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    Sarah Pollman: Aura/Ground

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

    September 7 - November 9, 2014

    Sarah Pollman: Aura/Ground includes work from two of the artist's photographic series--separated by shifts in philosophy and technique, but united in close observation of the tenuous relationship between past and present. Her Father/Mother gravestone images, captured in the Golden Hour when natural light is diffused, are powerful explorations of identity and eternity, of anonymity and permanence. ...more


    Itaysha Jordan: selected photographs

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

    September 8 - October 22, 2014

    Pine Manor alumna Itaysha Jordan returns to Boston with her iconic fashion photography"...An Iconic image is one that leaves an imprint on your mind."—Itaysha Jordan. Also on...more

    Lecture Series: Art of the Day

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    October 8 - October 22, 2014

    Join us for any or all of the lectures in this three-part series about acquisitions of contemporary art throughout the Addison's history. Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian |...more

    ‘What’s your vision?’

    Presented by National Association of Women Artists - Massachusetts Chapter, Inc.

    August 23 - October 23, 2014

    In celebrating 125 years fostering public awareness of and interest in visual art created by women artists, What's your vision? is a mosaic of evocative small works that best represent...more

    With the Grain and Rhythms and Rituals

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    September 21 - October 23, 2014

    Mitch Ryerson wants you to climb all over his artwork, and Lori Lander paints scenes so luminous you could dive into them. Both Ryerson and Lander will be honored this September at the Spirit...more

    Historic Map Night with Gis Mapping

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead, Newton

    October 23, 2014

    Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like 50 or 100 years ago? 150 years ago? Pour over our collection of historic atlases to find out whose farm was subdivided to make your house lot or...more

    Sam Green: The Measure of All Things

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

    October 23, 2014

    Loosely inspired by the popular Guinness Book of Records, this charming “live documentary” weaves together portraits of record-holding people, places, and things. Director Sam Green...more

    Then and Now - US and Russian Relations Since WWII

    Presented by The Harvard Library at Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge

    October 23, 2014

    Please join Provost Alan M. Garber and the Blavatnik Family Foundation for the opening of Lives of the Great Patriotic War, an exhibition presented by the Harvard Library in partnership...more

    Chad Joiner Exhibition Reception

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    October 24, 2014

    Site (noun): An area of ground on which a town, building or monument is constructed.

    "With this current series, I have captured areas throughout the country...more

    Play Date: DIY Sculpting with FIber

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

    October 25, 2014

    Delve into the exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present and chat with artist educators in the galleries. In the Bank of America Art Lab, use a surprising mix of materials to create forts for...more

    Great Pumpkin Fest

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum at EcoTarium, Worcester

    October 25, 2014

    The EcoTarium's annual family-fun event returns on Saturday, October 25.

    More than a thousand pumpkins will be lit up and there will be spooky science, trick-or-treating, a free...more

    Illuminus

    Presented by Materials & Methods in partnership with Nuit Blanche New York

    October 25, 2014

    Illuminus is Boston’s first "nuit blanche" — a free nighttime festival of creative innovation. This public celebration will feature large-scale projections and light...more

    Harvest Festival

    Presented by Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church at Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers, Danvers

    October 25, 2014

     Celebrate autumn in New England with the Harvest Festival at Northshore UU Church. Explore...more

    Artisans of Cape Ann in Prehistoric Times

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 25, 2014

    Archaeological and documentary evidence prove that different groups of Native Americans lived on Cape Ann from at least the Early Archaic Period, beginning around 8,000 years ago, to some time...more

    Dogtown Conference and Exhibit

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 25, 2014

    A series of presentations focusing of Dogtown's historic significance -as a conservation area, as a source of artistic and literary inspiration, as a municipal property - and a discussion...more

    Soggiorno in Italia 2014 Gallery Opening

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 25, 2014

    Montserrat College of Art is proud to present Soggiorno in Italia 2014, an exhibition highlighting student work created during Montserrat’s Viterbo, Italy study abroad program. This...more

    David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you recreate the insects all around us on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have Big Bugs.

    Sculptor David Rogers creates insects such as 25-foot long...more

    Heritage Museums & Gardens Is Buzzing with Excitement Over David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you re-create insects on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have ‘Big Bugs’! Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA, celebrating its 45th...more

    Ellis Boston

    Presented by Ellis Boston at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    Ellis Boston is Boston's premier antiques, fine art and design show. The former Ellis Antiques Show ran for 49 years before closing its doors in 200 - The Boston Antiques Show ran for 21...more

    AGC Fall Art Exhibition

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    The Artists’ Group of Charlestown is sponsoring a fall art exhibition, admission is free and open to the public. The Opening Reception is Friday, October 17th from 6:00- 9:00PM and the...more

    Bibliophilia

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    October 2 - October 26, 2014

    Books mix together sculpture, installation, drawing, and performance. They are an interactive experience that fills up space and engages the body, a physical narrative that you move through over...more

    WORDLESS!: Art Spiegelman + Phillip Johnston

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

    October 26, 2014

    Art Spiegelman radically changed the public perception of comics with his Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece MAUS, earning the designation “father of the graphic novel.” In...more

    “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime – 2014” Artists Reception

    Presented by Riverside Gallery, Cambridge Community Center

    October 26, 2014

    The Riverside Gallery is pleased to announce its 3rd annual juried fall show, “African American Artists – Passion for a Lifetime”.

    We are honored to have as jurors for...more

    Paris: Point of Departure

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    October 1 - October 29, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is proud to welcome Charlie Allen’s collection Paris: Point of Departure to their gallery for the month of October.

    While visiting Paris in 2013, Charlie...more

    Public Space? Lost & Found Exhibition

    Presented by MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)

    April 18 - October 30, 2014

     Since 2001, Antoni Muntadas has taught a graduate seminar in public space at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (formerly the Visual Arts Program). In addition to the Public...more

    Ametsuchi: An installation and video by Rinko Kawauchi

    Presented by Lesley University

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

    Ametsuchi, translated loosely as “song of the universe,” brings together images of distant constellations and tiny figures lost within landscapes, as well as traditional-style...more

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman

    Presented by Clock Tower Gallery and Winthrop Cultural Council

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    MONSTERS WHO DON’T KNOW THEY’RE MONSTERS by Jason Freedman. Rhode Island-based artist Jason Freeman’s first solo exhibit in Massachusetts will showcase dozens of colorful...more

    MAAH Music: The Power and Meaning of Black Music in Culture

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    October 30, 2014

    On the heels of their 2014 new CD release and featured performance at the Beantown Jazz Festival, Dr. Bill Banfield’s Jazz Urbane cranks it up a notch with this special concert celebrating...more

    Collection Conversations: The Naked and the Dead

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    October 26 - October 30, 2014

    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, Oct 30 at 6:30 p.m., the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will hold the first in a series of collection...more

    Shore and Mountain, River and Sea, Paintings by 5 artists

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    September 5 - October 31, 2014

    This exhibit features five artists, Anne Garton, Helen Koehler, Sandra Nystrom, Linda Puiatti and Rachel Avenia Prol, who are inspired by the landscape of both the Hudson River Valley and Cape...more

    Highfield Hall: Quilts: Pushing the Seams

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    September 10 - October 31, 2014

    An exhibition of contemporary quilts by artists whose work is featured in Rachel May’s, Quilting with a Modern Slant. Artists use unconventional materials such as rubber, Tyvek, embedded...more

    Joseph Lorusso: One Man Show

    Presented by Newbury Fine Arts

    October 10 - October 31, 2014

    Joseph Lorusso's "New Romanticism", exhibiting October 10 - 31, 2014, includes 25 highly anticipated new oil paintings which explore human emotion, introspection and interaction,...more

    Color Songs

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 18 - October 31, 2014

    An ehibition by Maria Termini featuring recent small works in colored pencil, collage, watercolor, and silkscreen. These works are brightly colored postage stamps from the planet of the...more

    Anita Helen Cohen : Till Next Bloom

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    September 4 - October 31, 2014

    An exhibition of glowing floral portraits in watercolor and pastel that celebrate nature's beauty and splendor.

    Autumn is soon to be knocking at our door, but until next bloom, these...more

    Angela Fiori: Optic Serenity

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    September 24 - October 31, 2014

    Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., and the Harvard Allston Education Portal are very pleased to announce the opening of Angela Fiori: Optic Serenity. This exhibition, at the Harvard Allston Education...more

    Canstruction 2014

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    October 12 - October 31, 2014

    Canstruction is a charity event and exhibition in which teams of architects, designers, engineers, and contractors compete to display colossal sculptures made out of canned goods. This...more

    Carmela Cattuti: Fashionably Urban

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    September 24 - October 31, 2014

    Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., and the Harvard Allston Education Portal are very pleased to announce the opening of Carmela Cattuti: Fashionably Urban. This exhibition, at the Harvard Allston...more

    Samhain Soiree

    Presented by Mobius

    October 31, 2014

    Samhain Soiree' is a roaming performance party and series of public (+private) art interventions. Artists will create work for the bustling street-scapes of Central Square on Halloween night....more

    Robert Douglas Hunter (1928 - 2014) Retrospective

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    October 9 - November 1, 2014

    The Guild of Boston Artists will honor the late Robert Douglas Hunter with a Retrospective October 9 – November 1. Some 34 of his exceptional paintings spanning a 60 year career will be on...more

    Dia de Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Evening Celebration

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

    November 1, 2014

    Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed loved ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor Mexican...more

    Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors

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

    July 23 - November 2, 2014

    A celebration of creativity, community, and friendship, The Visitors (2012) documents a 64-minute durational performance Kjartansson staged with some of his closest friends at the romantically...more

    Roslindale Open Studios

    Presented by Roslindale Open Studios

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    2014 is the 10th Anniversary of Open Studios! Roslindale Open Studios (ROS) is a free, family friendly annual community arts event that brings together artists, residents, and...more

    A Transformational Gift: The Schusterman Collection

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    In Fall 2013, Oklahoma philanthropist Lynn Schusterman gave the Museum of Fine Arts the collection of 119 objects of Judaica that she and her late husband, Charles, had amassed through the years....more

    Gaze and Extension

    Presented by Fountain Street Fine Art

    October 2 - November 2, 2014

    This exhibition presents sensitive and masterful charcoal drawings by Mary Spencer, alongside evocative sculptures by Sara Fine-Wilson.

    Spencer’s drawings investigate gaze as an...more

    Trompe L'Oeil Show

    Presented by Francesca Anderson Fine Art at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington

    September 18 - November 2, 2014

    Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Portraits North is delighted to present its first Trompe L’Oeil Show. Trompe L’Oeil means “trick of the eye” and is an art technique that uses...more

    Truth Telling: Art in Search of Social Justice

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    October 5 - November 2, 2014

    If we can’t see it, we can’t feel it. If we can’t feel it, we can’t know it. If we don’t know it nothing changes, and the suffering goes on. The visual arts have a...more

    Wot? No Fish!

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

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    In 2009 British playwright Danny Braverman inherited an unlikely family treasure: more than 50 years’ worth of weekly wage packets, each small brown envelope featuring a drawing...more

    Waltham Mills Open Studios

    Presented by Waltham Mills Artists Association at Waltham Mills Artist Association, Waltham

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    Visit art where it’s made at the Waltham Mills 38th Annual Open Studios. During the first weekend of November, the Waltham Mills Artist Association, Lincoln Studios, and Metalwerx present...more

    Hammond Residential in Hingham to Host Local Artists’ Show

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    November 2, 2014

    Jeff Forsythe, manager of Hammond Residential Real Estate's Hingham office, is pleased to announce that the office will exhibit works by members of Hull Artists Trish Turner and Donna Goes...more

    OUT OF THE BOX: Paint Like Picasso, Think Like Einstein

    Presented by Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Please join Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) for some out of the box fun at our Annual Auction Benefit Gala! View the work of local artists, enjoy the beautiful melodies of Zoya Mohan,...more

    Nature vs. Technology

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Our season opener combines photography by John Hirsch with the world premiere of Amnesia: Remembered (for Lee) by Daniel Felsenfeld in honor and loving memory of Lee Hyla, as well as...more

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