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Arts League of Lowell
January 6–February 28 “Color It Green”
The work in this exhibit is inspired by the color green. Many types of media are represented, including 2D and 3D work. The gallery is open for limited hours due to COVID-19. Please check our website for updates. The ALL Arts Gallery displays work by 30+ artists in our co-op gallery, representing many areas of artistic expression, plus themed exhibitions in our main gallery. Hours: Wed.–Sun. 1-4 p.m.
New Bedford Whaling Museum
“A City for the Arts: Masterworks of Greater New Bedford” Showcasing the Greater New Bedford region’s artistic heritage and vibrant arts community, the exhibition brings together stunning masterworks from the Whaling Museum’s collections, artworks from private collections, and recently acquired pieces by contemporary local artists.
Hours: Wed. – Sun., 10 a.m .– 4 p.m. Subject to change. Check website.
Art Center Gallery at Anna Maria College
“Faculty Spotlight: Dyan Gulovsen”
February 8–March 12
“27th Annual Secondary School
Prospectus: annamaria.edu/ hsartexhibition
February 10–April 16
“Christina Pitsch, Installation Works”
Reception: Wednesday, February 10, 5-7 p.m.
Senior Exhibition 1
April 28–May 7
Senior Exhibition 2
Burlington City Arts
Opening February 12
“Meg Lipke: In the Making” features
the New York artist’s colorful, shaped paintings that are cut, dyed, sewn, and stuffed, pushing the boundaries of contemporary abstraction. Exploring memory, childhood, and spirituality, “Pivotal Moments: Select Works by Diane Gabriel” presents a selection of works on paper by this celebrated Vermont artist.
Hours: Wed.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through January 29
In the Ottmar Gallery: Members’ Exhibition. An important Attleboro Arts Museum member benefit is the opportunity to annually exhibit original art. All work that met the exhibit’s guidelines was accepted. 2020 juror Jen Okumura has selected award winners.
Visit our website for the museum’s visitor health and safety guidelines.
January 16–June 6
“A Collective Curiosity” is a virtual exhibition featuring over 20 women alumnae artists as a continuation of a year-long recognition commemorating 50 years of coeducation at Phillips Exeter Academy. Visit exeter.edu/lamontgallery
Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University
Through February 28 “Catherine Smith: A Cabinet of
“Katherine Gulla: Passage” “Rebecca Hutchinson: Midnight
Permanently on view:
“In the Studio: Meta Vaux Warrick
Please check our website for hours, to register for timed tickets and virtual programming, and explore our membership options.
Come visit ArtSpace Maynard’s
new satellite art store & gallery in the heart of Maynard’s downtown Cultural District! This new location will serve as gallery and retail space for ArtSpace members, as well
as a rental space for local artists. Our first tenant is Maynard’s own
6 Bridges Gallery, who have been temporarily displaced from their space on Main Street. Please stop by and say hello!
Fitchburg Art Museum
Ongoing: “FAM Anywhere. “
While Fitchburg Art Museum is temporarily closed, our online resources are available to everyone! Visit our website to discover digital
art activities, behind the scenes videos, and a virtual tour of our exhibition, “The BIG Picture: Giant Photographs and Powerful Portfolios.” Follow us on social media and at fitchburgartmuseum.org for the latest updates on our reopening date. Hours: Wed.–Fri., 12–4 p.m. Sat.–Sun., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross
Through February 5
“New Gilded Age” A Theatrical Installation by B. Lynch
The fictional world of the “Reds” and the “Greys”, as imagined and constructed by Boston-based artist B. Lynch, is where a cast of characters play out their roles on life’s stage as the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’.
(508) 793-3356 holycross.edu/cantorartgallery
Off campus visits by appointment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram & Twitter
Addison Gallery of American Art
Through February 28
“Wayfinding: Contemporary Artists,
Critical Dialogues, and the Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection”
Through April 11
“Robert Frank: The Americans”
Through March 7 “Currents/Crosscurrents:
American Art 1850–1950”
Through February 21
“An Incomplete History of
Photography: Civil War to Civil Rights”
January 16-April 4 “Yoko Ono: Mend Piece”
Aphrodite Désirée Navab: “Landmines of Memory”
Hours: Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun. 1–5 p.m.
Cahoon Museum of American Art
March 18-June 5
“Jackie deRuyter | Kate Nelson”
On view on the Museum grounds: “Konstantin Dimopoulos: The Blue Trees”
(508) 428-7581 email@example.com cahoonmuseum.org
Augusta Savage Gallery at UMass Amherst
February 22–March 9
“POV: Out of Body”
Digital Exhibition. A group of women connected to the Anchor House of Artists project their experience into a claustrophobic world.
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth
Following Dartmouth guidelines, the Hood Museum is presently closed to the public. We look forward to welcoming you back when it’s safe! Meanwhile, stay connected through our virtual programming and expanded online content. Try “Escape to
the Outdoors,” a digital escape room game featuring public art on Dartmouth’s campus.
6 Bridges Gallery
Through February 6 “Habitat”
Our annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition explores the meaning of Habitat at our new location:
63 Nason St., Maynard, MA.
February 10 – March 20 “Anthropause”
Five artists explore the impact of the pandemic on their connection to nature.
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Through February 21
Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum & Galleries: “Out of the Vault: Selections from SVAC’s Collection.”
January 6 – March 28
Yester House: “Unmasked: Artful Responses to the Pandemic.”
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 12-4 p.m.
LexArt: Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
January 17–February 7
“Jodi Colella/FiberLab Shares” February 14 – March 7
Annual High School show Free Demos and Lectures throughout the year.
Hampden Gallery UMass Amherst
February 1-May 14
“CURRENT UNDERCURRENT” Co-curated by Linda Griggs and
M. Charlene Stevens is a visual conversation featuring the
works of XX artists addressing concerns such as COVID-19, gender (LGBTQIA+, masculinity) racial justice, & climate change. The show addresses these issues through the shared anxiety of a divided nation. There are no clean divisions. The boundaries are permeable and the issues intersect and overlap. Hours: Online only for spring 2021
Amherst, MA 01003
Fuller Craft Museum
Fuller Craft @ Home: Join us online from the comfort and safety of your home! For more information about new classes, workshops, events and more, please visit fullercraft.org. Fuller Craft Museum will be closed to in-person visits until January 6, 2021.
Temporarily closed. Visit virtually. New Online Exhibition “A. Elmer Crowell: Sculptor, Painter, Decoy Maker.” Explore the artistry and innovation of the acclaimed carver’s ornamental birds.
The Art Complex Museum
The Board of Trustees of The Art Complex Museum have decided
to close the museum until June, 2021, or until such later time as the Trustees determine the museum can be reopened safely. This was done due to the impact of COVID-19 and concerns about the safety of visitors, volunteers and staff. Hours: Closed.
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
January 25–March 6 Montserrat Gallery:
“NEXT NOW – Faculty Biennial” January 16–February 27 Schlosberg Gallery:
“SHIFTS – Staff Showcase” January 25–February 19
301 and Frame 301 Galleries:
“Open Wall / Open Concept //”
Ongoing free outdoor exhibitions PATHWAYS: Public Art on the Minuteman Bikeway (near Spy Pond Park) including “Persistence,” Michelle Lougee’s collaborative sculpture crocheted from plastic bags; “Colony,” Chris Frost; “ExtraOrdinary Birds,” Resa Blatman. “Arboreal Attire” Leslie Wilcox sculpture hosted by historic Jason Russell House. “Go Out Doors – Neighbors,” Adria Arch, Laurie Bogdan, Jason Rudokas (Arlington Center and points west).
The Umbrella Arts Center
Through January 31
“Natural Form: Three Journeys”
Louise Arnold, Craig Elliott, and Suzanne Hill.
By Appointment Only
February 7-April 30
Multimedia exhibition associated with Musketaquid Earth Month celebration and The Umbrella Open Studios.
Through April 30
“Go Out Doors – Neighbors”
outdoors sculpture preview. By appointment only.
Atlantic Works Gallery
January 15–February 20 “Saturation,” No matter how frightful the weather may get outside this winter, at Atlantic Works Gallery it will be warm and toasty — with a show dedicated to the joys of intense and vibrant color. Closing Reception: Thursday, February 18.
Hours: Fri.-Sat., 2-6 p.m. or by appointment.
Yale University Art Gallery
The Gallery’s encyclopedic holdings range from ancient times to the present day and represent cultures from around the globe. Through February 28, 2021: James Prosek: Art, Artifact, Artifice; Reckoning with “The Incident”: John Wilson’s Studies for a Lynching Mural; and Place, Nations, Generations, Beings: 200 Years of Indigenous North American Art. Please visit the Gallery’s website for reopening information and to confirm dates.
Williams College Museum of Art
Ongoing | Online + Outdoors “Cures for Strange Times: An Art and Wellness Workshop Series.”
Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.: January 7, 14, 21, 28, via Zoom. Culminating online conversation among artists and practitioners on Thursday, February 4, 5:30 p.m. Details and free registration on website.
January 21-February 8
Vaughn Sills: “Inside Outside” (Main Gallery)
Rhonda Smith: “Solastalgia” (Project Space).
Reception (with social distance guidelines): Friday, February 5. Kingston Conversations with the artists: February 10, 7-8 p.m. EST: Chantal Zakari with Vaughn Sills, register on our website. February 3, 2021, 7-8 p.m. EST: Rhonda Smith with Randy Garber, register on our website.
Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. or by appointment.
Providence Art Club
Maxwell Mays and Mary Castelnovo Gallery: Class and Instructor Exhibition
Dodge House Gallery: New Year, New Members Exhibition
January 25 – February 12
All Galleries: Winter Members Exhibition
February 14 – March 5
Maxwell Mays Gallery: Mary Brewster and Warren Jagger Castelnovo Gallery: Lucia deLeiris Dodge House Gallery: Charlotte Handy Solo Exhibition
Gallery Hours: Weekdays 12-4 p.m.
(401) 331-1114 ext. 5
Newport Art Museum
February 6-June 6 “Digital Breath: Video and Sound Art in the Age of Global Connectivity,” guest curator and multimedia artist Brian C. O’Malley brings together the work of 7 artists with fresh and diverse perspectives exploring the theme of “breath” during the era of COVID with compelling video and sound artworks.
Fairfield University Art Museum
Virtual Exhibitions and Programming
Birds of the Northeast: Gulls to Great Auks
This exhibition explores environmental issues through avian art from the early 19th century through the present day
By Design: Theater and Fashion in the Photography of Lalla Essaydi
This exhibition provides a unique opportunity to appreciate Essaydi’s Moroccan-inspired fashion sense and theatrical skills
Howard Skrill: Monumental Follies
This exhibition explores the creation, removal and absence of controversial public monuments in this country
For information on museum virtual programs visit:
“afterbefore: Images and Voices
from Hong Kong” is an ongoing, independent multimedia project initiated in 2019 by a collaborative group of Hong Kong artists who straddle the realms of documentary witnessing and visceral response during what has been one of the most critical periods in Hong Kong history.
Hours: Wed.-Fri.,1-5 p.m.; Sat.,1-4 p.m.
Hess Gallery at Pine Manor
The Hess Gallery presents art major Jhovanna Correá’s touching, illustrated tribute to her childhood in rural Colombia, beginning January 5th. In February, watch for our first annual online film festival introducing “Growing People.” This documentary by young filmmaker Dana Forsberg visits three sisters who work towards both education and food security.
New Britain Museum of American Art
February 11-May 23
The New Britain Museum of American Art presents “Helen Frankenthaler Late Works, 1990-2003”. The first museum presentation dedicated to the exploration of works from Helen Frankenthaler’s late life, the exhibition features 22 works on paper dating from 1990-2003.
The SoWA Artists Guild
Virtual winter event keeps art alive and fun. The SoWa Artists Guild is getting creative again and hosting a virtual Super Bowl weekend event. “SoWa LIVE!: Meet our artists on Facebook Live” will take place Saturday and Sunday, February 6 and 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, live streaming on Facebook. Viewers can participate live from home, ask questions, contact individual artists and make purchases all from their own computer or mobile device. Go to https://facebook.com/ SowaArtistsGuild starting February 6th at 11 a.m., and enjoy the show! And if you miss the live event, no worries, we’ll keep the videos on Facebook for you to watch at your convenience. We will also be hosting First Friday at 450 Harrison Ave., February 5th. Check our website for updated details.
Museum of Russian Icons
Through March 28
“Miniature Masterpieces: Russian
Lacquer Boxes,” an exhibition featuring more than 100 intricately painted lacquer boxes from the four small Russian villages of Fedoskino, Palekh, Kholui, and Mstera.
Hours: Fri. – Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. by appointment.
Closed Mon. – Thur.
Through March 21
“’She Sweeps with Many-Colored Brooms’: Paintings and Prints by Emily Mason”
Through April 18,
“Fun / No Fun: Children’s Book Art by
Hours: Tues. – Sun. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advance reservations required for timed ticket entry.
One admission: five museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.
Through April 4
“The Outwin: American Portraiture
Today,” direct from Smithsonian’s National Gallery.
Through January 10
“This Is Us: Regional Portraiture
Today.” Parking is always free. Hours: Tues. – Sat., 10 a.m – 5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Through January 24
Margaret Swan “Lift” and Larry Pollans “Forest.” First Friday, January 8, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Closing Reception: Saturday, January 23, 3 – 5 p.m. January 27 – February 21
“Becoming: Inaugural Associate Members’ Group Exhibition.” First Friday: February 5, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Artists’ Reception: Saturday,
January 30, 1 – 5 p.m.
Opening February 24
Michelle Lougee “Once” and Laura Evans “Hold in/Pour forth.” First Friday, March 5, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Hours: Wed. – Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst
February – April
“Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar.” From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation Alison Saar, known for her powerful sculptures and printmaking, employs a personal vocabulary informed by history, race, and mythology.
“We Are For Freedoms”
The UMCA has invited ten local and regional artists to depict their interpretations of freedom in original posters.
“Artifacts at the End of a Decade”
Co-curated from the UMCA Permanent Collection by student curators Jessica Scott and Jill Hughes.
Galatea Fine Arts
January 8-31 “Heroes and Villains.”
Galatea members’ exhibition in collaboration with SPOKE and Cushing House art students: Reception: January 8, 6-8 p.m. February 5-28
Norman Finn: “Voyages from Fantasy to Reality and a Possible Return.” Dianna Zipeto: “Virtual Signaling.” JeannineHunter Lazzaro: “Colors, Shapes and Thoughts on Paper.”
Reception: February 5, 6-8 p.m. Hours: Sat.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. & by appointment.
Through January Maggie Stark
February 6-March 13: TBD March 20-April 24
Jo Ann Rothschild
May 1-June 5
Dorothea Van Camp.
Masks Required. See Website for Zoom Presentations.
Hours: Fri.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.
Red Line: JFK/UMass
Worcester Art Museum
Through February 6
“Kimono Couture: The Beautyof Chiso” showcases the world of traditional kimono design and artistry still practiced by Chiso, the 465-year-old, Kyoto- based kimono house in a virtual exhibition with a new kimono theme to explore each week.
February 6–May 2
“The Kimono in Print: 300 Years
of Japanese Design” examines
the kimono as a major source of inspiration and experimentation from 1603 – 1912 in Japanese print culture. Central to the show is the contemporary “Worcester Wedding Kimono” created by Chiso, the Kyoto-based kimono house.
Hours: Admission is by timed entry and advance ticket only. Wed., 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Thur.-Sun., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Third Thur., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Members only: Wed. 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Through January 31 “Fragments of Time”
Photographers Rebecca Skinner and David DeMelim explore the human experience of the passage of time.
“The Outlanders” Paintings by Alexandra Rozenman and sculpture by Nora Valdez portray the search for belonging, rootedness, and home.
Hours: Visit www.fsfaboston.com for current operating hours.
Due to current restrictions during COVID-19, all planned events within the StoveFactory Gallery have been suspended until we may reopen the Gallery to the pubic. Tentatively Planned: StoveFactory Gallery “Annual Spring Exhibition April/May 2021.” Please visit our website for confirmation of this exhibit: artistsgroupofcharlestown.com and for updates for reopening andother events. Check Out Artists Group of Charlestown Instagram for members participating virtual art demonstrations and more!!!
Stay well and creative!!
Brickbottom Gallery, www.brickbottom.org. We are currently closed to the public due to COVID19. restrictions.. Please visit the website for updates. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more exhibition information.
Through January 16, What’s New?, Brickbottom Artist Association Members’ Exhibition
January 28 – February 27, Language as Muse, Marjorie Forte and Antoinette Winters. In the small gallery, Susan Schmidt, Joys, Sorrows and Concerns
National Association of Women Artists, MA (NAWAMA)
Apply at thenawa.org by 3/15 and 9/15 of each year. NAWAMA Artists exhibit at Fountain Street Gallery, SoWa Art & Design District, Gallery at Atlantic Wharf, Seaport, RAA&Museum 2020, ‘AREA CODE’ Art Fair, The Vendue Art Hotel Charleston, The Art Complex, JL HQ, Newbury St.
Brattleboro Gallery Walk
You’re invited to a year-round first-Friday celebration of the arts, featuring 40 or more exhibit openings in galleries, cafes, and other venues. Many feature meet-the-artist receptions, several offer live music, and most are within a three-block area of the Victorian brick-front downtown. Monthly guide includes listings, a map, articles, and gallery ads.
Hours: 5:30–8:30 p.m. Free.