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    Expanding The Field Of Painting

    Presented by The Institute of Contemporary Art at Institute of Contemporary Art/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 digital-imaging technologies.

    At each of these challenges, artists have explored alternative ways of making a “painting” that go beyond the application of paint to a canvas using a brush by diversifying the ...more


    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...more

    Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    April 17 - September 1, 2014

     Carla Fernández: The Barefoot Designer: A Passion for Radical Design and Community will explore the traditions and techniques of indigenous Mexican artisans and how they can be...more

    Heritage Museums & Gardens exhibit Wicked Plants

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens and

    April 19 - September 1, 2014

    Heritage Museums & Gardens, celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, will open for the 2014 Season on Saturday, April 19th with a new feature exhibit, Wicked Plants. This new exhibit will...more

    Magna Carta: Cornerstone of Liberty

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

    July 2 - September 1, 2014

    See a rare copy of England's Magna Carta along with the Sons of Liberty Bowl, drafts of Declaration of Independence, and more symbols of liberty and justice.

    One of only four surviving...more

    Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take

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

    June 4 - September 1, 2014

    Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take explores the trajectory of the artist’s twenty-five-year career, highlighting the major themes that unify his multilayered and varied...more

    Trident Gallery Presents Ruth Mordecai’s New Works on Paper

    Presented by Trident Gallery

    August 1 - September 1, 2014

    Trident Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings, collages, and monotypes on paper by Ruth Mordecai. The gallery will host a public reception for the artist on Saturday, August...more

    Highfield Hall: A Cut Above: Art from the American Guild of Paper Cutters

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    July 10 - September 2, 2014

    Curated by the Guild especially for Highfield Hall, this exhibition features over 50 art works by the country’s best cut paper artists. The show highlights the diversity of this...more

    Etchings From Moscow by Alexander Vetrov and Stanislav Nikireyev

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    June 6 - September 2, 2014

    Cambridge, MA – The Multicultural Arts Center and From Russia with Art Gallery presents Etchings from Moscow on view beginning June 6 until September 2, 2014, in the Lower...more

    Timeless Journeys at Boston's International Poster Gallery Through Labor Day

    Presented by International Poster Gallery

    July 15 - September 2, 2014

    International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents the 21st Annual Summer Poster Show: "Timeless Journeys." Travel posters awaken our dreams of adventure, nostalgia, beauty, and...more

    Season IV

    Presented by Find & Form Space

    September 5, 2014

    Find & Form Space is pleased to present Season IV, an exhibition of new work by Samara Pearlstein and Cody Justus.

    Pearlstein and Justus are friends and frequent collaborators,...more

    Art Exhibition - David Edgar

    Presented by Half Crown Design

    September 5, 2014

    Stunning and sophisticated large scale charcoal and pastels pieces interpreting geological formations of Tasmania, Australia. All works by visiting Australian...more

    City Works Opening Reception

    Presented by Vessels Gallery

    September 5, 2014

    Join Vessels Gallery for the First Friday opening reception for City Work: Boston Architecture in Porcelaina solo exhibition of nationally recognized ceramicist,...more

    Celebrate Fruitlands 100!

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 6, 2014

    Come celebrate Fruitland's centennial year and the opening of our anniversary exhibition 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. This free event will be fun for the whole...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton

    September 6 - September 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON SEPTEMBER 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

    MFA Community Day: Celebrating 20 Years of Director Malcolm Rogers

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

    September 7, 2014

    Join us as we celebrate twenty years of Malcolm Rogers as the MFA's Ann and Graham Gund Director, with a free day of fun and activities for the community.


    Fall Open House

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art

    September 7, 2014

    Discover all that this museum and studio art school has to offer you year-round at our Fall Open House. Join us for docent-led talks, studio art demonstrations, hands-on art-making, and much more....more

    Hudson River Valley Tour

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 8 - September 11, 2014

    Fruitlands interpretive staff  lead this tour of museums and historic homes to study the art of some of the most beloved artists in our vast collection of Hudson River School landscapes.


    Free September 12 Second Friday 4-8 PM

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

    September 12, 2014

    4–6 PM Hands-on! Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last)
    6 PM Open Eyes An informal, guided conversation about an art object

    Reinstalled galleries open Sept...more

    From My Father's Hand: The Art of Abraham Isaac Goldberg, 1910-1970

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    August 15 - September 12, 2014

    Abraham Isaac Goldberg did not have the privilege of earning a living as an artist. Instead, he worked long hours in a factory to support his family, but during his lifetime, he created hundreds...more

    Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours

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

    April 19 - September 14, 2014

    SMFA Traveling Fellow adn alumna Evelyn Rydz explores America's coasts, photographing the manufactured remnants of modern life that wash up on the shoreline. Photographs and delicate drawing...more

    Body Worlds Vital at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Presented by Boston Exhibits, LLC at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market)

    April 15 - September 14, 2014

     Due to popular demand, Body Worlds VITAL has extended its stay in Faneuil Hall through this summer until September 14th.

    Physician and anatomist Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS Crystal Lake: Resource to Recreation

    Presented by Historic Newton

    September 14, 2014

    Crystal Lake: Resource to Recreation
    From skating in winter to swimming in summer, Crystal Lake has been an important community resource for outdoor recreation. Did you know that it also...more

    Body Language: an interactive installation exploring the impact of trauma

    Presented by mobius

    September 13 - September 14, 2014

     

    The exhibit is a result of the collaborative work of artist, writer and professor Margaret Bellafiore with activist, writer & trauma survivor,...more

    September Senior Day

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    September 15, 2014

    Fruitlands is partnering with Tufts Health Plan to offer free admission for seniors aged 62 and over on September 15. The Museum will offer a private, guided tour for our senior guests beginning...more

    Free Wednesday Program Open House for Seniors

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    September 17, 2014

    Senior adults are invited to attend a free sampling of the Jewish Community Center’s Wednesday Program at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on...more

    Opening Reception for The Italian Nativity IL PRESEPE: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul

    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

    September 18, 2014

    Please join us for the opening reception for The Italian Nativity IL PRESEPE: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul. The exhibition is an exploration of an important form of Italian installation...more

    Opening Reception for Reconfiguring Abstraction

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    August 7 - September 18, 2014

    Please join us for the opening reception of "Reconfiguring Abstraction" at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery on August 21, 5-7pm. Show is on view through September...more

    HarborArts Festival 2014

    Presented by HarborArts

    September 20, 2014

    East Your Art Out!

    HarborArts Festival 2014 is the fourth annual anniversary celebration of the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery. The tradition...more

    Artist Talk with Stephanie Young

    Presented by Vessels Gallery

    September 20, 2014

    Come engage with City Works Boston Architecture in Porcelain artist Stephanie Young during the South end open Studios. Converse and learn about Young's techniique, process and inspriation for...more

    Magic Without Tricks

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    August 27 - September 20, 2014

    Artists, consciously or unconsciously, dabble in magic. They borrow signs and symbols, and plant symbolic language, like seeds, into our hearts and minds to offer us new perceptions, and how this...more

    Children’s Art Centre Centennial Celebration

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

    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

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

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Hear From a Scholar: John Dixon Hunt

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

    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

    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

    Rappaport Prize Lecture: Liz Deschenes

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

    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

    Arlington Open Studios

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

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    Come join us at the Arlington Center for the Arts and explore the vibrant arts community of Arlington. 80+ artists will be sharing their work and wares. All under...more

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