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Capsule Preview: Printivale! at Sharon Arts Center Gallery

A diverse collection of prints, including contemporary, traditional, and installation, is now on display at the Sharon Arts Center Gallery in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The show will continue through October 27.


Aurie Ramirez, “Untitled,” watercolor and ink on paper, 22 x 30” at Holy Cross Cantor Gallery.

Aurie Ramirez, “Untitled,” watercolor and ink on paper, 22 x 30”.


Capsule Preview: Create at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

The College of the Holy Cross is hosting a two-part exhibition featuring and celebrating artwork created over the past two decades at three pioneering California-based programs for artists with disabilities.


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Josiah McElheny Some Pictures of the Infinite at the ICA/ Boston

By constructing a three dimensional model of the Big Bang using mirrors, paneling, glassware and chandeliers, Josiah McElheny illuminates the relationship between individuals and the universe.


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Fresh Collective Grows Culture

Home to a crew of rotating artists who share an interest in blurring the distinction between contemporary urban culture and the Boston gallery scene, the Fresh Collective has just opened in Jamaica Plain.


"Light in the Forest," acrylic on canvas, by Elynn Kroger.

"Light in the Forest," acrylic on canvas, by Elynn Kroger.


A Night on the Neck at Rocky Neck Art Colony

On August 2, I had the good fortune to find myself at the Rocky Neck Art Colony for their monthly “Nights on the Neck,” during which galleries keep their doors open late into the evening and local musicians take to the streets…


Installation view from "Walk Into My Heart"

Installation view from "Walk Into My Heart"


“Walk Into My Heart”: An Installation by Deborah Bohnert

Artist Deborah Bohnert invites her guests to take a “Walk Into My Heart” as they fully immerse themselves into a new imagined environment created by personal experiences…


“Ascension” series, collage and mixed media on wood, by Ekua Holmes.

“Ascension” series, collage and mixed media on wood, by Ekua Holmes.


Egyptian Moments, Roxbury Connections at the AIC Center

The work of five Roxbury artists has traveled to Back Bay’s American Islamic Congress for Discover Roxbury’s latest exhibition, “Egyptian Moments, Roxbury Connections.” Inspired by Egypt but grounded in the artists’ Roxbury roots…


"Sabath Stroll," brass, by Nancy Schön.

"Sabath Stroll," brass, by Nancy Schön.


Less is More for Nancy Schön at Kolbo Fine Judaica Gallery

Familiar only with her public sculpture — namely one bronze mother duck and the trail of cheerful baby ducklings waddling along behind her in Boston Public Garden — I was intrigued by the radically different offering on view at Kolbo…


A Ball of Wax found in Provincetown gallery Windows this weekend

A Ball of Wax found in Provincetown gallery Windows this weekend


The International Encaustic Conference Hits Provincetown

The motto of this year’s Sixth International Encaustic Conference is “All Waxing, No Waning” and from the sound of things, there will be no waning at this year’s conference.


David Golber, VM '98 Hardanger Fiddle

David Golber, VM '98 Hardanger Fiddle


Back to Basics at North Bennet Street School

I have to admit something. Kindles/Reading tablets and their ilk frighten me. I know, one day I will probably have to use one, since book stores are closing left and right, but there is something precious about holding a book in your hands. The feel, the smell, wondering who has read the book before you, or, if you’re so lucky to have a first edition think about the history of that particular book and where it comes from. That is why I find the non-profit North Bennet Street School so fascinating.