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“Portraits of Purpose” Photo Exhibit Reflects on Boston’s History of Social Justice

With a mission to educate, inspire, and foster community, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) welcomes its latest photography installation: “Portraits of Purpose.” Shot […]

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ICA to Offer Pay-What-You-Wish Admission for Inauguration Day

Subscribers to the ICA’s e-newsletters received this brief message Thursday afternoon, led with the image above: January 20 Special Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Artists, though their work, bring […]

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A Matisse Exhibit Is Coming to the MFA

Come springtime, you’ll be able to admire the original objects Henri Matisse depicted in his art—along with the works themselves. A new international exhibition called “Matisse […]

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What It’s Like to Be the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Horticulturist

“I’m usually a behind-the-camera-type person,” Grace Coburn says. Barely tall enough to reach the top of the chrysanthemums she’s rotating, Coburn is the horticulturist at the […]

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Found Art: Wind Vessel by Jennifer McCurdy

Wind Vessel by Jennifer McCurdy.

Home & Property

An Abandoned House in JP Has Turned into a Public Art Project

What once was a tiny, run-down house in Jamaica Plain has turned into an oversized canvas for a group of Boston street artists. The abandoned home, […]

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‘Massed Media’ at the MFA Celebrates the Interconnectedness of Art

Usually, intricate jewelry, bottle caps, and industrial metal don’t mesh too well, but they will all cohabit the Edward H. Linde Gallery of the Museum of Fine […]

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The ICA Turns Artists into Curators at ‘The Artist’s Museum’

The ICA’s newest exhibition, “The Artist’s Museum,” puts the power of curating into the hands of its artists to explore collecting, a common human impulse. […]

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Madeleine Albright to Speak at the Museum of Fine Arts Overnight Party

The latest overnight party at the Museum of Fine Arts will feature a pair of special political guests, just in time for Election Day. Former […]

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Mayor’s Holiday Special 2016 Offers Discounts on Holiday Events and Dining

For the 13th year in a row, the Mayor’s Holiday Special is easing the burden on our wallets during the holidays. This year, it’s serving up discounts on […]

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See Transformable Structures at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

If you played with toys in the early ’90s, you’ll probably remember those brightly colored retractable plastic contraptions that expanded like fireworks. For those unaware, the iconic toy is […]

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The ICA’s Celebrating 10 Years on the Waterfront with 10 Days of Fun

Time flies when you’re having fun. The ICA turns 80 this year, and is also celebrating 10 years on the waterfront. To mark the milestones, […]

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Instagram Art Gallery Debuts in Boston This Weekend

A social media inspired art gallery is set to debut in Boston this weekend. The Sheraton Boston Hotel has partnered with Instagramers Boston, an online […]

Leslie Odom, Jr. (white sneakers) and Daveed Diggs perform "Wait For It" from the Broadway musical Hamilton at the 2016 EMK Institute gala in Dorchester
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Education, Democracy, and Hamilton at the EMK Institute

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate is founded, in part, to encourage participatory democracy, but who would have thought its mock Senate […]

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William Merritt Chase Retrospective Opens at the Museum of Fine Arts

You may have heard of Charles Sheeler, Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, and Edward Hopper, but what you might not know is that all of them […]