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Q&A: Why Aren’t the Arts As Big As Sports in Boston?

As anyone in the world knows, we’re a sports town in such a monomaniacal way that so often it seems to leave little room for arts […]

News

The Five Ambitious Proposals for a New MLK Memorial in Boston Common

A few things are certain about the memorial that will one day be erected in Boston Common: It will be big, bold, and ambitious, and […]

William Forsythe "The Fact of Matter" ICA Boston October 2018
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Climb, Swing, and Dance Your Way Through the ICA This Fall

The last time you walked into an art museum, you were probably greeted by oil paintings and marble sculptures, not a cluster of gymnastic rings, […]

Travel

These 11 Small Museums Are Massachusetts’ Best-Kept Secrets

Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History The Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History is the definition of hidden gem, even for those of […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Fog Sculptures Are Here and They Are Indeed Crazy Cool

The largest and most complex public art installation the Emerald Necklace has ever seen is officially open for public viewing. Called Fog x FLO: Fujiko […]

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New Public Art Brings an Opulent Ballroom to the Comm. Ave. Mall

In 1888, the Commonwealth Avenue Mall opened as one of the first public spaces available to all Bostonians. At the same time, Boston’s elite were enjoying […]

Boston Ballet MFA Collaboration Video
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Boston Ballet School Dancers Brought Degas Paintings to Life

In honor of Impressionist painter Edgar Degas’ 184th birthday and the Museum of Fine Arts’ new exhibit, “French Pastels: Treasures from the Vault,” two pre-professional […]

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The Roslindale Substation Is Transforming Into an Art Space

Mourn the loss of Trillium’s Roslindale substation beer garden no longer. A cool new art space is taking over the historical building this month. On Saturday, July […]

MFA Casanova's Europe Tableau
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Step Into the 18th Century at the MFA’s Newest Exhibit, “Casanova’s Europe”

The name Casanova has become synonymous with a certain Don Juan-esque rate of romantic success, devoid of the refinement and class common in the man’s […]

Arts & Entertainment

Black Women Take the Spotlight in the ICA’s “We Wanted a Revolution”

The phrase “second wave feminism” often calls up an image of young white women burning their bras, led by Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in […]

Arts & Entertainment

The MFA Is Opening a Dreamy (and Rarely Shown) French Pastels Exhibit

After years in the dark, nearly 40 French pastels are emerging from their vault to take a turn in the spotlight. A new exhibit at the MFA, aptly […]

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I Love My Job: Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges

What’s it like to have one of the coolest jobs in Boston? We want to know. So we’re tracking down the city’s most interesting people […]

Twelve panels in three different shades of purple and gray
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Boston Artist Honors Freddie Gray with New Abstract Piece

Jarring images of the arrest that led to Freddie Gray’s death inundated the internet in April 2015. In one photo, the 25-year-old black man was limply carried off the […]

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Here’s a Look Inside the ICA’s New East Boston Location, the Watershed

On July 4, you’ll be able to celebrate the nation’s independence with a visit to the city’s newest art museum. That’s when the ICA’s highly anticipated East […]

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Crazy Cool Fog Sculptures Are Coming to the Emerald Necklace

Sculptures made of fog are rolling into the Emerald Necklace this summer. On August 11, Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya will debut several immersive sculptures in Boston’s ribbon of […]