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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


    The Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2015: X

    Presented by Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery. College of the Holy Cross at Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester

    April 23 - May 22, 2015

    The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross will exhibit the artwork of graduating senior visual arts majors in the annual Senior Concentration Seminar exhibition...more

    "Exquisite Corpse"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven, Maynard

    April 15 - May 22, 2015

    ARTISTS' RECEPTION: SATURDAY, APRIL 25TH 7- 9 P.M.

    Gallery Seven presents “Exquisite Corpse” Surrealist Fun featuring works by artists from ArtSpace, a...more

    IMPACT Juried Exhibition

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    April 17 - May 23, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present IMPACT, a national juried exhibition of Jewelry and Metalsmithing work. In conjunction with the 2015 Society of...more

    Weaving In Metal with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23, 2015

    Details: Participants will be invited to score a sheet of aluminum foil to create a loom-like structure. Then, cut strips of foil can be woven in. We can start with basic under-over techniques,...more

    Public Sculpture Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 23, 2015

    Join CAM Curatorial Assistant Leon Doucette on a walking tour of public sculpture around downtown Gloucester. This program is offered in conjunction with Gateway to Cape Ann, a special exhibition...more

    REVEALING IDENTITY

    Presented by Concord Art Association at Concord Art Association, Concord

    April 23 - May 23, 2015

    Independent curator AudreyPepper spotlights narrative art reflecting on self and society, from Caleb Cole’s photos, in which he dons new personae, to the allegorical sculptures ofSachiko...more

    Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 23, 2015

    Take a leisurely walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by painter Edward Hopper.

    American realist painter Edward Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate...more

    Film Night, Richard Kaufman, conductor

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 22 - May 23, 2015

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    Memorial Day Weekend Open House

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    May 23, 2015

    Join artists and friends as we celebrate the start of the summer season and a gallery full of new work.


    Boston International Children's Film Festival: Kids Flix Mix

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

    May 17 - May 23, 2015

    Featuring audience favorite and award-winning films from the 2015 New York festival, the Kid Flix Mix short film program is perfect for the youngest audiences looking for engaging, funny, and...more

    Closed Doors by Darkroom

    Presented by Darkroom at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    May 23, 2015

    The Photography Channel, a series of exhibitions hosted by Darkroom, presents Closed Doors. The show is an invitation to reveal and share what happens behind closed doors through the...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival: Moomins on the Riviera

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

    May 16 - May 23, 2015

    Moomins on the Riviera (Muumit Rivieralla) by Xavier Picard (Finland/France, 2014, 80 min.). Sixty years ago, when Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson launched the Moomin comic...more

    Reception for Haystack Jewelry Exhibition

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 24, 2015

    Join us to celebrate this exhibition and meet some of the artists. Details t.b.a.


    Silk Painting with Sandra Golbert

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    May 23 & 24 – 1:00pm to 4:00 pm Last Day to Register 5/15/2015 Maximum students: 10 Learn to paint on silk with cold water dyes that can be ‘set’ with just an iron. Working...more

    The State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    March 7 - May 24, 2015

    Pushing Boundaries presents the work of 50 of the talented 300 ceramicists over the past 18 years who have participated in the State of Clay exhibitions at the Lexington Arts and...more

    Make a Peace Lantern! (ages 4 and up)

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    Memorial Day weekend is a great time to think about world peace. Create your own special lantern with peace symbols, flowers, and other designs as a reminder of what we can do to create a more...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)

    May 16 - May 24, 2015

    Intelligent and creative cinematic works for kids, and kids at heart. The festival includes two short film programs and three feature-length animated films. For a full list of films visit ...more

    Sharon Lacey/ Vae. Vae. Vae.

    Presented by Stove Factory Gallery

    May 15 - May 24, 2015

    Sharon Lacey | Vae. Vae. Vae.

    Recent oil paintings by Somerville-based artist Sharon Lacey will be on view at the Stove Factory Gallery from May 15-24. Lacey’s...more

    TRAVEL INSPIRATIONS ~ BEADING AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLAYS

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

    May 9 - May 24, 2015

    Celebrating artistic inspiration from around the globe, artists of the Polymer and Beading Guild invite you to travel the world with them in this showcase of...more

    Sharon Lacey Vae. Vae. Vae.

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at Stove Factory Building, Boston

    May 15 - May 24, 2015

    Recent oil paintings by Somerville-based artist Sharon Lacey will be on view at the Stove Factory Gallery from May 15-24. Lacey’s imagery is invented, yet informed by art history. The featured...more

    Boston Calling Music Festival

    Presented by Boston Calling at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    May 22 - May 24, 2015

    Beck, My Morning Jacket, the Pixies and Tenacious D are just the tip of the iceberg of what this year's Boston Calling Music Festival has to offer. The three-day spectacle's lineup at Boston City...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival: Party Mix

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

    May 17 - May 24, 2015

    Featuring audience favorite and award-winning films from the 2015 New York festival, the Party Mix short film program is perfect for older kids looking for engaging, funny, and dynamic...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival: Mune

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

    May 16 - May 24, 2015

    Mune by Alexandre Heboyan and Benoît Pillippon (France, 2014, 83 min.). Plunge into a world of wonder, magic, and mythology in this sumptuously animated CGI adventure about a land...more

    Boston International Children's Film Festival: Wolfy, the Incredible Secret

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

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    Wolfy, the Incredible Secret by Gregoire Solotareff and Eric Omond (France/Belgium, 2013, 80 min.). Though they’re from opposite ends of the food chain, Wolfy and Tom (a wolf and...more

    StereoType: New Directions in Typography

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    November 13, 2014 - May 25, 2015

    StereoType is a groundbreaking exhibition that presents works by an array of 14 established and up-and-coming designers from the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, France, the United States, Israel,...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Try It! Watercolor

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

    May 5 - May 26, 2015

    During the month of May, explore basic watercolor techniques and experiment with the vibrant, transparent colors of this often misunderstood medium. Learn about the range of supplies (types of...more

    Peep Pre-School Science

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 28 - May 26, 2015

    You’ll be able to test, and investigate while having fun. Working with Krissy, junior scientists will use their skills to explore the wonders of science, sometimes involving messy...more

    Seeds of Time: Documentary Film Screening (Presented by Alive Mind Cinema)

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    May 26, 2015

    A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Seed banks around the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing...more

    'it feels like a memory i never had' Opening Performance and Reception

    Presented by Gallery 263

    May 26, 2015

    Gallery 263 is pleased to present ‘it feels like a memory i never had’, a solo exhibition of Elizabeth Hatke’s work featuring a collaborative performance between Hatke and Maude...more

    Film Screening: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES: A Film by Jennifer Baichwal

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    May 27, 2015

    Manufactured Landscapes is a documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky and his large-scale photographs of quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, and dams....more

    “Artists sometimes have feelings”; or, Toward an Aesthetics of Reconciliation

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    May 27, 2015

    On the eve of Harvard Commencement, artist Jesse Aron Green will talk about his exhibition Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik, on view from May 23 to August 9, 2015, at the Harvard Art...more

    Wine and Film: SIDEWAYS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 28, 2015

    A wine tasting road trip to salute Jack's (Thomas Haden Church) final days as a bachelor careens woefully sideways as he and Miles (Paul Giamatti) hit the gas en route to mid-life crises.


    New Rediscovery! ROAR

    Presented by Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge

    May 26 - May 28, 2015

    No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of This Film.70 Cast and Crew Members...more

    Dirt Don't Hurt

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    May 28, 2015

    Welcome spring back with a day celebrating nature and animals! The Children’s Museum in Easton is happy to invite you to our Dirt Don’t Hurt event. On Thursday May 28th from 10am-1pm,...more

    Panel Discussion: The Art Complex Museum Collection Inspires The Boston Printmakers

    Presented by The Boston Printmakers

    May 28, 2015

    Five artists will make up the panel. Four artists, Jon Cartledge, East Hampton, MA; Monique Martin, Saskatoon, Canada; Liz Chalfin, Florence, MA; and Lynn Peterfreund, Leverett, MA, will...more

    The Invented Landscape

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

    Presented by Cooper Gallery and

    January 30 - May 29, 2015

     A forgotten visual arts and cultural movement that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983, Grupo Antillano articulated a vision of Cuban culture that privileged the importance of Africa and...more

    Still Running, Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Latin Art Space and Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 16 - May 29, 2015

    Curated by Astrid Martinez-Jones of Latin Art Sapce, with the collabortion of Alejandro de la Fuente, Still Running...more

    Still Running: Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 3 - May 29, 2015

    Still Running is a homage to a forgotten visual cultural arts movement, Grupo Antillano, that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983. This group articulated a Cuban culture that promoted the...more

    Made by Hand: an exhibit of extraordinary craftsmanship

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    May 18 - May 29, 2015

     See dozens of hand-made objects by graduates and alumni of North Bennet Street School – elegant furniture and cabinetry, hand-made musical instruments, one-of-a-kind jewelry, ornate...more

    Montserrat College of Art and Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    A conversation with Montserrat Professor Ethan Berry and former students of Roger Martin's focusing on Martin's involvement with the school. This program is free for members, Montserrat...more

    5th Annual AIFF Call for Entries

    Presented by Arlington International Film Festival at Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge

    January 1 - May 30, 2015

    The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is announcing its “Call for Student Entries”. In keeping with our desire to promote local artists, the organizers of the Festival...more

    Historic Middle Street Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    Discover Gloucester's historic Middle Street—an ever-evolving neighborhood packed with four centuries of social, economic, and architectural history.

    Did you know that a...more

    10 Great Tips for Spring and Summer Nature Photography

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

    May 30, 2015

    Get great tips from a pro as you learn to overcome some of the top challenges of nature photography. From tricky lighting to moving wildlife, we will cover these and other challenges as we explore...more

    Focus on Macro Photography Workshop

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

    May 30, 2015

    Explore photography from a different perspective, close-up! A great opportunity to work with a pro on specific challenges affecting macro photography including depth of field issues and lighting....more

    Illuminations of Night and Day

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    May 30, 2015

    New works in oil by Maryalice Eizenberg and Jonathan McPhillips.

    Sparkling moonlight on the bay, morning sun on fresh blooms, golden rays through a window, the glow of faces in a campfire....more

    Africa's Children of Arms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    November 19, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    The Pulitzer Center is committed to telling the stories of vulnerable populations all over the world, and perhaps one of the most startling is that of child soldiers. Boys and girls from more than...more

    Summer Street Gallery: Blue Heron Photographs

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 1 - May 31, 2015

    Capturing moments with herons, photographer Babsje takes viewers on an exploration of the study of Patience and Grace through these birds’ poise and demeanor. Realizing the most beautiful...more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 31, 2015

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

    Art 300 Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 31, 2015

    This spring, students in the Phillips Academy course Visual Culture: Discovering the Addison Collection will investigate the Addison’s iconic painting Eight Bells by Winslow Homer, and...more

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