth

    August 28, 2015

    Plimoth Plantation is free to all. Share with your friends!


    Free Fun Friday! Clark Art Institute

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Enjoy free admission to the Clark from 10 am to 5 pm and lots of fun as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative. Gallery admission is free to all,...more

    Free Fun Friday! EcoTarium

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum and Highland Street Foundation at EcoTarium, Worcester

    August 28, 2015

    Explore our exhibits, stroll our nature trails, and enjoy science programs for FREE throughout the day!


    Free Fun Friday! Griffin Museum of Photography

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography and Highland Street Foundation at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    August 28, 2015

    On Friday, August 28, 2015 the Griffin Museum will be open from 10am – 5pm with free admission to all exhibitions thanks to the Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street...more

    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Visit Cape Cod's Nature Place!  Naturalist guided walks at 10:30am and 2pm

    Join our Aquarium feeders 12noon - 1pm for live feeding demonstrations.

    Nature Knowledge...more

    Free Fun Friday! Old Sturbridge Village

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village and Highland Street Foundation at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    August 28, 2015

    Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 28, 2015, when visitors get into OSV for free!  Watch hearth cooking...more

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