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    JAMAICA PLAIN

    Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society and Boston Women's Heritage Trail at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    March 3, 2015

     In an age when women were expected to remain in the “domestic sphere,” and when both higher education and professional careers were considered too “manly” for females to pursue, Susan Dimock proved a delightful exception to the rule. Born in the slave-holding South, she moved to Massachusetts in the wake of the Civil War, excelled at scientific study, and was taken in as a student by ...more


    Figure Sculpting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 8 - March 12, 2015

    Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then...more

    Foundry

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes....more

    Intro to Mold Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    In this 10 week course, students will learn casting basics to create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster, rubber. Students will then later cast more complicated forms, your own original...more

    Intro to MIG Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 10 - March 14, 2015

    Intro MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) provides and overview of the MIG welding process, and covers the basic use of the equipment, shop safety. During the workshop, students will practice...more

    Forged in the Stars

    Presented by Pontine Theatre at Great Lawn at Jamaica Pond, Boston

    March 13 - March 15, 2015

    In 2008, NASA commissioned Jay O’Callahan to create a story to celebrate the agency’s 50th anniversary. The resulting work, Forged in the Stars, features the stories of three...more

    Gallery Talk What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 7, 2015

    The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. ...more

    Annual Gloucester Hornpipe & Clog Society Fundraising Concert

    Presented by Friends of the JP Branch Library at BPL Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston

    April 11, 2015

    The Gloucester Hornpipe & Clog Society's annual benefit concert for the Friends of the JP Branch Library will feature a range of music to welcome you,...more

    Tongue in Cheek

    Presented by A Far Cry at St. John's Church, JP, Boston

    April 18, 2015

    Sometimes a bit of wry humor is just the thing for the craziness of Spring. Hindemith and Mozart bookend this musical roast, looking askance at the musical traditions of their times. Meanwhile,...more

    Art and Reality: A Symposium on Contemporary Middle Eastern Art in Context

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 18, 2015

    Join us for an exploration of current issues in contemporary Middle Eastern art, an area of newly heightened interest among institutions, collectors, curators, scholars, and patrons. Organized in...more

    The Invented Landscape

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    February 21 - May 29, 2015

    Just as the Arnold Arboretum is an invented landscape, so are the paintings in this exhibition. While every work of art is an invention, Nancy Sableski takes this concept a step further by...more

    Intro to Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    March 30 - June 3, 2015

    Do you have an idea that you would like to see done in metal but you don't know how? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering a six and eight session introductory courses in welding this winter....more

    Warhol @ Wellesley

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    Warhol @ Wellesy explores the rich holdings of artwork—some iconic and others lesser known—by Andy Warhol (1928–1987) in the collections of the Davis,...more

    Parviz Tanavoli

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 3 - June 7, 2015

    Critically acclaimed and widely acknowledged as the "father of modern Iranian sculpture," Tanavoli's trajectory has spanned east and west, as he has...more

    Michael Craig-Martin: Reconstructing Seurat

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

     Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin trains his eye on George Seurat’s monumental painting Une Baignade, Asnieres (“Bathers at Asnieres”), 1884, one of the most famous...more

    Francesc Torres: What Does History Know of Nail Biting?

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 24 - June 7, 2015

    The Davis is pleased to present What Does History Know of Nail Biting?, the latest multi-channel video work from acclaimed Spanish artist Francesc Torres. What...more

    Rembrandt and the Landscape Tradition

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    Throughout the seventeenth century, Rembrandt van Rijn and his contemporaries explored the genre of landscape as both the setting for and the subject of their work. Dramatic, inviting, wild, and...more

    Hanging with the Old Masters

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    February 10 - June 7, 2015

    Showcasing Old Master Italian paintings under consideration for the upcoming reinstallation of the permanent galleries, many of which have been off view for decades, the fifth floor of the Davis...more

    ComedySportz Boston

    Presented by New England Fun at The Riot Theater, Jamaica Plain

    February 13 - June 26, 2015

    ComedySportz Boston is the fast-paced, family-friendly improv comedy played as a sport! A ComedySportz match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee...more

    The Contemporary Sculpture Path at Forest Hills

    Presented by Forest Hills Educational Trust at Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

    May 18, 2011 - Ongoing

    Long before Boston had public parks, Forest Hills Cemetery was created to offer visitors a special place where they could enjoy a magnificent landscape while remembering friends and family....more

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