Sep 10 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Since the Renaissance, art in the region of Belgium and the nearby Netherlands has been known for innovations in realistic representation of visual appearances and for an extraordinary fluency in symbolism. The development of landscape[...]
Sep 10 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Alston Conley’s recent work builds on the landscape tradition established centuries ago in Belgium and the Netherlands, attesting to an enduring desire by artists to “mirror nature” wherever it may be. Conley explains: “I live[...]
Sep 16 – Dec 10 all-day McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
“The Abstract Cabinet” features paintings of Spanish-Argentinian Esteban Lisa (1895–1983), a pioneer, along with Joaquín Torres García, of Latin American abstraction. Lisa’s paintings reveal the mind of an intellectual artist who wrote prolifically about the[...]
Sep 24 all-day Newtonville Village Day
All That Jazz Dance Studio in Newton will be hosting a booth and performing at Newtonville Village Day this year! Family friendly free show featuring children ages 5-18. Ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and hip hop[...]
Sep 24 all-day Newtonville Sq
Come join us for Newtonville’s annual Jazz festival & village day. Visit booths of local business, non-profits, political & crafts. Listen to music from local bands & watch dance troops. We will have Touch a[...]
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm Walnut St. between Washington Street and Washington Park
Jazz Festival and Street fair. Two stages with Jazz and performances. Children’s activities, food, craft and other vendors
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Join Keun Young Sun, piano, and Yumi Bae, cello, for a concert that will include Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano and Cello, Op.5, No.1, Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro, Op.70 and Rachmaninov’s Sonata for Cello and Piano,[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
The McMullen Museum invites visitors to join Boston College professor of art history and curator of Nature’s Mirror Jeffery Howe for an informal tour and Q+A session in the Daley Family Gallery. Prof. Howe will[...]
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm West Newton Hill
The decade of the 1890s was a boom period in many parts of Newton including West Newton Hill. Architects and builders combined careful craftsmanship with eclectic designs, incorporating turrets, stained glass windows, decorative shingle patterns,[...]
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm Newton Free Library
We meet once a month on a Monday night to make crafts and eat snacks. This month we’ll be making upcycled back-to-school crafts. Grades 7-12. Second floor Teen Area.
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Rosalita’s Puppets presents an under-the-sea adventure with pirates, a mermaid and all kinds of sea creatures. Ages 4 and up.
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
Non-Event and Balagan present an evening of original experimental sound + film works by ASHA TAMIRISA (sound) VICTORIA SHEN (sound) AgX FILM COLLECTIVE (film + video) Conceived as a sort of “live installation,” this second[...]
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jackson Homestead and Museum
Come enjoy 19th century crafts at the Jackson Homestead! Learn through hands-on activities how Newton families lived in the 1800s. Try your hand at butter making, cider pressing, and candle dipping. Jump into a burlap[...]
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Beginning on Sunday, October 1, the McMullen Museum will offer free docent tours of “Nature’s Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape” and “Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet” every Sunday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.[...]
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
This fall, the McMullen Museum introduces a new series, Into the Collection, to offer visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from its permanent collection rarely on display. For its first[...]
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm West Newton Farmers Market
Kyra Davies (fiddle) and Sean Smith (guitar, bouzouki) will be playing tunes and songs from the Irish, Scottish and English folk music traditions. Stop by and have a listen.
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Kennard Park
Come out and meet your neighbors and enjoy the park. You bring the picnic we’ll bring the fun. There will be music, crafts, story telling and you can enjoy a walk through the woods.
Oct 8 all-day Newton South High School Auditorium
Renown drummer Yoron Israel and High Standards feature the music from their latest CD release, “This Moment”(Ronja) and spotlight acclaimed pianist Laszlo Gardony’s 12th recording, a soulful new solo piano CD, “Serious Play”( Suunyside).
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
The McMullen Museum invites visitors to join Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta, curator of “Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet,” for an informal tour and Q+A session live on Facebook at facebook.com/theMcMullen/. Prof. Goizueta will introduce major themes[...]
Oct 14 all-day Hajosy Arts
A day experimenting with paper marbling. We’ll focus on Turkish-style marbling. This method, “Ebru”, can produce lovely figurative designs of fish, flowers, birds. and abstract shapes or go with the traditional combed patterns. Your floating[...]
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm Jackson Homestead and Museum
Bring the whole family to dig for artifacts in a mock archaeological dig to learn first-hand how archaeologists do the detective work of history. See what archaeology can teach us about the Native American people[...]
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of its “Museum Current” lecture series, which focuses on recent scholarship, discoveries, and trends in Museum Studies, the McMullen Museum invites renegade group Museum Hack to discuss twenty-first-century strategies for engaging and attracting[...]
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
In this scholarly lecture, Professor Sura Levine, the Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies at Hampshire College, will examine ways that Belgian artists rendered the industrial landscapes of the Borinage and[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Over the past 100 years, Americans have offered differing versions of the narrative that marijuana is a gateway drug – claiming pot will lead youth to communism, the counter-culture, heroin addiction, or even homosexuality– but[...]
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Theofanidis – Rainbow Body Korngold – Concerto for Cello Owen Young, cello Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
McMullen Museum Members and BC faculty, staff, and students are invited to an informal session on collecting with the premier collector of Belgian art in America, Charles Hack, and curator of Nature’s Mirror, Jeffery Howe.[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Theofanidis – Rainbow Body Korngold – Concerto for Cello Owen Young, cello Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
Oct 26 @ 5:15 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of a new series, Into the Collection, the McMullen Museum offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen permanent collection rarely on display. For its second[...]
Nov 4 all-day Hajosy Arts
Fabric Marbling Workshop Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10am to 4pm Come join Cristina Hajosy at her studio for a day of marbling on a variety of fabrics, silk scarves, ribbons, and even lampshades! For[...]
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Bring the whole family to the Durant-Kenrick House to dance, sing, and play along with the Delta-Silly tunes of Jeremy Lyons. Jeremy plays folk ballads, railroad tunes, campfire songs, food songs, car songs, dancing songs[...]
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm Newton North High School
Historic Newton presents the Jug Band Giants, featuring iconic musicians Geoff Muldaur, John Sebastian, and Jim Kweskin. This rare joint appearance brings to life the classic jug band music, a fun and innovative genre steeped[...]
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of a new series, Into the Collection, the McMullen Museum offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen permanent collection rarely on display. For the third[...]
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite Britten – Concerto for Violin and Viola Arianna Kim, violin, and Danny Kim, viola Debussy – L’apres midi d’un Faun Stravinsky – Firebird
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite Britten – Concerto for Violin and Viola Arianna Kim, violin, and Danny Kim, viola Debussy – L’apres midi d’un Faun Stravinsky – Firebird
May 19 @ 8:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7
May 20 @ 3:00 pm First Baptist Church
Beethoven – Consecration of the House Beethoven – Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Beethoven -Symphony No. 7