Events for 01/11/2018
Thoreau Bicentennial celebration This Ever New Self THOREAU AND HIS JOURNAL
Give me the old familiar walk, post office and all, with this ever new self, with this infinite expectation and faith. . . . –Thoreau’s journal, November 1, 1858This Ever New Self: Thoreau and His Journal is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the life... MORE ›
Holiday Gift Show at Gallery Z
Second Chance Sale on selected works and gifts. This is a great way to shop ahead for those upcoming occasions or to treat yourself to something special. Its a great way to support the local artists and our gallery, so please stop by and check out the gallery and whats new for 2018.
Eye on the Collection, Fall 2017 at the Addison
September 1, 2017–March 2018Always present but ever-changing, the Addison’s permanent collection is reinstalled several times a year as a way for our varied audiences to experience anew the wealth of our holdings of American art. With the collection now numbering more than 17,500 objects and... MORE ›
Mark Tobey: Threading Light at the Addison
November 4, 2017 – March 11, 2018 On view at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy, through September 10, 2017Mark Tobey: Threading Light traces the evolution of the artist’s groundbreaking style and his significant yet under-recognized contributions to abstraction and mid-... MORE ›
Cool Medium: Art, Television & Psychedelia, 1960-1980l at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
With its absorbing electronic glow, color television captivated the American public when it entered homes in the 1960s. Media scholar Marshall McLuhan described it as a “cool” medium that draws the viewer in and induces "a subliminal state of Narcissus trance." Color... MORE ›
Bodies in Water at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
From the moment of inception, our bodies are immersed in water. Our connection to this essential element is primordial, as it is crucial for all forms of life. Instinctively we immerse ourselves in water for cleaning, relaxation, and entertainment. Yet, water is becoming scarcer in certain places... MORE ›
Mirror, Mirror, What do You See?
Drop-in 10:00am – 11:00amHave you ever wondered how you can see yourself in a mirror? Join us as we play with different kinds of reflections and experiment by using mirrors to create symmetry, refract light, and expand your field of vision.
Screens: Virtual Material at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
From iPhones to televisions to electronic billboards, screens saturate our daily lives. We stare at, touch, and communicate through their luminous surfaces. Yet we often overlook the powerful ways they shape our vision, behavior, and beliefs. Beyond their familiar functions, screens can be... MORE ›
2017 Fall Juried Members Exhibition
The Whistler House Museum of Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, the 2017 Fall Juried Members Exhibition. The show will run from November 18, 2017 to January 27, 2018. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, November 18, from 2 to 4 pm in the Parker Gallery. The Lowell... MORE ›
Drop-in 2:00pm – 4:30pmAre you curious about what’s inside telephones and computers? Grab a screwdriver and discover resistors and capacitors as you uncover the inner workings of everyday electronics. Sponsored by Analog Devices, Inc.
MAKING WAX MODELS with Theresa Carmichael
THURSDAYS 6:30pm – 9:30pm FA17-M10 January 11 – February 22 (7 Classes) Metalworkers Guild Member: $154 Society Member: $184 Non-Member: $229 Maximum # of Students: 10 The lost wax casting process also known as cire perdue has been used for centuries to transform wax into... MORE ›