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    Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    September 6, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Alexander Calder's abstract works revolutionized modern sculpture and made him one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century. In collaboration with the Calder Foundation, this exhibition brings together 40 of the artist's mobiles (kinetic metal works) and stabiles (dynamic monumental sculptures) to explore how Alexander Calder introduced the visual vocabulary of the French Surrealists into ...more


    AHA! Night (art, history and architecture)

    Presented by AHA! (art. history and architecture)

    May 14, 2009 - Ongoing

    AHA! takes place every 2nd Thursday and is a FREE art and culture event that features exhibits, performances, live music, talks and tours in downtown New Bedford.

     


    Mind and Hand: The Making of MIT Scientists and Engineers

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    An exploration, from the student perspective, of the cultural curiosity that is an MIT education.


    Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    A multimedia excursion into the world of artificial intelligence, Robots and Beyond throws open the doors of MIT's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where scientists have been probing the...more

    Holography: The Light Fantastic

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    Holograms from the Museum's collection -- the world's largest -- illustrates the many artistic and scientific facets of the medium.


    Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    Permanent installation of Ganson's whimsical kinetic sculptures address emotional and philosophical issues between the animate and inanimate, human and machine


    Ship Models: The Evolution of Ship Design

    Presented by MIT Office of the Arts

    June 1, 2009 - Ongoing

    Forty of the Museum's finest full-hull ship models depict one thousand years of ship building, from a fifteenth century iron-clad warship to the swiftest clipper ships. Also included is an...more

    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

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

    October 29, 2010 - Ongoing

    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years. In our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, you...more

    The Art of the Americas Wing

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

    November 20, 2010 - Ongoing

     Opening November 2010, the new wing takes a global perspective on Art of the Americas, showcasing more than 5,000 works of art produced in North, Central, and South America over the course...more

    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

    May 18, 2011 - Ongoing

    Long before Boston had public parks, Forest Hills Cemetery was created to offer visitors a special place where they could enjoy a magnificent landscape while remembering friends and family....more

    Boston Duck Tours

    Presented by Boston Duck Tours

    June 25, 2012 - Ongoing

    With Boston Duck Tours you'll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts. And just when you think you've seen it all, it's time for...more

    Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art

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

    September 18, 2011 - Ongoing

    Contemporary art finds a dynamic new home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with the recently opened Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, located in the MFA’s dramatic I. M....more

    IMAX Theatre

    Presented by New England Aquarium at New England Aquarium, Boston

    January 1, 2012 - Ongoing

    The giant screen – 65’ high by 85’ wide – is taller than a six story building! The slight curvature of the screen extends to the edge of your peripheral vision. The lamps...more

    ArtWeek Boston: Ready SETs Go: Fashion Photography

    Presented by Restoration Resources

    April 26, 2014 - Ongoing

    Learn/participate in a photo shoot led by Boston based fashion photographer, Younes Sphinx using vintage props and the set location spaces at Restoration Resources in Boston. Restoration Resources...more

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    May 24, 2014 - Ongoing

     Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates is a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History featuring recently restored invertebrate models created by famed...more

    Mapparium®

    Presented by The Mary Baker Eddy Library

    January 3, 2012 - January 4, 2022

    Visit the Mapparium and venture to the This popular Boston landmark is a world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe that has been visited by over 10 million people since it was constructed in...more

    Birds of the World

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    November 12, 2014 - November 12, 2017

    Boasting over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse land vertebrates on the planet, surpassing the biological diversity of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Thriving in every corner of the...more

    Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - October 18, 2017

    War has been an attribute of human cultures throughout time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, deadly intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself is the practice of decorating the objects...more

    Freedom 7 Mercury Space Capsule

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

    September 12, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    Freedom 7 splashes down at the JFK Presidential Library.

    The Freedom 7 Mercury space capsule that launched the first American, Alan Shepard, into space has landed at the Kennedy...more

    The Glass Flowers

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    3,000 amazingly realistic models of plants, flowers and fruits, painstakingly crafted in glass from 1886 to 1936 by German glass artists, father and son Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Some 4,000...more

    MFA First Fridays

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

    September 6, 2014 - December 4, 2015

    MFA First Fridays: Enjoy a seasonal cocktail and music with friends!

    MFA First Fridays is on the first Friday of each month from 6:00–9:30 pm. Join us for fine art, music, cash bars...more

    From the Nile to the Euphrates: Creating the Harvard Semitic Museum

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    December 5, 2014 - November 5, 2015

     Featuring a rich assortment of antiquities collected by museum founder David Gordon Lyon (1852-1935), a new exhibition opening December 5, 2014 allows visitors to explore the history of the...more

    King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    September 5 - October 25, 2015

     King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, announces its 2015 season, to run September 5th hrough October 25, 2015 on weekends and Monday...more

    Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanty Season August-September 2015

    Presented by Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    August 31 - September 27, 2015

    August 31st-September 27th, 2015:
    Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
    Seven days a week, 11AM -6PM
    Browse among the seven colorful...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

    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

    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

    Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanty Season May-June 2015

    Presented by Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    May 15 - June 21, 2015

    May 15th – June 21st, 2015
    Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
    Friday-Sunday, 11AM -8PM Also, Monday, May 25th.
    Browse...more

    New Castle Village Walk & Garden Tour

    Presented by Pontine Theatre

    June 14, 2015

    Visit a variety of exquisite gardens at Pontine Theatre’s annual New Castle Village Walk and Garden Tour. The self-guided walking tour takes participants on a leisurely stroll through the...more

    Over There! Posters from World War I

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

    July 26, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime posters from the United States and Europe—including select examples from Britain,...more

    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

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

    November 15, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    For decades, MFA visitors who read the small print have been familiar with the names of Jean and Fred Sharf. “Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf” has appeared at the bottom of...more

    Walden, revisited

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    October 31, 2014 - April 26, 2015

    Walden, revisited features works by contemporary artists inspired by Walden–the pond; the book published in 1854 by natural history philosopher, social critic, and early...more

    The Vibrant Art and Storied History of Ethiopian Icons

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

    January 23 - April 18, 2015

    This visually stunning exhibition illustrates the Christian traditions of the East African nation, Ethiopia. It features 60 small scale icons from a private European collection (usually 3 by 6...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

    The Price is Right Live!

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    April 11, 2015

    The Price Is Right Live! is the hit interactive stage show that gives contestants pulled right from the audience the chance to "come on down" to win appliances, vacations and even...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

    Matthew Ritchie: Remanence

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

    June 26, 2014 - March 31, 2015

    Ritchie’s contribution to the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall will continue his exploration of the possibilities, limitations, and collaborative capabilities of various media. Here,...more

    School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at 808 Gallery, Boston

    January 29 - March 29, 2015

    Presenting the work of over thirty artists who currently teach at Boston University, this exhibition features a wide range of visual practices, spanning genres and media, from realism to abstract,...more

    Dignity: Tribes in Transition

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts

    January 29 - March 29, 2015

    A collection of iconic black and white portraits by Los Angeles-based photographer Dana Gluckstein, focusing on cultures on the cusp of modernization and decimation as a consequence of...more

    Reggie Wilson: Moses(es)

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

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Reggie Wilson, who completed a weeklong residency in our theater in July 2014, returns with his Brooklyn-based Fist and Heel Performance Group. An evening-length exploration of “how we lead...more

    2014 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

    Presented by Armenian Heritage Foundation

    March 26, 2014 - March 25, 2015

    Annually, the Park's Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron, reconfigures in late March in celebration of the immigrant experience - all who were pulled apart from their country of origin...more

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...more

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...more

    The Klezmatics: On Holy Ground

    Presented by The National Yiddish Book Center at National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

    March 22, 2015

    A Quaker bassist and a Reform Jewish trumpeter, Yiddish language, Hasidic dance, gospel music, and Woody Guthrie meet in this acclaimed feature-length documentary about the groundbreaking klezmer...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    Video Games Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran and superstar...more

    Someone Else's Country, Photographs by Jo Ratcliffe

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    October 11, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    Photographer Jo Ractliffe (b. 1961) has spent the better part of the last decade photographing the effects of the prolonged civil war in Angola (1975-2002), both in the country itself and in her...more

    Sherlock Jr. featuring Buster Keaton

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 15, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    Widely regarded as one of the most visually inventive silent comedies ever made, Sherlock Jr. offers...more

    Intro to MIG Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 10 - March 14, 2015

    Intro MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) provides and overview of the MIG welding process, and covers the basic use of the equipment, shop safety. During the workshop, students will practice...more

    Intro to Mold Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    In this 10 week course, students will learn casting basics to create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster, rubber. Students will then later cast more complicated forms, your own original...more

    Foundry

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes....more

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