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This Local Company Gets Museum Technology Down to a Fine Art

During a time when art museum attendance is declining in America and photos of exhibits are accessible by a tap on a screen, what does […]

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Influencer: Cambridge Artist Julia Powell, Master of Fine Arts

Corporate lawyer turned painter Julia Powell is a rising star on the city’s art scene. (Did we mention she’s also BFFs with Mindy Kaling?)

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Photographer Nicholas Nixon’s Famed Brown Sisters Has Been Removed Early from the ICA

Following reports that the famed photographer and longtimeMassachusetts College of Art and Design professor acted inappropriately with students, Nicholas Nixon’s best-known collection of pictures has […]

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New MFA Exhibit Uses A-List Names to Tell Refugee Stories

What’s the best way to tell a story? A new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts asks big questions about narrative voice and storytelling […]

Circa, "S" is a human circus, redefining the term.
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Celebrity Series of Boston Announces $23 Million Capital Campaign

The Celebrity Series of Boston has announced the launch of a $23 million campaign for Arts For All!, a program dedicated to bringing art to […]

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A Historical Fashion Exhibit Is Coming to the Concord Museum

Fashion lovers and history buffs rejoice. A new exhibit coming to the Concord Museum is combining history and fashion with a local twist. Called “Fresh […]

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A Year Later, the Chinatown 3D-Printed Rooster Artist Sees Project as a Success

One year ago, Somerville artist Chris Templeman debuted a public art project in Chinatown with an ambitious goal: Create 2,000 little plastic red birds with an […]

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Harvard Art Museum Celebrates Art in the Age of the Internet

The age of budding technology—the old, clunky ’90s desktop and its one, repetitive flash game—come back to life in the latest exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums’ […]

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Peabody Essex Museum to Open “PlayTime”

When you think of playtime, images of scattered Legos, a trunk of tutus, or assorted hand puppets may come to mind. Most parents consider play […]

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Coming Soon to the Seaport: Glowing Musical Seesaws

In an effort to make Seaport Common festive, bright, and interactive—while fighting the winter blues—the park will soon welcome a set of 15 illuminated musical seesaws. […]

A woman's face on a box at the Art in the Age of the Internet at the Museum of Contemporary Art
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Art and the Internet Collide at the ICA’s New Exhibit

Technology is a central part of our lives. It’s how we date, how we view ourselves, and how we view others. But it’s a comparatively recent […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Battles Philadelphia’s Museum of Art on Twitter

It’s hard to escape Super Bowl fever in Boston. First, eagles were banned on the Esplanade and a local bakery refused to sell Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Then, […]

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The MFA Is Bringing Original M.C. Escher Art to Boston

This Saturday—for the first time in Boston’s history—original works by graphic artist M.C. Escher will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts. Titled […]

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Riley, the MFA’s New Bug-Sniffing Dog, Had a Big Day

Riley, who at 12 weeks old is now the Museum of Fine Arts’ newest and youngest caretaker, has a very important job to do at […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to Display Fra Angelico Works

The first Fra Angelico painting to reach the United States had a secret. In 1899, Isabella Stewart Gardner acquired Assumption and Dormition of the Virgin, […]