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    The Vibrant Art and Storied History of Ethiopian Icons

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton

    January 23 - April 18, 2015

    This visually stunning exhibition illustrates the Christian traditions of the East African nation, Ethiopia. It features 60 small scale icons from a private European collection (usually 3 by 6 inches) triptychs, larger icons and illuminated manuscripts. There will also be several cast- brass hand-held processional/benediction crosses with intricate designs for the Museum’s own collection as well as some ...more


    Comically Speaking

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    January 9 - March 6, 2015

     

    Comically Speaking: Illustrations and drawings by Don Mathias, David Sullivan, Sage Stossel, Mark Parisi & John Klossner
    Jan 9 – March 6, 2015
    Opening...more

    Film Screening: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 6, 2015

    Watch filmmaker Chad Freidrichs unravel the reasons behind the failure of the Pruitt-Igoe public-housing complex, an iconic model for public housing built in St. Louis in the late 1950s. The...more

    His Room As He Left It: A Work In Progress by Ariel Kotker

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    March 6, 2015

    In His Room As He Left It, Kotker creates the room and belongings of a fictional 19 year old boy in a small town in Pennsylvania. The room, convincing at first...more

    Permanent War: The Age of Global Conflict

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

    January 29 - March 7, 2015

    In the century since World War I, the nature of warfare has changed dramatically, though its resulting death and destruction remain constant. On view January 29–March 7, 2014, the School of...more

    Color Fields Exhibition

    Presented by MassArt at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    January 26 - March 7, 2015

    The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) presents the highly anticipated Spring 2015 exhibition: Color Fields from January...more

    Poets in the Round

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    March 7, 2015

    Join Colleen Michaels, Writing Studio Director at Montserrat College of Art and the host of The Improbable Places Poetry Tour, along with other guest poets for an energetic and engaging poetry...more

    Free Family Day @ SCMA

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

    March 7, 2015

    Hands-on Activities from 12:30-3:30 pm. Free snacks. Experience the artist's glittering optical lens boxes and rocking canvases in the exhibition Mary Bauermeister: The New York Decade,...more

    Boston Massacre reenactment and commemoration

    Presented by Bostonian Society / RevolutionaryBoston®

    March 7, 2015

    The Old State House will be abuzz with activity on Saturday, March 7, 2015 commemorating and reenacting the Boston Massacre on its 245th Anniversary. During the...more

    First Free Children's Art Class

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

    March 7, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    Books Abound Opening Reception

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    March 7, 2015

    Books Abound | Open Juried Show
    Juried by Alexander Campos, Center for Book Arts, New York
     

    Awards: Three...more

    6th Congressional District High School Art Competition & Exhibition

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

    March 7, 2015

    Congressional District High School Art Competition and Exhibition is a juried art show, open to high school students (grades 10-12) from public and private schools within the 6th Congressional...more

    Kard Goes Hollywood

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

    September 9, 2014 - March 8, 2015

    This exhibition in Sharf Visitor Center presents twenty iconic figures from Hollywood’s Golden Age photographed by Karsh over his life-long career. Karsh captures the star quality in...more

    COMMUNITY WEEKEND AT HISTORIC NEWTON Durant Kenrick House and Grounds

    Presented by Historic Newton

    March 7 - March 8, 2015


    Newton residents are invited to enjoy free admission to both our museums. At the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverley Avenue 10:00 AM-4:00 PM AND the Jackson Homestead and...more

    Boston Sea Rovers: Eco-Animals Art Exhibit

    Presented by Boston Sea Rovers

    March 7 - March 8, 2015

    This year the Boston Sea Rovers Art Exhibit traces the life of a flip-flop from ocean trash to amazing creations such as elephants, lions and giraffes.

    Each year, thousands and...more

    The Addison in Bloom

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    March 7 - March 8, 2015

    Enjoy a preview of spring this winter at the Addison. Members of the Andover Garden Club and local professional floral designers will display arrangements inspired by works of art in our winter...more

    The Addison in Bloom Family Program

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    March 8, 2015

    Join us for Story Time featuring Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney followed by a simple writing activity exploring ways to make the world more beautiful. “Looking...more

    Keynote Conversation with Michael Nyman

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 9, 2015

     A KEYNOTE CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL NYMAN WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 9 AT 7:00 PM IN THE DISTLER PERFORMANCE HALL, GRANOFF MUSIC CENTER, 20 TALBOT AVENUE, NEXT DOOR TO THE AIDEKMAN ARTS...more

    Lecture: Images of Grief and Healing

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    March 10, 2015

    Grief and loss are universal emotional experiences that we all grapple with in our lifetimes. Please join us for an evening on Tuesday, March 10th from 6-8pm where we will hear from experts about...more

    Light: An exhibition by Mark Malloy

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    February 17 - March 11, 2015

    Looking from a specific location for an extended period of time reflects the changing light of time passing on what one sees (or thinks they see). The work in Light began...more

    Women in the Arts

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

    March 11, 2015

    Recognize Women’s History Month and celebrate women in the arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Enjoy tours, music, gallery activities, a spotlight on...more

    Robert Storr: The Versailles Water Theatre Grove

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

    March 12, 2015

    An introduction to the work of Jean-Michel Othoniel as it relates to art of our time, with discussion of new fountain sculptures created for the Palace of Versailles. Robert Storr was appointed...more

    PHOTOGRAPHY NOW Opening Reception

    Presented by Cambridge Art Association

    March 13, 2015

    Photography Now | Presented at the University Place Gallery
    Juried by Stephen Tourlentes
    Reception | Friday, March 13, 6-8pm

    About the...more

    Public Tour: Hanging with the Old Masters

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

    March 14, 2015

    Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent collection galleries, the fifth floor of the Davis...more

    Glassworks: Matteo Gonet and Pieranna Cavalchini

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

    March 14, 2015

    Swiss artisan Gonet collaborates closely with Othoniel on his large-scale sculptures. Join us for a conversation about process—and discover how the glass sculptures in the exhibition were...more

    2nd Art Class for Children

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

    March 14, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    Someone Else's Country, Photographs by Jo Ratcliffe

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    October 11, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    Photographer Jo Ractliffe (b. 1961) has spent the better part of the last decade photographing the effects of the prolonged civil war in Angola (1975-2002), both in the country itself and in her...more

    Conversation Piece

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

    October 10, 2014 - March 15, 2015

    In the 18th century, the term “conversation piece” referred to an informal or intimate group portrait staged in an everyday setting. Today, the phrase commonly refers to an object...more

    Petrochemical America

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at Northeastern University, Gallery 360, Boston

    January 15 - March 15, 2015

    Northeastern University presents Petrochemical America on view from Jan 15 to March 15, 2015. Organized by Aperture Foundation, Petrochemical...more

    Bite: Food as Art

    Presented by The Nave Gallery at The Nave Gallery, Somerville

    February 14 - March 15, 2015

    Like art, food is a visual, sensory and social experience. Flavors and textures, aromas and taste are all elements that can be explored through artwork. Culture, memories and health are just some...more

    Gallery Talk for Heaven and Earth

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    March 15, 2015

    Sky, sea, and land have long served as alluring subjects for artists who wish to challenge themselves with fleeting effects of atmosphere, light, and motion: churning rapids, wind-blown trees,...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with Anna Stothart

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Morse Auditorium, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Anna Stothart, assistant curator at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Thomas’ portraits of black women and studies of...more

    Gallery Talk @ Noon: Roger Hankins and Cristi Rinklin

    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, Worcester

    March 16, 2015

    Cantor Art Gallery director and visual arts member and chair Cristi Rinklin will give a Gallery Talk at noon about their work in the current exhibition “Pulse: New Work by Faculty...more

    Double Vision: Paintings by Elizabeth Awalt and Angelo Fertitta

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill

    February 4 - March 18, 2015

    The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College is pleased to present new work by Elizabeth Awalt and Angelo Fertitta. Rooted in the natural world, Elizabeth Awalt’s paintings evolve from...more

    Visiting artist talk: Oded Ezer

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 18, 2015

    Join Tel Aviv, Israel–based graphic artist and experimental typographer Oded Ezer at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) to hear firsthand about his pioneering work exploring...more

    Drawing the Line at Atlantic Wharf Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    January 26 - March 20, 2015

    DRAWING THE LINEDrawing by Fort Point Arts Community members

     

    January 26—March 20, 2015
    Opening Reception: Tuesday February, 3rd 5:00-7:30pm RSVP
    Guest...more

    Reverberations: ACTION KITS

    Presented by Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)

    March 20, 2015

    What will they create? Be there to find out!

    The BCA and Community Music Center of Boston musicians Claudia Eliaza, Danny Kutty and Earl Grant-Lawrence experiment with art from the latest...more

    MassArt's Gaining Perspective: A Visual History of MassArt

    Presented by MassArt

    February 19 - March 20, 2015

    MassArt Presents A New Exhibition:

    Gaining Perspective: A Visual History of MassArt

    Celebrating MassArt’s 140-year impact on the...more

    3rd Free Art Class for Children

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

    March 21, 2015

    THE GUILD IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE SPONSORING A THREE PART SERIES OF ART DISCOVERY CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. OUR GOAL IS TO HELP CHILDREN “SEE” THE ART WORKS IN OUR GALLERY THROUGH...more

    Vocal Vibrations at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    October 31, 2014 - March 22, 2015

    Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. The opening will begin with “Vocal...more

    Spring Paradise City Arts Festival in Marlborough

    Presented by Paradise City Arts Festival at Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough

    March 20 - March 22, 2015

    Named a “Top 10 Arts Fair in America”, Metro Boston’s most acclaimed show and sale of fine craft, paintings and sculpture features 175 juried exhibitors. Awesome large-scale...more

    CraftBoston Spring 2015

    Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    March 20 - March 22, 2015

    Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, CraftBoston Spring is one of New England's premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. This annual, well-established show features...more

    AGC Spring Art Exhibition

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at StoveFactory Studios, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    Juried show of more than 25 regional artists. Come to the opening reception on Friday to meet the artists and enjoy the exhibition! 


    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN

    Presented by Historic Newton

    March 24, 2015

    CONFLICT AND TRANSFORMATION: LIFE IN A 19TH CENTURY TOWN
    We sometimes romanticize New England towns in the first decades of the 19th century as peaceful, bucolic havens --...more

    "Challenging the Obvious”: An evening with StereoType artist Ji Lee

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    March 24, 2015

    Hear Facebook creative strategist and StereoType artist Ji Lee explain how he hacks the linear and rigid systems of letters and alphabets by adding elements of playfulness, dimensions,...more

    Gallery Talk @ Noon: Leslie Schomp and Amy Wynne

    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, Worcester

    March 26, 2015

    Holy Cross visual arts faculty members Leslie Schomp and Amy Wynne will give a Gallery Talk at noon about their work in the current exhibition “Pulse: New Work by Faculty Artists”.


    A CITY OF VILLAGES—THE 2015 NEWTON HISTORY SERIES Discover Historic Nonantum

    Presented by Historic Newton and Newton Free Library at Newton Free Library, Newton

    March 26, 2015

    Discover Historic Nonantum: A Village of Traditions
    Nonantum residents Terry Sauro, Lois Dominique, and Alderman Alison Leary will present an overview of their...more

    Young Artists: Artwork by Cambridge Public School Students

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    February 16 - March 27, 2015

    Reception Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015. 4-7 PM
    Exhibition running from February 16 – March 27, 2015

    The Multicultural Arts Center welcomes back the talented students of...more

    Old Schwamb Mill Spring Open House

    Presented by The Old Schwamb Mill

    March 28, 2015

    The Spring Open House at the Old Schwamb Mill, the oldest continuously operating mill in the United States, will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 11 am to 4:30 pm. The Mill, an 1864 picture...more

    This Is Not A Dark Ride: Solo Exhibition by Jani Zubkovs

    Presented by Mingo Gallery

    February 24 - March 28, 2015

    Mingo Gallery presents This Is Not A Dark Ride, the first solo exhibtion by contemporary photographer Jani Zubkovs. This project explores the passing of time and the...more

    Journeys Through Time and Light: Special NCECA Ceramic Exhibition Open House

    Presented by Mobilia Gallery

    March 28, 2015

    Travels Through Time and Light: Special ceramic exhibitions featuring work by Pippin Drysdale, Richard Shaw, Dorothy Fiebleman, Karen Thuesen Massaro.
    ...more

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