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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The ICA Will Open its East Boston Location on July 4

The Institute of Contemporary Art’s highly anticipated expansion into East Boston is almost here. Its new satellite location across Boston Harbor, which it calls “Watershed,” is […]

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Eight Historic Neon Signs Are Being Installed on the Greenway

The Greenway is going neon. As part of its rotating showcase of public artwork, the park will be featuring a group of eight vintage neon […]

Joseph Massie
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What It’s Like to Be a Florist During the MFA’s Art in Bloom Festival

It’s 5:53 a.m. on a rainy Wednesday morning at the New England Flower Exchange. Grey clouds loom eerily above the brick warehouse in Chelsea. The forecast, […]

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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 […]

Love Story MFA
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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 […]