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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


    Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art

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

    September 18, 2011 - Ongoing

    Contemporary art finds a dynamic new home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with the recently opened Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, located in the MFA’s dramatic I. M....more

    The Art of the Americas Wing

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

    November 20, 2010 - Ongoing

     Opening November 2010, the new wing takes a global perspective on Art of the Americas, showcasing more than 5,000 works of art produced in North, Central, and South America over the course...more

    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    October 29, 2010 - Ongoing

    Tour the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years. In our three theaters, period settings, and 25 dramatic multimedia exhibits, you...more

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

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

    May 24, 2014 - Ongoing

     Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates is a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History featuring recently restored invertebrate models created by famed...more

    Freedom 7 Mercury Space Capsule

    Presented by John F. Kennedy Presidental Library at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    September 12, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    Freedom 7 splashes down at the JFK Presidential Library.

    The Freedom 7 Mercury space capsule that launched the first American, Alan Shepard, into space has landed at the Kennedy...more

    The Glass Flowers

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

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    3,000 amazingly realistic models of plants, flowers and fruits, painstakingly crafted in glass from 1886 to 1936 by German glass artists, father and son Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Some 4,000...more

    Branching Out: Trees as Art

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    September 27, 2014 - September 20, 2015

    This exhibition explores the often surprising ways in which contemporary artists use trees as an inspiration as well as a medium for their art.  Made from bark, wood, roots, seedpods, leaves...more

    Springboard 5 exhibit

    Presented by Suffolk University

    June 21, 2013 - August 12, 2015

    This annual juried show of senior thesis work from the Fine Arts program of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University features a wide variety of media and ideas and reflects...more

    Walden, revisited

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

    October 31, 2014 - April 26, 2015

    Walden, revisited features works by contemporary artists inspired by Walden–the pond; the book published in 1854 by natural history philosopher, social critic, and early...more

    Adriana Varejao

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

    November 19, 2014 - April 5, 2015

    The ICA presents the first U.S. solo presentation of work by Adriana Varejão, one of the leading voices in contemporary Brazilian art. Varejão’s work mines the history of...more

    Matthew Ritchie: Remanence

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

    June 26, 2014 - March 31, 2015

    Ritchie’s contribution to the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall will continue his exploration of the possibilities, limitations, and collaborative capabilities of various media. Here,...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

    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

    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

    The Inscrutable Eye: Watercolors by John Singer Sargent in Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection

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

    October 31, 2014 - February 10, 2015

    The Gardner Museum’s collection offers a rich trove of works by John Singer Sargent. Best known are his legendary Portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner and the monumental...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

    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

    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

    Siberia Imagined and Reimagined

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons

    September 13, 2014 - January 10, 2015

    Siberia Imagined and Reimagined brings compelling photographs of Siberia by Russian photographers to America for the first time. The photography exhibition offers a true insider’s...more

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present

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

    October 1, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present is the first exhibition in 40 years to examine the development of abstraction and dimensionality in fiber art from the mid-twentieth century through to the...more

    One Language is Never Enough: Latino Artists of Southern New England

    Presented by Fitchburg Art Museum at Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg

    September 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    One Language is Never Enough: Latino Artists in Southern New England is a group exhibition featuring twenty-four contemporary artists who currently live and work in Connecticut,...more

    Exterior Spaces, Interior Places

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 2, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    The Addison Gallery’s extensive permanent collection offers countless opportunities to create exhibitions that explore interesting connections and contrasts between artworks of various media...more

    Dwight Tryon and American Tonalism

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    September 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    This exhibition brings together seven landscape paintings from the 1880s by the American artist Dwight Tryon and sets them within the context of Tonalist works from the Addison’s collection...more

    Storied Walls: Murals of the Americas

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    August 6, 2012 - December 31, 2014

    Features large-scale drawings, photographs, and actual pieces of murals from the Awatovi, Maya, and Moche cultures. From New Mexico and Guatemala to the desert cities of Peru, the murals provide a...more

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

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

    February 22 - December 31, 2014

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, a species that once filled North America’s skies by the billions....more

    Hammond Residential Real Estate South End Exhibits: The World We Live In

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    September 20 - December 31, 2014

    The Hammond Residential Real Estate office located in the ATELIER 505 building, at 505 Tremont Street in Boston's South End, is pleased to present an exhibit in conjunction with Canvas Fine...more

    Jamie Wyeth

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

    July 16 - December 28, 2014

    The first comprehensive retrospective of artist Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) will examine his imaginative approach to realism over the course of six decades, from his earliest childhood drawings...more

    Franklin Evans Exhibit

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    August 26 - December 26, 2014

    Franklin Evans’ site-specific, all-encompassing environments include unstretched canvases, wall paintings, photos, sound, and theoretical texts. Celebrating connections over divisions,...more

    Feast Your Eyes

    Presented by Wellesley College

    September 17 - December 21, 2014

    Artfully photographing a meal is not only a recent foodie fad, but taps a long history of feast and famine imagery. Connecting contemporary interest in cuisine with the rich tradition of still...more

    John Altoon

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

    October 8 - December 21, 2014

    The first major retrospective of John Altoon (1925-1969), a little-known yet important artist whose brief but significant career unfolded in Southern California from the 1950s until his untimely...more

    Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters

    Presented by Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University

    September 11 - December 21, 2014

    This just-completed body of work draws upon the example of Medieval and Renaissance maps: specifically, the tendency of cartographic illustrators to use fantastical creatures to mark uncharted...more

    James Palmigiano: Recent Collages

    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

    September 3 - December 17, 2014

    Fr. James Palmigiano is an artist and Trappist monk who resides at Saint Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. His collages reflect his experience of life in the monastery, with the...more

    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, Worcester

    September 3 - December 17, 2014

    The Italian Nativity IL PRESEPE: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul is an exploration of an important form of Italian installation art: the nativity scene, or the presepe, by Margot Balboni,...more

    Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds

    Presented by Boston College and McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College at McMullen Art Museaum, Newton

    August 31 - December 14, 2014

    Presenting more than forty paintings and a wide selection of works on paper by Wifredo Lam (1902–82), this retrospective is the first to examine the artist as a global figure whose work...more

    Joo Lee Kang: Unnaturally Beautiful & Art Faculty Review

    Presented by UNH Museum of Art

    November 1 - December 14, 2014

    November 1-December 14, 2014 (closed Nov. 11 & Nov. 26-30)

    Museum hours: M/Tu./W 10am-4pm, Th. 10am-8pm, closed Fri., Sat./Sun. 1pm-5pm

    Opening Reception, Thursday, November 6,...more

    Franklin Evans Art Exhibit

    Presented by Montserrat College of Art

    August 26 - December 13, 2014

    Franklin Evans’ site-specific, all-encompassing environments include unstretched canvases, wall paintings, photos, sound and theoretical texts. Celebrating connections over divisions,...more

    Pondering Walden Discussion Series

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

    November 20 - December 11, 2014

    Consider Walden, revisited in connection with its natural and literary inspirations (Walden Pond and Henry David Thoreau's book Walden) during this in-depth discussion series...more

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER COMMUNITY WEEKEND

    Presented by Historic Newton at Historic Newton, Newton

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    HISTORIC NEWTON DECEMBER 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

    Boston Open Studios 2014

    Presented by Boston Open Studios Coalition and City of Boston

    June 7 - December 7, 2014

    Talk to and buy art directly from the artist, see demonstrations, listen to music, sample area restaurants and peruse off-the-beaten path retail shops in Boston's historic neighborhoods! ...more

    Jumbo: Marvel, Myth & Mascot

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    September 11 - December 7, 2014

    The exhibition will be the first of its kind to narrate Jumbo's life story from star of the London Zoo to college mascot by means of original images (posters, couriers, photographs, etc.) and...more

    Manna: Masterworks from the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford

    September 11 - December 7, 2014

    The first exhibition in 13 years focusing on a curated selection of 47 of the finest works of painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and new media from the Tufts University Permanent Art...more

    Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    March 6 - December 5, 2014

     Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy explores the study and teaching of anatomy, not only as a process of mapping body structures, but also as a complex social and cultural activity. The...more

    Horace and Agnes: a Love Story

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester

    October 14 - December 4, 2014

    A collaborative photographic journal that depicts the life story of characters Horace and his wife Agnes. Photography by Asia Kepka. Stories by Lynn Dowling.

    Artist’s...more

    Alex Gerasev | Short Stories

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    September 5 - December 2, 2014

    There is a childlike wonder about each “short story” that painter and graphic designer Alex Gerasev creates. Even with the whimsy his works portray at first glance, the inspiration for...more

    A Misunderstanding Un Malentendido

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    September 5 - November 26, 2014

    Eleven multigenerational Cuban artists speak in a personal language, touching upon idiosyncrasies and pivotal points in our history, urging the viewer to explore...more

    Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    July 5 - November 23, 2014

    Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators are those artists, both past and present, who are recognized for continuously experimenting with traditional techniques and materials as well...more

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