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ACME FINE ART
Address: 38 Newbury St, 4th floor, Boston, MA
Acme Fine Art buys and sells modern American artwork, specializing in fauvism, cubism, abstraction, surrealism, regionalism, abstract expressionism, and post-painterly abstraction done between 1900 and 1980. Open Tues-Fri from 11 am-5:30 pm (until 7:30 pm on the first Fri of every month), on Sat from 11 am-5 pm, and by appointment.
Address: 38 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: OCT 4 THROUGH OCT 29 Just The Elements: New Paintings (Anne Neeley)
Founded in 1967, this gallery began as a non-profit organization determined to represent the best in contemporary artwork in the Boston area. Current exhibitions include works from other areas of the country, as well as other time periods. Artwork on paper, mixed media, and sculpture is represented as well as painted work. Located one block from the Arlington stop on the Green Line. Open Tues-Thurs from 10 am-5 pm, and by appointment.
Address: 129 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 29 new paintingg by Bill Fisher OCT 2 THROUGH 31 Paul BalmerNOV 4 THROUGH 29 Victoria AdamsDEC 2 through 30 Joanne Mattera and Anne Lilly
Open Mon-Sat from 11 am-5:30 pm. Artist receptions run Fri 5-7 pm unless otherwise noted.
ARLINGTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Address: 41 Foster St, Arlington, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 26 Brian Lewandowski (Tufts Street Gallery)OCT 1 THROUGH 31 Arlingon Open Studios Group Show (Tufts Street Gallery)OCT 1 THROUGH NOV 9 Arlington Open Studios Group Show (Gibbs Gallery) NOV 3 THROUGH 14 ACA Fall Student Exhibit (Tufts Street Gallery)NOV 17 THROUGH JAN 23 Teen Art Exhibit (Gibbs Gallery) NOV 24 THROUGH JAN 12 Devon Govoni (Tufts Street Gallery)
Established in 1988, the Arlington Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization specializing in education and awareness through the sharing of music and artwork, and operates in conjunction with Gibbs Gallery. Children’s workshops, lectures, and online poetry are just some of more than 250 programs the Arlington Center offers. Open Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm.
ARTFUL HAND GALLERIES
Address: 36 Copley Place, 100 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
This modest gallery specializes in handicraft artwork, including jewelry, ceramics, handblown glass, and wooden furniture. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-9 pm, and on Sun from 11 am-6 pm. Secondary location in Chatham. Call 508.945.5681.
Address: First Congregational Church of Hyde Park, 6 Webster St, Cambridge, MA
Artists-at-Large is a non-profit gallery that has taken up residence at Riverside Theatre Works, which maintains a permanent collection and hosts bi-monthly exhibits. Hyde Park Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall hosts the gallery’s musical events, which range from contemporary jazz performances to more eclectic sessions. The hall hosts musical workshops every Mon night at 8 pm, donations suggested.
ART MARKET GALLERY
Address: 36 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA
Owned by visual artist P. Hudson and based in artists’ co-operatives, the Art Market Gallery supports “self-motivated” emerging and established artists, often with an environmental focus. Open Thurs and Fri from 4-7 pm, on Sat from noon-6 pm, and on Sun from noon-5 pm.
Address: 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA
Formerly The Gallery @ Green Street, AXIOM exclusively exhibits artists working in new media.
BARBARA KRAKOW GALLERY
Address: 10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 7 “The Sum of Its Parts”THROUGH OCT 15 Print Publisher’s Spotlight: “Solo Impression” (works by Elaine Reichek)
Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm.
Address: 4 Clarendon St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH NOV 1 Jennifer Harrison: “Signs of Life”NOV 12 THROUGH JAN 3 Spindleworks: 30th Anniversary
Located in the South End and featuring contemporary work by self-taught artists. Open Tue-Sat from 11 am-6 pm, or by appointment.
BERWICK RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Address: 14 Palmer St, Roxbury, MA
Located in Dudley Square, the Berwick Research Institute is a non-profit organization run by and for artists “outside the commercial world.” Educational programs are also offered, as well as local and international artwork. Call for hours.
BETH URDANG GALLERY
Address: 129 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Features contemporary American paintings. Open Tues-Sun from 10:30 am-5:30 pm.
BOSTON ARCHITECTURAL CENTER
Address: 320 Newbury St, Boston, MA
McCormick Gallery is located inside the Boston Architectural Center, where classes, workshops, and lectures are also held. Gallery hours are Mon-Thurs 9 am-10 pm, Fri and Sat 9 am-5 pm, and Sun noon-5 pm.
Address: 10-1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT 17 THROUGH NOV 29 Sculptor Albert Wein
Members and scholars are invited to this distinguished art gallery. Open on Mon from 9 am-8 pm, Tues-Fri from 9 am-5 pm, and on Sat from 9 am-4 pm.
BOSTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Address: 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA
A hub of artistic activity in Boston, the BCA offers exhibitions, performances, concerts, and poetry readings. Subsidized work space is also available in the form of studios, rehearsal space, and theaters. The Cyclorama, built in 1884 (to display a wrap-around mural of the Battle of Gettysburg), is used for exhibitions, performances, and community events. It also houses the Music Center of Boston and the Art Connection. The Tremont Estates Building houses artists’ studios and the Mills Gallery. BCA Administrative Offices are open Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm. See weekly Phoenix listings or visit the BCA Web site for schedules.
BOSTON SCULPTORS GALLERY
Address: 486 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 5 Maggie Stark and Chris FrostOCT 8 THROUGH NOV 9 Robert Schelling and Caroline BagenalNOV 15 THROUGH DEC 21 Charles Jones and David Naito
Media-acclaimed gallery for solo sculpture exhibitions. Open Wed-Sun from noon-6 pm.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY GALLERIES AND EXHIBITIONS
Address: 771, 775, 808, and 855 Comm Ave, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH NOV Atomic After-Image
The Art Gallery at Boston University, a former Cadillac-Olds dealership, showcases work of both national and international artists, plus students. Regular panel discussions and gallery lectures. Open Tues-Fri from 10 am-5 pm, and on Sat and Sun from 1-5 pm. Free public admission.
Address: 1 Fitchburg St, Somerville, MA
One of the oldest galleries in Greater Boston and the only non-profit art gallery in Somerville, the Brickbottom Gallery is dedicated to keeping creative expression and appreciation alive in the Greater Boston area. Free admission.
BRUSH ART GALLERY
Address: 256 Market St, Lowell, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 26 Art Quilts Lowell 2008: A National Juried ExhibitionNOV 9 THROUGH JAN 11 The Winners’ Circle
The Brush is currently the professional home to many local artists, whose studios are open to the public. The front gallery (a restored mill) holds ongoing exhibits throughout the year. Open Tues through Sat from 11 am-4 pm, Sun noon-4 pm. Free admission.
CAMBRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION
Address: 25 Lowell St and 124 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, MA
Web: THROUGH SEP 25 64th Annual Fall Salon
The Kathryn Schultz Gallery at the CAA is open Tues through Sat from 11 am-5 pm. The University Place Gallery (124 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge) is open Mon-Fri from 9 am-6 pm, and on Sat from 9 am-1 pm. Exhibits are in both galleries.
CAMBRIDGE MULTICULTURAL ARTS CENTER
Address: 41 Second St, Cambridge, MA
The Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center provides a facility for artists and guests who may not otherwise have access to artwork exhibition. Open Mon-Fri from 10 am-6 pm.
CARPENTER CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS
Address: 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA
Web: SEPT 15 THROUGH OCT 23 Visiting Faculty 2008-2009OCT 2 THROUGH DEC 7 “Lossless” by Rebecca Baron and Doug GoodwinNOV 6 THROUGH JAN 24 Paul Chan’s “Three Easy Pieces”
Located on the campus of Harvard University, the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts is the only building in the US designed by the architect known as Le Corbusier. Along with art exhibition, the building houses the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies and the Harvard Film Archive. Open Mon-Sat from 9 am-11 pm, and on Sun from noon-11 pm. Free.
CARROLL AND SONS GALLERY
Address: 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
Formerly the Bernard Toale Gallery, Carroll and Sons specializes in contemporary art of all medias. Open Tues-Sat from 10:30 am-5:30 pm. Take the Orange Line to New England Medical Center, Red Line to Broadway, or Green Line to Copley Square or Arlington.
Address: 129 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 27 Steve Hollinger: What’s LeftOCT 2 THROUGH OCT 6 Toronto International Art FairOCT 1 THROUGH OCT 27 Bernd HaussmannNOV 5 THROUGH NOV 29 Marcia MyersDEC 3 THROUGH DEC 27 George Gabin
Featuring contemporary narrative, figurative, and abstract paintings by prominent American artists. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-6 pm (closes at 5:30 after Oct 31).
CITY HALL GALLERIES
Address: 1 City Hall Plaza, Boston
Boston’s City Hall features the Mayor’s Art Gallery on the 5th floor of City Hall and the Scollay Square Gallery in the main lobby on the third floor of City Hall. Open Mon- Fri from 8:30 am-5:30 pm.
CONCORD ART ASSOCIATION
Address: 37 Lexington Rd, Concord, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 12 Roddy CompetitionOCT Katie SluderNOV M.A. Bramhall
Permanent collection includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, and objects collected by the American Impressionist painter Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, the gallery’s founder, in the early years of the Concord Art Association. Special exhibits, classes, and kids’ workshops also offered. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-4 pm, and on Sun from noon-4 pm. Free.
COPLEY SOCIETY OF ART
Address: 158 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 18 Robert Maloney & Sean Thomas:On the GridTHROUGH NOV 15 Co|So Artists A-Z: Rush
The Copley Society of Art, founded in 1879, says it’s the oldest non-profit art association in America and represents more than 700 artists nationwide. Bi-level galleries allow for multiple exhibitions, workshops, and events. Open Tues-Sat from 11 am-6 pm, and on Sun and Mon from noon-5 pm.
DEPOT SQUARE GALLERY
Address: 1837 Mass Ave, Lexington, MA
Established in 1981, Depot Square Gallery is the oldest co-operative gallery in the Boston area. Divided into three sections, dubbed galleries A, B, and C, this venue allows for multiple exhibitions including once-a-month live jazz performances. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm, and on Sun from noon-5 pm.
FINE ARTS WORK CENTER
Address: 24 Pearl St, Provincetown, MA
Web: SEPT 12 THROUGH SEP 24 MassArt MFA Student Thesis ExhibitionSEPT 26 THROUGH OCT 7 Outer Cape Artists
Founded in 1968, this gallery was built to support local artists and houses the work of 500 artists from the US and beyond. Along with exhibits at the Hudson D. Walker Gallery, the FAWC offers workshops and lectures. Open Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm, and on Sat-Sun from 11 am-3 pm. Free.
FORT POINT ARTS COMMUNITY GALLERY
Address: 300 Summer St M1, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT 14 THROUGH 20 Postgig: A Compilation of Music PostersSEPT 18 THROUGH 24 Open Studios Group ShowOCT 31 THROUGH DEC 5 Trademark
The gallery includes a public gallery as well as 33 floors of artist residency. Along with regular exhibitions, the gallery also hosts an annual Open Studios, held in the artist residency. Open Mon-Wed from 9 am-3:30 pm, Thu-Fri from 9 am-10 pm, and on Sat 5-10 pm.
FRAMINGHAM STATE COLLEGE
Address: Mazmanian Gallery, College Center, Rm 315, Framingham, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 21 Faculty ShowOCT 1 THROUGH OCT 19 paintings and drawings by Mira GirardOCT 29 THROUGH NOV 9 childrens’ book Illustrations by Mark Rogalski and Steven KelloggNOV 19 THROUGH DEC 14 photography and sculpture by John Budz, Gary Duehr, and Cynthia Swanson
All Mazmanian exhibits are open free to the public, other events may require a cover charge. Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-5 pm.
GALLERY ANTHONY CURTIS
Address: 325 Franklin St Suite 1, Cambridge, MA,
Web: THROUGH SEPT 20 recent works by Gloria A. Adams
Co-founded by Anthony Shu and Curtis Rudbart, Gallery Anthony Curtis is a premier exhibition arena for artsts whose work draws inspiration from global aesthetics and sentiments that make transcendent cultural impact.
Address: 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 11 color photographs by Amy MontaliTHROUGH OCT 11 “Rectitude,” black and white photographs by Jess T. Dugan
On October 14, Kayafas will be doubling its exhibition space this year with a move to a larger gallery. September exhibits will appear in the current space.
Address: 67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH SEP 27 “Rock 'n Tree” by Ken Beck OCT 3 THROUGH NOV 1 “One of Each” by Garry Knox BennettNOV 7 THROUGH DEC 13 new paintings by Peter Brooke
The gallery’s primary focus is exhibiting work of New England artists, but Naga also works in conjunction with Clark Gallery to represent unique and limited-edition furniture from artists across the nation. Take the Green Line to Arlington or Copley Square. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm.
GASP (GALLERY ARTISTS STUDIO PROJECTS)
Address: 362-4 Boylston St, Brookline, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 18 “The Tongue of Shadows,” by Catherine Bolduc, Danielle Sauve and Louise Viger
A space for artistic exchange where artists will explore and propose new possibilities for contemporary practices. Open Thurs-Sat from 11am-5 pm and Sun-Wed by appointment
Address: 60-62 Harvard St, Brookline, MA
Established in 1995, Gateway is the first gallery in the Boston area to exclusively exhibit the work of artists with disabilities. Open Mon-Fri from 9 am-4:30 pm, and on Sat from noon-5 pm.
HAMILL GALLERY OF AFRICAN ART
Address: 2164 Washington St, Boston, MA
Devoted to the underlying beliefs and values of African art. Pieces on display include African currency, dolls, costumes, masks, and musical instruments. Open Thurs-Sat from noon-6 pm, and on Sun from noon-5 pm.
Address: 53 Mt. Auburn St, Cambridge, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT Naga
Specializing in ethnographic art and antiquities: African, Pacific Islands, pre-Columbian, and American-Indian art. Open Wed-Sat from noon-6 pm, on Thurs from noon-7 pm, and by appointment.
INTERNATIONAL POSTER GALLERY
Address: 205 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Founded in 1994, the International Poster Gallery features one of the world’s largest collections (more than 10,000) of original vintage posters from around the world. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-6 pm, and on Sun from noon-6 pm.
JUDI ROTENBERG GALLERY
Address: 130 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 12 “All American” by Dave ColeOCT 16 THROUGH NOV 16 Essential Jason Berger
An “open and unintimidating” environment meant to create meaningful connections between artists, collectors, curators, and visitors. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-6 pm and Sun from 1-5 pm.
JUDY ANN GOLDMAN FINE ART
Address: 14 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Contemporary American Art and appraisal services. Hours by appointment.
Address: 450 Harrison Ave #43, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT Annual Members’ ShowOCT Rose OlsonNOV Sharon Pierce
Located in the SOWA district of Boston’s South End, the Kingston Gallery is a home for alternative artwork of emerging artists. Each month, the Main Gallery presents a solo exhibition of a member’s artwork. Open Tues-Sat from noon-5 pm or by appointment.
Address: 25 Main St, Concord, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 30 ceramic sculpture by Tim RowanOCT 4 THROUGH OCT 27 “The View from Denmark,”Contemporary Danish Ceramics NOV 6 THROUGH NOV 9 SOFA Chicago
Exhibits of handmade American crafts, especially ceramics, glass, wood, and jewelry. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-6 pm, Thurs from 10 am-7 pm, and Sun from noon-5 pm.
Address: 555 East 2nd St, South Boston, MA
Web: SEPT THROUGH OCT Jacques Louis VidalOCT THROUGH NOV Cristina Toro
Open Wed-Sun 11 am-6 pm.
LEFT BANK GALLERY
Address: 8 Cove Rd, Orleans, MA
Web: SEPT 13 AND 14 Meg LittleNOV 8 THROUGH JAN 31 “Small Treasures”
MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIES
Address: 77 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: OPENING NOV 1 Philippe BerthoOPENING DEC 5 Liudmila Kondakova
Specializing in the exhibition of original artwork, sculpture, and limited-edition graphics. The Galleries houses fine art by the likes of Picasso and Andy Warhol. Open Mon-Thurs from 10 am-6 pm, on Fri and Sat from 10 am-8 pm, and on Sun 11 from am-7 pm.
MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART
Address: 621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
Comprises Arnheim Gallery, the Bakalar and Paine galleries, the Doran Gallery, the President’s Gallery, the Student Life Gallery, the Godine Family Gallery, and the Tower Gallery. Galleries are free and open to the public. Open Mon-Fri from 10 am-6 pm, and on Sat 11 am-5 pm.
Address: 8 Newbury St, 2nd floor, Boston, MA
Web: SEP Daniel RobinsonOCT Karen ClarkeNOV “Two of the Ten”DEC Joseph Solman
Founded in 1994 by Amnon Goldman, Mercury Gallery began with a focus on the artwork of the exclusive New York expressionist group known as The Ten. Today, the gallery accommodates the sculpture, ceramics, and paintings of expressionist contemporaries and predecessors. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm, and by appointment.
MIT LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER
Address: 20 Ames St, Building E15, Atrium level, Cambridge, MA
Web: THROUGH NOV 21 Recent Gifts to the Student Loan Art CollectionOCT 11 THROUGH JAN 4 Adel Abdessemed: Situation And Practice
Located on the first floor of the Wiesner Building at MIT, the LVAC has an obvious focus on science and technology. Permanent collection includes more than 1200 sculptures, paintings, photographs, and prints. Open Tues, Fri, Sat, and Sun from noon-6 pm, and on Thurs from noon-8 pm.
Address: 358 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 30 “Flotilla” by Tom Loeser
Specializes in the exhibition of jewelry, metals, textile, beadwork, ceramics, glass, furniture, paintings, and mixed media. Open Tues-Fri from 11 am-6 pm, on Sat from 10 am-5 pm, and by appointment.
Address: 725 Harrison Ave, Suite One, Boston, MA
This self-proclaimed “home for experimental work in all media” is celebrating 30 years in Boston. Call for hours.
MONTSERRAT COLLEGE OF ART
Address: 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
Phone: 978.921.4242, ext. 1319
Web: THROUGH SEPT 27 Christopher Broughton, Works on Paper, 2001-2008 (Carol Schlosberg)THROUGH SEPT 27 “Terrarium,” New Work by Karen Gelardi (301)THROUGH SEPT 27 “Quartet” by Gary Duehr (frame 301)THROUGH OCT 26 “Many Kinds of Nothing” (Montserrat)
Montserrat College of Art includes five established galleries: the Montserrat Gallery and the Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery (open Mon-Thurs from 10 am-5 pm, and on Fri from 10 am-1 pm), the student-run Bear Gallery, the 301 Gallery (301 Cabot St), and the frame 301 (23 Essex St).
NEW ART CENTER
Address: 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 26 Material MeditationNOV 14 THROUGH DEC 14 Icons + Altars -- 15th Annual Benefit Exhibition
The New Art Center in Newton holds numerous classes and workshops, taught by a staff of 40 artists. Galleries include the Main Gallery and the Holzwasser Gallery. Holzwasser Gallery currently houses work by artists in the Post Modern Assemblage Class taught by John Murray. The Main Gallery is wheelchair accessible. Open Mon-Fri from 9 am-5 pm and on Sat-Sun from 1-5 pm. Free.
NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Address: 537 Comm Ave, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 3 NESOP 40th Anniversary Show: Professional Photography Program and Applied Program AlumniOCT 6 THROUGH NOV 7 “Skin Deep,” An exploration of intimate moments (Jonathan Stark)NOV 10 THROUGH DEC 19 Zia Ayub, Alternative Approach In Silver Printing
NESOP’s Center for Photographic Exhibitions showcases work by students and faculty, as well as established professional photographers. Open to the public during school hours.
Address: 179 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm and by appointment.
Address: 450 Harrison Ave #57, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 27 Ben Sloat, “I'm Not Like Other Guys”
Open Tues-Sat from 11am-5:30 pm.
Address: 119 Chelmsford St, Lowell, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 28 “Mask,” Noredin Morgan, Debra Bretton Robinson, Eugene Vining Elementary School
Promotes contemporary and new media art through exhibitions, performances, and community-based arts services.
OUT OF THE BLUE ART GALLERY
Address: 106 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA
Web: SEPT “Towers” works in acrylic by Persi Narvaez
Out of the Blue Gallery, established in 1996, is run by local artists to encourage the sharing of art. The gallery has a number of satellite locations, including the Middle East Restaurant (480 Mass Ave, Cambridge). Typically open Mon, Tues, and Thurs-Sat from noon-6 pm, and on Wed and Sun from noon-10 pm, but call ahead to make sure.
PANOPTICON GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Address: 502c Comm Ave, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 29 “Then . . . Absence: Images from the Ninth Ward, New Orleans,” photographs by John RosenthalTHROUGH OCT 6 “The Whole World Was Watching: Images from the 1968 Chicago Riots,” photographs by Ron Pownall
Panopticon, established in 1971, specializes in 20th-century American photography, and is one of the oldest galleries to do so. Located in the Hotel Commonwealth. Open Tues-Fri from 11 am-6 pm, and Sat 11 am-5 pm.
Address: 38 Newbury St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA
Features a cross-section of contemporary art in a variety of media, ranging from representational paintings, prints, and drawings to contemporary photography and handmade books. Open Tues-Fri from 10 am-5:30 pm, on Sat from 11 am-5 pm, and by appointment. Free.
PHOTOGRAPHIC RESOURCE CENTER
Address: Boston University, 832 Comm Ave, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT 19 THROUGH OCT 19 Benefit Auction Preview Exhibitions
The Photographic Resource Center at Boston University is an independent non-profit organization committed to the representation and appreciation of local photography. The gallery hosts six to eight major exhibits per year, and also displays the work of BU faculty and students. The PRC operates two exhibit locations, one at 832 Comm Ave (the PRC Gallery), the other at 808 Comm Ave (the 808 Gallery). Monthly online exhibitions. Open Tues, Wed, and Fri from 10 am-6 pm, on Thurs from 10 am-8 pm, and on Sat and Sun from noon-5 pm. Admission is $3 non-members, $2 students and seniors, free for members and school groups. Free admission for all on Thursdays and the last weekend of every month.
PIERRE MENARD GALLERY
Address: 10 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA
Web: SEPT 19 THROUGH OCT 26 Aldo Tambellini
Open daily from noon-8 pm
Address: 171 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 14 “All King's Horses,” photographs by B.A. King, and “Judy's Windows,” collages by Judith Stoddard KingOCT 17 THROUGH DEC 2 “Icon of Loss,” recent paintings by Samuel Bak
An extensive collection of eclectic international contemporary art. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm, and on Sun from 10:30 am-5 pm.
ROBERT KLEIN GALLERY
Address: 38 Newbury St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT 12 THROUGH NOV 15 Arno Rafael MinkkinenNOV 21 THROUGH DEC 19 Herb Ritts and Horst P Horst
The only major art gallery in New England devoted exclusively to fine-art photography. Founded in 1980, the gallery deals primarily with established photographers of the 19th and 20th centuries, but also welcomes beginning photographers. Open Tues-Fri from 10 am-5:30 pm, and on Sat from 11 am-5 pm.
Address: 290 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA
Specializes in real- and fine-master graphics from the 19th and 20th centuries. Open Tues-Sat from 11 am-5 pm after Sept 26.
SCHOOL OF THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Address: Grossman Gallery, 230 the Fenway, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 13 “Shifting Perspectives,” Esteban Pastorino DiazTHROUGH DEC 7 “Simply the Best,” award-winning works by 10 Museum School students
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts has a number of galleries open to the public. Grossman Gallery is located inside the School; the Courtyard and Foster Galleries are located directly inside the nearby Museum of Fine Arts; and the Tufts University Art Gallery is located in the Aidekman Arts Center in Medford. Call individual galleries for hours and updated information.
SOCIETY OF ARTS AND CRAFTS
Address: 175 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: THROUGH OCT 19 2008 SAC Artist AwardsNOV 14 THROUGH NOV 16 CraftBoston
Founded 1897, the Society of Arts and Crafts is the oldest non-profit craft organization in the US. The Retail Gallery is on the first floor; the Exhibition Gallery is on the second, hosting four exhibits per year. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am-6 pm, and on Sun from noon-5 pm.
ST. GEORGE GALLERY
Address: 245 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Established by painter William St. George, this gallery hosts a number of ongoing exhibitions in three rooms -- the Willoughby Gallery, the Linden Gallery, and the St. George Gallery. Open Mon by appointment, Tues-Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm, and on Sun noon-5 pm.
38 CAMERON GALLERY
Address: 38 Cameron Ave, Suite 100, Cambridge, MA
Web: THROUGH SEPT 26 Sarah Dobkin and Donna Dodson SEPT 30 THROUGH DEC 26 Deborah Barlow
A former warehouse and furniture factory, 38 Cameron represents cutting edge artwork in a variety of media. The affiliated ElightenNext Boston offers guided meditations and discussion salons. Open Tues and Wed from noon-5 pm, and by appointment.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST
Address: University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, 151 Presidents Dr #2, Amherst, MA
Web: SEPT 24 THROUGH DEC 14 “Of People and Places,” photography
Located in the Fine Arts Center, the University Gallery opened to the public in 1975 and continues to represent contemporary art in all media. The permanent collection includes 2600 drawings, prints, and photographs from the late 20th century. The Gallery also offers lectures, film series, synposia, and group tours. Open Tues-Fri from 11 am-4:30 pm, and on Sat and Sun from 2-5 pm.
VOSE GALLERIES OF BOSTON
Address: 238 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Web: SEPT 22 THROUGH NOV 1 “Brilliant: The Pastels of Janet Monafo”
Established in 1841, this gallery is the oldest family-owned gallery in the nation, and specializes in American artwork from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Open Mon-Fri from 9:30 am-5:30 pm, and on Sat from 10 am-5:30 pm.
WALKER-CUNNINGHAM FINE ART
Address: 162 Newbury St, 2nd floor, Boston, MA
For more than 25 years, the Walker gallery has displayed American paintings dating from 1850 to 1950. Open Tues-Sat by appointment.
WASHINGTON STREET ART CENTER
Address: 321 Washington St, Somerville, MA
Web: OPENING SEPT 6 “Aggressive Recollections: Transnational Cultural Consumption in the 21st Century!” a collection of photographic works by EL PutnamOPENING OCT 4 “knowing was half the battle,” an installation by vanessa r thompson, and “Outside In,” by Meredith Fitzgerald.
Run by 20 artists, the gallery offers classes, workshops, and regular exhibits. Open on Sat from noon-4 pm.
YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
Address: 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Web: THROUGH NOV 30 “Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian”OCT 9 THROUGH JAN “Optical/Perceptual: Photographs from the Allan Chasanoff Collection”
This four-floor gallery holds artwork from ancient Africa, Asia, and early Europe in permanent collections. Open Tues-Sat from 10 am-5 pm, on Thurs from 10 am-8 pm, and on Sun from 1-6 pm.