Spring 2018: April 27 - May 6

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BFCCPS Rocks!

April 27 at 8:00 am8:00 pm

Community members are welcome to design their own walk to contribute to the “BFCCPS Rocks Art Walk.”

Free

Vintage Camper Academy

April 27 at 9:00 am12:00 pm
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One event on April 29, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 4, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on May 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Each class will provide hands-on opportunities, professional demonstrations and an overview on the history of the RV industry (including vintage campers and modern units).

Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour

April 27 at 11:00 am12:00 pm

The Carle’s collection includes more than 7,000 objects, with a very small percentage on display in the galleries. Join us for a special program that not only includes a guided tour of The Carle’s current exhibitions, but a behind-the-scenes look in Collections to view works by artists including Leo Lionni, Arnold Lobel, Ashley Bryan and many others. This special tour is free with Museum admission, but reservations are required and limited to a total of 20 people. Credit: Eric Carle,…

To celebrate Artweek, The Cahoon Museum of American Art will be offering docent led "Spotlight" tours on Friday, April 27th at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. free with general admission.

$10

Painting Without Brushes!

April 27 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

Artist Elisandra Lopes will demonstrate painting through different methods, teaching participants how to create their own artwork using safe household materials such as Q-Tips and sponges.

Multi-Media Watercolor Explorations I

April 27 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm

What’s not to love about art that is accessible to all ages and ability levels and is perfect for group display!

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Spring Arts Showcase Featuring Airline

April 27 at 4:00 pm9:00 pm
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

Silver Lake High School visual and performing arts students will be teaming up to present Airline along side the annual Spring Art Showcase. Featured amongst the work will be student light painting photography, and for those adventurous souls there will be a studio for guests and visitors to try their hand at the light painting process too!

$10

MBACC Drop in Clay: Plates on the Wheel

April 27 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm

Specially designed for ArtWeek, this gives you a chance to learn how to use the potter's wheel and make clay plates. Big and small, plates useful for any snack or meal are much more fun when you make them yourself! This drop-in event is a great opportunity to work and play with clay.

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Out of the Woods

April 27 at 5:00 pm7:30 pm

Arborist Tim Pinzino of Bartlett Tree Experts in Osterville will give a talk about Arbor Day and tree care from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m before the “Out of the Woods” art exhibit opening reception at 5:30 p.m.

Free

Creative Arts Network, Inc., C.A.N. will kick-off ArtWeek with an open night exhibition & reception of works by Marina Katayeva.

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Open Studios: After Hours Reception

April 27 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Join the Brookline Arts Center in a special reception following day one of Brookline Open Studios! Enjoy light snacks and libations while getting to view unique, local works of art.

Free

Intro to Chinese Characters and Calligraphy

April 27 at 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Chinese characters are perhaps the most interesting, yet seemingly difficult, especially for non-Chinese speakers. Through this introductory session, the different principles behind the construction of Chinese characters will be introduced through examples. The relationship between pronunciation and intonations of a Chinese character will also be discussed. The session will also include a brief introduction of Chinese calligraphic styles and end with a hands-on experience of calligraphy.

$20

Multimedia Watercolor Explorations II

April 28 at 9:00 am12:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2018 at 9:00am

This free one-hour introductory level art event will introduce participants to several exciting watercolor techniques layered with marker, colored pencil, and pastel. 

Free

Museum of Dog

April 28 at 10:00 am6:00 pm

Celebrate the 2018 Lunar Year of the Dog at the opening of the Museum of Dog in North Adams.

Journaling Workshop for Artists and Writers

April 28 at 10:00 am4:00 pm

Just Imagine: Creative Storytelling in Journals and Sketchbooks.

$35

Open Studios at Plimoth WaterWorks

April 28 at 10:00 am4:00 pm

Guests will be entertained by a myriad of activities, including tours of open studios, games, meet and greets with artists, painting demonstrations and a comic book signing.

Free

A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio. Tour this historic building which will open early on April 28, 2018 in honor of ArtWeek!

$20

Playdate: What Makes Change Happen?

April 28 at 10:00 am4:00 pm

Explore the galleries, step inside the new Bank of America Art Lab installation by artist Saya Woolfalk and her daughter Aya, and create and add artworks that encourage hope and change.

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The Creative Arts Center invites you to our Open House, April 28 10-1pm. The Galleries and Studios will be abuzz with activities. Stop in and see Faculty members demonstrate their unique painting styles and techniques.

Free

The New England Quilt Museum (NEQM) is proud to host The Quilted Canvas II, an exhibition of works from America's most innovative and influential contemporary quilt artists of the 1970s: Molly Upton, Susan Hoffman, Beth Gutcheon and Jeffrey Gutcheon.

$9

The Art of Face Painting

April 28 at 11:00 am4:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 6, 2018 at 11:00am

Learn the art of face painting at the Hall Gallery in Falmouth. Special for ArtWeek, guests will be able to try their hand at creating their own designs and executing them.

Free

10th Annual Lexington Open Studios in Action

April 28 at 11:00 am5:00 pm
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One event on April 29, 2018 at 11:00am

Celebrate the 10th Annual Lexington Open Studios with visits to the 50+ artists who live, work, teach, create or are affiliated with the arts community in Lexington.

Free

Specially designed for ArtWeek, learn to make a unique clay tray for serving snacks and side-dishes. From slabs, we will decorate, cut, and assemble clay to create shallow rectangular pieces perfect for crackers & cheese, veggies, fruits and even non-food items!

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ArtSpace Maynard Gallery and Studios invite you to visit the Gallery, a 100-year school house, during ArtWeek on April 28. Acme Theater and printmakers will provide tours, Berit Strong Classical Gambist will be performing from  2-3 pm in the Gallery,  and Kay Hartung will be presenting an Artist’s Talk from 3-4 in the gallery.  Several of our artists will have their studios open for you to visit from 12-4. View the historic grounds and see the outdoor sculptures on display.

Free

Inebri-art Spring Pop-up Art Show

April 28 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm
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One event on April 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

Inebri-art is proud to invite you to our 4th bi-annual pop up art show which will include a live painting demonstration by artist Chris Mindal each day, special for ArtWeek.

Free

Hybrid Digital Home

April 28 at 12:00 pm4:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on May 6, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on April 29, 2018 at 12:00pm

Learn how to create art with new technologies! Computer platforms and coding are a foundational language for new ways of communicating.

Paper Marbling Demonstration

April 28 at 12:00 pm5:00 pm

At her eponymous gallery in Great Barrington, Lauren Clark will be demonstrating the ancient craft of Turkish Paper Marbling. A hit with adults and children alike, everyone loves to see the magic of marbling!

Free

Walk + Talk with Photographer Bill Franson

April 28 at 1:00 pm4:00 pm

The historic landscape of Appleton Farms, the oldest continuously operating farm in America, has long fascinated photographer Bill Franson.

Free

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