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    Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England

    Presented by Boston Cyber Arts at Boston Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamacia Plain

    January 10 - February 15, 2015

    he Boston Cyberarts Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibition in 2015, Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New England, which will examine Otto Piene and his role as a founding figure in art and technology in New England. From the time that György Kepes invited Piene to be a Fellow at his newly founded Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at MIT in 1968, Piene ...more


    Back to School: Geography in the Classroom

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    September 2, 2014 - January 25, 2015

    American schoolchildren have studied geography since the late 18th century. Traditionally viewed as an essential subject for boys’ and girls’ education, geography was taught to...more

    Imaginal/Imagining the World at the Adams Gallery

    Presented by Suffolk University

    November 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015

     An exhibit of artwork from the faculty of Suffolk University's New England School of Art & Design

    The theme "Imaginal" refers to the imaginary, to the image, and...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Valentines

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

    January 25, 2015

    Create 3 beautiful clay Valentines to give to special friends or family. Work side-by-side to learn handbuilding techniques as you create wonderful memories with your child. Fired artworks can be...more

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

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    January 25, 2015

    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...more

    Materials Lab Plaster Workshop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    January 27, 2015

    In this workshop, Francesca Bewer, research curator for conservation and technical studies, will explore some of the many uses of plaster in sculpture.

    The workshop will take place in the...more

    Niho Kozuru: Cast & Layered

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

    October 28, 2014 - January 28, 2015

    Cast & Layered premieres new work by Boston sculptor Niho Kozuru. Kozuru casts her iconic columnar forms in glass. The light-filled sculptures, with their turned forms,  reference...more

    An Evening with Kip and Vanilla Chip

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 29, 2015

    Join artist Stephen St. Francis Decky in an exploration of his adorably subversive characters and the ways in which they navigate life in a terminally cute world. This interactive event promises...more

    Color Sweep

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    January 29, 2015

    Our featured artist, Suzy Marden, will enliven this performance with the vibrant aesthetic of her abstract acrylic paintings. The program brings together music by Dan Dediu, Elena Ruehr, Melody...more

    The Anatomy of an Exhibition–Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    January 29, 2015

    Senior curator Jodi Hauptman and senior conservator Karl Buchberg, both of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss the innovative model of curatorial practice they developed while...more

    CAMafterhours

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 30, 2015

     Experience the sights and sounds of the Museum after dark.

    Featuring:

    Special preview of Sounds of a Working Waterfront, an original sound composition by Robert...more

    LEGACY - Mother, Daughter ART Exhibition

    Presented by Artist Exposure

    December 20, 2013 - January 31, 2015

    “LEGACY” Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday, December 20th 5 – 8:00 PM ARTIST EXPOSURE PRESENTS: “Legacy” Exhibit December 20 – January 31, 2014 Mother,...more

    Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    September 10, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting of nearly 1,800 posters from fourteen countries, this collection provides a unique...more

    Sounds of the Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 31, 2015

     Robert Bradshaw premiers his original composition created for the Portraits of a Working Waterfront exhibition. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Also offered at 3:00 p.m.


    AFFORDABLE ORIGINAL ART Exhibition

    Presented by Gallery/Studio Z

    December 18, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    Selected pieces from the stable of the gallery & the collection of the director (Prices range from $50-$1,500)


    Free Day

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    On a day when our galleries teem with visitors and activities, take a peek behind-the-scenes in every aspect of the museum. Director Joseph Thompson elaborates on the history of our...more

    The Sketchbook Show

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    January 7 - January 31, 2015

    Artists use sketchbooks for as many different reasons as there are artists: daily practice, planning book, travelogue, dream journal. Sketching happens from life, memory, ideas, or...more

    Displaced

    Presented by Steven Zevitas Gallery at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston

    December 19, 2014 - January 31, 2015

    In Displaced, Rinklin presents a group of twelve new paintings that continue her exploration of the visual language of constructed reality that permeates the history...more

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 8, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty – On view beginning March 8, 2014
    Whistler’s Peacock Room reimagined – drawing parallels between the excesses of the Gilded Age and...more

    The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    March 29, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Photochemical film is quickly drifting into obsolescence as the motion picture industry transitions to digital media and fewer and fewer manufacturers and labs produce and print film. Yet many...more

    Portraits of a Working Waterfront: Photographs by Jim Hooper

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    October 11, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    An exhibition of 75 photographs of men and women who make their livings working today in one of this country’s oldest seaports, Gloucester, Massachusetts. The images were taken by Jim Hooper...more

    The Importance of Place: A Sketchbook of Drawings by Stuart Davis

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Although artist Stuart Davis' visits to Cape Ann took place primarily during the early years of his career, the drawings he did here exploring the shapes and rhythms of the working waterfront,...more

    A Chosen Place: Walker Hancock and Friends

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    August 19, 2014 - February 1, 2015

    Of all the sculptors to have chosen Cape Ann as their place, Walter Hancock (1901-1998) stands head and shoulders above all others. A quiet and dignified man, dedicated to his family, his...more

    Drop Into Art: Past and Present

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

    February 1, 2015

    Explore stories and traditions from past and present day while discovering Native American art and objects. Make a silhouette collage or found object sculpture in our studios. In the galleries,...more

    Small Worlds: Through A Small Glass Window, Works by Josh Falk

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

    October 25, 2014 - February 3, 2015

    Highlighting the intricate beauty of plants and nature, Josh Falk’s “Small Worlds: Through a Small Glass Window” is an ongoing macro-photo series shot with the intent of not only...more

    Nancy Dewey | My Peruvian Quest Gallery Exhibit

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 5, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting Nancey Dewey's 'My Peruvian Quest" from December 5 - Febuary 6. The exhibition will include photographs depicting the evolution of...more

    Cynthia Brody | The Subject of Women Gallery Exhibition

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    December 4, 2014 - February 6, 2015

     The Multicultural Arts Center will be hosting the colorful, surreal works of artist Cynthia Brody. Through mixed media, Brody creates a multi-faceted world full of various textures, colors,...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 6, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we’ll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding...more

    Teen Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 7, 2015

    Teens grades 7-10 are invited to join artist and filmmaker Stephen St. Francis Decky for this hands-on workshop. Learn the basics of stop-motion animation, story boarding, and more while creating...more

    Figure Drawing Workshop (Adults)

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

    February 7, 2015

    Explore the figure and its structure, proportion, spatial relationships and anatomy through detailed instruction and demonstration. Prerequisite: one drawing class or equivalent. Bring a large...more

    Family Art Workshop: Clay Dragons

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

    February 8, 2015

    Work with your child to create beautiful artworks and wonderful memories. Create fierce or friendly dragons using air-dry clay; then paint and decorate your mythical creature! Learn basic...more

    Selected Smiles: Serigraph Exhibit by Professor Benjamin Gross

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 20 - February 11, 2015

    Selected Smiles is a new series of 26 editions of serigraphs with each print directly connected to one of the letters of the alphabet. Happiness, and the outward display of...more

    Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Stefan Sagmeister

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

    February 12, 2015

    The New York-based graphic designer’s bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has designed album covers for Lou...more

    Film Screening: Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 12, 2015

    Join us for a screening of "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" (1960), a classic comedy starring Doris Day and David Niven based on Jean Kerr's stories about an art critic and his...more

    Lee Boroson: Plastic Fantastic

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 11, 2014 - February 14, 2015

    Lee Boroson’s work begins with ideas of nature, which he mediates between the landscape as culture as opposed to notions of the outdoors as “wild” or “untamed.” To...more

    Under The Astral Skies

    Presented by 555 Gallery

    January 1 - February 14, 2015

    With Under Astral Skies 555 Gallery presents five bodies of work exploring our fascination with the night sky. Fireworks and moon light from Jim Nickleson, the vast,...more

    List Projects: Redmond Entwistle

    Presented by MIT List Visual Arts Center at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge

    January 6 - February 15, 2015

    Combining documentary with fictional scenarios, the films of Redmond Entwistle (b. London, 1977) examine specific geographical sites, pedagogical models, and historical figures and events as a...more

    Presidents’ Day Free Family Day

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

    February 16, 2015

    Discover how art can tell stories with imagination and humor in activities inspired by the exhibition Once Upon a Pop-Up: From the Ellie G. Levine Moveable Book Collection in our Children’s...more

    MFA Guide: African American Artists Tour

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

    February 16, 2015

    Edmund Barry Gaither, former MFA curator and director of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, guides you through the MFA’s rich collection of works by African American...more

    Curator Workshop and Info Session

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 18, 2015

    This workshop brings together emerging and aspiring curators to learn about curating contemporary art from a curatorial professional. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue...more

    Pity Party

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    February 20, 2015

    If you don’t have anything nice to say, this party’s for you. Misery loves company, so come air your grievances with some like-minded pessimists over signature cocktails and catty...more

    The Power of Negative Thinking

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    January 16 - February 21, 2015

    The New Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of The Power of Negative Thinking, an exhibition celebrating the joys of pessimism. The seven featured artists address some of the more...more

    I Heart Science

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

    February 21, 2015

    Embrace your love of science! Explore fossils of long-extinct animals. Try your hand at sketching a mammal, excavating a mock dinosaur dig, or discovering life in a rotting log. Meet a live...more

    Truth and Beauty: Pictorialist Photography

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

    April 17, 2014 - February 22, 2015

    Photographers known as the Pictorialists, who worked around 1900, were part of the first international movement in the history of the medium. Their mission was to prove the artistic merit of...more

    D Is for Design

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

    April 17, 2014 - February 22, 2015

    Design drawings are among the hidden treasures of the MFA’s collection, and this exhibition displays nearly 30 works on paper, each representing a different artist, architect, or designer in...more

    Timothy Bouldry: A Landfill Life

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    January 19 - February 22, 2015

    Over the last six years, Timothy Bouldry has dedicated himself to documenting the complex global economy built around garbage, recyclables, and the communities of extremely impoverished adults and...more

    Chora at FPAC Gallery

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) at FPAC Gallery, Boston

    January 8 - February 26, 2015

    Reception: January 8th, 5-7pm

    The Fort Point Arts Community Gallery is pleased to announce the second exhibition for the 2014/15 season, Chora, featuring the work of Ariel Freiberg and...more

    BOSTON PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS

    Presented by Winthrop Cultural Council

    February 7 - February 28, 2015

     BOSTON PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION AWARD WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS The Clock Tower Gallery is proud to be the exclusive venue to display these works by some of the...more

    Impressionism from the Cape School of Art

    Presented by The Brush Art Gallery & Studios at Brush Art Gallery, Lowell

    January 17 - February 28, 2015

    Exhibition: January 17 - February 28, 2015
    Reception: January 24, 2-4 PM (Snow Date January 25)

    The Brush Art Gallery and Studios...more

    The Woods

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    October 11, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    Internationally renowned video artist Candice Breitz explores how we create, define and perform identities in a world of mass media saturation. In her newest work, a trilogy called The...more

    Polly Apfelbaum

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    October 8, 2014 - March 1, 2015

    Polly Apfelbaum’s exhibition for the Worcester Art Museum will focus on the 1990s and will include a selection of her rarely seen early synthetic velvet and fabric dye works which developed...more

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