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 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am Leventhal-Sidman Center
Join PJ Library and local super star Vanessa Trien for a lively dance party filled with interactive singing, music, instrument play, bubbles, and more at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Friday,[...]
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[...]
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Newton South High School Auditorium
An exciting “Meet the Author” Family Book Event is happening on Thursday, November 2, 2017, 7:00 p.m., at Newton South High School Auditorium. Join Understanding Our Differences to welcome author Melissa Shang – disability activist[...]
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 @ 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[...]
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[...]