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    On the Scene: 20th Century Street Photography

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 30 - July 31, 2015

    In the second decade of the 20th century, as the population of New York surpassed that of London, images of street life became an increasingly appealing form of documentary and artistic interpretation among American photographers. This new subject matter was most certainly influenced by contemporary painters like John Sloan and Robert Henri, who found excitement in the physically teeming and visually cacophonous ...more


    Under the Sea

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

    July 7, 2015

    Come join the Little Mermaid for a trip deep under the sea from 10am-3pm on Tuesday, July 7 as the Children’s Museum will be hosting a special underwater-themed event! She will be giving...more

    "Play in Public Art" a panel discussion

    Presented by The Lawn on D at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 9, 2015

    After decades of bronze memorials, whimsical public art is reinvigorating Boston’s public spaces this summer. What's more, this playful spirit is drawing huge crowds. From Höweler + Yoon...more

    Free July Second Friday

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

    July 10, 2015

    FREE July 10 Second Friday 4–8 pm

    4–6 PM HANDS-ON! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. This...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Now entering its seventh year, Free Fun Fridays 2015 boasts 10 weeks of free events starting June 26 and ending August 28—that’s 70 fantastic frugal ways for you to spend Fridays this...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    Free admission to the Museum for the entire day.  This event includes children's activities on the plaza, demonstrations and hands-on activities throughout the Museum....more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Barnstable

    July 10, 2015

     

    For the seventh consecutive year, the Highland Street Foundation's "Free Fun Fridays", a summer program that provides no cost admission to 70 treasured cultural institutions...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Danforth Museum of Art

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    July 10, 2015

    Visit Danforth Art on Friday, July 10 for art-making, Spotlight Talks, tours, gallery activities and more—for all ages and all for free—during our Free Fun Friday! Danforth Art...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the New England Historic Genealogical Society

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 10, 2015

    It’s that time of year again: for 10 weeks this summer, you can get into 70 museums, art centers, zoos, and cultural institutions for free. No, you’re not dreaming. On June 26, the...more

    Above the Fold: Alumni Works in Design

    Presented by MassArt

    June 11 - July 11, 2015

    Boston, MA (June 3, 2015) - Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)presents the third biennial juried alumni exhibition Above the Fold: Alumni Works in...more

    Dynamic Conversations - Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works

    Presented by South Shore Art Center at South Shore Art Center, Cohaset

    May 29 - July 12, 2015

    Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works: Boris Bally, Garry Knox Bennett, Dale Broholm, John Eric Byers, Charles Crowley, Mark Del...more

    In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11

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

    April 5 - July 12, 2015

    The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the T?hoku (Northeast) region, destroying virtually everything in its path and...more

    Alexandra de Steiguer and Tomoo Hamada Exhibition

    Presented by Pucker Gallery at Pucker Gallery, Boston

    May 16 - July 12, 2015

    Come see our new space at 240 Newbury St, 3rd floor and view the exhibition of photography by Alexandra de Steiguer and Japanese ceramics by Tomoo Hamada. 

     


    Art from the Heart Benefit

    Presented by Vegan Outreach

    June 15 - July 15, 2015

    Art from the Heart is a benefit celebrating the joy animals derive from loving relationships. Original paintings and prints by artist Deidra Smith range from deer nuzzling to a puppy’s first...more

    80 Dusty Fingers Pastel Painting Demo

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    July 15, 2015

    Artist-in-Residence Gary Ozias sets up a temporary studio in the Wayside Visitor Center to demonstrate the techniques and approaches he takes with pastel to make artwork that is uniquely his own....more

    After Hopper After Hours

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    July 16, 2015

    Join award-winning artists and discover the latest works inspired by one of our country’s greatest painters, Edward Hopper, while enjoying Truro Vineyards’ wine, Twenty Boat Rum cocktails and...more

    Deadpan: The Comedy of the Everyday

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    The Harvard Art Museums are presenting a series of films and videos in conjunction with the exhibition Jesse Aron Green: Ärtzliche Zimmergymnastik. Programmed by the artist, Round...more

    After Hopper: Painting Hopper's Places en Plein Air

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    July 13 - July 17, 2015

    Celebrating the work of artists inspired by Edward Hopper and Cape Cod — the region he chose to build his home and to paint for decades — artists from across the country will be onsite...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Cape Ann Museum

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    July 17, 2015

    The Cape Ann Museum will be free and open to the public as part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday. Free Fun Fridays offers visitors no cost admission to many of the most...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Fitchburg Art Museum

    Presented by Fitchburg Art Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg

    July 17, 2015

    Throughout the day there will be exhibits, tours, studio activities, and performances.

     


    Tropical Island Night (21+)

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

    July 17, 2015

    Exclusively for guests over 21, this one-of-a-kind evening will celebrate Harvard Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, Islands: Evolving in Isolation. Come with a date, come...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    What’s better than a Friday in the summer? A free Friday in the summer! Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on July 17, 2015, for tours, art, and more—all for free—during our...more

    Free Fun Friday! at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum

    Presented by Larz Anderson Auto Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    July 17, 2015

    After a highly popular and successful first time participation as a Free Fun Friday venue last year, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is proud to participate once again as a venue. The Museum will...more

    Free Fun Friday! at The TD Garden Sports Museum

    Presented by The Sports Museum and Highland Street Foundation at TD Garden, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    THE SPORTS MUSEUM WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY, FREE OF CHARGE, FROM 10:00 - 4:00.  NO TICKETS OR RESERVATIONS NECESSARY 

    To celebrate there will be a host of activities for the whole...more

    Free Fun Friday! Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 17, 2015

    The Children’s Museum in Easton will be participating on Friday, July 17. For more information and a full schedule, please visit http://highlandstreet.org/freefunfridays.html....more

    "ABSENCE OF COLOR II"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven, Maynard

    June 2 - July 18, 2015

    Gallery Seven presents “Absence of Color II” with works by Judith Cooper, Jim Curran, Annie Downes Catterson, Jaeok Lee, and Connie Saems.  When viewing works by Connie Saems, Judith...more

    ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council at Davis Square, Somerville

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    Come join us for ArtBeat 2015: LOOPS

    Location: Davis Square, Somerville Fri, July 17 6 – 10 PM & Sat, July 18 11 AM- 6 PM

    This year's festival and theme is Loops. ...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

    A Weekend with Ben Owen III

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    North Carolina potter Ben Owen III will conduct a full weekend of clay demos, lectures, and a reception at Fuller Craft Museum. The demo/workshops will focus on clay forms made on the...more

    Lexicon Gallery Presents Karen Orsillo, Color Pattern & Play: Neriage Inspired Porcelain Treasures

    Presented by Lexicon Gallery

    June 27 - July 19, 2015

    Opening: Saturday, June 27, 6-8pm

    Show Continues Through July 19

    Karen works with colored clay using a process influenced by the Japanese technique, Neriage (nair ee ah ghee). She...more

    Three Moderns Paint Gloucester: Sloan, Hartley, and Hopper on Cape Ann

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    July 23, 2015

    Presented by Carol Troyen, an independent scholar, author, and the Kristin and Roger Servison Curator Emerita of American Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

    Although they never...more

    Free Fun Friday! Battleship Cove

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 24, 2015

    Enjoy free admission all-day-long at Battleship Cove and the Marine Museum at Fall River! Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Battleship Cove is open 9:00am-5:00pm, and the Marine Museum...more

    Free Fun Friday! Edward Gorey House

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 24, 2015

    The Edward Gorey House again participates in the 7th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. A record-breaking 70 museums and cultural venues across...more

    Free Fun Friday! Pilgrim Hall Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 24, 2015

    Come enjoy the museum, our treasure hunts and exhibits for free!


    Fine Artists of the Jewelry District

    Presented by ArtProv gallery

    June 3 - July 24, 2015

    ArtProv gallery's newest show, “Fine Artists of the Jewelry District,” will feature paintings, photography, and sculptural work by artists creating and thriving in Providence’s Jewelry...more

    Barney Berliner

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center

    June 19 - July 24, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present the paintings and sculptures of BAC founder Barney Berliner June 19-July 24, 2015. 

    A graduate of renowned institutions such as...more

    Free Fun Friday! Museum of Russian Icons

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons and Highland Street Foundation at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

    July 24, 2015

    The Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays program will offer free admission to the Museum of Russian Icons on Friday, July 24, 2015. This year, 70 venues are participating in Free Fun...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

    My Mind's Eye Photography Show & Reception

    Presented by Newburyport Art Association

    July 14 - July 26, 2015

    Please join us to celebrate the opening of the photography show and sale at the Newburyport Art Association running July 14 to 26. Gallery open Tues-Sat 11am-5pm and Sun 1-5pm.

    Reception...more

    80 Dusty Fingers Gallery Tour

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    July 26, 2015

    Artists-in-Residence Joelle Feldman, Arlene Richman, and Gary Ozias welcome visitors to special exhibition 80 Dusty Fingers and discuss their artworks, the materials they use, and their individual...more

    Journeys: 13 Perspectives

    Presented by The Brush Art Gallery & Studios at Brush Art Gallery, Lowell

    June 14 - July 26, 2015

    The 13 Studio Artists at the Brush Gallery are celebrating the spirit of the ‘artistic journey’ in their upcoming show entitled Journeys: 13 perspectives. A culmination of creative...more

    New Members Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 7 - July 31, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association welcomes it's New Members with a Summer Show!


    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

    The Place Between: Merill Comeau and Janet Kawada

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill

    March 25 - July 31, 2015

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by Merill Comeau and Janet Kawada. Merill Comeau brings together incongruous fibers redolent of past lives: worn blue jeans,...more

    Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 25 - July 31, 2015

    Considered the most accomplished American artist to adopt fauvism, Alfred Maurer (1868–1932) tirelessly explored the boundaries of artistic expression throughout his career. From his...more

    Searching for the Real

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 30 - July 31, 2015

    In 1948, Addison director Bartlett Hayes organized a retrospective exhibition of the work of Hans Hofmann that traced the evolution of this artist from early figurative work to fully conceived...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Highland Street Foundation at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 31, 2015

    Thanks to the seventh annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation, the ICA will open its doors at no cost to visitors all day long! Activities for the whole...more

    Free Fun Friday! Sandwich Glass Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 31, 2015

    In addition to traditional glassblowing, they will feature demonstrations by torch glass artist Bryan Randa .


    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Museum of Art

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 31, 2015

    A free day of creativity and fun for kids of all ages, sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. There will be Kite Making,  Plein Air Painting and girl scouts...more

    Free Fun Friday! Wenham Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    July 31, 2015

    Each Friday during the summer months, the Highland Street Foundation sponsors free admission at over 70 museums and cultural venues throughout Massachusetts.  Visit the Wenham Museum for...more

    Free Fun Friday! American Textile History Museum

    Presented by American Textile History Museum and Highland Street Foundation at American Textile History Museum, Lowell

    July 31, 2015

    On July 31, 2015, enjoy free admission to the museum thanks to the Highland Street Foundation. - See more at: http://www.athm.org/programs-events/special-events/#sthash.AfEj1bdu.dpuf


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