The 2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition is a juried show that exhibits emerging artists of all ages at the Cambridge Art Association’s Kathryn Schultz Gallery from July 9-26, 2019. This exhibition is juried by Chanel Thervil, a Haitian-American artist and educator who has been recently making a splash in Boston via her public art, portraiture, and collaborations with institutions like MassArt’s Center for Art & Community Partnerships, The Boston Children’s Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts.
In this lecture, Tony Lewis, a Chicago-based artist, and Matt Saunders, an artist and the Harris K. Weston Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard, will discuss various practices and techniques of drawing.
Join renowned artist Andy Goldsworthy as he discusses his deCordova installation Watershed (expected to open this fall) in connection to his explorations of the effects of time, the relationship between humans and their natural surroundings, and the beauty in loss and regeneration.
The notion of the 19th century American Sublime has its roots in European Romanticism. Contemporary artists have many reasons to eschew the notion of the sublime, yet it persists today. Perhaps we need something beyond ourselves and beyond the circumstances that we find our world to be in.
Explore the landscape both in and out of the gallery with Guest Artist, Wilhelm Neusser. This talk is in conjunction with Pastoral Present, a project in which he responds with his new paintings to a salon-style exhibition of nineteenth-century paintings from the museum's permanent collection. Neusser's contribution is part of a new body of work that he created in response to specific Hudson River School paintings on view.
Ericka Beckman’s has forged a signature visual language in film, video, installation, and photography. Her moving image works are structured according to the logic of child’s play, games, folklore, or fairy tales, and populated by archetypical characters and toy-like props in bright, primary colors.
Participating Artists: Marina Leybishkis, Nyugen Smith and Zsuzsanna Szegedi-Varga. Stories of origin cannot exist without a language to tell them in, without a tongue to carry the words. In the Words, In the Bones is an exhibition about inherited identities as grounded in language and in the body.
On May 8 at 7pm Exhibiting artists Julia Shepley and Marilu Swett, will discuss and show examples of their working processes following a preview reception from 6-7pm.
Vic Brooks, Senior Curator of Time-Based Visual Art at EMPAC, and Lumi Tan, Curator at The Kitchen, discuss their curatorial practices in conversation with artist Sara Magenheimer. Tan organized Magenheimer's I Collected Neglected Venoms at The Kitchen (2019) and Brooks organized Bloopers #1 at EMPAC (2014).
Mozambican filmmaker Inadelso Cossa’s work reaches different phases of Africa’s, particularly Mozambique’s, history from a personal perspective. Exploring the Colonial, Post Colonial, Independence, and Post Civil War periods, Cossa finds it his duty to document what he refers to as ‘acts of memory.’
Join artist Eli Brown, whose work is featured in deCordova New England Biennial 2019, as he leads an artist talk and interactive workshop. He will be discussing his Museum of Queer Ecologies, a wide-ranging project that extends queer theory into ecological studies.
On the occasion of the exhibtion opening for "On the Wall: Elizabeth Corkery" join us for an Artist Talk & Guest Scholar Presentation featuring Elizabeth Corkery and A. Melissa Venator, 2016–19 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow at Harvard Art Museums.
he Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions: Panel Discussion and Closing Reception with Curator and Artists at the Mills
In The Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions, curator and artist, Maya Erdelyi, highlights contemporary animators who create physical works as part of their practice (both process and product) along with fine artists who experiment with animation.
Join us for the 2019 Paul J. Cronin Memorial Lecture featuring acclaimed artist Krzysztof Wodiczko. Wodiczko is renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monuments that address themes of trauma, collective memory, and the power of mass media to disseminate and manipulate information.
For five years British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews traveled through the countries surrounding the Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Russia, and Iran. In images that range from stark and elemental to lush and mysterious, she recorded the vastly diverse peoples, politics, and geography of Central Asia, centering always on the great inland sea.
Antwaun Sargent will make the case for the power of black art and design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
The notion of “many” is powerful. When presented with multiple images, the viewer tends to pause and look. Hundreds of something conjures a sense of commitment. Time invested in a concept speaks to dedication. Artists Kimberly Becker, Michèle Fandel Bonner, and Elena Brunner will speak about their work.
From worshiping nature to interfering with it on a vast scale -- we, humans, are in the thick of it. Take a walk around this altered landscape with these 3 photographers, to find an enchanted world of our own creation.
Gerry Bergstein and Allison Grey talk about Julie S. Graham's life and legacy at the site of her current exhibition at Kingston Gallery.
Photographer Sharon Harper and Moon researcher Yaray Ku will present their particular projects and discuss with each other how they in their respective fields, explore meaning from observation of phenomena on and beyond the Earth (the Moon) and how meaning is brought back to this sphere.
David Brooks’ sculptures and installations are concerned with humans’ relationships to both the natural world and the built environment. His work investigates how cultural concerns cannot be divorced from the natural world, while also questioning the terms under which nature is perceived and utilized.
Michael Eden is a maker whose work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art, exploring contemporary themes through the redesign of historical, culturally familiar objects utilizing digital manufacturing and materials.
The pattern of ice crystals on a window pane conjure images of frozen landscapes in these works. They, with the sight of bare trees thrusting through layers of sand create the bending of natural forms to produce illusions that call into question reality.