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 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 18 @ 6:30 pm Newton Free Library
In this series of workshops we’ll learn about comic book drawing, storytelling, structure, paneling and more! Each meeting will focus on a different part of the creative process. By the end of the course you’ll[...]
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano, will perform works by Fauré, a commissioned work by Judith Weir written for Mr. Miller which premiered last year and Prokofiev’s Cello Sonata, Opus 119. Jonathan Miller is[...]
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 25 @ 7:00 pm Newton Free Library
Make your Halloween costume the talk of the party! Use EL Wire (electroluminescent wire) to make you glow throughout the night. Bring your costume! This is an all ages event. Parents must stay with their[...]
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[...]
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm Newton Free Library
The Lied To’s are singer/songwriter/ guitarists Susan Levine and Doug Kwartler. Join them for a performance of their original music and cover songs by folk, country and Americana artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and[...]
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Scandinavian Cultural Center
Finlandia Foundation of Boston presents the Finlandia Foundation National Performers of the Year, Jussi Makkonen and Nazig Azezian. Finnish cellist Jussi Makkonen and pianist Nazig Azezian are specialized in Jean Sibelius’ music and over the[...]
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Newton Free Library
Come to the library for some fun Halloween crafts. Costumes encouraged! Ages 2-5. Druker Auditorium.
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 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[...]