Exhibits Production Gallery

Aug 23, 2016 “I wanted to challenge myself to represent water in unexpected ways,” says artist Wendy Prellwitz. The paintings and monotypes in her upcoming show at the Chandler Gallery juxtapose night with day, solidity with fluidity, and the concrete with the unknowable while depicting water in abstracted textures and shades of magenta, orange and black. The exhibition is part of the annual Spirit Awards... more
Aug 19, 2016 Please join us for the gala opening of the exhibition Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty. 100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit scholarships for talented art students who have significant financial need in order to achieve their dreams of a college education and a career in the arts. Join arts, fashion, and business leaders for an evening of fine food and wine, music, a silent auction of... more
Aug 2, 2016 Please join CCTV's Summer Media Institute for a screening of their work on Thursday, August 11 at 6 pm. more
Aug 2, 2016 Maud Morgan Arts faculty members Jasmine Baetz, Nina Berinstein, Rachel Eng, Jessica Gaddis, Zachary Mickelson, and Tiffany Playford showcase the versatility of ceramics in this group show. Their diverse styles encompass pottery (both functional and decorative), sculpture, mixed media, and clay “paintings.” Gallery hours 10am-5pm. Opening reception August 18, 6-8pm. more
Jun 24, 2016 We are bearing witness to the highest level of mass migration in human history. The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that conflict, generalized violence, and human rights violations couple with drought, disease, and a lack of work, shelter, food, and clean water has forcibly displaced over 58 million people. This number is much higher when... more
Jun 24, 2016 Join Lesley University and the College of Art and Design in celebrating the work of Irving Penn. Saturday, October 1 in the Lunder Arts Center, Faculty from the Photography department will be photographing viewers of the Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty Exhibition. The faculty will echo the stylized portraiture made famous by Penn in the twentieth century. Penn's portraiture successfully described the... more
Jun 21, 2016 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Lunder Arts Center 1801 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02140 For more information about the exhibition and other events visit lesley.edu/penn. Lecture featuring Merry Foresta, Curator of Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty The exhibition has been curated by Merry Foresta, guest curator for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A catalogue, co-published by The Irving Penn... more
Jun 21, 2016 “Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty” will be the first-ever major exhibition of Penn’s work in the Boston metropolitan area, and this exhibit’s only appearance in New England. The free exhibition opens Sept. 10 in the university’s new Lunder Arts Center in Porter Square, Cambridge. Irving Penn (1917–2009) is known for his iconic fashion, portrait, and still life images, many of which appeared in Vogue... more
Jun 21, 2016 Part I Presented at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery June 30 – July 29, 2016 Reception | Friday, July 8, 5-7pm Part II Presented at University Place Gallery June 30 – September 3, 2016Reception | Friday, July 8, 5-7pm Prizes presented at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery 6:30pm Awards presented by | Ali Ringenburg, Sloane Merrill Gallery | Denise Jillson & Bill Manley, Harvard Square Business... more
Jun 13, 2016 “We are all weavers of images above and below the surface,” says Eleanor Rubin, one of the three artists featured in the Chandler Gallery’s upcoming show, “Intention and Chance: Evolving Images by Constance Jacobson, Eleanor Rubin, and Susan Schmidt.” The exhibition title refers to the printmaking process—which each artist uses—and to the ways that the artist’s objectives interact with factors... more
Jun 5, 2016 Boston ACT-SO kicks off its run of monthly, summer shows and accompanying programs for new art appreciators, with a presentation of Paul Goodnight's work. 5:30pm-6:00pm Establishing Meaningful and Purposeful Relationships Between Collectors & Artists 6:00pm-8:00pm Opening: The Art of Paul Goodnight To RSVP: http://paulgoodnight.eventbrite.com/ more
May 27, 2016 You are invited to a screening of films produced by teens in CCTV's Youth Media Program. Prior to the start of the screening, teens will host a reception in the Karen Aqua Gallery, where their photography will be on exhibit through June 22. 6 pm- 6:30 pm: Reception in the Gallery 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm: Screening of Youth Films more
May 13, 2016 These works remind adults what it means to have fun. Clay animals, wooden marble runs, and a robot who serves cups for water are the creations of students at Maud Morgan Arts and Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool. The artists, ranging in age from kindergarten through 8th grade, offer perspectives that older artists can mimic and aspire to, but can no longer truly possess. The variety of mediums... more
May 4, 2016 Lesley University presents “Sincerely,” a graduate exhibition by the bachelor of fine arts (BFA) candidates in the College of Art and Design photography department. “Sincerely” is a testament to the graduating students’ achievements and exploration of photography and contemporary practice as they prepare to further their careers in the arts and arts-related fields. Join us on Thursday, May 12... more
Apr 8, 2016 High school is not often a picturesque time of life, but the students in Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s first ever AP photography class have found many moments worth recording. According to instructor Debi Milligan, the analog and digital photographs feature a range of subjects including “landscape, architecture, urban landscape, portraiture, fashion, street photography, [and] still life.”... more
Mar 9, 2016 Lesley University announces a sculpture and installation exhibition by local artist Debra Weisberg in the VanDernoot Gallery, from March 22 to April 16. Link: http://www.lesley.edu/NewsDetail.aspx?id=25381 The show’s name is derived from the Greek “merimna,” which means care or concern, and “mermeros,” which means causing anxiety or mischievous. Weisberg uses materials such as torn inked rice... more
Mar 8, 2016 Lesley University announces “Emerging Talents: High School Photography Programs,” an exhibition celebrating local faculty and student work, on view in the Raizes Gallery of the new Lunder Arts Center from March 24 to April 14. The Photography Department at Lesley University College of Art and Design is pleased to present this inaugural show to showcase the talent of high school faculty and... more
Mar 3, 2016 The space that separates two opposites is filled with tension, humor, and paradoxes, as evidenced by the artwork in the Chandler Gallery’s upcoming “Small Works Salon 2016: Thesis/Antithesis.” Juried by artist Gerry Bergstein, the exhibition features sculpture, paintings, photographs, and prints that fuse two contradictory ideas such as realism and fantasy, movement and stillness, or sincerity... more
Mar 1, 2016 Thursday, April 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM A panel including guest curator Ruth Rogers, book artist Robin Price, SMFA librarian and artist book curator Darin Murphy, moderated by Deborah Davidson. Each of the three speakers will address this question in their thinking and work and will each have the opportunity to show images of work from their respective exhibits, collections or their own... more
Mar 1, 2016 Art students from the Boston area are invited to create a book (in any way they choose), in response to the exhibit Reading With the Senses. The books will be shown in a Pop-up exhibition on April 14, as part of the evening celebrating the show, which also includes a panel discussion with curators and book artists. Students should respond to one of the 9 ideas below, which are grouped in the 3... more
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