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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


    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

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

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 25, 2015

    How can technology help us visualize big data? The Harvard Art Museums have more than 250,000 objects in the collections, but only a small percentage of objects are on display at any given time....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

    Lightbox Navigations: metaLAB (at) Harvard

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    April 26, 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 with...more

    East Boston Open Studios

    Presented by East Boston Artists Group at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    Come to Eastie and take a look at the art of more than 20 artists in their studios - all open to the public! 


    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

    Art in Bloom

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

    April 25 - April 27, 2015

    Once again, garden clubs and professional designers from across New England create floral arrangements inspired by the MFA’s works of art. Art in Bloom is open during...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

    STEPHANIE PIERCE:RADIANT WELTER

    Presented by Alpha Gallery

    April 23 - April 29, 2015

    Pierce has been a faculty member at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville since 2007. Prior to that she earned her BFA from the Art Institute of Boston, and her MFA from the University...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

    Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 2, 2015

    Take a leisurely walk past select Gloucester houses made famous by painter Edward Hopper.

    American realist painter Edward Hopper is known to have painted in Gloucester on five separate...more

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 2, 2015

    As part of ArtWeek Boston the Museum will be offereing Yoga in the Galleries with Tree Top Yoga.

    Practice mindfulness and gentle yoga poses surrounded by art in CAM’s...more

    Drop Into Art: Let’s Play!

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

    May 3, 2015

    This month, Danforth Art’s family program Drop Into Art will celebrate the fine art and children’s book illustrations of Jennifer Goldfinger with fun gallery activities and art-making....more

    Artist Talk: Jennifer Goldfinger

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

    May 3, 2015

    Mixed-media artist and children’s book illustrator Jennifer Goldfinger will discuss her playful and expressive mixed media encaustic works as well as children’s book illustrations that...more

    Rug Hooking for Beginners with Hayley Perry

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Primitive Rug Hooking for Beginners is an introductory course into the traditional North American craft of rug hooking. Dating back to pioneer times, rug hooking recycles common materials into...more

    A Screen for the New Year: Pines and Plum Blossoms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    January 23 - May 3, 2015

    This rare screen from the 1600s is superbly representative of the sophisticated elegance, energy and sumptuousness that appealed to Japanese noblemen and feudal lords. Created for display in a...more

    AddiSUNDAY

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3, 2015

    Engage your inner creativity with activities in the galleries for all visitors. 


    Louis Pasteur and the Evolution of Vaccine

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

    April 1 - May 4, 2015

    In recognition of World Immunization Week, The French Cultural Center is delighted to shed light on Louis Pasteur and the remarkable breakthroughs he made in the prevention and treatment of...more

    David Kelley: Art Making!

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 6, 2015

    Artist Reception: Sunday, April 12, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm 


    Think, Don't Think: John Cira Mixed Media Works

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 6, 2015

    Senior Thesis Show Reception @ Zeitgeist

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

    May 6, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Taylor Kurmis and Kaitlyn Wiles.

    Each small group theme show included the...more

    Fine Art Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301 (4)

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

    May 6, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Robert Manson, Daniel Stone, Nygel Jones, Sarah Arnold, Nur Ozkaynak, Sarah Graziano, and Katherine...more

    What the Sketch?

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    May 6, 2015

    This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition to benefit youth programs of the BSA Foundation. Four of Boston’s leading architects will draw buildings, while teams...more

    TickleJuice CD Release Party

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 7, 2015

    Certainly, TickleJuice recalls the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, George Adams, and the whole pantheon of Improvisers of American Music of the 20th century, but...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and...more

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 7, 2015

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour with Kelley Tialiou, Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist is part one of our three-part spring lecture...more

    Exhibition: Sommar Solace

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center

    May 7, 2015

    Presented as an official event of Newton’s Festival of the Arts, artist Anna Kristina Goransson and musician Maria Finkelmeier collaborate to create an interactive multimedia installation...more

    Free May Second Friday

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

    May 8, 2015

    4–6 PM Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Dance/Draw: using Smith College dancers as live models, practice drawing fromobservation, inspired by...more

    Art BINGO

    Presented by The Art Connection at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    Get ready to fall in love with artwork worth testing your luck for! Join The Art Connection for our fourth annual signature Art BINGO event, part of ArtWeek Boston. Don your lucky Bingo hat and...more

    In Conversation

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    May 9, 2015

    Join us for a disscussion between Excavations artists, August Ventimiglia and Ken Landauer.


    Excavations

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    March 22 - May 9, 2015

    This exhibitions investigates the relationship between artwork, geology, landscape and time. The six featured artists engage in excavation either formally, by...more

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