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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 […]

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An Iranian Artist Will Paint the Next Greenway Wall Mural

A brand-new, mind-bending mural is about to take shape in Dewey Square. Mehdi Ghadyanloo, a 35-year-old Iranian artist has been picked by the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy […]

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Video Game Art Is Coming to the Greenway

A giant video game is coming to the Harbor Islands Welcome Center on the Greenway this week—but in the form of public art. Called Harbor Islands, the […]

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Watch Artists Have a Painting Competition on Cape Ann

Lighthouse paintings hold a special place in the hearts of New Englanders, which is why the region’s first-ever outdoor painting competition is gracing the shores north […]

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Art Project Explores Towns Named Milton in Massachusetts and Beyond

If you’ve ever wanted to know what makes the town of Milton so special, a new art project just might have the answer. OBIE Award-winning […]

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A Make Way for Ducklings Exhibit Is Coming to the MFA

The beloved illustrations in Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings will be coming off the page and onto the walls of the Museum of Fine […]

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Chaos, Order, Repetition: How Artist Amy Stacey Curtis Brings Abandoned Mills to Life

Artist Amy Stacey Curtis filled a glass vial with exactly 562,437 grains of sand. Curtis knew how many grains were inside the vial because, over […]

RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns
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Rise of the Jack-o’-Lanterns Comes to Boston’s Seaport District This Halloween

They may be a pain to carve, but few things scream Halloween quite like the iconic jack-o’-lantern. This Halloween season, more than 5,000 of them […]

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46 Museums in Mass. Will Be Free for Smithsonian’s ‘Museum Day Live!’

This Saturday, September 24, is Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live!, an annual event that offers free admission to participating institutions nationwide. The celebration of curiosity […]

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Artist Paints David Ortiz Mural in Somerville’s Assembly Row

The Big Papi tributes just keep coming as David Ortiz’s final season with the Red Sox nears its end. After receiving his own scented candle […]

Raining Poetry
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City Unveils Second Installation of Hidden Poetry on Boston Sidewalks

It sounds like a Dan Brown mystery: Four poems are hidden along the sidewalks of Dorchester, Mattapan, and West Roxbury. Bostonians may only come across […]