Exhibits Production Gallery

Feb 10, 2016 Land and Water by Phyllis Ewen February 14–May 7, 2016 Spotlight Gallery (facing Roseland St) Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University College of Art and Design 1801 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA "Liminal Break 1" Water flows, seas rise, rivers flood and/or dry. Land is altered as a result of the natural movement of waters, wind, and seismic activity as well as the intervention of humankind. The... more
Feb 2, 2016 Our fundamental job as humans, cultural producers, creative thinkers and makers is to be aware of our own subjectivities and those of others. This exhibit highlights each participating artist’s interpretation of Black History, Black Empowerment, and racial injustices within a wide array of media. Participating Artists: Paul Goodnight, Lawrence Pierce, Destiny Palmer, Cedric Douglas, L'Merchie... more
Feb 2, 2016 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Artists’ books are a hybrid relative of the traditional book and visual art: we are challenged to see and comprehend their meaning not through one dimension, such as text, but through the merging and blending of all their elements: form, materials, color, texture, words and image. “Reading with the Senses” will be on view in the Roberts Gallery of the new Lesley University... more
Jan 26, 2016 Professional artists and designers comprise an important part of the teaching faculty at the Lesley University College of Art and Design, contributing valuable practical experience and guidance to students in and out of the classroom. “Directions” will feature artwork by adjunct faculty in all departments: Animation and Motion Media, Design, Fine Arts, Illustration and Photography. “Our adjuncts... more
Jan 22, 2016 Cambridge Community Television is a public access television and media organization that can provide residents with the tools they need to bring their important community messages to the people. Come to this Open House on February 23, 6:30PM, and learn all about the opportunities that exist here. There are ongoing weekly and monthly video productions lead by staff and members on topics from... more
Jan 15, 2016 Painter Rhonda Smith and printmaker Sarah Hulsey are turning cartography on its head. Their upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery, “Schemata,” showcases the artists’ different approaches to mapping as metaphor. Hulsey combines theoretical linguistics with historical diagrams to create pictorial representations of words and ideas, while Smith’s abstract paintings evoke geological forces in motion... more
Dec 11, 2015 “I’ve been interested in expressing humanity in the form of reconstructed stuffed animals,” says artist Jodi Colella. Inspired by her recent residency in Shenzhen, China, and by medieval bestiaries that assign symbolic virtues (and vices) to different species, Colella transforms children’s toys to address themes of identity, loss, and consumer culture. Shana Dumont Garr, author of Colella’s... more
Dec 9, 2015 Inspired by collected stories about trees, SymphonTree reflects on trees as totems of memory and as potent reminders of own responsibilities to the environment through interactive algorithmic musical compositions and data visualization. more
Nov 25, 2015 This show displays the creative talents that function behind the scenes to run children’s programs, art classes, community activities for seniors, and a neighborhood council. The variety of artwork (including prints, sculpture, drawings, paintings and more) affirms that creativity takes many forms and springs from many sources. more
Nov 10, 2015 Though we've been in the Port neighborhood of Cambridge for nearly a century, we're still always looking for opportunities to meet and connect with our neighbors new and old. We'd like to open our space to you for an opportunity to see and learn how our programs engage youth to use their creativity to transform their worlds. Come meet our youth and staff and hear how our contributions can help... more
Oct 27, 2015 See one of the oldest and most prestigious print exhibitions in the United States: the 2015 North American Print Biennial, which runs Nov. 8 to Dec. 12 at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center in Cambridge. Organized by the Boston Printmakers, an international fine art print association based in Boston, the 2015 Biennial features a spectrum of exciting prints, from the most cutting-edge,... more
Oct 26, 2015 Lesley University invites the public to celebrate Day of the Dead by bringing offerings and photographs of deceased loved ones on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. during an opening reception for a special exhibition. During the Mexican holiday of Day of the Dead, most village homes have beautiful altars (called “ofrendas”) decorated with candles, flowers, fruit, peanuts, plates of turkey mole,... more
Oct 13, 2015 Artist Michèle Fandel Bonner sees every label affixed to our clothing as “a little graphic that someone designed hoping for attention.” Bonner’s wall hangings and sculpture made from what Bonner calls “the castoffs of daily life”—including cherry pits, champagne caps, wooden spools, and, of course, clothing labels—are on display at the Chandler Gallery in her upcoming show entitled “Piecework.”... more
Oct 9, 2015 National Prize Show 2016 About Our Juror: Paul Ha is currently the Director of the List Visual Arts Center, the contemporary art museum at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Known for presenting experimental and timely exhibitions, the List also oversees the active MIT's Percent-for-Art program, which has created one the of the outstanding national collections of public art. The collection... more
Aug 6, 2015 Join us on Wednesday August 12 at 6 pm at the MIT Museum for a screening of work produced by teens in CCTV's Summer Media Institute. The Summer Media Institute, or SMI, is a six-week media arts and work experience program run in collaboration with the Mayor's Youth Employment Program and Cambridge Community Services' CityLinks Program. Since 1991, the Summer Media Institute, which is the... more
Jul 14, 2015 Grief may be a universal human emotion, but the expression of grief is highly individual, as evidenced by “Images of Grief and Healing” at the Chandler Gallery. The exhibit, juried by therapist and artist Emily Newmann and art educator Deborah Putnoi, presents artwork inspired by personal loss. The losses are many and varied, and each piece has a story of its own. Some artworks provide clues to... more
Jul 7, 2015 In/Sight celebrates the talent and diversity of the artists of Cambridge and Somerville in a mid-summer exhibition juried by Randi Hopkins, Associate Director of the Boston Center for the Arts. Lesley University’s College of Art and Design which moved to the new Lunder Arts Center this past winter will host work by 55 artists working in a wide variety of media from July 9th through August 9th.... more
Jun 9, 2015 Show of Artworks by members of the Forever Creative ClassA collaborative program of the Agassiz Baldwin CommunityOffered by Living Well Network and Maud Morgan Arts Printmaking Studio20 Sacramento Street       more
Jun 1, 2015 CAMBRIDGE, MA (June 1, 2015) – “When people look at encaustic work, they can’t help but touch it,” says Lola Baltzell, president of MassWax, the local chapter of International Encaustic Artists. Baltzell is curating an exhibition of encaustic prints by MassWax members, juried by Betty Bothereau, owner of L’Attitude Gallery. Baltzell describes encaustics as receptive to a wide array of mixed media... more
May 29, 2015 CAMBRIDGE, MA— Homeowner’s Rehab Executive Director Peter Daly and Program Manager Jennifer Jonassaint were among some 280 supporters and community leaders gathered this month to honor Bob Hurlbut, Executive Director of the Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF), who has announced his retirement after 21 years. The May 13 tribute at the Microsoft NERD Center raised around $220,000 in support of the... more
May 7, 2015 From a human perspective, honeybees are certainly one of the most important insects in the world. In addition to pollinating one-third of the food crops consumed by humans, bees have also helped people satisfy their sweet tooth cravings through honey production for centuries. Honeybees are highly social, fascinating colonial insects. This spring, the Harvard Museum of Natural History is welcoming... more

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