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    Expanding The Field Of Painting

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

    November 1, 2013 - October 1, 2014

    Since the end of the 19th century, painting has gone through a repeated cycle of death and rebirth in the face of artistic innovations such as photography, conceptual art, installation, and digital-imaging technologies.

    At each of these challenges, artists have explored alternative ways of making a “painting” that go beyond the application of paint to a canvas using a brush by diversifying the ...more


    HarborArts Festival 2014

    Presented by HarborArts

    September 20, 2014

    East Your Art Out!

    HarborArts Festival 2014 is the fourth annual anniversary celebration of the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery. The tradition...more

    FirstWorks Urban Carnevale, Co-presented with the City of Providence

    Presented by FirstWorks

    September 20, 2014

    A public celebration of music, spectacle, and food in the heart of Providence with FirstWorks artists from around the globe-and here in Rhode Island.  From the dizzying spectacle of...more

    Artist Talk with Stephanie Young

    Presented by Vessels Gallery

    September 20, 2014

    Come engage with City Works Boston Architecture in Porcelain artist Stephanie Young during the South end open Studios. Converse and learn about Young's techniique, process and inspriation for...more

    Smörgåsbord Nordic Food Festival

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center

    September 20, 2014

    Local chefs go Nordic! Drawing upon influences from traditional and “new Nordic” cuisine, local chefs will try their hand at Nordic cooking, and you’ll be the judge! Join us for...more

    Magic Without Tricks

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    August 27 - September 20, 2014

    Artists, consciously or unconsciously, dabble in magic. They borrow signs and symbols, and plant symbolic language, like seeds, into our hearts and minds to offer us new perceptions, and how this...more

    Jazz in the Yard

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead

    September 20, 2014

    Back for the fifth year! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a swinging afternoon of great jazz outdoors behind the Jackson Homestead in our natural "amphitheater" featuring flautist...more

    Anthony Palocci Jr.'s Art Exhibit

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    August 23 - September 20, 2014

    Montserrat alumnus Anthony Palocci Jr. (‘09) paints visceral portraits of ordinary, often overlooked objects from the home, studio and streets. Fans, fridges and keypads appear emotive due...more

    Celebrate our Waters en Plein Air

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    September 20, 2014

    Celebrate our Waters showcases our precious bays, ponds, lakes, marshes, creeks and beaches. Event include guided walks, bike rides, talks, tours, kayak trips, cat boat sailing, aquaculture...more

    Dance at the Cinema: BALANCHINE/MILLEPIED (Ballet)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 21, 2014

    From the Paris Opera Ballet. This encounter between two great French composers and two choreographers from the New York City Ballet, its founder George Balanchine and former student Benjamin...more

    The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    September 19 - September 21, 2014

    For the first time in almost 50 years, Royal Shakespeare Company is performing the entirety of Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy, Two Gentleman of Verona. Valentine and Proteus are...more

    stART on the Street: Fall Edition

    Presented by stART on the Street

    September 21, 2014

    stART on the Street continues with more then 250 arts and crafts vendors, stage and street performers, food trucks and restaurants (vegan and vegetarian options will be available),...more

    Boston's Hub On Wheels afteparty and Music Festival

    Presented by Wonkka Productions at City Hall Plaza

    September 21, 2014

    Directly following Boston's Hub on Wheels ride where 10,000 cyclists converge on the city for a morning ride there will be a free party/music festival at Boston's City Hall Plaza with live...more

    South End Open Studios

    Presented by United South End Artists

    September 20 - September 21, 2014

    United South End Artists presents the 28th annual South End Open Studios, Boston’s premier open studios event Saturday & Sunday September 20 & 21. A back-stage pass that...more

    "The Sturgeon Queens" Film Screening at the Yiddish Book Center

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    September 21, 2014

    Four generations of a Jewish immigrant family create Russ and Daughters, a Lower East Side lox and herring emporium that survives and thrives. Produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of...more

    Spirit Awards Benefit

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 21, 2014

    The image of a starving artist toiling alone in a garret is ingrained into our American schema of the visual arts, but the Spirit Awards shatter the idea that artists are hermits and that...more

    Allston Village Street Fair

    Presented by The Parents and Community Build Group and The Ringer Park Partnership Group

    September 21, 2014

    Enjoy a Family Friendly Day of Entertainment, Interactive Activities, and Fun - Featuring 3 Stages, Live Bands, a Multitude of Multicultural Street Performances, International Food Court,...more

    Science on Screen: CHILDREN OF MEN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 22, 2014

    Hailed by The New York Times as a “superbly directed political thriller...about a nervously plausible future,” Children of Men immerses us in a world engulfed in...more

    "Ways to Live Forever" movie screening

    Presented by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation at Somerville Theatre

    September 23, 2014

    Join us for a special screening of the British feature film, Ways To Live Forever. Starring Robbie Kay (ABC's Once Upon a Time, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger...more

    Children’s Art Centre Centennial Celebration

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre at Children's Art Centre

    September 23, 2014

    United South End Settlements’ Children’s Art Centre is an extraordinary place tucked behind a historic gate in the South End. Under a vaulted ceiling, youngsters create and experience...more

    Life at Colonial Harvard: The Archaeological Evidence

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    September 23, 2014

    Harvard University's 1650 charter founded a new institution committed "to the education of the English and Indian Youth of this Country in knowledge and godliness." The Harvard Yard...more

    Susan Cottle Opening Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    September 24, 2014

    Susan Cottle depicts metropolises and countrysides in the American South West and Europe. She transposes her atmospheric experience of these places into paintings to impart an authentic essence of...more

    Reel Rock 9 Film Tour 2014

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    September 25, 2014

    Now in its ninth year, the REEL ROCK Film Tour features a special presentation of the highly-anticipated feature-length film “Valley Uprising.”

    The greatest untold story of...more

    Artist Lecture: Julian Voss-Andreae presents Sculpture Inspired by Proteins, Physics and People

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 25, 2014

    Art and science collide and combine in painter-turned physicist-turned sculptor Julian Voss-Andreae’s studio. Starting out as a painter Julian Voss-Andreae changed course as a young man and...more

    Florence Ladd on 'The Spirit of Josephine'

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    September 25, 2014

    Inspired by legendary performer Josephine Baker, Florence Ladd's new novel is A Family Reunion in Paris: The Spirit of Josephine. The author skillfully breathes life into the featured...more

    Boston Strong?

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    August 25 - September 25, 2014

    Artists Shea Justice and Jason Pramas provide a parallax view of the tragic Boston Marathon bombings through exploring aspects of civil rights and social justice. The exhibition places the...more

    Parks and Recreation at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    July 14 - September 26, 2014

    FPAC’s newest exhibition at Atlantic Wharf gallery embraces the spirit of summer. Parks & Recreation features art that kicks off its shoes, gets outdoors, catches a breeze, and...more

    Opening Reception - Arlington Open Studios

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    September 26, 2014

    Come join us at the Arlington Center for the Arts for the opening reception of our 15th Annual Open Studios! There will be 80+ artists sharing their arts and crafts all under one roof in the...more

    Harvest Party

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    There’s no better place to enjoy the brisk fall weather than the Harvest Party at Old Sturbridge Village on September 27. Take in the sights, sounds, and experiences of the season around the...more

    Friends' Day

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    Adults $24.00
    Seniors (65 and over) $22.00
    Youths (3-17) $8.00
    Children age 2 and under Admitted Free


    Ambient Folklore

    Presented by Worcester Center for Crafts

    August 7 - September 27, 2014

    Worcester Center for Crafts and guest curator Luis Antonio Fraire present Ambient Folklore, the work of nine distinctive artists who intend instant visual communication in their work. Each...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - The Birth of the Blues Recital and Lecture by Robert Wyatt

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth at Highfield Hall

    September 27, 2014

    Steinway Artist Robert Wyatt, an expert on Gershwin, has performed throughout the United States and internationally, gathering critical acclaim for sensitive and colorful solo and chamber music...more

    "WINDOWS ON EARTH"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven

    August 20 - September 27, 2014

    Windows on Earth: Photographs by Astronauts on the International Space Station on display at Gallery Seven through September 27th.  Proceeds from the show will support...more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT JACKSON HOMESTEAD

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead

    September 27, 2014

    The Jackson Homestead and Museum is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT DURANT KENRICK

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 27, 2014

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    Meet and greet with renowned artist Robert Bissell at Dzian Gallery

    Presented by Dzian Gallery

    September 26 - September 27, 2014

    DZian Gallery will be hosting a meet and greet with renowned artist Robert Bissell on Friday, September 26th from 5:00-9:00PM and Saturday, September 27th from 4:00-8:00PM in the Natick Mall....more

    Zoo Clue Challenge at Franklin Park Zoo

    Presented by Franklin Park Zoo at Franklin Park Zoo

    September 27, 2014

    Think you know a lot about the Franklin Park Zoo? Or, maybe just animals in general? Challenge yourself and a team of friends on Saturday, September 27 for the first Zoo Clue Challenge scavenger...more

    Barakat's 7th Annual Walk For Literacy

    Presented by Barakat, Inc.

    September 27, 2014

    Come for a day of fun, sun and giving in Cambridge! Barakat’s Walk For Literacy is an annual event dedicated to the empowerment of children and women through education. Join a diverse...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS: Great Old Trees of Newton Centre

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 28, 2014

    Great Old Trees of Newton Centre
    Newton has many beautiful old trees, and they can tell the story of the city’s development just as well as its buildings. Marc Welch, Director of Urban...more

    iFest - See, Hear, Taste, Experience the Best of Ireland

    Presented by iFest Ltd. at Seaport World Trade Center

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    iFest, a three day festival of contemporary Irish Culture, comes to the prestigious Seaport World Trade Center, Boston from September 26th - 28th 2014. 

    With three entertainment...more

    Spirit Books Exhibition & Book Launch

    Presented by Essex County Greenbelt Association

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Exhibition of The Spirit Books, one-of-a-kind sculptural handmade books cradled in twigs, branches, vines, and roots, to celebrate the launch of The Spirit Books book which contains images and...more

    Manhattan Short Film Festival at Rockport Music

    Presented by Rockport Music

    September 28, 2014

    Unlike any other festival, The Manhattan Short Film Festival invites you—the viewer—to vote for the festival’s winner! The festival takes place in 250 cities across 6 continents...more

    The Craft Festival at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Come check out our 4th Annual Craft Festival in partnership with the Worcester Center for Crafts. Craftsmen from all across New England are onsite for this juried...more

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB)

    Presented by AIGA Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Design Exchange Boston (DxB) is a two-day design and innovation conference dedicated to celebrating the impact of design. The DxB experience explores the ideas, work and strategies currently...more

    The Fall Festival at Gore Place

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place

    September 28, 2014

     Food trucks, beer tent, live music, antique cars, wagon and miniature train rides, and a crazy pumpkin drop are featured at the first annual Fall Festival at Gore Place. Admission: $10,...more

    Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks & Water

    Presented by Essex National Heritage Commission

    September 19 - September 28, 2014

    Explore Essex County’s cultural, historic, and natural sites during two weekends of 150+ FREE events! Enjoy a variety of walks, guided hikes, sails,...more

    #i{craft}history Celebration

    Presented by Plimouth Plantation at Plimoth Plantation

    September 25 - September 28, 2014

    Plimoth Plantation will be holding the FIRST #icrafthistory WEEKEND to celebrate the launch of its Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company from 9/27-9/28! PLYMOUTH RESIDENTS ARE FREE that weekend!...more

    Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 28, 2014

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing some of the finest items...more

    Greek Festival, Boston

    Presented by Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    The Annunciation Cathedral Boston at 514 Parker Street is having its annual Greek Festival on the grounds of the Cathedral under a big tent and indoors. Located at Parker and Ruggles Street, it is...more

    Seeing Sound - A Mary Ellen Bute Retrospective

    Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive

    September 28, 2014

    A pioneer of visual music and electronic art, Mary Ellen Bute produced over a dozen short abstract animations between the 1930s to the 1950s. Set to classical music by the likes of Bach,...more

    Letterpress Printmaking - Holiday Cards

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    In this two day letterpress class students will learn the basics of hand typesetting, letterpress terminology, fundamentals of letterpress printing as well as what to look for and how to achieve a...more

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