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    Africa's Children of Arms

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    November 19, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    The Pulitzer Center is committed to telling the stories of vulnerable populations all over the world, and perhaps one of the most startling is that of child soldiers. Boys and girls from more than 20 countries are recruited or abducted into armies where they serve as messengers, spies, and combatants. All are subjected to the atrocities of wars that many are not old enough to understand. Their experiences in war ...more


    The Invented Landscape

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

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    Drapetomania: Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba

    Presented by Cooper Gallery and

    January 30 - May 29, 2015

     A forgotten visual arts and cultural movement that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983, Grupo Antillano articulated a vision of Cuban culture that privileged the importance of Africa and...more

    Still Running, Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Latin Art Space and Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 16 - May 29, 2015

    Curated by Astrid Martinez-Jones of Latin Art Sapce, with the collabortion of Alejandro de la Fuente, Still Running...more

    Still Running: Afro-Cuban Art

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    April 3 - May 29, 2015

    Still Running is a homage to a forgotten visual cultural arts movement, Grupo Antillano, that thrived briefly between 1978 and 1983. This group articulated a Cuban culture that promoted the...more

    Made by Hand: an exhibit of extraordinary craftsmanship

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    May 18 - May 29, 2015

     See dozens of hand-made objects by graduates and alumni of North Bennet Street School – elegant furniture and cabinetry, hand-made musical instruments, one-of-a-kind jewelry, ornate...more

    Montserrat College of Art and Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    A conversation with Montserrat Professor Ethan Berry and former students of Roger Martin's focusing on Martin's involvement with the school. This program is free for members, Montserrat...more

    Historic Middle Street Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 30, 2015

    Discover Gloucester's historic Middle Street—an ever-evolving neighborhood packed with four centuries of social, economic, and architectural history.

    Did you know that a...more

    Illuminations of Night and Day

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    May 30, 2015

    New works in oil by Maryalice Eizenberg and Jonathan McPhillips.

    Sparkling moonlight on the bay, morning sun on fresh blooms, golden rays through a window, the glow of faces in a campfire....more

    Summer Street Gallery: Blue Heron Photographs

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 1 - May 31, 2015

    Capturing moments with herons, photographer Babsje takes viewers on an exploration of the study of Patience and Grace through these birds’ poise and demeanor. Realizing the most beautiful...more

    Chess at Fuller Craft Museum

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 31, 2015

    Calling all chess players and enthusiasts! Join us for an afternoon of strategy, intellect, and pizza at Fuller Craft Museum. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced players are all invited to four...more

    Art 300 Exhibition Opening Reception

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 31, 2015

    This spring, students in the Phillips Academy course Visual Culture: Discovering the Addison Collection will investigate the Addison’s iconic painting Eight Bells by Winslow Homer, and...more

    Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival

    Presented by Everett Arts Associatioin

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Come join us for Everett Arts Association’s 47th annual Spring Arts Festival. Ponder over 100 juried pieces of artwork, enjoy music performances from local students, admire art submitted and...more

    Metal and Fire: The Children of Vulcan

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    April 24 - May 31, 2015

    Vulcan, the Roman God of fire and metalwork ushered humanity along a blazing path to civilization. From body ornaments and tools, to weaponry and currency, metal and metal workers have shaped an...more

    SMFA at Erbaluce: Mostra II

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    April 1 - June 1, 2015

    This year, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is partnering with Boston restaurant Erbaluce for a series of exhibitions of student artwork. The series, curated by senior Will Ferguson,...more

    Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 4, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony Quartet. Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Gardony has been called...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Arts League of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    June 4, 2015

    Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in Lively Lowell! Join us for Downtown Lowell First Thursdays on the first Thursday of every month from April-September 2015. There will be music,...more

    Mosaics at the Mill II

    Presented by Mosaic Oasis and The Old Schwamb Mill

    March 28 - June 6, 2015

    Join us for for the opening reception of Mosaics at the Mill II, a contemporary mosaic art show, on March 28, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, MA?. At the reception,...more

    Insights On Site: Peggy’s House

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    June 6, 2015

    Peggy’s House, a Cape Ann Cottage is an exhibition of photographs by Robert Lerch documenting a traditional Cape Ann cottage. This is the first in the contemporary art series that takes...more

    Widening the Cycle: A Menstrual Cycle & Reproductive Justice Art Show

    Presented by Society for Menstrual Cycle Research + Center for Women's Health & Human Rights

    June 4 - June 6, 2015

    Widening the Cycle is a social justice art show that threads together global voices to raise consciousness about menstruation and reproductive justice through feminist art....more

    Celebrating the Work of Roger Martin

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 6, 2015

    A celebration of the life and work of Roger Martin. With John Ronan, producer and host of The Writer's Block. Additional guests to be announced.  This program is free for...more

    Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 6, 2015

    Take a stroll through this 19th century maritime artist’s Gloucester neighborhood.

    Fitz Henry Lane was a Cape Ann artist, printmaker and world-renowned American marine painter. With...more

    The Wyeths: America Reflected Tours with Victoria Wyeth

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    June 6, 2015

    Victoria Wyeth will be the museum’s special guest on the exhibit’s opening day. The granddaughter of Andrew Wyeth and the niece of Jamie Wyeth, she will share her insights about her...more

    "LOWELL LINES" Artist Reception

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

    June 6, 2015

    Inspired by the beauty and vibe of the city, “Lowell Lines” features new work by artists Jean Curley and Daniel Mathieu. The show combines Mathieu’s photography and watercolor...more

    MFA Summer Party

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

    June 6, 2015

    The Summer Party is the premiere kick-off to summer for young and stylish Bostonians. A social calendar highlight for over ten years, this annual event raises vital operating support for the...more

    Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    Pretty Raw takes the artist Helen Frankenthaler as a lens through which to refocus our vision of modernist art over the past 50 years. In this version, decoration,...more

    Warhol @ Wellesley

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    Warhol @ Wellesy explores the rich holdings of artwork—some iconic and others lesser known—by Andy Warhol (1928–1987) in the collections of the Davis,...more

    Francesc Torres: What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. What...more

    New Acquisitions

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 7, 2015

    New Acquisitions gathers together objects that have entered the Rose's collection in the last 18 months. Major historical works by artists including Howardena...more

    Craft in Bloom

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Life imitates art as members of the Brockton Garden Club design floral arrangements based on artwork from the Fuller Craft Museum permanent collection. For an entire weekend, Fuller Craft Museum...more

    Parviz Tanavoli

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 3 - June 7, 2015

    Critically acclaimed and widely acknowledged as the "father of modern Iranian sculpture," Tanavoli's trajectory has spanned east and west, as he has...more

    Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    Throughout the seventeenth century, Rembrandt van Rijn and his contemporaries explored the genre of landscape as both the setting for and the subject of their work. Dramatic, inviting, wild, and...more

    Edged in Black - SMS

    Presented by Wellesley College

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    SMS is an important piece of the history of modern art. Amidst the social and political turbulence of 1968, William Copley, an American surrealist painter and art...more

    Hanging with the Old Masters

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent galleries, many of which have been off view for decades, the fifth floor of the Davis...more

    Around the Curve: Photographs by Marie Craig

    Presented by Fountain Street Fine Art

    May 14 - June 7, 2015

    Marie Craig photographs places and things that have a hidden, forgotten beauty within them. She began this series of pictures of chairs discarded at curbside in the suburbs in 2007. In the...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Figure Painting - Real and Abstract

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

    June 10, 2015

    Explore figure painting: light, anatomy, form, composition, color and paint application working from a beautifully staged setting. See how artists in the past have abstracted the figure, and...more

    June 12 Free Second Friday

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

    June 12, 2015

    4-6 PM: Hands-on art making for all ages, inspired by works on view.
    Fierce Faces: Create your own animal mask inspired by Diego Rivera’s fresco depicting an Aztec warrior invoking...more

    Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia (Part 3) film and exhibit

    Presented by The Thompson Gallery at The Cambridge School of Weston

    April 25 - June 13, 2015

    The Thompson Gallery of The Cambridge School of Weston announces the final exhibition in the series Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia (Part 3). The exhibit examines and celebrates...more

    Painting East Orleans

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    June 13, 2015

    Plein air, French for "open air," is used to describe paintings created outdoors. French Impressionists, including Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, advocated en plein air...more

    Plein Air Painting Reception

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    June 13, 2015

    Works by the participating artists can be found in museums, corporations, U.S. Embassies, and in private collections throughout the Americas, Europe and in Asia. We hope you and your friends will...more

    Hopper’s Houses Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    June 13, 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

    Over There! Posters from World War I

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

    July 26, 2014 - June 14, 2015

    Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime posters from the United States and Europe—including select examples from Britain,...more

    Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty

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

    April 15 - June 14, 2015

    In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a study of an angel that the art historian Sir Kenneth Clark called “the most...more

    2015 Chelsea Art Walk

    Presented by Chelsea Artists Collaborative at Chelsea Art Walk, Chelsea

    June 13 - June 14, 2015

    The Chelsea Artists' Collaborative invite you to the 7th annual Chelsea Art Walk in Chelsea, Massachusetts on  June 13th and 14th, 2015. The Art Walk provides a look at some of the Boston...more

    J.C. Leyendecker and The Saturday Evening Post

    Presented by Norman Rockwell Museum at Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge

    April 24 - June 14, 2015

    Leyendecker (1874-1951) made 322 covers for the Saturday Evening Post, and was a mentor to Norman Rockwell. This showdisplays cover tear sheets for all of Leyendecker’s Post covers, as well...more

    The Invitational

    Presented by Newton Open Studios

    April 23 - June 15, 2015

    A showcase of works by many of the artists who have won top honors in our annual
    Fall Juror Award shows.


    Rose Projects 1C: Painting Blind

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham

    February 11 - June 17, 2015

     

    Painting Blind brings together work by four artists­–Willem de Kooning, Maria Lassnig, Frank Auerbach, and Georg Baselitz–that...more

    From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 1 - June 19, 2015

    For anyone who is despondent over the state of today’s youth “From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students” at the Chandler Gallery provides a hopeful perspective on the...more

    Cheap and Cheerful Shirret- Luxury from Fabric Scraps with Lady McCrady

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 20, 2015

    Celebrate summer with this colorful workshop. Learn the classic American technique called Shirret (rhymes with crochet) with leading expert Lady McCrady,...more

    Naked

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    May 21 - June 20, 2015

    No one view of the nude is the same; in art, as in life, there are no certainties. No blacks and whites, only shades of gray. The nude’s importance is a symbol of purity, humanity and...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

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