Through November 5 “Unsettled Pieces”Opening September 17 “50/50: Fifty Years of Collecting Art”“50/50: Collecting the Boston Printmakers”Ongoing“Please Approach the Bench”October 22: Boston Printmakers Panel and DemoThe museum offers shows of contemporary works and shows featuring objects from the museum’s collection. See website for schedules and other programming.Free admission.Hours: Wed.-Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Through September 10 “Watercolors Unboxed”A rare opportunity to see some of the most awe-inspiring works in the Worcester Art Museum’s collection.Opening October 7“Faith Ringgold: Freedom to Say What I Please”A focused exhibition of works by celebrated artist, author, and activist Faith Ringgold.Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
September 9 - 23 “Creature Comforts”An Invitational Exhibition inspired by Kevin Wilson’s novel Nothing to See Here. Featuring original 2D and 3D stuffed animals that comforted, entertained, and became members of the family. October 13 - November 4“Benefit Art Auction Preview Exhibition”
Through May 27"Senior Thesis Exhibition 2023"Through October 7"Selections from the Diversify the Collection Program, 2015-"Artists: Nouf Alhimiary, Ghada Al Rabea, Sammy Baloji, Beauford Delaney, Brad Kahlhamer, Daniel Minter, Ebony G. Patterson, Martin Puryear, Yinka Shonibare, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Randy WilliamsJune 9 - October 7"Who Are They? Who Am I? Portraits of Artists and Artist Self-Portraits from the Permanent Collection"
The Tavern Clube is a private social club in downtown Boston, founded in 1884. The club has a small collection of works by painters of the Boston School, some of whom were members. The club periodically arranges for small groups to view these paintings, and anyone interested in a visit should call the Club, leave […]
September 5-28“READING FOR LIFE: Children’s Book Illustrators Exhibit”Explore the world of children books and the enchanting art that inspires children to love reading. This exhibit of original art in all media illuminates the dynamic fine art created to illustrate children’s books with more than 20 accomplished book illustrators.Gallery Night: September 21, 5-9 p.m. All events are […]
Through September 30 “Robin Colodzin: Embodied”This show explores the vulnerability and universality of inhabiting a human body in our social world.“Small Works: On The Horizon” Images of Boston, landscapes, seascapes, still life and abstract works.Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Through September 30 “Marks of Distinction National Pastel Exhibit”Awards Reception: September 10, 2-4 p.m.Gallery Tour with Board Members: September 17, 1-3 p.m.70 paintings in soft pastel from North America’s top pastel artists. Sponsored by Central Mass Pastel Society at Fivesparks.Gallery Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m-4 p.m. | Sat. & Sun., 12-4 p.m.
Art in the ParkCity Square Park, Charlestown September 9 2023Rain date September 11, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Free and open to the publicArt in the Park is a popular annual art event in Charlestown’s beautiful and historic City Square Park on the Freedom Trail.September 22 - October 1“Faces, Botanicals & Marine Life: Explorations in Oils & Encaustics” “New […]
September 9 - October 7Two Solo Exhibitions by current Hera Members“Story Time” by John Kotula & “Of the Earth” by Erin StarrOpening Reception: September 9, 6-8 p.m. at Hera Gallery.Artist Talk and Movie Screening with John Kotula: September 29 at 7 p.m. Visit heragallery.org for more information.Hours: Wed.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
October 7 & 8 | StatewideMAINE CRAFT WEEKEND Explore and celebrate the lifeand work of Maine’s craft artists during our annual statewide tour of open studios, businesses, and events! Enjoy demonstrations, craft shows, studio tours, gallery exhibitions, and more. Visit our website to find all the participating locations and plan your route with the interactive map!
Through October 7“Selections from the Diversify theCollection Program”Through October 17 “Who Are They? Who Am I? Portraits of Artists andArtist Self-Portraits from the Permanent Collection”
On view September 6“School of Paris Prints from a New Hampshire Collection”On view October 19“Heart of a Museum”, Saya WoolfalkThrough September 24“A Floresta Viva: UÝRA (The Living Forest: UÝRA)”Through October 22“Distant Conversations: Ella Walker & Betty Woodman”Hours: Wed. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Thurs. 10 a.m-8 p.m. | Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Stop by the Nye Gallery this September/October for two incredible exhibitions: Flair! The Ferrara Fall Exhibit, a showcase of regional artwork in different media (open September 9 - October 1). This will be followed by Han-ji | The Paper of Korea, which celebrates the exceptional craftsmanship of Jongkuk Lee (open October 7 - 22).
Through September 22“2-D Faculty Exhibition”Yizhak Elyashiv, Stephen Fisher, Liliya Krys, Amy Montali, Michael Peery, John Rapczak, Lisa Russell, Jason Travers, and Richard Whitten. October 5 - 27“Chun Hua Catherine Dong” Reception: October 5, 4-7 p.m. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 12-8 p.m.
September 13 - October 28Main Gallery “Rock Solid”Annual stone sculpture show since 20002nd Floor Gallery“Deep Impressions: Elinor Randall, Master Printmaker” Curated by NNEMoCA3rd Floor Gallery“Primordial”Works by Kate Arslambakova, SPA Studio Residency Recipient 2022-23For info about exhibits at SPA and two off-site SPA shows nearby, visit studioplacearts.com. SPA is a working art centerwith art exhibits, artist […]
Through October 8“Dress Code, Ilgenfritz Gallery”Through October 28“Ana Flores: Shaman Ladders and Other Stories,” Wright & Corridor Galleries
September 2-30“Annual New England RegionalJuried Exhibition”Reception: September 2, 3-5 p.m. Award Winners Panel: Saturday, September 23, 2 p.m.October 7-28“An Artist for All Seasons - Paintings by Michael Graves” Reception: October 7, 3-5 p.m. Artist Demonstration: Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Through October 29 “Signs of Life”Featuring oil landscape paintings by traditional fine artist Elaine Farmer; handcrafted jewelry by metalsmith Lucy Golden; and new work from photographer Douglas Weisman.Opening reception: Friday, September 1, 5-7 p.m..Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., | Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Through October 29 “Disrupted, Borders.”Drawing on his own history and identity, photographer and installation artist Ara Oshagan brings together several series of work that focus on “his interest in diasporic identity, afterlives of displacement and colonization, erasure and (un)imagined futures.”“Discovering Takouhi: Portraits of Joan Agajanian Quinn.” Includes Armenian artists Dahlia Elsayed, Jean Kazandjian, Silvina Der […]
September 1 - October 29 “Fern L. Nesson: TILT! Abstract”Photographer Nesson takesnew perspectives on functional architecture and objects, capturing the image as undulating lines and thought-provoking shapes. Opening Reception: September1, 5-8 p.m.Online talk with Crista Dix of the Griffin Museum: September 12, 7 p.m.Closing Reception: Oct. 28, 2-3 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. | Sun.11 a.m.-4 p.m. […]
Through October 1 “EVERYWHEN”Tatiana Flis’ sculptures and monoprints and Joseph Fontinha’s paintings offer glimpses of existence that evoke countless moments of being.Art talk: Sept.25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. October 5-29“UNDERCURRENTS”Sculptors Virginia Mahoney and Nathalie Miebach take the viewer beyond the language of data and text into the complexity of human experience.SoWa First Friday Receptions: September 1 & October 6, […]
Through October 1Main and Center Gallery“Krystle Brown: Better Homes Than Gardens”Center Gallery“Chantal Zakari: Pictures from the Outside”Project Space Gallery“Stacey Cushner: Surroundings” Opening Reception: September 8, 5-8 p.m.October 4 - 29Main Gallery“Vaughn Sills: Joy and Sorrow Intertwined”Center Gallery“Anne Sargent Walker: Out On a Limb”Project Space Gallery: “Nat Martin: Gallery Copy”Opening Reception: October 6, 5-8 p.m. Conversation with the […]
September 30 - January 7, 2024 Two concurrent exhibitions:“Ashley Bryan: The Spirit ofJoy” brings the unbridled creativity of award-winning children’s book illustrator and author Ashley Bryan’s home to life through a selection of toys, objects, puppets, paintingsand photography. “The Wee Worlds of Salley Mavor” is a unique opportunity to experience the exceptional detail and 3-dimensional […]
October 20-January 27, 2024“Terry Ekasala: Layers of Time,” improvisational paintings exploring the threshold between abstraction and representation. “Texture and Response,” three New England artists working in craft media including glass, wood, and paper, prompting a recognition of our fascination with texture.Reception October 20Hours: Wed.-Fri., 12-5 p.m. | Sat. 12-8 p.m.
Summer Show Artist Reception September 10, 1-3 p.m. at The Groton InnFeaturing work by Sue Bleiweiss, Don Bullens, Arnie Casavant, Donna Caselden, Elizabeth Craumer, Joelle Feldman, Tamara Gonda, Barbara Lucas, Elissa McMeniman, Julia Mitchell, Sue Penney, Linda Puiatti, Michael Robbins, Alexia Rosoff-Wilber, Stephen Silver, Rita Tavilla,Trina Teele andNeil Tischler. The show will run through September, […]
Through October 1Margaret “Swan Flow” & Donna Dodson “Sheroes” with special guests Maya Rubio and Kledia Spiro. First Friday: September 1, 5-8:30pm. Artists’ Reception: Saturday, September 9, 3-5 p.m. with artist talks at 4 p.m.Opening October 5“Peter DeCamp Haines: Archaic Echoes” & “Eric Sealine: Still, Life” First Fridays: October 6 & November 3, 5-8:30 p.m.Artists’ Reception: […]
Art in public places, no admission.“Remembrance of Climate Futures/Arlington”23 markers developed by Tom Starr and 12 Arlington High School interns imagining the future impact of the climatecrisis on the landscape and community of Arlington, MA; various locations along Mass Ave and throughout Arlington.Project website: climatefuturesarlington.org.Ongoing:“Pathways: Art Along the Minuteman Bikeway.”
First Friday is always excitingat SoWa Artists Guild, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston. Three floors of artists’ studios open Friday, September 1, and Friday, October 6, 5-9 p.m. Many studios also open every Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Next to SoWa Open Market. Find out more at sowaartists.com
September 21-June 15, 2024 “Michael Alfano: Mind Made Visible”This exhibit explores the creative process and how the intangible is brought to fruition: “I am sculptor and clay, both shaping and being shaped.”Opening reception: September 21, 5:30-7 p.m.Nesto Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
September 23“5th Annual Wet Paint PadanaramPlein Air”Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.Art adoption party with prizes, 4-6 p.m.Online artist registration.October 6 - November 4“Duo Exhibition: Don Cadoret & MaryEllen Flinn”Story paintings and Wood, acrylic painted folk artOpening reception: Oct 6, 5-7 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
September 22 - November 5 “Exposed 2023”The photography exhibition in the main gallery features any of the following seven design elements: Emphasis, Balance, Rhythm, Pattern, Contrast, Movement, and Unity.Reception: September 30, 3-5 p.m. Greenwald Gallery:Through September 10“Bonita”Featuring oil paintings by Cassandra Donnelly. September 13 - October 8“With A Little Help From My Friends” Featuring recent […]
47th Annual Waltham Open Studios November 4 & 5Visit art where it’s created! Over 70 artists from WMAA, Lincoln Studios, Metalwerx, open their doors to welcome the public to this free, annual event in 3 buildings in the heart of Waltham. Tour studios, enjoy family-friendly activities, attend artist demos, and more. Easily accessible by public […]
November 4 & 5Join us for our annual Open Studios weekend! Three floors of artists’ studios, plus gallery and hallway art to explore. Live music all weekend, refreshments, and plenty of free parking.Hours: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
September 21-October 15 “WORKSPACE: Noam Elyashiv”Reception: September 21, 5-8 p.m. October 19 - November 8Masha Ryskin and Serge MarchettaReception: October 19, 5-8 p.m.Hours: Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | by appointment | closed on Sundays.
Through September 30 “Souvenir”Véronique Latimer, mixed media works inspired by forgotten family photographs. Reception: September 9, 7-9 p.m.October 4 - November 11“Picture The Story”Childrens book illustrations by Priscilla Alpaugh, Chris Beatrice, Sarah Brannen and Ioana Hobai. Reception: October 14, 3-5 p.m. Holiday Sale: November 15 - December 30
October 6 - November 11 “History is No Mystery: The Conversation Continues”An exhibit by Shea Justice that addresses the realities of what America was built on, while in the midst of American history that is being erased and whitewashed. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Through November 12“The Sea, Just Like Your Eyes, Became a Refuge: Joe Wardwell Mural Commission”“Networks of Modernism, 1898–1968”“The Architect of a Museum”“Spontaneous Generation: The Work of Liam Lee”“Ever Baldwin: Down the Line”“Meg Webster: New Work”Museum is open through November 12. Hours posted on website.
September 5 – November 18 “Works by Claire Ashley”These large-scale inflatables explode the possibilities of painting. Ashley’s practice devours the traditional mediums of sculpture, installation, painting, and costume.
September 7 - October 7Since 2013, the Somerville Toy Camera Fest has celebrated the quirky and creative results that can happen when photographers are forced to loosen their controls, submit to the light and embrace the accidental.Reception: September 17, 3-5 p.m. October 19 - November 192023 Brickbottom Open Studios Directory Show at Brickbottom Gallery. Somerville Open Studios […]
Through September 19“Colors of Concord: The Grassy Plain”Work by Umbrella Artist-in- Residence Ponnapa Prakkamakul September 1-November 18“Art Ramble 2023: Geo-Metric” Temporary outdoor public art installation in historic Hapgood Wright Town Forest September 29 - November 12“Diminishing Returns” Photographs by Jordan Kessler October 5 - November 19“Banned”Paintings by Maryam Safajoo
September 14-October 18 “Invitational”Betty Carroll Fuller, Irene Lipton, Michael MacMahonReception: September 15, 5-7 p.m. October 19 - November 22“Color Connections”: Heather Pilchard & Alla Zbinovsky Reception: Friday, October 20, 5-7 p.m.Hours: Thurs.-Sun., 1-5 p.m. | by appointment.
Through September 2-November 26 “The Salem Witch Trials: Restoring Justice”This fall, see Salem’s only collection of authentic objectsfrom the Salem Witch Trials. These objects – a handwritten petition, a carved loom, a walking stick – illuminate the real people who lived through the harrowing events of 1692- 1693. Plus, explore historic sites around Salem with our free curator-narrated, audio-guided […]
September 7-October 15 “Through the Mystic”Scenes of natural ecosystems: Joan Kocak’s photo encaustics of Koi ponds; Allison Mitchell’s botanical subjects in oils, and Rebekah Robinson’s reflective waterways. New works by Merill Comeau, Jillian Demeri, Cécile Ganne.Reception: September 16, 6:30-8 p.m.October 18 - November 26“Fleeting Moments”Merill Comeau’s fabric collage transforms old to new, shown with Jill Goldman-Callahan’s soft abstract […]
Main + Members GalleriesSeptember 14 - October 22 “24th Annual Frances N. Roddy Exhibition”Juror: Lauren SzumitaReception: September 14, 5:30 p.m. Main GalleryOctober 26 - December 17“Rhoda Rosenberg: Shapes of Time (1968-2022)”Members GalleryOctober 26-November 26 “Tony Andrade + Celia Knight”Receptions: October 26, 5:30 p.m. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Sun. 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Through October 1“Jeannine Hunter Lazzaro: Mark-Making in Paint and Clay”“Sherry Autor: The Restless Planet” “Claudine Bing: Florida Sweet”Reception: September 1, 6-8 p.m.October 5 - 29“Clare Asch: A Garden in Orbit” “Yvonne Lamothe: Color ofWetlands”“Christine Palamidessi: Couples”.Reception: October 6, 6-8 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. | by appointment.
September 16 - October 21 “Ellen Shattuck Pierce: Taking Place”Opening Reception: September 16, 2-5 p.m.Artist Talk: October 7, 3 p.m. October 28 - December 2“Kathy Soles: Littoral Spaces” Opening Reception: Oct. 28, 2-5 p.m.Hours: Mon.-Thurs., by appointment | Fri. & Sat., 12-5 p.m.
Through December 3“In a New Light: Paintings from the Yale Center for British Art”Opening September 8 “Mickalene Thomas / Portrait of an Unlikely Space”The Gallery’s encyclopedic holdings range from ancient times to the present day and represent cultures from around the globe.Free and open to the public.Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sat.- Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Through May 15, 2024Art in the Park, Worcester at Anna Maria CollegeMary Angers, Jose Criollo, Helen Duncan, Don LedversisFaculty Spotlight“Sonja Czekalski, Figures in Line” Through September 27“Faculty Exhbition” October 11-December 15“Susan M. Matthews: Lures and Tackle”Reception: October 11, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
September 1-December 31 “Haye Prize 2023: ReggieBurrows Hodges, Turning a Big Ship”“Sea Change”September 1-February 11, 2024 “Free Association: New Acquisitions in Context”Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Through December 16“Kent Monkman: The Great Mystery”Featuring a new body of paintings by Cree artist Kent Monkman—including two commissioned works for the Hood Museum of Art’s permanent collection.Through May 25, 2024“Homecoming: Domesticity and Kinship in Global African Art”Breaking free of the binary traditional/contemporary to instead dwell on the interstices of history, futurity, and spirituality over […]
September 14 - October 28“Signature Strokes”The 2023 Biennial Juried Exhibition, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod “Antidote”A solo show of works by Santjes Oomen in the Dillon Gallery. Opening Reception: September 14, 6 p.m.; WellWork Workshop: September 28, 6 p.m. November 2 - December 16“Points of Departure”SSAC National Juried Show, Fall 2023“SmallWorks”In the Dillon GalleryOpening Reception: November 2, 6 p.m.Hours: […]
Through December 17“Object Lab,” our hybrid gallery-classroomThrough May 2024“Beatriz Cortez: The Portals”Celebration/artist tour: September 21, 5 p.m. Ongoing:“Remixing the Hall: WCMA’s Collection in Perpetual Transition”“Rheingantz x Prendergast”
September 29-December 16Bellarmine Hall Galleries“In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Artist & Soldier for Human Rights” This exhibition features more than 50 works by acclaimed Polish Jewish miniaturist and political cartoonist (1894-1951), and is organized around the theme of human rights. Walsh Gallery (Quick Center) “Szyk: The Interactive Exhibition” Will include digital work stations to explore Szyk’s artwork, a screening room, […]
Through March 3, 2024“Masterworks of Shaker Design: Mount Lebanon, NY”, is the second of a planned series of exhibitions at the NBMAA designed to highlightexamples of the finest Shaker craftsmanship from the past 175 years. The Shaker community of Mount Lebanon, NY, was the first Shaker community to be “gathered into order.” Curated by M. Stephen Miller, this […]
Apply at thenawa.org by 3/15 and 9/15 of each year. NAWAMA Artists exhibit at Cotuit Center For the Arts, Multicultural Arts Center, Berkshire Art Museum, URI Providence Campus Gallery, Fountain Street Gallery, SoWa Art & Design District, Galleryat Atlantic Wharf, Seaport, RAA&Museum, Heftler Visiting Artist Gallery, The Vendue Art Hotel, The Art Complex, JL HQ, […]
October 2-December 15“Always Be Around: Corita Kent, Community and Pedagogy” Featuring Mary Banas and Breanne Trammell, Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Roz Crews, Jen Delos Reyes, Corita Kent, Christine Sun Kim, Jorge Lucero, Mary Lum, Maria del Carmen Montoya, Aaron Rose and Lee Walton.Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sat. 12-5 p.m.
September 23 - March 31, 2024 “Face Value: Portraits from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection”Featuring a range of materials—from ceramic and resin to painting and drawing—”Face Value” celebrates the powerful magic of portraiture,the creative achievements of contemporary artists working in the genre, and a collector’s impact on the arts community. Hours: Tues.-Sun.,10 a.m.-5 p.m.