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    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 glass artists Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. From delicate jellyfish and anemones to tentacled squid and bizarre sea slugs, these spectacular models were commissioned by Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology during ...more


    Textile Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    This weekend offers a rare glimpse into the Village’s textile collection. Visitors can enjoy tours of the collection and take part in hands-on activities. Previous textile events have...more

    South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour

    Presented by South Coast Artists

    July 19 - August 17, 2014

    South Coast Artists is taking a Fresh approach to art this summer, with its 11th consecutive Open Studio Tours. It's a rare opportunity to connect artists in their working studios, with art...more

    10th Annual Summer Artisans Market

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society

    July 26 - August 17, 2014

    Original arts and crafts created by artists from our Guilds including: Ceramics, Painters, Polymer-Clay and Beaders, Needle Arts, Decorative Arts, Photography, Woodworkers, and Metalworkers...more

    Zentangle Club

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store

    October 24, 2013 - August 18, 2014

    Join us for Zentangle Club! Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun method of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, and provides...more

    Drawing and/or Painting

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 8 - August 19, 2014

     Course taught by Katherine Miller

    Learn drawing techniques and color theory to help improve your work. Discover tricks to set up your palette to draw and paint still life, landscape...more

    Glass Fusing Adult/Child

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 20, 2014

     Adult/Child Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Using pre-cut colored glass pieces, glass powders, frits and stringers participants will create a small project such as a plate,...more

    Open Media Life Figure Class

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Karina Kadiyska
    This class provides a personalized instruction in a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Students will explore different observation...more

    Supercharged Painting- Oil and Acrylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 23 - August 25, 2014

     Adult Course taught by John Murray

    This class combines an active studio atmosphere with an experimental approach to painting. Students of all levels will improve techniques and...more

    Glass Mosaic Adult

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 26, 2014

    Adult Course taught by Michel L’Huillier
    Learn the basics of glass mosaic techniques using your creativity, a huge variety of pre-cut glass pieces, glue and make small trivet or...more

    Mixed Media Artist's Books

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    August 5 - August 26, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Cristina Hajosy
    Explore the world of artist's bookmaking with this survey of techniques and applications. From basic single sheet constructions, accordions,...more

    Supercharged Painting - Oil and Acrylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    June 25 - August 27, 2014

    Adult Class taught by John Murray

    This class combines an active studio atmosphere with an experimental approach to painting. Students of all levels will improve techniques and experiment...more

    Figure Education

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 27, 2014

    Adult Courses taught by Helen Payne

    In this fresh approach to figure drawing, students will gain core fundamentals while exploring how artist's visions of the body were shaped by their...more

    Painting Outdoors

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 10 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Michael Wilson
    Students will paint outdoors under the tents at Washington Park or in different locations that will be previously notified Explore a range of...more

    Painting Oil and Acylic

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 10 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Tanya Harsch
    This is a perfect class for students of any level. Work at your own pace while receiving individual instruction and critique. Over the course of the...more

    Art for Mindfulness

    Presented by New Art Center at New Art Center

    July 9 - August 28, 2014

     Adult Course taught by Susan Dahl
    Discover new ways to experience your creativity. This class will introduce the concepts of meditative practices through the use of art materials and...more

    Summer Arts Program

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

    June 23 - August 29, 2014

    Full day vacation programming for children ages 4.5 - 12.

    Session 1: June 23 - July 3, 2014*............$425 (*Closed July 4, 2014)

    Session 2: July 7 - 18,...more

    Summer Arts Under The Umbrella

    Presented by Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts at Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts

    July 7 - August 29, 2014

     Let your creativity be your guide this summer with The Umbrella Community Arts Center's summer programs!  Guided by our experienced instructors who are practicing artists, arts...more

    Summer in an Artist's Paradise

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    July 7 - August 29, 2014

    For an artist, it’s the perfect summer afternoon: two hours immersed in ceramics, followed by another two hours of drawing, painting, printmaking or sculpture. Clay classes focus on a...more

    Play Date: Making and Moving

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

    August 30, 2014

    Spend the day exploring artistic expression and art-making with your family. David Parker and the Bang Group return to the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater...more

    Family Fun Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 30 - September 1, 2014

    Come celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village on August 30-September 1. Play games ranging from base-ball to French & English (tug-of-war). Make a craft, meet oxen in training, or...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

    Drummers' Call

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 6, 2014

    A fife-and-drum corps from around the country will assemble at Old Sturbridge Village on September 6. Watch and listen as this talented group demonstrates their unique set of skills, and learn...more

    The Agricultural Exhibition

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 13 - September 14, 2014

    The coming of fall meant the approach of the harvest for 19th century New Englanders. It’s in the spirit of that season that Old Sturbridge Village presents the Agricultural Exhibition,...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

    Harvest Party

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    There’s no better place to enjoy the brisk fall weather than the Harvest Party at Old Sturbridge Village on September 27. Take in the sights, sounds, and experiences of the season around the...more

    Friends' Day

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 27, 2014

    Adults $24.00
    Seniors (65 and over) $22.00
    Youths (3-17) $8.00
    Children age 2 and under Admitted Free


    Watercolors in Nature

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    May 6 - September 30, 2014

    Let the beauty of nature inspire your painting! Watercolors are a great way to experience nature and brighten up a day. Explore the use of textures, lines, colors and more. Bring your own painting...more

    Apple Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Old Sturbridge Village presents a weekend full of apple-related activities including apple picking, orchard tours, and cider-making at the ox-powered cider mill. You can try tasting heirloom apple...more

    From Field to Table Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    Costumed interpreters at Old Sturbridge Village will show how early New Englanders brought in the harvest and celebrated the bounty with the beautiful colors of fall serving as the backdrop to...more

    Escape Reality: Come to King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    August 30 - October 19, 2014

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, announces its 2014 season, to run August 30 through October 19, 2014 on...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

    Thanksgiving Weekend

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    November 27 - November 30, 2014

    Historians at Old Sturbridge Village will interpret a 19th century New England Thanksgiving from November 27 to November 30. Learn about 1830s dining etiquette, and join the men of the Village for...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

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