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The MFA’s (Un)expected Families Exhibit Puts a Twist on Classic Family Portraits

The MFA’s (un)expected families exhibit opens this Saturday, exploring the different definitions of family across multiple generations, romantic relationships, and unique family structures. From antique, […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Selects Choreographer-in-Residence

Unless you’re Ben Stiller in the midst of a Night at the Museum, art doesn’t typically move. But the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum knows that […]

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The ICA Selected the First Installation for Its East Boston Satellite

When the Institute of Contemporary Art opens its new satellite across the harbor next summer, it will have a conceptually appropriate installation debuting inside it. ICA director […]

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Found Art: Mountains Melancholy

Cristi Rinklin’s landscapes find beauty in destruction.

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Henry James Exhibition to Open at Gardner Museum

You can practically hear the portraits whispering to each other across the exhibition hall. The arts patron Isabella Stewart Gardner peers at the author Henry […]

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The MFA Is Receiving a Huge Collection of Dutch and Flemish Art

The Museum of Fine Arts has announced a huge expansion of their collection of Dutch and Flemish art. They’ll be receiving 113 paintings from Rose-Marie […]

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PEM’s “XYZT” Exhibit Explores Digital Landscapes Through Art

Immerse yourself in a digital wonderland this month at the Peabody Essex Museum. French multimedia artists Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne present “XYZT: A Journey […]

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The MFA Is Launching “Late Nites” This Week

Attention all night owls, art lovers, and folks who fall into both of those categories—the MFA is launching a new after-hours event this week. MFA […]

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A Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibit Is Coming to the Peabody Essex Museum

This winter, you’ll have the chance to see never-before-exhibited portraits and clothing belonging to Georgia O’Keeffe. The Peabody Essex Museum is debuting 125 works by the […]

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The Interview: Matthew Teitelbaum

The MFA director reveals the secret to buying art and the one local he really hopes will come for a visit (hint: his initials are TB).

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A Giant Foam Iceberg Will Float in Boston’s Fort Point Channel

Boston in fall is chilly, sure. Frigid, even. But not iceberg chilly. At least, not until now. In a few weeks, a giant foam likeness of an […]

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Community Activists Are Bringing a Huge Mural to Fields Corner in Dorchester

Leaving your mark on the world is one of those ineffable goals that most of us have in life. Will people remember us when we’re […]

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Henry David Thoreau’s Lifework Is Returning Home to Concord

In honor of Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday, his lifework is making a trip to Concord. To recognize the renowned local writer and thinker, the Concord Museum […]

A rendering of "Plaza (Arcade)" by Alexandre da Cunha
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New Public Art Is Coming to the Fenway

A new permanent public art installation is coming to the Fenway this weekend. Brazil-born, London-based artist Alexandre da Cunha created “Plaza (Arcade),” a series of […]

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The MFA and Uniqlo Announce 10-Year Partnership

The Museum of Fine Arts announced a partnership with minimalist Japanese retailer Uniqlo, to plan for 10 years of Japanese art, activities, and appreciation. The collaboration […]