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Coming Soon to the Seaport: Glowing Musical Seesaws

In an effort to make Seaport Common festive, bright, and interactive—while fighting the winter blues—the park will soon welcome a set of 15 illuminated musical seesaws. […]

A woman's face on a box at the Art in the Age of the Internet at the Museum of Contemporary Art
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Art and the Internet Collide at the ICA’s New Exhibit

Technology is a central part of our lives. It’s how we date, how we view ourselves, and how we view others. But it’s a comparatively recent […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Battles Philadelphia’s Museum of Art on Twitter

It’s hard to escape Super Bowl fever in Boston. First, eagles were banned on the Esplanade and a local bakery refused to sell Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Then, […]

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The MFA Is Bringing Original M.C. Escher Art to Boston

This Saturday—for the first time in Boston’s history—original works by graphic artist M.C. Escher will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts. Titled […]

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Riley, the MFA’s New Bug-Sniffing Dog, Had a Big Day

Riley, who at 12 weeks old is now the Museum of Fine Arts’ newest and youngest caretaker, has a very important job to do at […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to Display Fra Angelico Works

The first Fra Angelico painting to reach the United States had a secret. In 1899, Isabella Stewart Gardner acquired Assumption and Dormition of the Virgin, […]

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The Picturesque World of MIT Super Commuter B.D. Colen

  B.D. Colen has a schedule to keep. It’s a damp December afternoon, and the 71-year-old MIT photography and journalism instructor is standing in Area […]

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The MFA’s (Un)expected Families Exhibit Puts a Twist on Classic Family Portraits

The MFA’s (un)expected families exhibit opens this Saturday, exploring the different definitions of family across multiple generations, romantic relationships, and unique family structures. From antique, […]

Flowers and green grass decorate the Gardner Museum's courtyard
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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Selects Choreographer-in-Residence

Unless you’re Ben Stiller in the midst of a Night at the Museum, art doesn’t typically move. But the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum knows that […]

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The ICA Selected the First Installation for Its East Boston Satellite

When the Institute of Contemporary Art opens its new satellite across the harbor next summer, it will have a conceptually appropriate installation debuting inside it. ICA director […]

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Found Art: Mountains Melancholy

Cristi Rinklin’s landscapes find beauty in destruction.

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Henry James Exhibition to Open at Gardner Museum

You can practically hear the portraits whispering to each other across the exhibition hall. The arts patron Isabella Stewart Gardner peers at the author Henry […]

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The MFA Is Receiving a Huge Collection of Dutch and Flemish Art

The Museum of Fine Arts has announced a huge expansion of their collection of Dutch and Flemish art. They’ll be receiving 113 paintings from Rose-Marie […]

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PEM’s “XYZT” Exhibit Explores Digital Landscapes Through Art

Immerse yourself in a digital wonderland this month at the Peabody Essex Museum. French multimedia artists Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne present “XYZT: A Journey […]

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The MFA Is Launching “Late Nites” This Week

Attention all night owls, art lovers, and folks who fall into both of those categories—the MFA is launching a new after-hours event this week. MFA […]