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The Coolest Ways to Experience Boston Museums Virtually Right Now

Even as art galleries sit empty and museum doors stay shut, cultural institutions everywhere are still coming up with creative ways to connect with the […]

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My Life in the Age of COVID: MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends every aspect of Boston life, we’re checking in with some local residents to learn how they’re processing our new normal. […]

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These Photographers Documented Quarantined Families on Their Front Porches

When everything changed on March 12 in Needham with the town’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, friends Cara Soulia and Kristen Collins were in shock. […]

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What Will Happen If the Stolen Gardner Museum’s Works Are Found?

1. Get Them to the Gardner Once the museum gets the anonymous call or tip it’s been waiting for, there may not be time to […]

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Go Ahead, Take a Museum Selfie

If you visit the MassArt Art Museum when it opens its doors for the first time February 22, you’ll have a choice to make: Should […]

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Celebrate the MFA’s 150th Anniversary with Free Admission

How did you celebrate your last milestone birthday? Maybe you got your first car for your Sweet 16 or spent a blissful evening with family […]

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Why There’s a Giant Egyptian Statue on City Hall Plaza

Without warning or explanation, a grand and eye-catching figure that seems plucked from the bowels of an Egyptian pyramid appeared Tuesday morning right in front […]

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A Glowing, Swaying Field of 28,000 Lights Is Sprouting in the Seaport

For the third year in a row, a giant glowing art exhibition is on its way to the Seaport this winter. This latest spectacle, which […]

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Bob Dylan’s Lowell Show Is More Than a Concert: It’s a Requiem for Jack Kerouac

In the extended twilight of his career, Bob Dylan is playing a concert in Lowell on Tuesday night, and in so doing, paying tribute to […]

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The Founders of Spaceus Are Exploring New Ways to Exhibit Art

Stephanie Lee: While we were studying architecture at MIT, Ellen and I began to have conversations about local institutions’ lack of support for creativity. As […]

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Photo Opp Alert: Four Giant Flower Sculptures Have Sprouted at Assembly Row

While we might be slowly and inevitably crawling toward the cold season, this is one garden that won’t be going anywhere as the temperature drops. Assembly […]

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Get Your Camera Ready: The Infinity Mirror Room at the ICA Has Arrived

It’s a remarkable feat that at age 90, Yayoi Kusama has achieved stardom on Instagram, even more so considering that the vision behind her work […]

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Get Ready to See More Work by Women Artists at the MFA

What do John Singer Sargent, John Singleton Copley, and Winslow Homer have in common? All are painters, all are featured prominently in the MFA’s “Art of the Americas” […]

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A New Boston Common Photo Exhibit Explores the Stories of Former Gang Members

For Mayor Marty Walsh, it was alcoholism. For Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, it was trauma. For NFL broadcaster Andrea Kramer, sexism. Everyone knows that success doesn’t always […]

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Vanessa Platacis Is Spray Painting the Peabody Essex Museum for Taking Place

As an emerging street artist,Vanessa Platacis used to wander the streets of Boston at night, adorning both public and private walls with stenciled and spray painted […]