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September 2016
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pARTy on the Greenway – Special Kick-Off Event!

September 29 at 6:00 pm11:00 pm
The Wharf District Parks of the Rose Kennedy Greenway,
Wharf District Park
Boston, MA 02109 United States
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Hosted by The Rose Kennedy Greenway and HUBweek, in partnership with ArtWeek Boston, C Space, and Society of Grown-ups: Food, music, and art collide at the pARTy on the Greenway at the Wharf District Parks for a massive celebration of Greater Boston’s creative community and the kick-off of ArtWeek Boston. This block party meets nighttime arts festival will feature the ECCE Ensemble’s Allegorical Gardening: a music, dance and visual arts event that combines Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals \ Zodiac…

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Art of Food

September 30
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Daily until October 9, 2016

ArtWeek celebrates culinary creativity with the Art of Food. We have tapped the creative genius behind the hospitality and restaurant sector and these partner restaurants will feature a special ArtWeek menu item inspired by a piece of art, a favorite album, artist or an arts group – where nothing is off the table! The best part? Some of these restaurants have generously committed to making a contribution that will purchase arts supplies for local schools, libraries and community centers. Show…

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ArtWeek on the Road – Fall 2016

September 30 at 8:00 amOctober 9 at 5:00 pm

ArtWeek is hitting the road again this Fall!  Partnering with the City of Boston’s team behind the Boston Creates plan as this season’s guest curator, huge roadside digital billboards will showcase art representing organizations in the arts, sciences, and humanities that are found throughout the city of Boston’s public arts.  Arts and creativity have the power to connect us and inspire us – and “ArtWeek on the Road” drives that point home. A special thank you to our “ArtWeek on the Road” partner,…

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Speak Up! Art is Action – Collaborative Mural

September 30 at 9:00 am5:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016,
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The Edward M. Kennedy Institute,
210 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125 United States

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute welcomes visitors to contribute to participatory artwork collaboratively designed by Artists For Humanity’s teen artists and mentors. Together we can make a bold, colorful statement that amplifies our voices in our communities and beyond. Speak Up! Art is Action at the EMK Institute invites artists to share and celebrate a spectrum of political voices in a variety of mediums. We hope to inspire political empathy, understanding, and calls to action, truly turning our building over…

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Wine Label Design Contest

September 30 at 10:00 amOctober 9 at 8:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016
Bauer Wine & Spirits,
330 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Wine Labels are a crucial part of wine shopping. It is the sole source of information on a product and a driving force in helping consumers make decisions. But what often makes a shopper pick up a certain bottle versus another? The imagery on the bottle of course! That’s why we are hosting the first ever Wine Label Design Contest at Bauer! Submissions will only be accepted during ArtWeek and must be designed around the theme of the contestant’s choice.*…

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Eyewear Design at SEE

September 30 at 10:00 am6:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016
SEE Eyewear,
115 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Join SEE Eyewear on Newbury Street each day of ArtWeek to take part in their Eyewear Design Contest! Every day, an easel will be set up in the store window for you to sketch your own eyewear designs. At the end of the week, a drawing will be held to pick the winner. You could win a pair of SEE Eyewear glasses this ArtWeek! Be sure to check out the other events held all ArtWeek-long on Newbury Street! *This event occurs during…

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The Art of Meteorology

September 30 at 11:00 am1:00 pm
WCVB Channel 5 Studios,
5 TV Place
Needham, MA United States
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  This event is SOLD OUT.  Some weather watchers like to rely on the prognostications of the Farmer’s Almanac to predict short and long range weather patterns! WCVB’s Storm Team 5 Meteorologists combine experience, education and science to perfect the ‘art’ of meteorology! Go ‘behind the scenes’ and watch a newscast from inside WCVB Studios in Needham, hear how Storm Team 5 uses computer models to track major storms and observe the process of creating computer graphics for the weather…

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Marquee Moments for a Brighter Boston: Inspiring Creativity

September 30 at 12:00 pmOctober 9 at 6:00 pm
Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre,
270 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Marquee Moments provides Boston Public Schools students with a place in the spotlight by reframing the arts through the iconic marquees of the Wang and Shubert Theatres. Unique to ArtWeek, the BPS Visual and Performing  Arts Department is partnering with Citi Performing Arts Center to provide a giant digital canvas highlighting the talent of students in the City of Boston. Both marquees at the Wang and Shubert will display artwork of BPS students from 12:00 -6:00PM throughout ArtWeek. Boston Public…

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Draw a Portrait of Shakespeare’s Heroines

September 30 at 12:00 pm7:00 pm
Education & Community Center, The Korean Church of Boston (PCUSA),
32 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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Jungfrausis is pleased to present an art and music show to commemorate 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. Our show will feature a selection of original antique prints depicting female characters from Shakespeare’s play, on view at 32 Harvard Street, Brookline, from September 30 – October 8. Special for ArtWeek, audiences are invited to join the show by drawing their self-portrait as one of the heroines of Shakespeare. A wall will be prepared for displaying finished works. In addition to…

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Sound Politics

September 30 at 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Boston Athenaeum,
10 1/2 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, Sound Politics, a curated project that includes two performances, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet by Australian artist Michaela Davies. These pieces explore the application of electric muscle stimulation (EMS) to musical composition and performance. MIDI compositions created by the artist are used to trigger custom-built EMS devices that send electrical impulses to performers’ muscles. These impulses generate specific involuntary movements, causing the performers to ‘play’ their instruments. The…

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The Market Will Save Us

September 30 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Boston Common,
Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, The Market Will Save Us, an installation and performance by Bill Balaskas. Special for ArtWeek, Professor Lanfranco Aceti will give a brief post-performance talk about the piece. This event is sponsored by the BU Arts Initiative. The banner was presented for the first time in 2013, on the façade of the Royal College of Art in London – one of the most important art…

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Arts 4 Social and Civic Engagement

September 30 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016
The Arsenal Project Innovation Space,
485 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States
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MassPartners of the Americas has launched a major new initiative to use the arts as a vehicle for understanding, engaging and influencing the future of the Americas. Art is a powerful force to help us experience the challenges of our day in new and imaginative ways. Special for ArtWeek, join us for creative collaboration in a dedicated work space. Some art supplies will be provided for those who want to use this space as a studio, though we invite you…

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Boston Lyric Opera Tours of the Boston Opera House

September 30 at 4:00 pm5:30 pm
Boston Opera House,
539 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Please contact the host directly to see if there is still room on the waiting list.  Join Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) as we explore the Boston Opera House and the backstage workings of BLO’s new production of Bizet’s Carmen! See sets and costumes, admire the lavish Opera House, and learn about its history. A limited number of spaces are available on each tour (4:00 – 4:30PM and 5:00 – 5:30PM); reservations open online the week…

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“ArtWeek on Newbury” Kickoff Event!

September 30 at 5:30 pm6:30 pm
Joe’s American Bar & Grill,
181 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

  Learn about Artweek Events On Newbury Street! Newbury Street is full of fun experiential events at various locations during Fall ArtWeek! Kickoff the week at Joe’s American Bar & Grill! Guests will meet other ArtWeek on Newbury participating hosts & venues and learn more about their ArtWeek events. Enjoy Joe’s “Starry Night Sangria” and light bites, entertainment from Arthur Murray Dance Center, a chance to win a Sonos Play: 1 from Sterling Home Theater, and more!       Be sure to check out…

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Pumpkins AGLOW

September 30 at 6:00 pm6:30 pm
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Once on October 1, 2016,
and Once on October 2, 2016,
and Once on October 6, 2016,
and Once on October 7, 2016,
and Once on October 8, 2016,
and Once on October 9, 2016
Edaville USA,
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA 02330 United States
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Sign up and go behind-the-scenes at the park to learn about how our Edaville Team Members design the pumpkins from start to finish. In addition, guests can learn about how we preserve the pumpkins so they have to last the entire month! Admission includes access to all adventures, including 90 rides & attractions. Edaville USA home of 3 Adventures in 1, Thomas Land, Edaville Proper & Dino Land (seasonal) announces its annual Pumpkins Aglow event from October 1 through October…

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The Spain of Granados in Music and Dance

September 30 at 6:00 pm9:00 pm
Spiegal Auditorium at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education,
56 Brattle Street
Cambridge, ma 02138 United States
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Presented by the Boston Arts Consort and the Cambridge Center for Adult Education — Experience the passionate music of the great Catalan composer Enric Granados in this first of a series marking his life and death centennials, 2016-17. The Boston Arts Consort performs some of his finest works and introduces you to his life through specially-selected photographs from the Museu de la Música in Barcelona. Enjoy authentic Sangria and bocaditos before the show with the performers. What better way to spend a…

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Aussie Invasion! An Evening of Wine & Music

September 30 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Troy Boston Roofdeck,
266 E Berkeley Street Penthouse / Roofdeck
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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  Join Wine Riot on the Troy Rooftop Bar in Boston’s South End to kick off ArtWeek with an evening of Australian music and wine. Aussie singer-songwriter Mark Wilkinson returns to Boston on his 2016 world tour to fill your ears with sweet sounds while we fill your glasses! Special for ArtWeek, Mark will give a post-performance talk about the Australian music scene versus what he has experiences while touring Europe, the U.K. and the U.S. We’ll be pouring fantastic Australian wines…

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Kingdom of Royal 2016 Fall Showcase

September 30 at 6:00 pmOctober 1 at 12:00 am
Inner Scantum,
18 Palmer Street
Roxbury, Ma 2119 United States
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The KOR Showcase will provide a platform for local artists to come together and demonstrate their craft. We will highlight musical artists, fashion designers, visual artists, and a sampling of culinary artistry. We will offer meet-and-greets with the artists so the public can interact and gain insight into what inspires the artist, and get some understanding into how they produce their art. Ticket link coming soon. To purchase tickets or if you have questions, please contact event host directly. 

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Around the World in 80 Dances

September 30 at 6:30 pm10:00 pm
Puppet Showplace Theater,
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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An eclectic fusion of cultural dances from around the globe, martial arts, history, storytelling and mythology. The presentation will include colorful props, traditional costumes, theatrical replicas of bladed weaponry and mask work from Behind the Mask Studio, as well as the craftsmen of Venice. The show highlights dances from North and South America, the Middle and Far East, the Polynesian Islands, Europe and South Asia. This is a one-of-a-kind production, performed by local New England talent highly involved in the…

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Concrete Sounds: Multichannel Experimental Electronics in City Hall

September 30 at 6:30 pm9:00 pm
Boston City Hall Mezzanine,
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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Musicians Ernst Karel & Bhob Rainey (duo) and Caroline Park (solo) perform original multichannel works within the enormous mezzanine of Boston City Hall. Taking their cues from the unusual raw concrete forms and cavernous space of this icon of Brutalist architecture, the musicians will use the room’s fantastic, complex acoustics to shape and diffuse the sounds. This event is hosted by Non-Event and City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture in conjunction with HUBweek. Open to the public,…

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Cambridge Design Artist Talk & Exhibit

September 30 at 7:00 pm11:00 pm
ArtLounge,
1346 Mass Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474
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Cambridge Design Exhibit presents artwork & live music representing our community, bringing to life the creative works of young artists like never before. Special for ArtWeek at 8:30PM artist Derrick Trotman (of Tru soul) will speak to the audience about a piece of his choice. He will then walk the audience through the inspiration behind the piece, the creative process and ultimately what the finished product means to him.

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Light Up the Night – Opening for Fall ArtWeek!

September 30 at 7:00 pm11:55 pm

As a special nighttime salute to our arts, cultural, and creative communities, iconic buildings and structures will light up during ArtWeek on opening night of Fall ArtWeek (September 30) in multicolored splendor. “Light Up the Night” is a colorful skyline celebration representing the wide spectrum of diverse artists and creative organizations – whether a traditional arts nonprofit, individual artist, scientist, chef, or other creative professional or business – who are the innovators and champions of creativity within all of our communities.…

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It Takes 2 to Tango

September 30 at 7:30 pmOctober 1 at 1:00 am
Dance Union,
16 Bow Street 2nd Floor
Somerville, MA 2143 United States
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Today, Argentine Tango is hotter than ever. Tango has transformed into a dance for lovers. Whether you have a special someone or you’re looking to meet him or her, the Tango is the dance for you! Special for ArtWeek, join us for a free beginner class at 7:30PM followed by an evening of dance from 8:30PM to 1:00AM. During the lesson you will learn about different types of Argentine Tango including Tango, Milonga and Vals. Argentine tango is a social and…

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A Wonderful World

September 30 at 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Arts at the Armory,
191 Highland Avenue #1A
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Palaver Strings will open their third season in Somerville with a program inspired by Earth and the natural world. From Mark O’Connor’s sweet and nostalgic Appalachia Waltz to John Luther Adam’s frigid and solemn The Wind in High Places, each piece will explore a different perspective of the earth and our relationship to it. Accompanying Adams’ string quartet will be a set of photographs which uncover the hidden areas where man and nature intersect. Special for ArtWeek, ensemble musician Matthew…

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Before I Die Wall

October 1 at 6:00 am11:00 pm
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Daily until October 9, 2016
Eureka Puzzles Alleyway,
1349 Beacon Street (adjacent alleyway)
Brookline, MA 02445 United States
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The “Before I Die Wall” is a global art project that invites people to reflect on their lives and share their personal aspirations in a public space. The “Wall”, stenciled with a grid of the sentence, “Before I die I want to_______” will be installed in the alley way adjacent to Eureka Puzzles. Anyone walking by can pick up a piece of chalk, reflect on their lives, and share their personal aspirations. The installation will be open every day of…

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Studio Portrait Event & Irving Penn Exhibition

October 1 at 10:00 am2:00 pm
Lesley University Lunder Art Center,
1801 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Special for ArtWeek, in conjunction with the exhibition Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, Lesley’s College of Art and Design will host a studio portrait event on Saturday, October 1, and invites the public to have a professional portrait taken with a large-format camera. From September 10 to November 19, 2016, Lesley University’s Lunder Art Center will present a retrospective exhibition of Irving Penn, the renowned and influential 20th century photographer. Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty has been organized by the Smithsonian American Art…

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TILL Community Wave Mobile Sculpture

October 1 at 10:00 am3:00 pm
TILL WAVE GALLERY,
264 Arlington Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

TILL Wave Gallery in Watertown presents an opportunity for visitors to assist TILL’s artist-in-residence, Roscoe LaMonatgne (Roscoe Studios), as together they create a community-inspired mobile sculpture that will be a permanent installation within gallery space. Ride the Wave! This piece of community art will join the Watertown Mural at the Wave Gallery as the gallery becomes an exhibit unto itself. Upon completion, the mobile sculpture will be mounted upon a gallery wall and will suspend across gallery ceiling. The Wave…

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Live Music and Davey the Clown in Adams Park, Roslindale

October 1 at 10:00 am11:00 am
Roslindale Village Farmer’s Market,
Adams Park
Roslindale, MA 02131 United States
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Make your way to Adams Park in Roslindale Square at 11:00AM on the first two Saturdays in October – the 1st and the 8th – for a live performance by a local band outdoors at the Roslindale Village Farmer’s Market, brought to you by Roslindale Village Main Street. Dancing in the grass as folks shop the farmers market is welcomed! To see current schedule of performers here: http://roslindale.net/farmersmarket/schedule-of-events. The RVMS Farmers’ Market Concert Series is made possible by Platinum Supporters, the…

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Ocean Fused Glass

October 1 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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Diablo Glass School,
123 Terrace Street
Boston, MA 02120 United States
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  Diablo Glass School is thrilled to invite the Boston community to help us make an ocean-themed glass mosaic mural intended to bring awareness of our oceans’ health. We will work on depicting aspects of yesterday’s stunning memories, today’s sad reality and the future’s sustainable oceans. We will provide the participants with educational and artistic materials. They will get knowledge about the ocean health from a scientific point of view, instruction on the fundamentals of the mosaic technique and full…

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Premiere Tour of Cut! Costume and the Cinema Exhibit

October 1 at 11:00 am11:45 am
Heritage Museums & Gardens,
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563 United States
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Nobody will yell “Cut!” during this gallery tour introducing Heritage’s featured special exhibit, part of fall ArtWeek Boston. Alexandra Mulrow, Manager of Interpretive Programs, takes participants “on set” to learn more about the costumes that helped some of your favorite actors create memorable characters. This tour provides behind-the-scenes information about the costumes featured in the exhibit. These costumes, worn by famous actors and actresses, have incredible stories that relate to world history, as well as Hollywood stories, fashion trends and…

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Furoshiki Fun – DIY Gift-Wrapping Using Eco-Friendly Textiles

October 1 at 11:00 am1:00 pm
Circa at Restoration Resources,
1946 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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Discover Furoshiki, the ancient Japanese art of gift-wrapping and accessorizing using versatile and eco-friendly textiles in an exclusive creative workshop, only offered during Artweek Boston, in the unique event venue, Circa at Restoration Resources . Enjoy complimentary refreshments as multi-talented international artist, Nefertiti from Etnia Fusion, takes you on a cultural journey teaching this unique and elegant technique that you can use to wrap gifts as well as apply in your daily life activities. Each participant will get their own…

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Encaustic Monoprints

October 1 at 11:30 am4:30 pm
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Daily until October 2, 2016
Western Avenue Studios – The Cogitation Zone #109,
122 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Special for ArtWeek, create a set of encaustic monoprints! Encaustics is the ancient art of painting with wax. You will create 3-5 beautiful, unique monoprints that will be ready to take home in minutes. Suitable for ages 4+.

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The Rotating Portrait

October 1 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Boston Public Garden,
Public Garden entrance near 84 Beacon Street
Boston , MA 02108 United States
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Come watch multiple artists contribute to “The Rotating Portrait”! This 4-hour event will feature one costumed model doing one pose, and six different artists working in different styles and media. Each artist will start at their easel and use their medium of choice. After each half hour, artists will rotate one spot to the right. Each artist will have to continue working on the piece left by the previous artist with the materials also left. This will continue each half hour until everyone…

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Inside a Painter’s Studio

October 1 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
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Daily until October 2, 2016
Inside a Painter’s Studio,
160 Western Avenue Loft 214
Lowell, MA 01851 United States

During the Artoberfest event at the creative hive of Western Avenue Studios and Lofts, painter Amy Roberts shares an open studio demonstration and discussion on her painting process. Visits start at 12:00PM, when Amy describes her inspiration and process to paint in acrylics. Kids are welcome, especially if they are aspiring artists. Guests are welcome to stroll in during Artoberfest to view paintings on display, paintings in stages of production and ask questions about the life of a working artist.…

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Primped Out Pumpkins

October 1 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
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Daily until October 2, 2016
Western Avenue Studios,
122 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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During ARToberfest weekend, Western Avenue Studios artists will transform simple pumpkins into dramatic works of art! From fanciful fairy tale pumpkins to fretfully frightful abstractions, you will be amazed at how a building full of artists use their creativity in an effort to win the coveted “People’s Preferred Pumpkin” prize. Visitors are urged to wander the building to view the pumpkins displayed outside of participating artists’ studios and cast their votes for their favorite creation. Participating visitors will also be…

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MIT Museum’s Idea Hub – 3D Printing and Design

October 1 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
MIT Museum,
265 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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This event is hosted by MIT Museum and ArtWeek in conjunction with HUBweek: Celebrate ArtWeek at the MIT Museum! Join us in the Idea Hub – our creative technology space – for 3D Printing and Design. Learn how to design your own sculpture in three dimensions using Tinkercad and explore how 3D printers can turn digital models into reality. Free with Museum Admission. Details about admission and directions can be found at http://mitmuseum.mit.edu/visit.  

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“Connectionography” Public Art Installation Launch

October 1 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Brookline Arts Center,
86 Monmouth Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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“Connectionography” is a multi-location, public art installation presented by the Brookline Arts Center (BAC).  At a time when interactions between strangers within our communities are becoming harder to establish, “Connectionography” invites people to find a whimsical and encouraging way to accept, have fun with and establish connection to others.  The installation includes four interactive light boxes that will be placed throughout Brookline for a period of two months. The four individual pieces, when finally mounted together, form a single piece…

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Franklin Park Art Grove

October 1 at 12:00 pm6:00 pm
Franklin Park Wilderness Picnic Grove,
Circuit Drive near the sign to the rear entrance to the Zoo
Dorchester, MA 02124 United States
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Join us as artists activate Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove with sculptural installation, music, performance, dance, and food. Artwork is in response to the theme “The Density of Home” which was chosen by Barbara Lewis, Director of the Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture. Featuring MC “Mistah” Matt Parker, A2Z Talent, Carolina Prieto, CagenLuse, Castle of Our Skins, Danza Orgánica, and Odell “O.F.A.T.S.” Ruffin. Creative Director is Carolyn Lewenberg. The Franklin Park Art Grove engages the…

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ARTful Bier Garten

October 1 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
The Onyx Room at Western Avenue Studios,
122 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 1852 United States
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Join the Miracle Providers NorthEast and Navigation Brew Company at the indoor ARTful German Bier Garten in The Onyx Room at Western Avenue Studios. Come try local micro brews and also enjoy authentic German beer and food as you walk through the ARTful Beer Garden and browse the art of local artists created just for this unique event. These local artists will be on-hand for attendees to ask them about their work. Proceeds from this event benefit local children impacted by…

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Decorate Your Own Tumbler!

October 1 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Tervis,
270 Newbury Street
Boston , MA 02134 United States
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Tervis is an all American brand that comes with a “Made for Life Guarantee!” Join us and bring your children to make your own artwork and customize a tumbler. Special for ArtWeek we are waiving the usual customization fee, and you are invited to decorate with available markers and stamps for art-making. After the workshop, we will send your artwork to the factory to make your customized tumbler. The new tumbler will be available for pick up 2-3 weeks later.…

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Found Object Assemblage

October 1 at 12:30 pm5:00 pm
Western Avenue Studios,
122 Western Avenue
Lowell, MA 01851 United States
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From sea creatures to airships to bugs crawling up walls, Bruce Wood has developed the skills to turn everyday discarded objects into imaginative creatures, and machines. During the demonstration, Bruce will be sharing his vision, techniques and unique perspective on how to combine recycled objects into imaginary creatures, improbable vehicles and whimsical Steampunk adornment. Discussions will also include: Design, Composition and Object selection as well as static and fluid connections. How, when and what to use for glues, screws, washers and…

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Concerts in the Courtyard: Castle of our Skins

October 1 at 12:30 pm1:30 pm
Boston Public Library,
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins celebrates Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into Black heritage and culture with performances at Roxbury Community College, the Museum of African American History, and the Roxbury YMCA among other locations in Boston. Drawing inspiration from the rich traditions in Black culture, this program will include string quartets written by celebrated Black composers, both past and present. Castle…

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Encircling the World at MassArt’s Bakalar & Paine Galleries

October 1 at 1:00 pm2:30 pm
Bakalar & Paine Galleries/Massachusetts College,
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
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“I am enough of the artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” – Albert Einstein This multidisciplinary exhibition features international artists whose work is rooted in scientific inquiry. Their compelling visualizations of complex datasets and natural phenomena make the unseen visible, whether sound waves, magnetic fields, microscopic cells, or the entirety of the known universe. Join us for a curator talk, interactive engagements with the artworks, and…

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Speak Up! Art is Action – Poster Project

October 1 at 1:00 pm3:00 pm
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute,
210 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125 United States

This event is hosted by EMK Institute and ArtWeek in conjunction with HUBweek: The Edward M. Kennedy Institute welcomes visitors of all ages to create their own political campaign posters. Have you ever thought about running for office? What would be your message to voters? What qualities do you admire in people in leadership. Transform your political voice into a campaign poster that expresses you ideals of leadership, and the issue that matter to you. Materials will be provided for…

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Curator Talk: Materials Witness

October 1 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
The Gallery at Atlantic Wharf,
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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  Join us for a curator’s talk by Leah Triplett Harrington, currently senior editor at Big Red and Shiny. Leah will discuss her concept and process for the exhibition Materials Witness, and focus on several works in the show as examples. Materials Witness presents thirteen Boston-based artists exploring the temporality of common materials. From concrete to rust, to cutting boards and phone cords, the work presented here investigates how history is recorded in objects of everyday use. Evidence of use is…

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Make Your Own Art at the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties

October 1 at 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties,
180 Ocean Street
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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On Saturday, October 1st, visitors can not only meet and watch artists who work and sell at their temporary seaside studios along Hyannis Harbor, but make art to take home! Special for ArtWeek, make your own heart stone keychain from stones found on Cape Cod beaches with artist Kyle Kochiss. Val and Dave Small, woodcarvers, have made small hand-carved wooden whale ornaments that visitors can paint. It is always free to browse at the Hyannis HyArts Artist Shanties. There is a $5 fee…

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The Art of Barreology

October 1 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Xtend Barre Newbury Street,
338 Newbury Street 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 2115 United States
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Barreology: The science of transforming your body through the combination of Pilates, dance and ballet moves that define Xtend Barre, along with a dose of hard core inspiration.   Special for ArtWeek, former Boston Ballet dancer Ashley Romero will teach the class. Ashley takes inspiration from her favorite dancer/choreographer Martha Graham saying, “I love the freedom you feel when dancing a piece by Martha Graham. She combines the grace of ballet with the athleticism of modern. Xtend Barre gives me…

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One Too Many

October 1 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Boston Athenaeum,
10 1/2 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, Stefanos Tsivopoulos’, One Too Many. Special for ArtWeek, Professor Lanfranco Aceti will give a brief post-performance talk about the piece. During this performance piece, each performer presents intermittently a series of photographic archives that show crowds of different political rallies from the era of Metapolitefsi in Greece. The Metapolitefsi (Greek: Μεταπολίτευση, translated as “polity/regime change”) was a period in modern Greek history after the…

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ArtWeek Davis ReDiscovered Tour

October 1 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College,
106 Central Street
Wellesley , MA 02481 United States
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Join us for one of the first glimpses of our newly-installed permanent collections galleries! ReDiscover the Davis with this special tour, covering three floors of art with objects spanning over four thousand years of civilization. Our Student Guides are specially trained to provide interactive, participatory, discussion-based tours of the permanent collections. Meet in the lobby. First come, first served. Tours can accommodate up to 25 adults.

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