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    Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England

    Presented by Boston Cyber Arts at Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamacia Plain

    January 10 - February 15, 2015

    he Boston Cyberarts Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition in 2015, Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England, which will examine Otto Piene and his role as a founding figure in art and technology in New England. From the time that György Kepes invited Piene to be a Fellow at his newly founded Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at MIT in 1968, Piene ...more


    LEGACY - Mother, Daughter ART Exhibition

    Presented by Artist Exposure

    December 20, 2013 - January 31, 2015

    “LEGACY” Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, December 20th 5 – 8:00 PM ARTIST EXPOSURE PRESENTS: “Legacy” Exhibit December 20 – January 31, 2014 Mother,...more

    Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    September 10, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting of nearly 1,800 posters from fourteen countries, this collection provides a unique...more

    Sounds of the Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 31, 2015

     Robert Bradshaw premiers his original composition created for the Portraits of a Working Waterfront exhibition. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Also offered at 3:00 p.m.


    AFFORDABLE ORIGINAL ART Exhibition

    Presented by Gallery/Studio Z

    December 18, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    Selected pieces from the stable of the gallery & the collection of the director (Prices range from $50-$1,500)


    Free Day

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    On a day when our galleries teem with visitors and activities, take a peek behind-the-scenes in every aspect of the museum. Director Joseph Thompson elaborates on the history of our...more

    The Sketchbook Show

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    January 7 - January 31, 2015

    Artists use sketchbooks for as many different reasons as there are artists: daily practice, planning book, travelogue, dream journal. Sketching happens from life, memory, ideas, or...more

    Displaced

    Presented by Steven Zevitas Gallery at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

    December 19, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    In Displaced, Rinklin presents a group of twelve new paintings that continue her exploration of the visual language of constructed reality that permeates the history...more

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 8, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty – On view beginning March 8, 2014
    Whistler’s Peacock Room reimagined – drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and...more

    The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 29, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many...more

    Portraits of a Working Waterfront: Photographs by Jim Hooper

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 11, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    An exhibition of 75 photographs of men and women who make their livings working today in one of this country’s oldest seaports, Gloucester, Massachusetts. The images were taken by Jim Hooper...more

    The Importance of Place: A Sketchbook of Drawings by Stuart Davis

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Although artist Stuart Davis' visits to Cape Ann took place primarily during the early years of his career, the drawings he did here exploring the shapes and rhythms of the working waterfront,...more

    A Chosen Place: Walker Hancock and Friends

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Of all the sculptors to have chosen Cape Ann as their place, Walter Hancock (1901-1998) stands head and shoulders above all others. A quiet and dignified man, dedicated to his family, his...more

    Drop Into Art: Past and Present

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

    February 1, 2015

    Explore stories and traditions from past and present day while discovering Native American art and objects. Make a silhouette collage or found object sculpture in our studios. In the galleries,...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Gallery Talk @ Noon: Michael Beatty and Matthew Gamber

    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

    February 3, 2015

    Holy Cross visual arts faculty members Michael Beatty and Matthew Gamber will give a Gallery Talk at noon about their work in the current exhibition “Pulse: New Work by Faculty...more

    RACE, SPORT, AND SOCIETY: THE 19TH CENTURY BICYCLING CRAZE

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 3, 2015

    RACE, SPORT, AND SOCIETY: THE 19TH CENTURY BICYCLING CRAZE
    From 1877 to 1896, the popularity of bicycles increased exponentially, and Newton was in on it from the start with...more

    Reception for Drawing the Line at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    February 3, 2015

    DRAWING THE LINEDrawing by Fort Point Arts Community members

     

    January 26—March 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Tuesday February, 3rd 5:00-7:30pm ...more

    Illustration Theme Show: Shakespeare

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

    February 4, 2015

    This year's theme for Montserrat's Annual Illustration Theme Show is Shakespeare! Current student work is shown alongside faculty, staff, and alumni in a broad range of method and and...more

    Young At Art - Bright Light: Lighthouses of Cape Ann

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    February 4, 2015

     Young at Art brings the Cape Ann Museum alive for pre-school aged students. During the program students will be read a book, explore art and artifacts while participating in a Seek and Find...more

    Chris Mir Public Artist Talk

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

    February 4, 2015

     Please join Christopher Mir for a Public Artist Talk on Wednesday, February 4, at 11:30am at 23 Essex Street, Room 201. Christopher Mir is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of...more

    Members Welcome Event

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    February 4, 2015

    Get acquainted with the new Harvard Art Museums during an exclusive members evening. Discover curatorial insights in the galleries, and enjoy views of the night sky through the magnificent new...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 6, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we’ll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding...more

    Opening Reception for the Winter Exhibitions

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    February 6, 2015

     Please join us to celebrate the opening of our winter exhibitions. Explore our new shows while enjoying a glass of wine and a bite to eat. This event is free and open to the public.


    Opening Reception: Paint

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    February 6, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association (CAA) Presents: 

    Paint, a Juried CAA Member Show

    Presented at the University Place Gallery

     

    Opening Reception, Friday,...more

    Christopher Mir + Joanna Tam SEVEN Reception

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

    February 6, 2015

     Christopher Mir is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of Art Galleries has invited to draw directly onto the seven gallery walls over the course of seven...more

    Up Close Seminar: Illuminated Manuscripts in the Islamic Lands

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    February 6, 2015

     This seminar, led by Ay?in Yoltar-Y?ld?r?m, assistant curator for Islamic and Later Indian Art, will explore the rich tradition of illuminated manuscripts in Arabic script. She will trace...more

    How Space Makes Place: The Changing Nature of Libraries

    Presented by The Harvard Library and Harvard Graduate School of Design at Gund Hall Lobby, Cambridge

    February 6, 2015

    MetaLAB's documentary about the Harvard Library's offsite depository, Cold Storage, will premiere on campus at the inauguration of the exhibition Icons of Knowledge....more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Figure Drawing Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 7, 2015

    Explore the figure and its structure, proportion, spatial relationships and anatomy through detailed instruction and demonstration. Prerequisite: one drawing class or equivalent. Bring a large...more

    Unreliable Witnesses Opening Art Reception

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

    February 7, 2015

    The Loading Dock Gallery is proud to announce they will be presenting member artists Chris Volpe and Tom Veirs in a joint exhibition. “Unreliable Witnesses” will feature oil paintings...more

    Jeffrey Marshall Artist Reception

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    February 7, 2015

     A series of drawings and paintings depicting various visual elements found along the coastline of Magnolia in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The work in this series, created on-site, depicts...more

    Gifts from the HeART at Western Avenue Studios

    Presented by Western Avenue Studios at Western Avenue Artist Studios, Lowell

    February 7, 2015

    Come to Western Avenue Studios and Lofts (122 Western Avenue, Lowell,
    MA) during the First Saturday Open Studios on February 7th between 12-5pm
    for a special event – “Gifts...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Dragons

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

    February 8, 2015

    Work with your child to create beautiful artworks and wonderful memories. Create fierce or friendly dragons using air-dry clay; then paint and decorate your mythical creature! Learn basic...more

    COMMUNITY WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 7 - February 8, 2015

    Saturday and Sunday, February 7 and 8
    COMMUNITY WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both the Historic Newton museums.

    At the...more

    CAM Film Series: Monk with a Camera

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    February 8, 2015

     A documentary film exploring the life and spiritual quest of Nicholas (Nicky) Vreeland, son of a U.S. Ambassador and grandson of legendary editor Diana Vreeland, who is a photographer by...more

    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN

    Presented by Historic Newton

    February 10, 2015

    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN
    We sometimes romanticize New England towns in the first decades of the 19th century as peaceful, bucolic havens --...more

    Sounding Art: Composition and Performance in the Harvard Art Museums

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    February 10, 2015

    Neil Heyde, professor at the University of London’s Royal Academy of Music, will give a solo cello performance of short works composed by Harvard students Eric Corcoran, Sumire Hirotsuru,...more

    Gallery Talk @ Noon: Amy Archambault, Rachelle Beaudoin, Marguerite White

    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

    February 11, 2015

    Holy Cross visual arts faculty members Amy Archambault, Rachelle Beaudoin and Marguerite White will give a Gallery Talk at noon about their work in the current exhibition “Pulse: New Work by...more

    Lunch & Learn with Gavin Kleespies

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    February 11, 2015

    February 11: Lecture featuring Gavin Kleespies, Director of Programs, Mass Historical Society


    12-1pm at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery; includes a light...more

    CAA Reception: Fields of Viewpoints

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    February 11, 2015

    The Cambridge Art Association Presents: 

    "Fields of Viewpoints" A Small Group Show at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery

    Featuring David Covert, Kevin Duffy, Kristin...more

    Selected Smiles: Serigraph Exhibit by Professor Benjamin Gross

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 20 - February 11, 2015

    Selected Smiles is a new series of 26 editions of serigraphs with each print directly connected to one of the letters of the alphabet. Happiness, and the outward display of...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

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

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Film Screening: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 12, 2015

    Join us for a screening of "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" (1960), a classic comedy starring Doris Day and David Niven based on Jean Kerr's stories about an art critic and his...more

    Nick Criscuolo Public Artist Talk

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

    February 12, 2015

    Please join Alumnus Nick Criscuolo '03 for a Public Artist Talk on Thursday, February 12, at 11:30a at 23 Essex Street, Room 201.

    Nick Crisuolo ('03) explores experiential methods...more

    Valentine's Day at the Children's Museum in Easton

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

    February 13, 2015

     This Valentine’s Day, the Children’s Museum in Easton invites you to join them for a day of fun on Friday February 13th.

    From 10am- 4pm the Art Studio will be open for...more

    Free February 13 Second Friday 4-8 PM

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

    February 13, 2015

     Hands-on! 4–6 PM: Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view.
    I heart Art: Embellish a heart shaped box for your Valentine, inspired by SCMA’s 13th century...more

    Adam Miller SEVEN Reception

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

    February 13, 2015

     Adam Miller is one of the seven artists that Montserrat College of Art Galleries has invited to draw directly onto the seven walls of Montserrat Gallery over the course of seven weeks....more

    Lee Boroson: Plastic Fantastic

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 11, 2014 - February 14, 2015

    Lee Boroson’s work begins with ideas of nature, which he mediates between the landscape as culture as opposed to notions of the outdoors as “wild” or “untamed.” To...more

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