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    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 collection of Japanese art outside Japan—including the greatest variety of Hokusai works in any museum—the MFA is uniquely positioned to offer a comprehensive exhibition of this remarkable artist. Drawing from ...more


    Women in Modern Iranian Film: "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night"

    Presented by Wellesley College at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    April 1, 2015

    In partnership with the Cinema and Media Studies program, the Davis presents this series of film screenings dedicated to exploring the groundbreaking achievements...more

    “INFLUX” Montserrat’s Senior Thesis Show Reception At Mingo I

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 1, 2015

    “INFLUX” features Montserrat College of Art seniors Kevin Lucey and Sasha Pacek. Each small group theme show included the individual work of each...more

    Fine Art lll Senior Thesis Show Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 1, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of KayLee Bellamy, Elizabeth Breder, Margaret Caro, William Gurin, Kayleigh (Bird) Hawes, Rebekah Segar, and Stephanie Visciglia. ...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell and at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    April 2, 2015

    Join us on the first Thursday of every month for Downtown Lowell First Thursdays. In the tradition of "gallery nights" held in many arty cities, the idea is to encourage workers to...more

    The Erik van Dam Quartet

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 2, 2015

    Fuller Craft First Thursdays presents the The Erik van Dam Quartet for an evening of live jazz led by multi-instrumentalist Erik van Dam, master of the bari, tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones....more

    Excavation and Exhibition: A Panel Discussion

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    April 2, 2015

    Join us for a discussion about excavation and exhibition. This panel will blur the line between the contemporary and the historical and considers the role of the artist as...more

    Artist Talk at the FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    April 2, 2015

    Please join the FPAC Gallery for an artist talk with Sharon Freed, Walter Kopec and Andrew Neumann, whose show Glean is currently on view. Come listen to the artists discuss their work, ask them...more

    Midday Organ Recital: Carson Cooman

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Adolphus Busch Hall, Cambridge

    April 2, 2015

    Join us for a Midday Organ Recital at Adolphus Busch Hall, featuring Carson Cooman. Recitals are performed on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ. Audience members are invited to...more

    Film Screening, TINY: A Story About Living Small

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 3, 2015

    Enjoy an independent film describing the story of one young couple with no building experience who attempt to build a tiny house, raising questions about what constitutes good design,...more

    Upon Closer Inspection

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    March 2 - April 3, 2015

    Peter Scott “makes a positive habit of avoiding the picturesque” says Roger Kizik, Scott’s co-exhibitor in the Chandler Gallery’s upcoming show, “Upon Closer...more

    1 + 1 = 1: Collaborative Dreamscapes by Scout Austin and Kellie Weeks

    Presented by Fountain Street Fine Art

    March 5 - April 3, 2015

    This collaborative project by artists Scout Austin and Kellie Weeks was inspired by a recent exhibit by William Kentridge at ICA Boston. Deciding to try something different from their...more

    Spring Show

    Presented by Dorchester Arts Collaborative at Chevalier Theatre, Medford

    April 3, 2015

    Come join Dorchester Arts Collaborative (DAC) as we showcase three amazing Dorchester...more

    Sara Zielinski: This Is Just To Say

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    April 3, 2015

    Find & Form Space is pleased to present This Is Just To Say, an exhibition of the work of Sara Zielinski. Zielinski is a prolific sketchbook draftsman,...more

    SoWa First Fridays

    Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild, Boston

    April 3, 2015

    Come down to 450 Harrison to meet the local artists and view/buy their work!. Over 60 artists open their studios for the "First Friday" of every month. April 3rd is our next First...more

    Kids' Shows: Film - WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 4, 2015

     Nothing beats the sweetly strange original adaption of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book.

    Gene Wilder stars as the weird and wonderful candy man Willy Wonka, who starts a...more

    Public Tour: Edged in Black

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 4, 2015

    Compiled between 1967 and 1968, the SMS series was one of several important experimental ventures that sought to destabilize the boundary between traditional media,...more

    “Layers and Light: Where Sky Meets Sea” Artist Reception

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Artist Studios, Lowell

    April 4, 2015

    The Loading Dock Gallery member artists Bethany Peck and Aron Leaman collaborated for a joint exhibition “Layers and Light: Where Sky Meets Sea” on display for the month of April.The...more

    Adriana Varejao

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 19, 2014 - April 5, 2015

    The ICA presents the first U.S. solo presentation of work by Adriana Varejão, one of the leading voices in contemporary Brazilian art. Varejão’s work mines the history of...more

    Heaven and Earth

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    February 7 - April 5, 2015

     Sky, sea, and land have long served as alluring subjects for artists who wish to challenge themselves with fleeting effects of atmosphere, light, and motion: churning rapids, wind-blown...more

    Annabel Lost

    Presented by Chameleon's Dish at Democracy Center, Cambridge

    March 29 - April 5, 2015

    This four-person play combines visual art and performance poetry with a montage of dramatic scenes to tell the story of Quetzal, an orphaned refugee of colonial wars, and her otherworldly...more

    Cinema Jukebox: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 6, 2015

    Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor combine their talents in one of the greatest big-screen musicals ever made, a two-time Oscar nominee that includes the songs "Good...more

    An evening of archaeology

    Presented by United Nations Association of Greater Boston

    April 6, 2015

    We are pleased to welcome Ufuk Kocaba to Boston! Salvaged excavations conducted in Istanbul have unearthed the remains of Constantinople's Theodocian Harbor - now lying about 300 m from...more

    public conversation: “Slavery, Dissent, Reconciliation: Harvard Histories”

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts) at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 6, 2015

    Join artist Brian Knep, Sven Beckert (Harvard University), Kellie Carter Jackson (Hunter College) and Salamishah Tillet (University of Pennsylvania) and moderator Timothy Patrick McCarthy (Harvard...more

    Gallery Talk What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 7, 2015

    The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. ...more

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: Performance of Traditional Tibetan Music

    Presented by Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

    April 7, 2015

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: A performance, discussion, and exploration of Tibetan music.  Featuring traditional and hand-made instruments, Penpa Tsering’s costumed...more

    Building Blocks: Art Deco

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 7, 2015

    Back by popular demand, BSA Space is offering a new edition of the crash course on Boston’s architecture: “Building Blocks.” This time, step into Boston’s Art Deco...more

    Materials Lab Plaster Works

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 7, 2015

    In this workshop, artist Robert Baart and Francesca Bewer, the museums’ research curator for conservation and technical studies, will explore one of the many uses of plaster in art: that of...more

    Nansi Guevara Public Artist Talk

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

    April 8, 2015

    Please join Nansi Guevara for a Public Artist Talk on Wednesday, April 8 at 11:30a at 23 Essex Street, Room 201.

    Nansi Guevara is dedicated to the resilience of Latin@ communities in the...more

    Artist Talk: Elizabeth Ellenwood

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

    April 8, 2015

    Photographer Elizabeth Ellenwood creates abstractions of light, line, texture and form on film using medium and large format cameras. Her work is on view in Danforth Art’s exhibition Of...more

    “Ya Feel Me?” Fine Art Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301 (3)

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 8, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Evan Sullivan, Taylor Anuform, Deanna Jacome, Danielle Franzen, Caitlyn Doolittle, Ariel Lund, and Meghan Ferrero. ...more

    “To Whom It May Concern” Senior Thesis Show Reception At Porter Mill

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art and Montserrat College of Art Gallery

    April 8, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Corinne D'Orsi, Melanie Simpson, and Melissa McGinty. Each small group theme show included the individual work...more

    The Role and Concept of Islamic Art in the Museum Context

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 8, 2015

    The first years of the 21st century witnessed an impressive re-evaluation of Islamic art and archaeology. Most of the larger collections of Islamic art have been, or still are, undergoing...more

    A View From the Bridge

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 9, 2015

    Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’...more

    Made in Fort Point April Featured Artist: Dawna Davis

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

    April 9, 2015

    Every month Made in Fort Point dedicates an expanded space to featuring the work of one artist participating in the store. After expressing interest,...more

    Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom

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

    March 11 - April 9, 2015

    Lee is internationally renowned for projects that prompt connections and invite trust, creativity, and self-awareness. He also has a long history with Boston, first exhibiting at the Isabella...more

    Pulse: New Work by Faculty Artists

    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

    January 21 - April 10, 2015

    The Cantor Art Gallery will exhibit new work by full and part time faculty artists Amy Archambault, Michael Beatty, Rachelle Beaudoin, Matthew Gamber, Randy Garber, Roger Hankins, Cristi Rinklin,...more

    Channel Zero Presents "The Perils of Pauline" (1967)

    Presented by Channel Zero and Channel Zero at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 10, 2015

    Pamela Austin Stars as Cinema’s First Action Heroine in this High Camp Pastiche of the Classic Serials from the Swingin' Sixities! Costarring Pat Boone as her fearless fiancée and...more

    Signature Series Opera at the Movies: AMADEUS

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 10, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series in partnership with Somerville Theatre
    Opera at the Movies

    Amadeus
    Friday, April 10 | 7:00 – 10:30 p.m.
    $10...more

    Free April 10 Second Friday

    Presented by Smith College Museum of Art at Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton

    April 10, 2015

    Hands-on art making for all ages! Put your engineering skills to work to create a hanging kinetic sculpture- inspired by...more

    Slow Art Day Facilitated Looking Sessions

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

    April 11, 2015

    Slow Art Day is a world-wide event in which art appreciators are encouraged to slow down and study art in a more meaningful and intentional experience. Danforth Art will host two facilitated...more

    MassArt's 26th Annual Benefit Art Auction

    Presented by MassArt at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Brant Gallery, Boston

    April 2 - April 11, 2015

    Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), the nations only independent public college of art and design, will host its 26th Annual MassArt Benefit Art Auction on Saturday, April 11, 2015....more

    We’ll Rally Round the Flag, Boys

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 11, 2015

    As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War draws to a close, this illustrated talk - with contemporary images and musical accompaniment from Pat Conlon and friends...more

    Learn to Knit Workshop with Denise Lebica

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 11, 2015

    Students will spend the morning learning the cast on, knit stitch and purl stitch, and the technique of binding off , all while knitting a gauge swatch with instructor and textile...more

    Passports for Peace - Creative Bookmaking with Jeannie Hunt

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    April 11, 2015

    Youth (10+) and adults are invited to a free art workshop about the concept of responsible world citizenship. Join us for this creative morning of learning and fun, as we explore common values and...more

    National Pride (and Prejudice)

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

    November 15, 2014 - April 12, 2015

    The American Flag, Stonehenge, Chairman Mao Zedong: instantly recognizable, powerful symbols of the nations that produced them. But what instills pride in one citizen may be a call to protest for...more

    Katrin Sigurdardottir: Drawing Apart

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

    February 13 - April 12, 2015

    Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s sculptural practice examines the way physical structures and boundaries affect perception. Her works gesture towards real locations, employing shifts in...more

    "Culture of Light": Early Twentieth-Century Art Film

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 12, 2015

    Part of the Addison's Black and White Film Series in conjunction with Light/Dark, White/Black, exploring the aesthetics and symbolism of black and white in various genres...more

    Artist Talk: Amy Ragus

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

    April 12, 2015

    Photographer Amy Ragus has developed a unique technique for creating photographic collages, merging frames and shots into bold, manipulated compositions. Her work is exhibited alongside the mixed...more

    Cinephile Sundays : Bamako

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    April 12, 2015

    An extraordinary trial is taking place in a residential courtyard in Bamako, the capital city of Mali. African citizens have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Bracelets and Earrings

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

    April 12, 2015

    Come with a friend! Learn basic beading techniques from nationally known bead artist Andrea Alyse while making earrings and a bracelet. Tuition includes beads and supplies, but you may bring your...more

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