Sep 29 – 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 29 – 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 29 – 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[...]
Oct 3 – Oct 30 all-day Newton Free Library
Ellie Brown’s father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 64. These works honor memories with and of her father who still inhabits a physical body as a fragment of the person[...]
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 24 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Nancy Schön is best-known for her iconic Make Way for Ducklings sculpture in the Boston Public Gar¬den, which is based on Robert McCloskey’s book. In her new memoir, Make Way for Nancy: A Life in[...]
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 1 @ 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[...]
Nov 4 all-day 41 Waldorf Road
We are Ellen Fisher, Ellen Kaplovitz, and Marcus Parsons—three Newton artists, neighbors to each other in Newton Highlands. From 12-5 pm on Saturday, November 4, we will be showing our artworks at (41 Waldorf Road,[...]
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 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
In order to fully appreciate the revelry in Pieter Bruegel’s peasant scenes currently on display in the Museum, the McMullen is offering an informal lecture on the history of Belgian beer with beer tasting and[...]
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
To highlight the numerous ways in which artists create a sense of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface, the McMullen Museum is offering a perspectives workshop for children ages seven to twelve. Following a brief[...]
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Join Boston College’s own Assistant Chair and Professor of Music, Jeremiah McGrann, in exploring the music of nineteenth-century Belgian composer, pianist, and organist César Franck. McGrann will share examples of Franck’s music amongst the paintings,[...]
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[...]
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
As part of its annual celebration, the McMullen Museum of Art will contribute festive activities throughout its opening hours. The Museum will offer holiday-themed vocal performances and live music by the Millis Berfield Band while[...]