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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 […]

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Wellness

A MassArt Grad Is Trying to Brighten Kids’ Hospital Stays

There’s nothing more dreary than a hospital, from the walls to the chairs, and even to what the patients wear.  Everyone’s familiar with the indignity […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Get Ready for a Free Family Day at the ICA Watershed

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s Watershed location is committed to making friends with its new neighbors in East Boston. The museum has just announced that […]

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A Stunning Wind-Blown “Skynet” Is Dangling Over New Bedford

Consider this one (more) reason to head down to the South Coast this summer: For the rest of the season, a windblown “Skynet” made of 40,000 plastic streamers will […]

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The MFA’s World of Make Believe Is Ethereal and Unsettling

This month, the MFA is exploring the stories we were told as children—and, unlike the way your parents read you fairy tales as a child, they’re […]

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Celebrate New Murals at Underground at Ink Block with DJs, Fitness, and Food Trucks

It’s not every weekend that you want to check out the views beneath the I-93 overpass, but if you want to hide away from the […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Archive of Mind Invites You to Play with Clay at the Peabody Essex Museum

Most of us abandoned playing with clay around the same time we stopped playing with dolls and dress-up clothes. But in the eyes of Korean artist […]

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Boston’s New Creative Guard

For generations of artists, Boston was merely a stop on the way to SoHo. Not anymore. Meet the new wave of musicians, designers, and dancers […]

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The MFA Is Free All Month If You Have a BPL Card

Do you enjoy things that are free? Well, one, who doesn’t, and two, we’ve got good news for you. Thanks to a special partnership, your Boston Public […]

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News

“Make Way for Ducklings” Artist Unveils New Sculpture

There’s a turtle in Beacon Hill—but don’t worry, she’s good with kids. Myrtle the Turtle, a four-foot-long bronze replica of a Kemp’s Ridley turtle, was unveiled […]

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Arts & Entertainment

MassArt Is Opening a New Contemporary Art Museum

A brand new, totally free contemporary art museum is coming to Boston in early 2020, courtesy of MassArt. The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, […]

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See the Extended Works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the MFA

No offense to your college dorm room, but it’s got nothing on the walls of the Museum of Fine Art’s Gund Gallery. All spring and […]