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    Word + Image: Small Works Salon 2015

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    April 10 - May 15, 2015

    This exhibit includes a little light reading. The pieces in “Small Works Salon 2015: Word + Image” at the Chandler Gallery incorporate signs, poems, memos, receipts, and sometimes whole pages of text into 2D and 3D works. Juried by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, a distinguished artist and professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, this salon blurs the boundaries between writing and visual ...more


    Fine Art Senior Thesis Show Reception @ 301 (4)

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

    May 6, 2015

    This senior thesis show features the work of Robert Manson, Daniel Stone, Nygel Jones, Sarah Arnold, Nur Ozkaynak, Sarah Graziano, and Katherine...more

    What the Sketch?

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA

    May 6, 2015

    This Pictionary-style tournament offers a night of friendly competition to benefit youth programs of the BSA Foundation. Four of Boston’s leading architects will draw buildings, while teams...more

    TickleJuice CD Release Party

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 7, 2015

    Certainly, TickleJuice recalls the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, George Adams, and the whole pantheon of Improvisers of American Music of the 20th century, but...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and...more

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 7, 2015

    In Pursuit of the Old Masters: American Artists and the Grand Tour with Kelley Tialiou, Charles H. Sawyer Curatorial Assistant | Librarian | Archivist is part one of our three-part spring lecture...more

    Exhibition: Sommar Solace

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center

    May 7, 2015

    Presented as an official event of Newton’s Festival of the Arts, artist Anna Kristina Goransson and musician Maria Finkelmeier collaborate to create an interactive multimedia installation...more

    First Thursdays at The Umbrella

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    May 7, 2015

    The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites visitors to explore artist’s studios and preview its annual Artrageous auction during the May installment of First Thursdays.

    The...more

    Free May Second Friday

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

    May 8, 2015

    4–6 PM Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Dance/Draw: using Smith College dancers as live models, practice drawing fromobservation, inspired by...more

    Lexicon Gallery presents ArtLifting

    Presented by Lexicon Gallery

    May 8, 2015

    Please join us in welcoming Artlifting to Cape Ann for a celebration of powerful artwork by talented homeless and disabled artists. A selection of originals will be for show and sale at Lexicon...more

    Art BINGO

    Presented by The Art Connection at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    Get ready to fall in love with artwork worth testing your luck for! Join The Art Connection for our fourth annual signature Art BINGO event, part of ArtWeek Boston. Don your lucky Bingo hat and...more

    In Conversation

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    May 9, 2015

    Join us for a disscussion between Excavations artists, August Ventimiglia and Ken Landauer.


    Excavations

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    March 22 - May 9, 2015

    This exhibitions investigates the relationship between artwork, geology, landscape and time. The six featured artists engage in excavation either formally, by...more

    A Ceramic Spectrum

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center, Newton

    March 22 - May 9, 2015

    The New Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of A Ceramic Spectrum, an examination of three emerging ceramic artists who represent a promiscuous...more

    50 Shades of Blue: Indigo dyeing and Shibori with Katie Buchanan

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 9, 2015

    The practice of dyeing with indigo is an incredibly rich cultural tradition, with each region of the world having its own unique dyeing approach to the dyeing process. Indigo has been used for...more

    Gloucester Public Schools Arts Festival

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 9, 2015

    A celebration of the visual & performing arts of the Gloucester Public School District sponsored by the Gloucester Education Foundation. For a schedule of events visit Gloucester...more

    Historic Middle Street Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 9, 2015

    Discover Gloucester's historic Middle Street—an ever-evolving neighborhood packed with four centuries of social, economic, and architectural history.

    Did you know that a...more

    NEW BLUE Makers Market

    Presented by Out of the Blue Art Gallery

    May 9, 2015

    Join us for our 3rd monthly Makers Market and Cambridge Open Studios! All items for sale are unique and handmade by the artists. 
    Live music and a kids art project at each...more

    MassArt Made 2015 Spring Sale

    Presented by MassArt

    May 3 - May 9, 2015

    The highly anticipated MassArt Made Spring Sale 2015 is a not-to-miss event. Every year MassArt students, faculty and alumni present unique, quality,...more

    JewishFilm.2015 Festival: The Art Dealer

    Presented by The National Center for Jewish Film at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 9, 2015

    The Art Dealer (L’Antiquaire) by Francois Margolin (France, 2014, 95 min.).

    A stylish Parisian thriller set in the murky world of Nazi-looted art. A young journalist,...more

    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

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

    November 15, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    For decades, MFA visitors who read the small print have been familiar with the names of Jean and Fred Sharf. “Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf” has appeared at the bottom of...more

    Sonic Abroretum: Sculpture by Ian Schneller / Sound by Andrew Bird

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

    February 4 - May 10, 2015

    Sculptor/instrument-maker Ian Schneller and composer/violinist Andrew Bird share a fascination with sound and its interaction with the natural world.

    Since 2010, the duo has...more

    Oceans!

    Presented by Blue Wave Art Gallery

    April 4 - May 10, 2015

    Featured artist, Suzanne Connor: Heavily influenced by the natural world, particularly water and sky, she brings to her...more

    Needle Felting with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 10, 2015

    Details: To start, participants will join instructor in making a felted ball. Then, participants will be invited to build upon the ball by introducing new forms,...more

    The Birds and the Bees

    Presented by The Nave Gallery

    April 17 - May 10, 2015

    The buzz of bees, the chirping of birds, vibrantly colored flowers, and green tender shoots pushing up from barren ground are dreamed of promises during these cold winter months. Rest assured,...more

    World's Fairs

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 16, 2014 - May 10, 2015

    World’s Fairs were created to showcase cultural, scientific and technical achievements and to highlight future ambitions of nations around the world. Featuring a range of objects drawn...more

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and Sale 2015

    Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    May 7 - May 10, 2015

    More than sixty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has...more

    A Toast to the City of Boston: BYSO's Annual Spring Gala

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 11, 2015

    BYSO's annual Spring Gala is an event not to be missed!  As we grow and thrive in the city we've called home for 57 years, we will be taking the opportunity to toast to the...more

    Modern Man

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 1 - May 13, 2015

    This exhibition features selections of artwork by regional and New York artists which challenge traditional expectations of gender. Painters, sculptors and installation artists include: Ria...more

    Internationally Known Artist Wangechi Mutu Free Public Artist Talk

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

    May 14, 2015

    The public is invited to a Montserrat College of Art sponsored lecture by Wangechi Mutu, an internationally renowned, Kenyan-born, New York-based artist and activist who has been called the most...more

    Alfred Maurer: Seventeen Years as a Parisian

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 14, 2015

    Alfred Maurer: Seventeen Years as a Parisian with Susan Faxon, Associate Director and Curator of Art Before 1950 is part two of our three-part spring lecture series Crossing the Pond:...more

    The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston

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

    May 11 - May 14, 2015

    The Master of Fine Arts program of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and Tufts University celebrate the 2015 graduates with a large-scale exhibition May 11–14, 2015 at the...more

    "Menagerie and Myth" Artist Reception

    Presented by Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Santuary

    May 14, 2015

    The gallery at Habitat Wildlife Santuary presents the 3D paper art of Barbara Fletcher. In Menagerie and Myth Fletcher uses bird imagery in her interpretation of ancient animal myths. Her...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Bracelet and Earrings

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

    May 15, 2015

    Come with a friend! Learn basic beading techniques from nationally known bead artist Andrea Alyse while making earrings and a bracelet. Tuition includes beads and supplies, but you may bring your...more

    Brought to Life

    Presented by Blanc Gallery and Blanc Gallery

    April 25 - May 15, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates the new gallery at Casablanc with new works by both artists. Ramiro presents pieces created this year that push his expectation of the viewer to suspend their sense of...more

    Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Petit Ensemble Perform At Boston Children’s Museum

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Boston Children's Museum, Boston

    May 15, 2015

    The youngest and newest ensemble of Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) will perform classical favorites on the evening of Friday, May 15th at Boston Children’s Museum. BYSO’s...more

    ART Off The Wall

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    May 16, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present ART Off The Wall, an exhibition and fundraiser.

    ART Off The Wall features original works of art by artists who support the work of the BAC....more

    The Boston Girl

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 16, 2015

    In collaboration with The Bookstore of Gloucester and Ohana Restaurant, best-selling author Anita Diamant brings The Boston Girl book tour to Cape Ann. Join us for a reading and book signing with...more

    Fitz Henry Lane’s Gloucester Walking Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    May 16, 2015

    Take a stroll through this 19th century maritime artist’s Gloucester neighborhood.

    Fitz Henry Lane was a Cape Ann artist, printmaker and world-renowned American marine painter. With...more

    WunderHaus: The 2015 BFA Illustration Exhibit

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    May 6 - May 16, 2015

    The Illustrators of The Lesley University College of Art and Design have come together to present WunderHaus, an ephemeral salon and shop by the Class of 2015. Come and celebrate the work of the...more

    Robert Richfield Time Travel : Travel Time

    Presented by Gallery Kayafas

    April 23 - May 16, 2015

    Richfield assembles his multi-panel photographic panoramas to stretch and warp space. In these images of railroad stations shot by a rotating camera, structures pivot, flatten, and bulge; the...more

    American Neoclassic Sculpture at the Boston Athenæum

    Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston

    February 26 - May 17, 2015

    The establishment of the Boston Athenæum in 1807 as a place for the advancement of American culture coincided with the rise of Neoclassicism as the aesthetic-of-choice, first in Europe and...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to Papermaking

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

    May 17, 2015

    Create your own paper! Learn to prepare pulp, form sheets and embed materials (such as flowers or thread) to create beautiful, unique sheets of handmade paper. Advance registration required.


    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

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

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    Collection Intervention: Ellen Gallagher’s DeLuxe

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    February 7 - May 17, 2015

     Ellen Gallagher (b. 1965) brings together imagery from myth, nature, art, and culture to create complex works in a wide variety of media including painting, drawing, relief, collage, print,...more

    Chamber Music Concert with Members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 17, 2015

    Experience beautiful chamber music selections performed by members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra. Concert followed by a reception. Program and musicians to be announced.


    CAM Film Series: Monk with a Camera

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum

    May 17, 2015

    Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to pursue the Buddhist ideal. Once a promising photographer, he moved to India and became a Tibetan monk. Years later, he returns to...more

    Inspiration in the Face of Adversity

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

    May 17, 2015

    Inspired by the exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” this afternoon program focuses on how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity....more

    Aaron Norfolk: Cosmosomnia

    Presented by Sherman Gallery at Sherman Gallery at Boston University, Boston

    April 24 - May 17, 2015

    School of Visual Arts Lecturer and Painting Fellow Aaron Norfolk uses rendered figures, rich colors, linear edges, and faceted surfaces to create volumetric, frame-filling characters that engage...more

    Fort Point Spring Open Studios

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    May 15 - May 17, 2015

    Twice each year the artists of Fort Point open their studios to the public. Join us for a weekend of art!

    Explore the historic waterfront warehouses that are home to painters,...more

    2015 SMFA Medal Award Gala Honoring John Baldessari

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

    May 18, 2015

    The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (SMFA) Medal is awarded annually to individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the art world. On May 18, SMFA will honor...more

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