Atlantic Works Gallery
May 4 - 27Eric Hess and Ian Babylon “M’aidez”Receptions: Thursday May 4 and Thursday May 18, 6-9 p.m.June 3 - 30Charlene Liska “A Blinding Flash of Light” and Christine Palamidessi “Summer” Receptions: Saturday, June 4, 2-5 p.m., and Thursday June 15, 6-9 p.m. Hours: Fri.-Sat. 2-6 p.m. | or by appointment
Danforth Art Museum
Through June 4 “Visionary Boston” featuring work by John Brook, Stephen Trefonides, and Kahlil Gibran “Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection”June 24 - September 17 “Danforth Annual Juried Exhibition” Permanent “In the Studio: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller” See website for hours, to register for events, and explore membership options.
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through September 3“Walter Wick: Hidden Wonders!”The whimsical world of Walter Wick has fascinated people of all ages since 1991, when his first children’s book series I SPY found its way onto the bookshelves of millions of American households. Celebrating five decades of creativity, as well as Wick’s indelible role in the development of photographic illustration, Walter Wick: Hidden […]
Art Complex Museum
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.
Worcester Art Museum
Through March 17, 2024“Faith Ringgold: Freedom to Say What I Please” Explore the art and storytelling of acclaimed artist, author, and activist Faith Ringgold.November 18 - February 19, 2024“Rembrandt: Etchings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen”Discover the self-taught skill of Rembrandt van Rijn through 70 of his etchings.Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Attleboro Arts Museum
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”
Bates College Museum of Art
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 Club
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 […]
Boston Sculptors Gallery
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: […]
New Britain Museum of American Art
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 […]
Newport Art Museum
Through October 8“Dress Code, Ilgenfritz Gallery”Through October 28“Ana Flores: Shaman Ladders and Other Stories,” Wright & Corridor Galleries
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.
Fairfield University Art Museum
Through December 16 Bellarmine 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, a reading room, an art-making […]
Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
Though November 8 “MEMORIES,” Masha Ryskin andSerge MarchettaNovember 16 - December 12Tayo Heuser and Jacqueline OttReception: November 16, 5-8 p.m.Hours: Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | closed on Sun. | & by email@example.com
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 […]
Fountain Street Gallery
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, […]
SoWa Artists Guild
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
National Association of Women Artists, MA (NAWAMA)
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, […]
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 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.
The Guild of Boston Artists
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.
Galatea Fine Arts
November 2 - November 26 “Randa Dubnick: Front Range Memories”“Jay Wu: In Quietude” “Niva Shrestha: Inspired by Travels”Reception: November 3, 6-8 p.m. November 30 - December 31“Deniz Ozan-George: As the Year Turns: Earth Magick and the Rebirth of the Sun”“Irene Stapleford: Sightlines” “Newton Open Studios: Let There be Light”Reception: December 1, 6-8 p.m.Hours: Thurs.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. | & by appointment.galateafineart.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.
LexArt | Lexington Arts & Crafts Society
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).
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross
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.
Cross Rip Gallery
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.
Hopkinton Center for the Arts
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.
Holliston Mill Open Studios
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.
Dartmouth Cultural Center
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.
Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University
Through September 17 “Danforth Annual JuriedExhibition,” featuring new work from across New England. Opening October 7“Kate Holcomb Hale: lean, STAND, collapse”“Marisa Companion: Performative Realities”“Torrance York: Semaphore” Permanent:“In the Studio: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller”See website for hours, to register for events, and explore membership options.
The Christopher Brodigan Gallery at Groton School
September 17 - November 17“Daniela Gumba: On the Wing” Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-8 p.m. | Sat. 8 a.m-3 p.m. | Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Creative Connections Gift Shop & Gallery
Through September 30Ralph Ferro – “Expressive Figurative, Black and White Linocuts”October 7 - 31Doreen LaScola – “Still Traveling” Opening Reception: October 7,12-2 p.m.Gallery & Gift Shop Hours: Tues.- Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.Take our virtual gallery tour by visiting: ccgiftgallery.com/about- us
Central Mass Pastel Society
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.
Yale University Art Gallery
Through December 3“In a New Light: Paintings from the Yale Center for British Art”Through January 7, 2024 “Mickalene Thomas / Portrait of an Unlikely Space”Through February 18, 2024 “Ornament”Free and open to the public. The Gallery’s encyclopedic holdings range from ancient times to the present day and represent cultures from around the globe. Hours: Tues.- Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sat. & […]
Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College
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.
Ogunquit Museum of American Art
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.
6 Bridges Gallery
November 15 - December 30 “Holiday Market”The gallery will be brimming with giftable fine art and craft, including special offerings by Holiday Season consignors. We’ll also be featuring small 2D artworks, 10 x 10 inches or less. Fully vaccinated staff and air filtration units provide for safety during In Person shopping.“Picture The Story”Childrens book illustrations by Priscilla Alpaugh, Chris […]
The Gallery at WREN
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.
Studio Place Arts
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 […]
Southern Vermont Arts Center
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 […]
Shop Maine Craft
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!
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.
Currier Museum of Art
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.
Burlington City Arts
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.
Bates College Museum of Art
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”
Arts League of Lowell
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 […]
The Brickbottom Gallery
November 30 - December 30 SOMERVILLE PRINTS!This exhibition will highlight 22 artists and 5 print studios that make up the vibrant Somerville Print Community.Reception: December 3, 3-5 p.m. Demo/Workshop: December 10 with New Impression Studio.January 11- February 11 Brickbottom is proud to present the launch exhibit of “BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE: Women and Art in an Uncertain World.” Using a variety […]
NOA Gallery at The Groton Inn
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, […]
South Shore Art Center, Bancroft Gallery
Through December 16 “Points of Departure,” SSAC National Juried Show, Fall 2023, Juried by Dina Deitsch, Director and Chief Curator of the Tufts University Art Galleries“SmallWorks,” in the Dillon Gallery Opening Reception: Nov. 2, 6 p.m. January 11 - February 10, 2024“Whiplash,” SSAC Gallery Artist ShowcaseOpening Reception: Thursday, January 11, 6p.m.February 15 - March 30, 2024 “Object Lesson,” curated bySantiago Hernandez; featuring abstract […]
Through December 31 “Artifice: New Paintings by PriyaGreen”September 23 - March 24, 2024 “A Gathering: Works from Contemporary Black American Ceramic Artists”October 14-January 14, 2024“As They Saw It: Women Artists Then & Now”Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sun., 11 a.m.-p.m.
Three Stones Gallery
Through November 26 “Fleeting Moments”Fabric collage by Merill Comeau, abstract painting by Jill Goldman-Callahan, and surreal sculpture by Ukrainian artist Natasha Dikareva.Artist Talk: November 2, 6:30- 7:30 p.m.Textile artist Merill Comeau and sculptor Elisa Adams will speak about their work.November 29 - January 7“Lighten Up! The Holiday Show” Features Joe Faria’s layered cardboard compositions, photographs by Evan McGlinn, new works by […]
The Umbrella Arts Center
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
Williams College Museum of Art
Through December 17 “Object Lab,” hybrid gallery-classroomThrough May 2024“Beatriz Cortez: The Portals”On November 16, 5 p.m.: Plonsker Family Lecture in Contemporary Art with Florian Idenburg, co-founder of SO-IL, the architecture firm selected to design and build WCMA’s new firstname.lastname@example.org
Waltham Open Studios
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 […]
Armenian Museum of America
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 […]
Arlington Commission for Arts & Culture
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.”
Atlantic Works Gallery
September 8 - 30“Tessarae: locus, tempus (part 2)”Paintings by Dominick Takis and Diane Teubner.Opening Reception: September 10, 2-5 p.m.Third Thursday Reception: 21, 6-9 p.m.October 19“Third Thursday Halloween Special,” 6-9 p.m.Hours: Fri.-Sat., 2-6 p.m. | by appointment.
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. […]
Copley Society of Art
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.
URI Providence Gallery
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 […]