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    Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with Scot Miller

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    November 14, 2013 - September 1, 2014

    In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Henry David Thoreau's The Maine Woods, the Harvard Museum of Natural History offers an exhibition of prints by photographer Scot Miller, who has traversed the state of Maine for years retracing the footsteps of New England's native son, Henry David Thoreau. Opening Saturday, November 16, 2013, Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with ...more


    Abstract Color - Solo Art Exhibit at the Stove Factory Gallery

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown

    July 11 - July 13, 2014

    Alexandra Jordankova is proud to announce her solo art exhibit, the Abstract Color at The Stove Factory Gallery.  She is a graphic designer and visual artist from Boston, MA with a particular...more

    Journalist Meets Author on Boston's Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport and Society

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    July 16, 2014

    The Boston Globe’s Derrick Jackson will interview author Lorenz J. Finison about his new book on “A Story of Race, Sport and Society.” The author and the journalist will explore...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Wambura Mitaru

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

    July 17, 2014

    Wambura Mitaru

     

    Groovy tunes with catchy lyrics

    Wambura Mitaru blends funk, soul, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, and African sounds to create a hybrid sound that combines...more

    Wavelengths: Autre Ne Veut

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

    July 18, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Autre Ne Veut

    Autre Ne Veut’s 2010 self-titled debut won acclaim for unexpectedly pairing neo-soul and the unbridled unease more typical of emo. Initially...more

    "ABSENCE OF COLOR" works by Catriona G. Baker, Alicia Dwyer, Arthur J. Garrone, and Joel Moskowitz

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven

    June 3 - July 19, 2014

    Gallery Seven presents “Absence of Color” with works by Catriona G. Baker, Alicia Dwyer, Arthur J. Garrone, and Joel Moskowitz. Artists working in color are...more

    Tony Matelli: New Gravity

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

    February 5 - July 20, 2014

    The Davis proudly presents Tony Matelli: New Gravity, the sculptor's first solo exhibition at a U.S. museum. Highlighting both recent works and works created specifically for...more

    READ MY PINS: The Madeleine Albright Collection

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

    June 9 - July 20, 2014

    Organized by the Museum of Art and Design in New York, this unique traveling exhibition features more than 200 pins, many of which the incomparable Secretary Albright donned to communicate a...more

    Yidstock 2014: the Festival of New Yiddish Music

    Presented by Yiddish Book Center

    July 17 - July 20, 2014

    Join us for Yidstock 2014: The Festival of New Yiddish Music! YIDSTOCK 2014 will bring to the stage the top names in klezmer and new Yiddish music including the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Nigunim...more

    Glass Fusing Adult

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 22, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers. Participants will create a small project such as a plate, bowl,...more

    Infinite Worlds of Color in Oil- Acrylic Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 7 - July 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Betty Glick
    This is a 2-week intensive class that will explore in depth the usage of color, and painting. Learn how to create illusions, forms, and shapes...more

    Our Fragile Home

    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

    June 6 - July 25, 2014

    The Cantor Art Gallery will present “Our Fragile Home”, an installation of paintings and sculptural works by artist Pat Musick produced in collaboration with her husband, a former...more

    Wavelengths: ExtraSpecial DJ set by Peaches

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

    July 25, 2014

    MUSIC Wavelengths: Peaches (DJ Set)   Since the release of her debut album in 2000, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and outrageous performance artist Peaches has questioned and...more

    Exhibition: Edmund C. Tarbell & The Boston School

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

    May 17 - July 26, 2014

    Celebrating our 100th Anniversary, the Guild is having an exhibtion featuring the work of Edmund C. Tarbell, co-founder and the first president of the organization. Mr. Tarbell was one of the...more

    "Begin Anywhere" Art Exhibition of Fiber and Mixed Media

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Artist Studios

    July 2 - July 26, 2014

    "Begin Anywhere" showcases the artwork of Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda B. Dunn at The Loading Dock Gallery for the month of July. This exhibtion features mixed media works from both...more

    Play Date: Harborwalk Art Festooning

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

    July 26, 2014

    Take in the array of contemporary art in our galleries, make your own sketchbook, and shake it up in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater with Rainbow Tribe....more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    July 27, 2014

     Sunday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Join us for a walk around one of Newton’s historic neighborhoods. Please call 617.796.1450 for more information and for meeting place. Free and welcome...more

    LOTTAS TREES - Exhibition - illustrated work-on-paper, by Swedish artist Lotta Olsson

    Presented by Gurari Collections and Gurari Collections

    June 6 - July 27, 2014

    Gurari Collections is pleased to present an exhibition, entitled LOTTAS TREES, of illustrated work-on-paper by Swedish artist Lotta Olsson. Raised in the south of Sweden, surrounded by...more

    Our View: Photography Show and Sale

    Presented by Newburyport Art Association

    July 15 - July 27, 2014

    Opening Reception - Sat. July 19, 7-9pm at the NAA.  Please join us for fine art, raffles, refreshments and to meet the photographers.  The exhibit runs July 15 - 27.


    Trident Gallery Presents: "Harbortown 2014"

    Presented by Trident Gallery

    July 3 - July 27, 2014

    Trident Gallery is pleased to present Harbortown 2014, an exhibition celebrating Gloucester Harbor and the area's legacy of more than 150 years of excellence in the visual arts....more

    Paper Marbling

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 22 - July 29, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Cristina Hajosy
    Create beautiful swirls and mottling colors on paper with Turkish-style paper marbling. Working on water thickened with carrageenan (Irish moss), the...more

    Street Talk: Chris Daze Ellis in Dialogue with the Collection

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3 - July 31, 2014

    A member of the “second generation” of New York graffiti artists, Chris Ellis—best known by his street name, Daze—has been hailed as one of the most important...more

    POP! Selections from the Collection

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3 - July 31, 2014

    Characterized by bright, explosive, and accessible imagery, Pop Art was unlike any other movement of the 20th century in its instant popularity and its all-encompassing cultural impact. Emerging...more

    Loisaida: New York's Lower East Side in the '80s

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    April 12 - July 31, 2014

     The decades leading up to the 1980s were a time of ferment and unrest in the country, triggered by events such as the Vietnam War, the bombing in Cambodia, the Kent State shootings, black...more

    Wish You Were Here - Summer Postcard Show

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    July 8 - July 31, 2014

    Reception and Sale: Friday, July 11th, 6-8pm


    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

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

    July 31, 2014

    Latimbop

     

    Cuban jazz

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music...more

    Devon Govoni: New Painting

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College

    May 19 - August 1, 2014

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by faculty member Devon Govoni.
    Devon’s show title, “A Wide Range of Emotions,” refers both to her...more

    Progression: Works by Ruth Daniels

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    June 20 - August 1, 2014

    When asked what inspires her as an artist, Ruth Daniels answers, “Everything from A - Z inspires me. Art, books, candy, detritus, entertainment, fractals, games, horses, images, Japanese...more

    First Fridays: White Hot

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

    August 1, 2014

    Summer in the city? You don’t have to travel far to beat the heat. Don your summer whites and head to Boston’s waterfront for a sizzling dance party with refreshing cocktails, a cool...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON AUGUST COMMUNITY WEEKEND
    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both the Historic Newton museums. At the Jackson Homestead and Museum, 527 Washington Street...more

    We Are You Project @Fountain Street Fine Art

    Presented by Fountain Street Fine Art

    June 19 - August 3, 2014

     The We Are You Project is the first comprehensive 21st Century coast-to-coast exhibition depicting current Latino socio-cultural, political, and economic conditions, reflecting triumphs,...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Sarah McKenzie

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

    August 7, 2014

    Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie has already won wide recognition for her individualistic voice and skillful phrasing. She’s sung...more

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

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

    August 8, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

     

    The project of composer Thomas Arsenault, Mas Ysa combines love songs, ecstatic pop, field recordings, and techno into mournful but...more

    Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Rare Books and Manuscripts

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenæum

    April 23 - August 9, 2014

    This Exhibition is a celebration of some of the most beautiful and important rare books and manuscripts acquired by the Library since 2000. Some were gifts to the Athenæum by generous...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood

    Presented by Historic Newton at Mrytle Baptist Church

    August 10, 2014

    The Resilient Village: Myrtle Baptist Church Historic Neighborhood
    Founded at a time when the nation was recovering from the Civil War, Myrtle Baptist Church was one of the first in New...more

    Ceramics Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 8 - August 12, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Julie Fox
    Express yourself with clay. Perfect for students who wish to pursue individual interests in a relaxed atmosphere. All work will be fired and...more

    Beginning and Intermediate Wheel

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 13, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Julie Fox
    Throw and glaze cups, bowls and other useful pottery. New beginning students will develop fundamental pot-throwing techniques while returning students...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Song Yi Jeon Quintet

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

    August 14, 2014

    Song Yi Jeon Quintet

     

    Contemporary Jazz

    Hailing from South Korea, Song Yi Jeon is a sophisticated singer and composer who deftly combines modern jazz harmony and...more

    Mixed Media

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 1 - August 15, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Sarah Kahn
    All levels are welcome to this fun and relaxing class where students will explore various aspects of collage-making from start to finish. Class...more

    Who is Lowell? - Portraits of the City Reception

    Presented by Lowell National Historical Park

    May 18 - August 15, 2014

     Lowell, Massachusetts. A reception to showcase the work of students from Lowell High School’s Freshman Academy, “Who is Lowell? – Portraits of the City” will be held...more

    As Far As the Eye Can See

    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

    May 3 - August 15, 2014

    The Cantor Art Gallery will present the exhibition “As Far As the Eye Can See” in collaboration with Seven Hills Family Services from May 3 – August 16, 2014 in the Iris and B....more

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X (DJ sets)

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

    August 15, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X

    (DJ sets)

     

    New York “nightlife princess” Juliana Huxtable also identifies as a DJ, former legal...more

    One Day University

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 17, 2014

    One Day University is returning to Cape Cod! At One Day University there are no grades, no tests, no homework, and certainly no stress! The One Day University program offers a half-day of the best...more

    Drawing and/or Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 8 - August 19, 2014

     Course taught by Katherine Miller

    Learn drawing techniques and color theory to help improve your work. Discover tricks to set up your palette to draw and paint still life, landscape...more

    Glass Fusing Adult/Child

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 20, 2014

     Adult/Child Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers participants will create a small project such as a plate,...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oyinda + Bigfoot Wallace

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

    August 21, 2014

    Nigerian-born and London-raised, singer/songwriter/producer Oyinda draws from both pop and the British electronica scene in hypnotic, emotionally complex tracks. A...more

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

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

    August 22, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

     

    Hooray for Earth emerged in Boston in 2005, finding a following before relocating to New York. Widely praised, their full-length...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment

    Presented by Historic Newton

    August 24, 2014

    East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment
    Come stroll through the oldest of Newton’s three historic burying grounds (1660) and discover the beauty of one of...more

    Open Media Life Figure Class

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Karina Kadiyska
    This class provides a personalized instruction in a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Students will explore different observation...more

    Supercharged Painting- Oil and Acrylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by John Murray

    This class combines an active studio atmosphere with an experimental approach to painting. Students of all levels will improve techniques and...more

    Glass Mosaic Adult

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 26, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Learn the basics of glass mosaic techniques using your creativity, a huge variety of pre-cut glass pieces, glue and make small trivet or...more

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