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    Rising Waters

    Presented by Boston Sculptors Gallery at Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston

    April 1 - May 3, 2015

    The Boston Sculptors Gallery is pleased to show new works by Mags Harries. In this show Harries references the dilemma of Rising Waters and our inability to grasp it. Harries, who is noted for her public art nationally and internationally, is investigating personal objects of futility.

    Twice in ...more


    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture

    Presented by Boston Architectural College

    February 17 - April 20, 2015

    Obento and Built Space: Japanese Boxed Lunch and Architecture examines the material and social culture of bento boxes and how they inspire architects and designers to...more

    Lightbox Navigations: KCR by Ivan Sigal

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 20, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    Birds of Prey and Native American Artifacts

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    April 21, 2015

    Explore the strong connection between raptors and Native Peoples during this exciting program presented by WINGMASTERS combing live birds of prey with authentic Native American artifacts....more

    Better Photography with Ronald Zincone

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 21, 2015

    This course will introduce to you and teach you the techniques of creating better photographs. You will be taught the do’s and don’ts, tricks and tips and the how, what, when and why?...more

    April Vacation - Poetry and Painting

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 21, 2015

    Explore the poetry and painting of Roger Martin in the special exhibition Bill of Lading, then create a personalized poem and painting inspired by nature.

     


    Make Music and Art with the Children’s Museum in Easton

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

    April 21, 2015

    Where can you make music and art this April vacation week? Funny you should ask! It just so happens that the Children’s Museum in Easton will be filled with music, art and laughter this...more

    Lightbox Navigations: The Small Fiction Collider by James Yamada

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 21, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival() (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and...more

    Illustration I Senior Thesis Show Reception

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

    April 22, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Anthony Milani, Elliott Grinnell, Emily Weigert, Hannah Connolly, Jennifer East, Kaleena Anselm, Krista Erickson, Lisa Martinez, and...more

    “Asi Es Como Yo Lo Veo" Senior Thesis Show Reception At Porter Mill II

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

    April 22, 2015

    Montserrat College of Art's seniors are holding a series of weekly group exhibitions to see this cutting-edge work and talk to the students. ...more

    Inside the Box: Massachusetts State House Time Capsule Revealed

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

    March 11 - April 22, 2015

    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the contents of the Massachusetts State House time capsule before it is reburied.

    On January 6, 2015, former Governor Deval Patrick; Secretary...more

    April Vacation - Nature Printing

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 22, 2015

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Explore the landscapes and seascapes in the galleries, then create prints using natural elements including flowers, leaves, and...more

    Sting! XX: Animal Instinct... An Evening of Art, Music and Performance

    Presented by The Beehive at The Beehive, Boston

    April 22, 2015

    The Beehive's co-owner and resident curator Jennifer Epstein and special guest curator Kate Gilbert are pleased to present the 20th installment in The Beehive's continuing art series...more

    Lightbox Navigations: Ming Tu

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 22, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    [SENSE]ation Day • Free Family Afternoon at Fuller Craft

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 23, 2015

    Come to Fuller Craft Museum for an afternoon filled with hands-on activities, craft demos, new exhibitions, and fun! Free admission from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Save the date for an exciting...more

    April Vacation - Fish Printing

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 23, 2015

    Learn more about the various types of fish native to Cape Ann and create a fish print using paint and paper.


    Lara Henderson's Public Artist Talk

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

    April 24, 2015

    Please join Lara Henderson for a Public Artist Talk on Friday. Lara Henderson is a Providence-based artist and educator whose love for constructing books is fueled by a diverse background of...more

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades K-8

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

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Creativity at play! Explore a fun artistic landscape this spring in playful vacation week workshops! Children will learn to look closely at and find creative inspiration in their own...more

    April School Vacation Week Workshops: Grades 9-12

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

    April 22 - April 24, 2015

    Special one-day drawing or collage workshops just for teens in grades 9-12. See website for course descriptions. Morning and afternoon classes available. Advance registration required.


    April Vacation Programs at the Paul Revere House

    Presented by Paul Revere Memorial Association at Paul Revere House, Boston

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    This fun week will include varity of activities to learn about what really happened to Paul Revere's ride! There will be storytelling, museum visits, and colonial games! 

    Tuesday...more

    April Vacation Week Activities

    Presented by Old State House

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Spring is a wonderful time to get out of the house and explore the revolutionary history of Boston at the Old State House. Drop-in during school vacation week for our hands-on historical...more

    April Vacation - Foam Printing

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 24, 2015

    Explore the Folly Cove Designers Gallery and learn more about Virginia Lee Burton, then head to the Activities Center to create a unique stamp using foam shapes.


    Up-Close Seminar: Bauhaus Facture? Marks of Making across Media

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    A champion of mass and “immaterial” media like photography and film, Bauhaus master László Moholy-Nagy also trained his students to perceive texture and facture, or the...more

    Opening Reception for Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 24, 2015

    Celebrate the opening of this major exhibition with Addison staff while enjoying a glass of wine and a bite to eat. Free and open to the public.


    Lightbox Navigations: Uncovering the Museums’ Hidden Data with Jeff Steward

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 24, 2015

    Throughout the Cambridge Science Festival (April 17–26), join us in the Lightbox Gallery at 2pm for a daily investigation of how technology can help us visualize, explore, and play...more

    Confronting Guantánamo Exhibit

    Presented by Northeastern University

    March 19 - April 25, 2015

    A Contested Place. A Controversial Past. A Questionable Future. 

    Confronting Guantánamo locates Guantánamo Bay, Cuba in time and space. It also examines the...more

    Warrior Moves

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

    April 25, 2015

    Join the Peabody Museum of  Archaeology & Ethnology for a family event exploring martial arts from around the world.  Martial arts demonstrations from Asia, Europe, and South America...more

    Harvard Semitic Museums Presents: The Dog Catacombs of Annubis

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    April 25, 2015

    The necropolis of Saqqara in Egypt is the burial site of kings, commoners, and animals considered sacred by the Egyptians: bulls, cows, ibises, falcons, baboons, cats, and dogs. In this...more

    Exhibition: A Multicultural Landscape

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center

    April 25, 2015

    The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape, Photographs of New Americans by Mark Chester is a moving and powerful exhibit of more than 300 newly naturalized U.S. citizens who are residents of...more

    April Vacation - Brain Building

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 25, 2015

    Build Your Brain with Mike Mulligan & Mary Anne. Join CAM staff for this fun Brain Building event. Listen to a reading of Virginia Lee Burton's classic book Mike Mulligan and His...more

    Perspectives on Maurer

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 25, 2015

    In celebration of the opening of Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of Modernism, the Addison is hosting a Lecture by Stacey Epstein at 2:00 pm, followed by a Gallery...more

    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

    Presented by Brandeis University

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    Find your light at the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts! Four days and nights of music, dance, film, visual arts, and demonstrations and workshops for all...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

    Courtyard Bazaar

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    Join us in the courtyard of Fuller Craft Museum to purchase new and old works of art, and beautifully wrought crafts gifted to Fuller Craft for sale in the Museum Shop. This is a singular...more

    Legacy of Fire Closing Reception

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 26, 2015

    Come join us for the Reception! From 1976 – 1984, ten ceramic artists operated out of a dynamic gallery and cooperative workspace in the historic A. H. Davenport building in East...more

    Fountain Street Studios Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fountain Street Studios at Fountain Street Studios, Framingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The largest community of artists under one roof in MetroWest opens its doors to the public! Our new artists as well as many who are already familiar to visitors are eager to show you their newest...more

    Introduction to Astronomy Part 1

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 26, 2015

    Does the Cosmos fascinate you? Do you often find yourself starring up at the night sky with jaw-dropping awe? Would you like to learn more about our cosmic neighborhood? Well, it’s time to...more

    APRIL VACATION FUN

    Presented by Wenham Museum

    April 22 - April 26, 2015

    The museum is open all week (even Monday) and in addition to regular exhibits hosts the following special events:

    -Earth Day 45th Anniversary Celebration (Wednesday from 11am to 3pm): Kids...more

    CAM Film Series - Ballet 422

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    April 26, 2015

    From first rehearsal to world premiere, this immersive new documentary takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. The film...more

    Visiting Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt’s Adam and Eve

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

    January 17 - April 27, 2015

    For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century.

    Adam and...more

    Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

    Presented by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Art Museums

    April 27, 2015

    In this year's public and free seminar on innovative curatorial practice, two cutting-edge museum professionals will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play...more

    Senior Thesis Show Reception @ Mingo (3)

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

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Zachary Naylor and Emily Varley.

    Each small group theme show included the individual work of each artist, developed in the course of their...more

    Illustration (2) Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301

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

    April 29, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Amanda Prather, Amberlynne Narvie, Anna Speight, Brynn Walker, Dylan Griffith, Lauren Douglas, Lauren Lowell, and Maura O'Connor.

    ...more

    Dell Hamilton Public Artist Talk

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

    April 30, 2015

    Dell Hamilton examines the fragmented nature of the human condition at the intersections of race, gender, power, language and memory through performances meant to confront the past and alter the...more

    Focus on Autism Art Show

    Presented by Lesley University

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    To commemorate Autism Awareness month, Lesley presents its annual Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder: Annual Symposium and Art Show. The art show features JB Finnerty, Jessica Park and John...more

    Hanging Nasturtiums

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

    April 1 - April 30, 2015

    Cascades of blossoming nasturtium vines make their brief but dramatic appearance above the Courtyard, celebrating the arrival of spring at the Gardner Museum. (Nasturtium blooms last about three...more

    TypeCast: Twelve Quick Talks on Type

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    April 30, 2015

    Join master of ceremonies Clif Stoltze of Stoltze Design and twelve of Boston’s finest creative minds for a fun, fast-paced Pecha Kucha–style event. Discover the typographic...more

    Film Screening: Detropia

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    May 1, 2015

    Explore the devastating effects that the collapse of Detroit’s automobile industry had on its residents and urban infrastructure. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady,...more

    Gallery Exhibition - Johanna Harmon: Exploring The Poetic Figure

    Presented by Newbury Fine Arts

    April 17 - May 1, 2015

    Please join us for the opening reception honoring OPA award-winning artist Johanna Harmon. The evening will feature a special artist's talk during the premiere unveiling of 25 new oils. Each...more

    Digging In: Family Drop-In Day

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    May 2, 2015

    Join us for a fun-filled day of artmaking for the whole family. Explore our current exhibitions and create your own artwork inspired by what you see.


    DOWN TO EARTH: CLAY, PAPER & WOOD Artist Reception

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

    May 2, 2015

    The Loading Dock Gallery celebrates a long awaited spring with a group exhibit of artwork made with natural materials. Down to Earth: Clay, Paper & Wood features creations with clay by Barbara...more

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