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    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 Miller, who has traversed the state of Maine for years retracing the footsteps of New England's native son, Henry David Thoreau. Opening Saturday, November 16, 2013, Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs with ...more


    JFK Election Victory 1960: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

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

    October 29, 2010 - on going

    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

    May 24, 2014 - on going

     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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Darren Waterston: Uncertain Beauty

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    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

    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...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

    Goya: Order and Disorder

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

    October 12, 2014 - January 19, 2015

    A major exhibition of Spanish master Francisco Goya

    One of the titans of European art, Francisco Goya (1746–1828) witnessed a time of revolution and sweeping change...more

    Lorna Simpson

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art at

    September 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Opening on September 20 at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Lorna Simpson is a comprehensive retrospective that highlights the main themes and concerns of the influential artist’s...more

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960 - Present

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

    Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present

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

    Storied Walls: Murals of the Americas

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

    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

    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...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Pondering Walden Discussion Series

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum

    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

    "The Last Store Standing: Commerce as Force, Symbol and Casualty in the Gentrifying American City"

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 20, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present a series of events scheduled for November 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of 1964...more

    Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    November 13 - November 16, 2014

    Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 18TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW in Boston’s hip and historic South...more

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor)

    at The Strand Theatre

    August 14 - November 14, 2014

    Triumph! Unsung Black Veterans in U.S. History (Duty-Sacrifice-Honor) is a three month exhibit that celebrates men and women of color in U.S. history that have contributed to the...more

    DISPOSSESSION International Conference

    Presented by Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies

    November 9 - November 11, 2014

    The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University is pleased to present “Economic Racism in Perspective: Past and Present in the US and Germany,” a series of events...more

    Brian Kaplan: Not Your Vacation

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art

    September 7 - November 9, 2014

    Brian Kaplan's photographs in Not Your Vacation are part of an extensive project documenting Cape Cod in the off-season. Kaplan's stark views of shuttered motels and abandoned...more

    The Expressive Voice: Brought to Light

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art

    September 7 - November 9, 2014

    The Expressive Voice: Brought to Light is a reinstallation of our Permanent Collection showcasing select works from the 1930s to today. Works on view highlight the mythical and spiritual aspects...more

    Sarah Pollman: Aura/Ground

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art

    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...more

    Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors

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

    July 23 - November 2, 2014

    A celebration of creativity, community, and friendship, The Visitors (2012) documents a 64-minute durational performance Kjartansson staged with some of his closest friends at the romantically...more

    Highfield Hall: Quilts: Pushing the Seams

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    September 10 - October 31, 2014

    An exhibition of contemporary quilts by artists whose work is featured in Rachel May’s, Quilting with a Modern Slant. Artists use unconventional materials such as rubber, Tyvek, embedded...more

    Public Space? Lost & Found Exhibition

    Presented by MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT)

    April 18 - October 30, 2014

     Since 2001, Antoni Muntadas has taught a graduate seminar in public space at the MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology (formerly the Visual Arts Program). In addition to the Public...more

    Ametsuchi: An installation and video by Rinko Kawauchi

    Presented by Lesley University

    September 4 - October 30, 2014

    Ametsuchi, translated loosely as “song of the universe,” brings together images of distant constellations and tiny figures lost within landscapes, as well as traditional-style...more

    David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you recreate the insects all around us on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have Big Bugs.

    Sculptor David Rogers creates insects such as 25-foot long...more

    Heritage Museums & Gardens Is Buzzing with Excitement Over David Rogers’ Big Bugs

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    May 31 - October 26, 2014

    What happens when you re-create insects on a gargantuan scale using all natural materials? You have ‘Big Bugs’! Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA, celebrating its 45th...more

    Itaysha Jordan: selected photographs

    Presented by Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College at Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College

    September 8 - October 22, 2014

    Pine Manor alumna Itaysha Jordan returns to Boston with her iconic fashion photography"...An Iconic image is one that leaves an imprint on your mind."—Itaysha Jordan. Also on...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

    Reverb: New Arts from Greece

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

    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

    Horace and Agnes: a Love Story

    Presented by Griffin Museum of Photography at Griffin Museum of Photography

    October 14, 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

    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

    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

    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

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