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    Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol

    Presented by American Textile History Museum at American Textile History Museum, Lowell

    January 21 - March 29, 2015

    This exhibition, on loan from the Fashion and Textile Museum in London, traces the history of 20th century art in textiles. Highlights include work by Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Sonia Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Barbara Hepworth, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Ben Nicholson and Andy Warhol.

    The exhibition features ...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

    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

    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

    Boston Black

    Presented by Boston Children's Museum at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    January 15, 2015 - Ongoing

    Visit a Carnival garage for a traditional Afro Caribbean celebration and help to decorate a float! Go shopping at the Dominican store, learn about different hairstyles and ideas of beauty at John...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

    Islands: Evolving in Isolation

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

    April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2016

    With bizarre woodpecker-like primates, dwarf humans, and flightless birds over nine feet high, islands are havens for some of the most unusual living creatures on our planet. Why are islands such...more

    Museum Highlights Tour at Harvard Peabody Museum

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

    February 20, 2015 - February 26, 2016

    Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such...more

    Nature, Sculpture, Abstraction, and Clay: 100 Years of American Ceramics

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

    January 17, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    This exhibition explores ceramic art from the late 19th century to today–from the Arts and Crafts movement to Midcentury Modernism to Studio Craft and contemporary practice. Outstanding...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

    Freedom Rising: Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    January 1 - December 26, 2015

    Museum of African American History's exhibition Reading, Writing and Publishing Black Books  examine historical and cultural implications of forbidding...more

    Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation

    Presented by Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

    February 12 - December 11, 2015

     This exhibition explores both the biological underpinnings of human navigation and its technological history, from the sea-faring cultures of the southern Pacific to early European mariners....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

    Literary Landscapes

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    February 1 - October 31, 2015

    Maps of imaginary places have accompanied literature for centuries. Visualizing the fanciful worlds described in works of fiction sets the stage for events taking place in a story, and often...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

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 26, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 26th, 2-3PM "Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz...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

    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

    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

    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

    Hyannis HyArts Free Summer Concerts

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 7 - August 28, 2015

    Hyannis "HyArts" Free Summer Concerts!
    Aselton Park, Hyannis Corner of South and Ocean Street
    6:00-7:30pm
    Summer Sounds FREE Concert Series-performances by Cape...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

    Suffield Academy Summer Academy

    Presented by Suffield Academy

    June 28 - July 31, 2015

     Suffield Academy will hold its five-week Summer Academy on its campus from June 28 through July 31, 2015. The Summer Academy is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 18, as either day...more

    Light/Dark, White/Black

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    January 17 - July 31, 2015

     Beyond their effectiveness in depicting three-dimensionality and conveying light and shade to construct the illusion of space, black and white have long fascinated artists, as they are rich...more

    Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - July 26, 2015

    Harvard Art Museums’ new presentation of Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals features innovative, noninvasive digital projection as a conservation approach. The exhibition returns this...more

    Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA, Boston

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

    December 20, 2014 - July 19, 2015

    Across all cultures, physical allure has been a central focus of depicting women in art. In China, the rich visual cultures of the region have produced many different images of women in accordance...more

    Joan Jonas: Selected Films and Videos 1972-2005

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

    April 7 - July 5, 2015

    In conjunction with the presentation of Joan Jonas’s new work made for the U.S. Pavilion as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale, the List presents seven of the artist’s seminal film and...more

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks Free Concert

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 4, 2015

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks free concert
    Saturday, July 4th, Aselton Park, corner of South and Ocean Street, Hyannis
    7PM-dusk
     


    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

    60th Annual Arts Festival

    Presented by South Shore Art Center and South Shore Art Center at Cohasset Town Common, Cohasset

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    For 60 years, Cohasset’s historic town common has been the site of South Shore Art Center’s annual arts festival, attracting over 9,000 guests to the three-day festival. Held on...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    Rose Projects 1C: Painting Blind

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 17, 2015

     

    Painting Blind brings together work by four artists­–Willem de Kooning, Maria Lassnig, Frank Auerbach, and Georg Baselitz–that...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

    Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    Pretty Raw takes the artist Helen Frankenthaler as a lens through which to refocus our vision of modernist art over the past 50 years. In this version, decoration,...more

    New Acquisitions

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    New Acquisitions gathers together objects that have entered the Rose's collection in the last 18 months. Major historical works by artists including Howardena...more

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