Events for 02/07/2018
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 ›
Convergence: Anila Quayyum Agha, Lalla Essaydi, Yun-Fei Ji, and Fred Han Chang Liang at the Addison
Convergence: Anila Quayyum Agha, Lalla Essaydi, Yun-Fei Ji, and Fred Han Chang LiangJanuary 27 – July 31, 2018Convergence presents four internationally born artists whose work has been shaped by their heritage and migration to the United States. Integrating Eastern and Western and traditional... MORE ›
TheWorldThrough the Artists’ Eyes!
P ainters Guild Annual S how The Painters Guild artists look at the world through creative eyes...pastoral scenery, the wonders of the past and of the world of today, through places we have visited, the wonders of nature, and the humanity all around us. The paintings seek to express how each artist... MORE ›
A Picture Is Worth 1.5 Words at The Brush Art Gallery and Studios
Exhibit dates: Jan. 6 to Feb. 17, 2018RECEPTION: SUNDAY, JAN. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m.SNOW DATE FEB 4The first exhibit for 2018 “A Picture Is Worth 1.5 Words” asks, which speaks to us more readily, a picture or a word? Do we translate words into pictures, and pictures into words? When we scan the... MORE ›
sad poems. at the Addison
sad poems.November 15, 2017 - March 4, 2018In his introduction to The Americans, poet Jack Kerouac claimed that photographer Robert Frank’s images “sucked a sad poem right out of America onto film.” This exhibition, sad poems., explores the notion of sadness by presenting photographs... MORE ›
NAKED at Arts League Of Lowell
NAKED opens Friday, January 12 and runs through Sunday, February 11.Sponsored by Martha MayoAs we long for warm summer temperatures, this cool winter art exhibition explores the nude human form in a variety of two and three dimensional mediums that offers a new take on a classical art genre.... MORE ›
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 ›
Sumi Ink Club at the Addison
Sumi Ink ClubJanuary 27 - July 31, 2018Sumi Ink Club is a participatory drawing project founded in 2005 by Los Angeles-based artists Sarah Rara and Luke Fischbeck. Employing the traditional brush and black ink of Sumi ink painting, the club produces work in open-to-the-public meetings in... 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 ›
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 ›
QUILTS JAPAN: The 13th Quilt Nihon Exhibition from Tokyo at The New England Quilt Museum
The New England Quilt Museum (NEQM) is proud to host Quilts Japan: The 13th Quilt Nihon Exhibition on its only stop in the Northeast. This exhibition of 36 award-winning quilts premiered at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum before traveling internationally. It features some of the most... MORE ›
THE HAND QUILTED WORKS OF GLADI PORSCHE at The New England Quilt Museum
To Educate and Inspire...The New England Quilt Museum (NEQM) uses quilts and the stories of quiltmaking--a rich legacy of artistic expression and historical documentation from the earliest days of this country to the present--to educate and inspire quiltmakers and the general public.
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 ›
Drop-in 2:00pm – 4:30pmExperiment with different types of salt as you explore the unique characteristics of this solid state of water. Add in some liquid watercolors and discover just how cool science can be!
Gallery Talk with Bodies in Water Artist Dore Gardner at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Artist Dore Gardner will unpack her photograph El Charquito (The Sacred Pool) Espinazo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, in the exhibition Bodies in Water and talk about the sacred properties of water for the Neuvo Leon people. Additionally, she will talk about the project titled “... MORE ›
Snow: American Impressionism and John Twachtman at the Addison
Focus on two winter scenes by Twachtman: Hemlock Pool (1900) and Country House in Winter (1901). Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 pm
Join us every Thursday night for live jazz on the theater stage. Have a seat in one of our plush armchairs, sip a local craft brew, and enjoy the musical stylings of some of the most talented players in the area. FREE.