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    Sarah Pollman: Aura/Ground

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

    September 7 - November 9, 2014

    Sarah Pollman: Aura/Ground includes work from two of the artist's photographic series--separated by shifts in philosophy and technique, but united in close observation of the tenuous relationship between past and present. Her Father/Mother gravestone images, captured in the Golden Hour when natural light is diffused, are powerful explorations of identity and eternity, of anonymity and permanence. ...more


    Children’s Art Centre Centennial Celebration

    Presented by United South End Settlements' Children's Art Centre at Children's Art Centre, Boston

    September 23, 2014

    United South End Settlements’ Children’s Art Centre is an extraordinary place tucked behind a historic gate in the South End. Under a vaulted ceiling, youngsters create and experience...more

    Life at Colonial Harvard: The Archaeological Evidence

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    September 23, 2014

    Harvard University's 1650 charter founded a new institution committed "to the education of the English and Indian Youth of this Country in knowledge and godliness." The Harvard Yard...more

    Susan Cottle Opening Reception

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    September 24, 2014

    Susan Cottle depicts metropolises and countrysides in the American South West and Europe. She transposes her atmospheric experience of these places into paintings to impart an authentic essence of...more

    Artist Lecture: Julian Voss-Andreae presents Sculpture Inspired by Proteins, Physics and People

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    September 25, 2014

    Art and science collide and combine in painter-turned physicist-turned sculptor Julian Voss-Andreae’s studio. Starting out as a painter Julian Voss-Andreae changed course as a young man and...more

    Florence Ladd on 'The Spirit of Josephine'

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    September 25, 2014

    Inspired by legendary performer Josephine Baker, Florence Ladd's new novel is A Family Reunion in Paris: The Spirit of Josephine. The author skillfully breathes life into the featured...more

    Boston Strong?

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    August 25 - September 25, 2014

    Artists Shea Justice and Jason Pramas provide a parallax view of the tragic Boston Marathon bombings through exploring aspects of civil rights and social justice. The exhibition places the...more

    Parks and Recreation at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    July 14 - September 26, 2014

    FPAC’s newest exhibition at Atlantic Wharf gallery embraces the spirit of summer. Parks & Recreation features art that kicks off its shoes, gets outdoors, catches a breeze, and...more

    Ambient Folklore

    Presented by Worcester Center for Crafts

    August 7 - September 27, 2014

    Worcester Center for Crafts and guest curator Luis Antonio Fraire present Ambient Folklore, the work of nine distinctive artists who intend instant visual communication in their work. Each...more

    "WINDOWS ON EARTH"

    Presented by Gallery Seven at Gallery Seven, Maynard

    August 20 - September 27, 2014

    Windows on Earth: Photographs by Astronauts on the International Space Station on display at Gallery Seven through September 27th.  Proceeds from the show will support...more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT JACKSON HOMESTEAD

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead, Newton

    September 27, 2014

    The Jackson Homestead and Museum is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY AT DURANT KENRICK

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 27, 2014

    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is participating in Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, in which museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting...more

    Meet and greet with renowned artist Robert Bissell at Dzian Gallery

    Presented by Dzian Gallery

    September 26 - September 27, 2014

    DZian Gallery will be hosting a meet and greet with renowned artist Robert Bissell on Friday, September 26th from 5:00-9:00PM and Saturday, September 27th from 4:00-8:00PM in the Natick Mall....more

    Spirit Books Exhibition & Book Launch

    Presented by Essex County Greenbelt Association

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    Exhibition of The Spirit Books, one-of-a-kind sculptural handmade books cradled in twigs, branches, vines, and roots, to celebrate the launch of The Spirit Books book which contains images and...more

    Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks & Water

    Presented by Essex National Heritage Commission

    September 19 - September 28, 2014

    Explore Essex County’s cultural, historic, and natural sites during two weekends of 150+ FREE events! Enjoy a variety of walks, guided hikes, sails,...more

    Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    September 28, 2014

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. Showcasing some of the finest items...more

    Gallery Talk for Dwight Tryon and American Tonalism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 28, 2014

    Gallery Talk for Dwight Tryon and American Tonalism with exhibition curator Keith Kauppila. This event is offered in collaboration with the Essex National Heritage Area’s Trails &...more

    Ulterior motive: Cartoons by James Crane

    Presented by Boston University School of Theology

    July 23 - September 29, 2014

    Through simple statements, and intricate black-and-white line drawings, Jim Crane comments on theology, ecology, politics, and the human condition. His cartoons, created in the 1950s and 1960s...more

    Sarah Berry: "Castoffs & Containers" Curated Art Exhibition

    Presented by Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.

    July 17 - September 30, 2014

    Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., and Athan's Bakery and Cafe are pleased to present the opening of Sarah Berry: Castoffs & Containers at the Athan’s Café Art...more

    Summer Selective 2014, Juried Show

    Presented by Newton Open Studios at NewTV, Newton Highlands

    July 24 - September 30, 2014

    Our second annual summer juried showcase of six Newton Open Studios artists, organized by NOS. The artists and the works have been selected by juror Kathleen Smith Redman, Exhibitions Director at...more

    Urban Timber: From seed to city

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    August 1 - September 30, 2014

    This exhibition celebrates wood as New England’s most sensible and abundant choice of material for urban building, highlighting its flexibility and technical...more

    San Jose las Flores, El Salvador: Survival, Solidarity, and Community

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 18 - September 30, 2014

    The exhibition, running the month of September, is a compilation of photographs by Van Hardy in relation to the former civil war in El Salvador.


    In Flanders Fields: Poetry of the Great War

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 18 - September 30, 2014

    In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the exhibit features some of that war's distinguished poets, several of whom did not survive the conflict, and a sampling...more

    Expanding The Field Of Painting

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    November 1, 2013 - October 1, 2014

    Since the end of the 19th century, painting has gone through a repeated cycle of death and rebirth in the face of artistic innovations such as photography, conceptual art, installation, and...more

    Henry W. Kendall Photography Exhibition

    Presented by Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

    August 6 - October 1, 2014

    50 years of photography by distinguished physicist, environmental activist, and world-class mountaineer. His masterful photographs capture his many climbing and diving expeditions and reflect his...more

    The Art of the Pencil

    Presented by Boston Public Library

    September 1 - October 1, 2014

    An exhibition of recent drawings by Lucienne Bartfield.


    Made in Fort Point Grand Opening

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 2, 2014

    Made In Fort Point, founded by FPAC in 2008 and originally located on Farnsworth Street, is celebrating its grand opening at its new location in Fort Point’s innovative residential complex,...more

    In the House and On the Web: 21st-century Strategies For Interpreting Historic Interiors

    Presented by Nichols House Museum

    October 3, 2014

    On Friday, October 3, five speakers from Europe and the United States will come together to share experiences from their museums and heritage sites which have successfully integrated technology...more

    Let's Get Banasick!

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    October 3, 2014

    Find & Form Space is delighted to present Let’s Get Banausick!, a group exhibition on the themes of work, labor, time, and money, showcasing work by artists from diverse backgrounds and...more

    Global WarNing

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    September 4 - October 4, 2014

    This exhibition presents two perspectives on the true costs of carbon-based fuel production in the 21st century. The first by Garth Lenz explores the environmental costs related to the pending US...more

    Highest Closet Performance Art Workshop

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    October 4, 2014

    Sarah Hill encroaches in the emotional exchange between artist and audience. In performance, video and animation, their work describes conflicted ways the body is controlled, trauma is processed...more

    Wearable Art Extravaganza

    Presented by The Loading Dock Gallery

    October 4, 2014

    Wearable Art Extravaganza in the Onyx Room at Western Avenue: from the mild to the wild. Artists from all media will be creating and showcasing wearable art. Attendees will see everything...more

    Bob Rogers: Private Sale and Exhibition

    Presented by New Hampshire Institute of Art and

    October 4, 2014

    Bob Rogers, a New Hampshire native, was a photographer and one of the region’s pre-eminent photography collectors. His collection includes work exploring portraiture and the human condition,...more

    Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)

    Presented by Boston Comics Roundtable and Lesley University College of Art and Design

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo was established in 2010 to create a showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The event is a joint...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON OCTOBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton, Newton

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

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

    Wearable Art 2014 - MassArt Fashion

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    September 15 - October 5, 2014

    Fashion is art. If you don't believe us, check out "Wearable Art 2014" featuring work by students from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. The exhibit showcases MassArt...more

    HOMESTEAD HAYFEST AT THE JACKSON HOMESTEAD AND MUSEUM

    Presented by Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead, Newton

    October 5, 2014

    Join us for a family-friendly outdoor festival at the Jackson Homestead. Try weaving wool into cloth, making your own butter, pressing cider, dipping candles, and more! Learn through hands-on...more

    Korean American Contemporary Artists

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    September 20 - October 5, 2014

    Korean Cultural Society of Boston (KCSB) presents the 2nd exhibition by Korean American contemporary artists in the Boston area....more

    Line Works

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington

    September 3 - October 6, 2014

    Anne Briggs' watercolors combine descriptive, lively lines of pen and ink drawing with the interpretative colorful washes of watercolor. In her recent work exhibited in Line Works, Anne...more

    Hear From a Scholar: John Dixon Hunt

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln

    October 8, 2014

    Join us and acclaimed landscape historian John Dixon Hunt, Professor Emeritus of landscape architecture at University of Pennsylvania, as he lectures on the attack mode of Little Sparta, artist...more

    The Source

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 10, 2014

    In July 2013, Private Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison after publishing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public. The conviction...more

    Capture the Cape Painting Convergence Around Orleans

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    Renowned artists from Cape Cod and states away will be painting in Orleans. This is a great opportunity to watch paintings being created, meet award-winning artists and learn more about their...more

    Works most artful & ingenious: Embroidery by Ann Grey

    Presented by Atwood House Museum and Atwood House Museum

    August 1 - October 12, 2014

    Highly original and strikingly beautiful contemporary needlework is the subject of Works most artful & ingenious: Embroidery by Ann Grey, the first comprehensive exhibition of this Chatham...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza, Boston

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    Fall Open House

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

    October 13, 2014

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, for a day of free admission and events. Enjoy musical performances, film screenings, art-making activities, tours, and more. Bring the whole family or visit...more

    Art of the Day: Circa 1946: Charles Sheeler, Ballardvale

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    October 15, 2014

    Join us for any or all of the lectures in this three-part series about acquisitions of contemporary art throughout the Addison's history. Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian |...more

    Rappaport Prize Lecture: Liz Deschenes

    Presented by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at Mass College of Art Tower Auditorium, Boston

    October 16, 2014

    Join artist Liz Deschenes and deCordova's community at her evening lecture at the Tower Auditorium at MassArt.

    Deschenes is the 2014 recipient of deCordova's prestigous Rappaport...more

    Fort Point Arts Community Fall Open Studios Group Show

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    October 16, 2014

    Please stop by the FPAC Gallery to see work by over 50 artists participating in Fort Point Arts Community's Fall Open Studios. The opening reception will be October 16th, 5-7pm, with...more

    Reverb: New Arts from Greece

    Presented by School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    September 9 - October 18, 2014

    Reverb presents eleven emerging and mid-career Greek artists whose works reflect the way artists are currently interpreting the reverberations of social, political, and economic conditions...more

    Susan Cottle's Art Exhibit

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

    September 24 - October 18, 2014

    Susan Cottle depicts metropolises and countrysides in the American South West and Europe. She transposes her atmospheric experience of these places into paintings to impart an authentic essence of...more

    Jon Imber and Graphicornucopia

    Presented by Museum of Art, UNH

    September 3 - October 19, 2014

    Two new exhibitions, one focusing on portraits by Jon Imber, a Massachusetts and Maine-based painter, completed in the years before and in the months after his 2012 diagnosis with amyotrophic...more

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