April 29 - May 8, Spring 2016

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April 2016
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ArtWeek on the Road – Spring 2016

April 29May 8

ArtWeek is hitting the road this Spring thanks to an innovative new partnership between Clear Channel Outdoor and ArtWeek/Citi Performing Arts Center!  Collaborating with the Massachusetts Cultural Council as the inaugural guest curator, huge roadside digital billboards will showcase art representing organizations in the arts, sciences, and humanities that are supported through the MCC’s Cultural investment Portfolio.  Arts and creativity have the power to connect us and inspire us – and “ArtWeek on the Road” drives that point home. A…

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May 2016
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Light Up the Night – Spring 2016

May 6
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Daily until May 8, 2016

As a special nighttime salute to our arts, cultural, and creative communities, iconic buildings and structures will light up during ArtWeek on different nights 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. A special thank you…

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Art of Food – Spring 2016

May 6
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Daily until May 8, 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. The best part? These restaurants have generously committed to making a contribution that will purchase arts supplies for local schools, libraries and community centers. Show your support for ArtWeek by sharing images of the…

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Eat, Love, Paint on the Farm

May 6 at 5:30 pm9:00 pm
The Farm Institute,
Katatma
Edgartown, MA 2575 United States
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Join chef Jan Buhrman of The Kitchen Porch Culinary Adventures and Creative Catalyst, Melissa D’Antoni of Fire Tree Studios at The Farm Institute on Martha’s Vineyard to explore our relationship to locally grown cuisine as we delight in the senses with a cooking demo and creative experience while dining on the farm! We will celebrate our relationship to the earth, food and art while immersed in the diverse operations of a working farm. Friday night will be open to the…

$50
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CIC Arts Presents Pop-Up Music

May 6 at 6:00 pm9:00 pm
CIC Cambridge,
101 Main Street 15th floor
Cambridge, MA 2142 United States
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For Pop-Up Music’s 5th event at CIC, bandleader Alex Lee-Clark will be telling the stories behind songs without lyrics using a 17- piece big band to break down individual elements of compositions, explain their meaning as conceived by the composer, and demonstrate how all of those pieces fit together to make a finished piece of music. CIC (Cambridge Innovation Center – one of the largest co-working spaces in the world for start-ups) was founded in 1999 to support people from…

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The Grandeur

May 6 at 6:00 pm11:00 pm
The Inner Sanctum,
18 Palmer Street
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
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The Grandeur is an urban artists’ gallery showcasing local art in various mediums including music, visual art, culinary art, and fashion. It is a rare platform providing local artists the opportunity to come together and demonstrate their craft. The public will interact with the artists in meet-and-greet sessions, which explore the artists’ inspiration and creative process. The event will be hosted by Kingdom of Royal, an urban lifestyle clothing brand based in Boston. The event will charge a nominal entry fee.…

$20
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Behold: The Art of Adornment

May 6 at 6:00 pm10:00 pm
The Gallery at Midway Channel Studios,
15 Channel Center Street 1st floor Gallery
Boston, MA 2210 United States
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The Midway Gallery in collaboration with the Fashion Department at Lasell College is honored to present its second annual gallery and runway show. Using various mediums, artists embrace the many interpretations of beauty through a unified vision of art and fashion. The aesthetic of an artist differs through each of their work, but the desire to create stems from a similar foundation. Within this show, the art of adornment is translated through the eye of the beholder. Artist and designers from…

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Ciné-Rétro: An Evening of French Classics

May 6 at 6:00 pm10:00 pm
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Daily until May 6, 2016
French Cultural Center,
53 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Discover or re-discover four French classics from the landmark slapstick comedy series Le Gendarme filmed between 1964 and 1979. Follow the adventures of bungling sergeant Cruchot and of his warrant officer Gerber, portrayed by iconic hilarious French actors Louis de Funès and Michel Galabru. Between the films, mingle and discuss with our in-house film expert while enjoying some complimentary Popcorn and refreshments. Ticket Prices: Individual screening: French Cultural Center Members: $ 10/ Non-members: $14 The evening package: French Cultural Center Members:…

$32
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Louder than a Bomb MA Showcase

May 6 at 6:30 pm9:30 pm
Strand Theatre,
543 Columbia Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125 United States
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The annual Louder than a Bomb Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Festival Finals Showcase will be taking place at Boston’s historic Strand Theatre on Friday May 6th. In partnership with the Boston Cultural Council & Boston’s Office of Arts & Culture, Mass L.E.A.P. (Literary Education & Performance) presents an evening of powerful spoken word poetry performances from teens throughout the state, as we crown a state championship team, showcase brilliant young writers and honor award winners. The showcase is the culminating…

$10
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The Hero’s Journey & Rufina Santana

May 6 at 6:30 pm8:30 pm
New Art Center in Newton,
61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460 United States
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Rufina Santana is a Spanish painter with a degree in Fine Arts and Painting from Barcelona University. She lives in Lanzarote (Canary Islands), where she produces most of her work. For more than three decades she has been showing her artwork around the world: USA, Poland, Ukraine, Japan, United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany; becoming one of the most international and recognized contemporary artists from Spain. She is an experienced pedagogue and a regular guest-speaker at lectures. The event consists of…

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The Wedding – A Wearable Art Extravaganza Fashion Show

May 6 at 7:00 pm11:00 pm
The Onyx Room,
122 Western Ave
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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The Miracle Providers NorthEast and Western Avenue Studios present: “The Wedding,” where Art and Fashion Meet — A Wearable Art Extravaganza and Wedding Expo, May 6th through the 8th. The Fashion show is both Friday May 6th and Saturday 7th. This interactive, performance-based, Wearable Art Extravaganza Fashion Show highlights not-so-traditional wedding attire. All pieces are designed and worn by the artists at Western Avenue Studios. The expo, May 7th and May 8th, will host artists from Western Avenue Studios and…

$20
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My Superhero, Roberto Clemente

May 6 at 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Villa Victoria Center for the Arts,
85 West Newton
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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My Superhero, Roberto Clemente, a play about the life and legacy of the legendary baseball player. The play is bilingual, English and Spanish, and offers a universal lesson. The play is geared towards children of all ages, with every child taking away a different message about the superheroes they may have in their own life.   “[Teatro] SEA believes our children need heroes, and the extraordinary man who became a legend was admired as much on the field, as off. Clemente,…

$15
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CANCELLED – The Spain of Granados in Sound, Sight, and Flavor

May 6 at 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Boston Center for Adult Education,
122 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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CANCELLED – We are sorry to report that this event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We hope it rejoins us in the fall! The Boston Arts Consort brings an evening of uniquely Spanish music, dance, art and food to the Boston Center for Adult Education in its first celebration in a series commemorating the great composer’s 150th birthday. Learn about this great Spanish composer while listening to his passionate music, and even get a glimpse of the artwork…

$25
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Sneaks Windows Unveiling Party

May 6 at 9:00 pm10:00 pm
Liquid Art House,
100 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 2116 United States
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If our windows could talk, they’d speak SNEAKS! The Boston Marathon may have passed, but we’re just now getting our SNEAKS ON…OUR WINDOWS! In partnership with ArtWeek Boston – and on the heels of the Boston Marathon – Pop artist Timmy Sneaks pays homage to BOSTON STRONG with a motivational mural to be unveiled on LAH’s windows. Boston’s first gallery-restaurant hybrid “L.A.H.” collaborates with prolific Boston Pop artist Timmy Sneaks for a motivational mural to pay homage to the #BOSTONSTRONG…

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Artful Cards for Mom

May 7 at 8:00 am8:00 pm
Boston Public Market,
100 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Celebrate Mother’s Day by visiting our card making station to create a special, handmade note for your mom. Boston Public Market volunteers will also be on-hand to artfully wrap Mother’s Day gifts – find them throughout the market, from vibrant local flowers to tasty chocolate treats!  

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Make Your Own Glass Art

May 7 at 9:00 am6:00 pm
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Daily until May 8, 2016
Diablo Glass School,
123 Terrace Street
Boston, MA 02120 United States
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At Diablo Glass School you and your family can make a wide range of glass objects, with the help of our experienced glass workers. We have options for ages 6 and up. No experience is required. The experience is maximum one hour in length depending on the project you pick. Appropriate safety equipment and materials are provided for each project. Book your experience online with anticipation. Important information: All items (except sandblasted items) are not available for same-day pick-up, and…

$25
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Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair

May 7 at 10:00 am4:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library, Main Branch,
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 2138 United States
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Boston Comics Roundtable and The Cambridge Public Library present – The Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair (CCCAF) Come learn about the wide range of independent comics being produced in Cambridge and the Boston area. From action, adventure, and humor, to graphic novels dealing with personal and political themes, comics today are going places they’ve never gone before. Since 2006, the Boston Comics Roundtable has been at the center of the local comics scene, providing a venue for creators to meet,…

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Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire

May 7 at 10:00 am4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall,
35 Panhandle Rd
West Tisbury, MA 02575 United States
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In its simplest form, Maker Faire creates conversations with Makers. It is a show-and-tell format for people of all ages that bring out the “kid” in all of us. Maker Faire is a community-based learning event that inspires everyone to become a maker and connect to people and projects in their local community. Yet, Maker Faire is a “fair” that is fun and engaging. Come enjoy a great day of perfect Vineyard weather, arts and crafts, science and engineering, food…

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Color and Construct!

May 7 at 10:00 am1:00 pm
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Barnes and Noble at the Prudential Center,
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199 United States
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Color! A pop-up workshop of our 2015 Barnes and Nobel Great Art Unwind. Featuring coloring activities from our Coloring Outside The Lines and other popular literary-themed books. Experiment with color and explore different illustration styles and artist supplies www.bnartunwind.com/# Construct! A pop-up of Maker demos, hands-on projects, and our staff-curated selection of resources for all ages. If you’re a tech enthusiast, crafter, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, or maker of any kind—join us! Learn…

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Hub on the Run Tour

May 7 at 10:30 am11:30 am
Boston Marathon adidas RunBase,
855 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Meet up at the Boston Marathon adidas RunBase for a tour of Boston with a twist! Boston has an incredible running community. Run a special creatively-inspired route that will take you by museums, music venues, theaters, outdoor sculptures, and more! Participants must be able to run four miles.  

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Metal Casting & Sam Adams Tour

May 7 at 10:45 am4:30 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts,
24 Porter Street
Boston, MA 02130 United States
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Aluminum Sand Casting Workshop! Learn the basics of metal casting, watch the molten metal flow and leave with an aluminum object! Afterwards walk across the street to quench your thirst during an exclusive ArtWeek tour of the Sam Adams Brewery and enjoy a cookie from Ula Cafe. Workshop age minimum is 10 years old with parent or guardian. All ages are welcome for the Brewery tour where root beer is also available. Finish with a cookie from Ula Cafe! Wear clothes…

$50
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Make a Silver Ring & Sam Adams

May 7 at 10:45 am4:30 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts,
24 Porter Street
Boston, MA 02130 United States
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Make A Ring Workshop! Learn the basics of jewelry making in this introduction. Beginners welcome! Students use a torch to solder and anneal their metal, size, file, cut and finish their rings. Practice rings in copper and finished rings in silver. Afterwards, an exclusive, ArtWeek participant tour of the Sam Adams Brewery, located across the street! Finish up with a cookie from Ula Cafe! Workshop age minimum is 10 years old with parent or guardian. All ages are welcome for…

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Weld A Critter/ Sam Adams Tour

May 7 at 10:45 am4:30 pm
Stonybrook Fine Arts,
24 Porter Street
Boston, MA 02130 United States
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Play with fire in this beginner workshop! Learn the basics of MIG Welding, shop safety, using tools and equipment. After you get the gist of welding, you create a small sculpture! We provide all of the safety gear and materials. MIG welding is sort like using a hot glue gun with a wire feed running through it. When you touch the wire to the metal, it creates an arc, which creates a weld. After the workshop, quench your thirst with…

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Open Arts Day 2016

May 7 at 11:00 am4:00 pm
Arsenal Center For The Arts,
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States
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The Arsenal Center for the Arts hosts its annual free family-friendly, Open Arts Day event. The drop-in open house features visual and performing arts workshops taught by the skilled Arsenal Arts & Watertown Children’s Theatre staff. Participants can experiment with Clay (handbuilding and pottery wheel), printmaking, mixed-media and other art activities for the whole family. This year’s event will again feature a very special outdoor Steamroller Printing Project where artists will carve printmaking plates, ink them up, and then roll over them with…

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Shown: Johnny Depp (as Jack Sparrow), Orlando Bloom (as Will Turner)

CUT! Costume & the Cinema Tour

May 7 at 11:00 am11:45 am
Heritage Museums & Gardens,
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 2563 United States
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Premiere Tour of Special Exhibit CUT! Costume and the Cinema. Join Alexandra Mulrow, Heritage’s Manager of Interpretive programs, on a gallery tour introducing Heritage’s new special exhibit CUT! Costume and the Cinema to celebrate 2016 spring ArtWeek Boston! Take an on-set tour of some of your favorite movies and learn about the costumes that created memorable characters in this interactive discussion. No advance registration required. Free with museum admission. Tour begins in Special Exhibitions Gallery. Tickets may be purchased on the…

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Creative Classroom

May 7 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
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Mother Brook Arts & Community Center,
123 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Just for ArtWeek, Mother Brook Arts & Community Center is hosting mini-sessions of their creative classroom. Children are invited to play and create in a fun way with available materials or explore a sensory table. In addition, view the work displayed onsite by resident and visiting artists during Mother Brook Arts & Community Center Spring Open Studios held May 7th & May 8th.

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Up Close! Gallery Program

May 7 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
Boston Athenaeum,
10 1/2 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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Come explore the Boston Athenæum’s current exhibition Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: Prints and Photographs. We’ll do some close looking to learn about the buildings and landscape of Boston and portraiture. We’ll use what we learn to create our own postcards to share with friends and family. Space is Limited. Advanced registration is required. Recommended for ages 6-12.

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OPEN CANTATA REHEARSAL BWV 43

May 7 at 11:30 am1:30 pm
Emmanuel Church,
15 Newbury Sreet
Boston, MA 2116 United States
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What is a cantata? Why did Bach write cantatas? Why does Emmanuel Music present weekly Bach cantatas? Join us as The Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music prepares Bach Cantata BWV 43, Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen, conducted by Artistic Director Ryan Turner. The audience will listen to the work in progress, and will learn about the history, function, and structure of Bach Cantatas and their significance to Emmanuel Music. Emmanuel Music has been performing Bach cantatas in a traditional…

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HeART for ART

May 7 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Boston Common- Near Earl of Sandwich,
1 Charles St
Boston, MA 2114 United States
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There’s nothing more satisfying than making the world better with a work of art and a treat of ice cream! Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) teams up with Ben & Jerry’s for our annual “HeART for ART” event on Saturday, May 7th from 12 to 4 pm. Stop by ARCK’s stand near the Earl of Sandwich at Boston Common and paint a heart to express your love to your family, friends, or even the whole world. Everyone who crafts…

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Boston Theater Marathon XVIII: The Warm-Up Laps

May 7 at 12:00 pm6:00 pm
Boston Center for the Arts,
539 Tremont Street
Boston , MA 02116 United States
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Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presents the 18th annual Boston Theater Marathon. The Boston Theater Marathon features 50 ten-minute plays, by 50 New England playwrights, produced by 50 New England theatre companies in ten hours. The Warm-Up Laps The day before the BTM, The Warm-Up Laps—readings of full-length plays—are presented in collaboration with The Boston Center for the Arts and its resident theatres. The readings are FREE and open to the public. Playwrights are eager to hear audience feedback and engage in…

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Idea Hub – Kinetic Sculptures

May 7 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
MIT Museum,
265 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 2139 United States
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Celebrate ArtWeek at the MIT Museum! Join us in the Idea Hub – our creative technology space – for Kinetic Sculptures. Create a unique moving art piece engineered to move with gears, cams, linkages and pulleys! Free with Museum Admission. Details about admission and directions can be found at http://web.mit.edu/museum/visit/hours.html.

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Boston Lykeion Ellinidon Open Rehearsal

May 7 at 12:00 pm2:00 pm
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Greek-American Political Club,
288 Green Street 2nd floor
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for an open rehearsal of our summer repertoire! For ArtWeek participants, we will give a brief overview of the dances and distinct regional styles that this summer’s repertoire will showcase. All participants will be welcome to participate in learning and practicing the dances alongside us. A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of traditional Hellenic folk arts in New England, the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon is part of a global network of chapters that engage in teaching,…

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Reality Check

May 7 at 12:00 pm8:00 pm
Inner City Sanctuary for the Arts,
18 Palmer Street
Boston, MA 02119 United States
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The Inner City Sanctuary for the Arts presents Reality Check: a Surrealist-themed art house. ICSA will be incorporating surrealist art and social justice under one roof, with more than 2,400 sq ft of dynamic space as an outlet for important socio-political dialogues and an open forum of artistic expression. The exhibition will consist of site-specific installations and curated gallery spaces and culminate in a four-course dinner party celebrating the featured artists complete with a special-for-ArtWeek artist talk at 7:30 PM and…

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Connecting Art and Environment

May 7 at 12:00 pm9:30 pm
Appearances Eco Arts Festival,
Fine Arts Work Center 24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Appearances Eco Arts Festival, now in its 6th year, showcases artists’ works that connect with the environment.  The festival is open to all artists including individual artists, artists working as a team, and artists collaborating with scientists in Provincetown, MA at the tip of Cape Cod. The Trustees of the Reservation’s Dunes Edge Campground will again host the outdoor installations and sculpture with a guided art tour on Saturday at noon. A complete program of galleries and events – all…

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Gallery Exhibition Opening and Conversation

May 7 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Provincetown Art Association and Museum,
460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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PAAM invites the public to a Gallery Conversation with exhibiting artist Constance Black and curator Elisabeth Pearl to discuss Constance Black: Toward Abstraction on view at PAAM April 8-May 30, 2016.. This Gallery Conversation is free and open to the public. Constance Black came to Provincetown in 1950 to study at the Cape Cod School of Art under Henry Hensche. By the 1960’s the town was buzzing with new ideas and art schools and although her background was academic black was bitten…

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Experience Public Art!

May 7 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway,
Atlantic Avenue and Cross Street
Boston, MA 2109 United States
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At 1pm participate in World Labyrinth Day by joining people worldwide for “Walking as One at 1,” walking in peace and harmony. The Park’s labyrinth, a circular winding path paved in grass and inlaid stone, celebrates life’s journey. At 12:45pm for first-time walkers, an introduction to walking a labyrinth with Chiara Megighian Zenati, Certified Labyrinth Instructor. At 1:30pm attend the Reception to View the 2016 Configuration of the Abstract Sculpture, a split dodecahedron. Lucas Cowan, Public Art Curator, Greenway Conservancy will…

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Mimic the Masters

May 7 at 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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Children’s Museum in Easton,
9 Sullivan Avenue
Easton, MA 02356 United States
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Create art inspired by great artists! Enjoy different family-friendly art activities throughout ArtWeek. Make a “Selfie” pin or necklace in the style of Pablo Picasso, create a mini fantastical sculpture like Dale Chihuly, design “pop” art in the style Roy Lichtenstein made famous, and participate in a community art project inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s famous sunflower painting. Designed for children 8 and under and their families, kids will learn about the artists as they create their own works of…

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Concert: Sweet Haven

May 7 at 1:00 pm1:45 pm
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Daily until May 8, 2016
Mother Brook Arts & Community Center,
123 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Special for ArtWeek, join Sweet Haven for two free concerts the weekend of May 7th -8th during Mother Brook Arts & Community Center’s open studios. Sweet Haven, a Dedham based group, provides gospel and folk music that inspires. In addition, guests will also have the chance to explore art displayed by resident and visiting artists during MBACC Spring Open Studios.  

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Extreme Expression: 3D & Sculpture Workshop

May 7 at 1:00 pm5:00 pm
New Art Center,
61 Washington Park
Newton, MA 02460 United States
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Extreme Expression: 3D & Sculpture Workshop with John Murray. Work in wood, cardboard, papers, scrap metal, found objects, and paint under the guidance of a teacher who believes “further is better.” Influences include Picasso, Twombly, David Smith, Art Povera, Manuel Neri and more. Learn to see paintings as sculptures and sculptures as paintings. Materials will be provided. Call to register, and mention ArtWeek. [provide phone number]

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Creative Casting

May 7 at 2:00 pm3:30 pm
Peabody Essex Museum,
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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SOLD OUT: This event has sold out! Join sculptor Marilu Swett in a participatory exploration of casting. This session features a mini-talk by the artist, including a visit to her sculpture Untitled (Whale Heart) on display in Sizing It Up: Scale in Nature and Art, followed by a casting demo and workshop in which participants get to make their own hand casts in alginate to take home. Each participant will also receive a pass to come back to see French sculptor…

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Artful Sushi

May 7 at 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Sea to You Sushi School,
232 California Street
Newton, MA 02458 United States
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In Japanese culture, sushi is considered to be an art form because its appearance is just as important as how it tastes. Chefs from different regions of Japan roll it and arrange it on the plate according to their own styles, and they spend years learning the craft of sushi-making. You and your family are invited to get a taste of how this delicate art form is created at Sushi School! Sushi School Open House and Demo is for couples,…

$20
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CANCELLED – Salvage DIY with Joanne Palmisano

May 7 at 2:00 pm4:30 pm
Restoration Resources,
1946 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
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CANCELLED – This event has unfortunately been postponed. Keep an eye for it during Fall 2016! Join Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer, stylist, DIY Network Guru, and author of two internationally acclaimed books, for a fun, 2-hour, inspiring presentation and DIY event with complimentary drinks and assorted munchies. PLUS your very own take-home botanical DIY project from architectural salvage, followed by reception and private book signing with special discounts for attendees! Vintage and salvaged materials exude character and charm that compliment every…

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Artist Demo: Iris Quilts

May 7 at 2:00 pm2:30 pm
Mother Brook Arts & Community Center,
123 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Join Iris Quilts for a quilting demonstration that will walk participants through the creation of her unique designs including the “Quilting Tulle Technique.” You’ll have the opportunity to view each stage of the process and ask questions. This demonstration is part of Mother Brook Arts & Community Center Spring Open Studios.

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Trad-Stroll Woods Hole

May 7 at 2:00 pm11:00 pm
Woods Hole Community Hall,
68 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
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Join ArtsFalmouth for an afternoon (and evening) of traditional music in Woods Hole. Have the chance to visit various Woods Hole Village businesses while listening to a variety of musical performances! The Stroll moves through the village with new music groups starting every thirty minutes. End the day listening to an open session and then take to the floor of Community Hall to twirl to the music of the Woods Hole Folk Orchestra with caller Linda Leslie. Venues: Restaurants and other…

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Being ArtsAmica by H. White

May 7 at 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Hyde Park Library,
35 Harvard Avenue
Hyde Park, MA 02136 United States
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ArtsAmica was founded in 1996 by L. Holliey White after a trip to Cuba. She met a number of artists while there. They entrusted her with their art to bring back to America. She had no idea if she was returning; however, the artists had a feeling she would.  She has represented many artists over the years. Such artists as Bonachea, Maria Conseulo, Continno, Augusta Rojas and so many others. These are award-winning artists known around the world yet often…

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Berimbau Class

May 7 at 3:30 pm5:00 pm
Sinha Capoeira Brookline,
1431 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 2446 United States
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The berimbau (/bərɪmˈbaʊ/) is a single-string percussion instrument, a musical bow, from Brazil. Originally from Africa where it received different names, the berimbau was eventually incorporated into the practice of the Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira. During the Berimbau Class you will learn how to play the berimbau. A professional instructor will explain the essential parts and elements of the instrument, and then will show the most important rhythms that the instrument is used for. Berimbau lesson will cover the basic…

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Clay Vases

May 7 at 3:30 pm5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 7, 2016
Indigo Fire,
60 Concord Ave.
Belmont, MA 02478 United States
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Make a wall vase from Clay! You will roll out clay, wrap, design and glaze your piece during this workshop. During ArtWeek we will have Pottery Wheel demos that attendees can watch and ask questions, as well. No experience necessary. For ages 8+. Children 8-14 must have an adult in the studio with them. Children 14+ may be dropped off without an adult. All projects will be fired and available for pick up about 2 weeks after the workshop.  …

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Jobe: the Musical

May 7 at 3:30 pm5:30 pm
Hibernian Hall,
184 Dudley Street
Roxbury, MA 02119 United States
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Common House Productions and Hibernian Hall present the soul-music adaptation of the Biblical Book of Job. Scripted and composed by Milton Wright; directed by Vincent Ernest Siders; arrangements by Kavayah Amn. This musical takes place in the proverbial “Our Town” of Overton. The minister Anna Bell of The First Born, New Born, Non-Denominational, Totally Inspirational, Functionally Congregational Church of Overtown is preaching a sermon on the Book of Job. She tells the story of a man named Jobe in their…

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Indoor Kite Flying Demonstration

May 7 at 4:00 pm4:30 pm
Mother Brook Arts & Community Center,
123 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Join Archie Stewart of Kite Education for an indoor kite flying demonstration during Mother Brook Arts & Community Center Spring Open Studios. View the wonder of windless kite flying choreographed to music, ask questions of the artists, and give it a try yourself.

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Color Boston

May 7 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm
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Daily until May 8, 2016,
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The Paint Bar,
248 Newbury Street
Boston, Ma 02116 United States
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During ArtWeek Boston, The Paint Bar will provide various iconic Boston scenes drawn out on large canvases in the form of an adult coloring book.   The public is encouraged to come by anytime during the allotted hours to help paint!  One of our fabulous instructors will be onsite at all times to help with the creative process. This event will bring a community of Boston strangers together to create beautiful art that will hang in restaurants around Boston. The event…

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