Exhibits Production Gallery

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
May 6, 2015 Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice celebration. Enjoy a fun evening of telescope viewings, music, dance, food, and hands-on activities for all ages, with free evening admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and Harvard Museum of Natural History.... more
Apr 28, 2015 For anyone who is despondent over the state of today’s youth “From the Studios: Artwork by ABC and MMA Students” at the Chandler Gallery provides a hopeful perspective on the next generation. The outpouring of youthful creativity from students enrolled in Maud Morgan Arts classes and the Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool program is charming: when given the opportunity to make animal benches, students... more
Apr 21, 2015 The Illustrators of The Lesley University College of Art and Design have come together to present WunderHaus, an ephemeral salon and shop by the Class of 2015. Come and celebrate the work of the graduating class in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration program. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 7th from 6:00 - 9:00pm. VanDernoot Gallery Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:00 pm-5... more
Apr 9, 2015 Enjoy a dynamic exhibition featuring the work of 10 artist-scholars whose creations span a variety of light-dependent genres including film, installation, alternative processes, printmaking, cut paper, digital color and integrated media. The free exhibition highlights the thesis projects of the MFA in Photography program at the Lesley University College of Art and Design. The show is on view from... more
Mar 27, 2015 To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, Lesley University will host an Autism Symposium and Art Show in April featuring artists JB Finnerty, Jessica Park and John Williams. Finnerty’s works include whimsical watercolors and abstract paintings that explore graffiti-like, symbolic images. His paintings are oversized and colorful, as he connects colors, shapes and symbols in ways that are often... more
Mar 20, 2015 Just Around the (Charles) Riverbend Celebrating 40 years of the Riverbend Park Trust and the legacy of Isabella Halsted Show dates: July 7-August 27, 2015 at University Place Gallery Reception & Awards: Friday, July 10, 6-8pm End of show pick-up: Friday, August 28, 11am-5pm History of the Riverbend Park Trust: In 1974, Cambridge resident Isbella Halsted proposed the idea of a traffic-free... more

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