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    Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    American artist Corita Kent juxtaposed spiritual, pop cultural, literary, and political writings alongside symbols of consumer culture and modern life in order to create bold images and prints during the 1960s. Also known as Sister Mary Corita, Kent is often seen as a curiosity or an “anomaly” in the pop art movement. Corita Kent and the Language of Pop positions Kent and her work within the pop art idiom, ...more


    Opening Celebration: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    To celebrate the opening of the special exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, on view September 3, 2015 to January 3, 2016, the Harvard Art Museums will host a panel discussion to...more

    Up-Close Seminar: Arlene Shechet

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    Contemporary artist Arlene Shechet will describe her innovative approach to sculpture through a discussion of select objects from the collection of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, which she came to...more

    Stage & Screen: Smiles of a Summer Night

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 3, 2015

    After fifteen films that received mostly local acclaim, the 1955 comedy Smiles of a Summer Night (Sommarnattens leende) at last ushered in an international audience for...more

    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    Alison Horvitz: Memory Jars Series

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center

    July 31 - September 4, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center presents the works of Alison Horvitz, July 31-September 4. She studied painting at Boston University, Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Massachusetts....more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 5, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Transcending Reality

    Presented by Abstract Artists Group of New England

    August 25 - September 5, 2015

    Transcending Reality showcases eighteen abstract artists whose work foregrounds the direct experience of color, shape, line, and texture. The exhibit includes both two-dimensional and...more

    Tipsy Tour: Dram Shop and Drunken Sailors

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 5, 2015

    Booze. Hooch. Liquor. Kill Devil. Grog. Applejack. It's all covered on the Tipsy Tour: Dram Shops and Drunken Sailors!

    This tour is not a pub crawl - it's an exploration of Boston's...more

    The Picasso Women Visit the White-Ellery House: Gabrielle Barzaghi

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    September 5, 2015

    The White-Ellery House (1710) has served as the backdrop for a series of one-day contemporary art installations by local artists for seven years running. The series continues this year with an...more

    Photographing Places: The photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    March 11 - September 6, 2015

    This new exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography in the MIT Museum features a range of images by twenty photographers whose work appeared in the influential landscape and urban design...more

    Samurai

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    April 18 - September 6, 2015

    Discover the samurai, in history and popular culture! Guest curator Eric Nakamura, editor and founder of Giant Robot Magazine, combines historical Japanese arms and armor from the...more

    Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life

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

    May 30 - September 6, 2015

    Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Find out at the EcoTarium’s exciting hands-on exhibit, Wild...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...more

    Bread & Puppet Theater's

    Presented by Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association (CNA) and Cambridge Arts Council

    September 6, 2015

    The award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater takes its annual Labor Day weekend "little big tour" down to the Boston area, this year bringing their new...more

    Secret Flower Sculptures: Jean-Michel Othoniel

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

    March 12 - September 7, 2015

    Jean-Michel Othoniel, a 2011 Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner, returns with an exhibition of new work conceptualized during his residency. Known internationally for monumental sculptures of...more

    American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    June 6 - September 7, 2015

    This is the first major exhibition on Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in more than 25 years and the first to explore important connections between Benton's art and the movies. After working...more

    Bryan Randa Glass

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Big Screen Classics: JAWS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 7, 2015

    When a leviathan of a Great White begins making snacks out of the good people of Amity Island, it's up to police Chief Brody, the grizzled fisherman Quint, and Richard Dreyfuss to embark on one of...more

    Ten Plus Years: The Art of Josh Dorman

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    July 1 - September 7, 2015

    Gallery Hours:  Monday through Friday:  10 am to 4 pm; Saturday and Sunday:  10 am to 2 pm


    Cut Paper: Selections from the Guild of American Papercutters

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 7, 2015

    The 30th Bread and Roses Heritage Festival takes place on Labor Day, September 7, 11:30 am to 6 p.m., on the Common in Lawrence, MA. It is a free, one-day 'open air' celebration for the whole...more

    Diane Chen KW, Beauty in Nature: Hand-Carved Ceramic Vessels

    Presented by Lexicon Gallery

    August 15 - September 7, 2015

    Opening Saturday August 15, 6-8pm

    Show Continues through September 7

    Diane Chen KW works in partnership, each piece a collaboration with a ceramic artist who throws or hand-builds...more

    Arlene Shechet: All At Once

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

    June 10 - September 7, 2015

    The first museum survey of sculptor Arlene Shechet, this major exhibition features over 150 objects that trace the development of her innovative practice over the past 20 years. For her entire...more

    Champions of Freedom: The Abolitionists

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 7, 2015

    Boston's great defenders of Liberty were not soldiers on horseback with sword in hand, but average citizens. Their courage, determination and sacrifice paved the path for the society we have...more

    ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 9, 2015

    After triumphant collaborations on 2008's REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA and 2012's THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL: EPISODE ONE, cult filmmakers Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich are back with the second...more

    For the Greater Glory: Video Premiere

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College, Robsham Theater Arts Center, Chestnut Hill

    September 10, 2015

    Jeremy Zipple, S.J., Boston College alumnus and board member, will premiere his film of For the Greater Glory of God, a dance piece inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of...more

    Strandbeest: Happenings

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 28 - September 10, 2015

    Enjoy the first public opportunity to experience the Strandbeests and explore its ideas through action, motion, demonstration and participation. Explore life with a beest or two during our...more

    Images of Grief and Healing

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    August 10 - September 11, 2015

    Grief may be a universal human emotion, but the expression of grief is highly individual, as evidenced by “Images of Grief and Healing” at the Chandler Gallery. The exhibit, juried by...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 12, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200-1900

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons

    May 2 - September 12, 2015

    This exceptional, compelling selection of 48 icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium, center of Christian...more

    Opera at the Movies | Moonstruck

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    September 12, 2015

    Fall in love with Cher and Nicolas Cage in the hilarious and sweepingly romantic Moonstruck! When unlucky-in-love Brooklyn bookkeeper Loretta meets her fiancé’s brother, Johnny, their instant...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

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

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...more

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's The Merchant of Venice

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 13, 2015

    In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all—as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the...more

    Talk and Performance by Andy Zimmermann & Kalimah Muhammad

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to present the artist talk and performance for the two concurrent shows “Three Sculpture and Two Installation, One with Sound”...more

    Cinema Jukebox: The School of Rock

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 14, 2015

    Jack Black stars as a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur, in this film from Richard Linklater.

    Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute...more

    Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    September 17, 2015

    Join us for an opening reception to celebrate the 3 new exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery - "Shahzia Sikander: Parallax", "Last Folio", and Sophia Ainslie's "In Person -...more

    Rewind!: CLUELESS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 17, 2015

    Arguably the most quotable film of the ‘90s (“As if!”), Clueless remains as fresh and timeless as Paul Rudd’s face. (Seriously, the man has not aged a...more

    The Chimera

    Presented by Oberon and Mortis Ministries at OBERON, Cambridge

    September 17, 2015

    Presented by Endation and Allix Mortis, The Chimera explores musical and artistic dichotomies. Act I features the raw, intense, melodic force of two-piece Endation accompanied by movement and...more

    Boston by Bulfinch: Walking Tour

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 17, 2015

    Join Boston By Foot to learn about the man called one of America’s first architects, Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844)! He defined the Federal style of architecture and the physical fabric of Boston,...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 19, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 19th, 2-3PM "Vanborkestra"..Bring your beach...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Summer Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    South Boston's Seaport - Dog Friendly!

    Presented by Boston By Foot

    September 19, 2015

    Boston By Foot is pleased to partner with the Urban Hound to offer a DOG FRIENDLY tour!

    From tidal flat to industrial area, to Innovation District and hot new nightspot, many...more

    Branching Out: Trees as Art

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    September 27, 2014 - September 20, 2015

    This exhibition explores the often surprising ways in which contemporary artists use trees as an inspiration as well as a medium for their art.  Made from bark, wood, roots, seedpods, leaves...more

    Open Rehearsal with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 20, 2015

    Experience the craft of music-making first hand. Sit in with the members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra as they rehearse a piece of music. Experience the decisions and process of making music...more

    Lextopia: Lexington's Launch of mid-Century Modern

    Presented by Lexington Historical Society at Lexington Depot, Lexington

    June 20 - September 20, 2015

    The Lexington Historical Society celebrates  the town’s unique architectural legacy with a new exhibit that opens in June 2015: Lextopia: Lexington’s Launch of Mid Century Modern. In the...more

    Opening Reception for the Fall Exhibitions

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 20, 2015

    Join us to celebrate our exciting new season of exhibitions inspired by artists’ friendships and collaborations. Free and open to the public.


    National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 18 - September 20, 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 witty, provocative...more

    Watercolors in Nature

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

    May 5 - September 22, 2015

    Let nature inspire you! Explore the use of lines, colors and textures and more. Bring your own painting wish list! As warmer weather approaches we will begin to explore the outdoor world as...more

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