Art As Healer – Subway Therapy Boston

Well, whether it is Art may be a matter for discussion, but let's put that aside to focus on this remarkable idea. "Given the current political climate, and what she calls a desperate need for positivity, Venita Subramanian with the help of her friends, invited people of Boston to write positive messages of hope on… Continue reading Art As Healer – Subway Therapy Boston

Featured Boston’sh Artist: Alex MacLean

Can you believe these are tulip fields? The artist Alex MacLean magically captures abstract images from a plane he flies. The artist sees the beauty of the land from above in particular focusing on man's impact on the natural environment. The shots on one level display a sensitive selection of colors and shapes that seem… Continue reading Featured Boston’sh Artist: Alex MacLean

Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I hope you are all having a day that you enjoy. I wanted to pay tribute to the day by featuring an image from Norman Rockwell and by promoting the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. The Museum is worth a drive and Stockbridge is a wonderful destination. The Museum is on… Continue reading Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving

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What To See 11.24.16 – 11.30.16

Hi there. Happy day before Thanksgiving. There is some rain in the forecast. There is some food to be eaten. I have compiled some suggestions for those, given the day off on Friday, that may strike out alone or those that may want to spend time with their family or friends. I tried to stay away… Continue reading What To See 11.24.16 – 11.30.16

Online Fine Jewelry Sale Starts at Skinner’s starts November 22, 2016

Fine Jewelry online through Skinner Auctions November 22, 2016 12:00PM through December 7, 2016 1:00PM Online auction only Skinner is pleased to announce its second ever online auction devoted entirely to Fine Jewelry. In conjunction with the December 6 live auction, this online sale will offer over 200 lots and feature some of the biggest… Continue reading Online Fine Jewelry Sale Starts at Skinner’s starts November 22, 2016

Kid Friendly Art Outings for Day After Thanksgiving – Stories and Dollhouses

The Art & Mystery of the Dollhouse, Concord Art Museum, On view October 14, 2016 through January 15, 2017 Dollhouses and miniatures from the 17th through early 20th centuries show the evolution of dollhouses from treasures for wealthy adults to colorful playthings for children. This enchanting exhibition explores the tiny worlds that capture life's detail… Continue reading Kid Friendly Art Outings for Day After Thanksgiving – Stories and Dollhouses

Black Friday Art Outing Ideas

DO! Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Activity - Artist Toolbox Cart: Painting Saturday, November 26, 2016, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Lorna and Robert Rosenberg Gallery (Gallery 252), Audience: Adults, Free with Museum Admission LEARN! ICA, Boston, Tour - Feature Focus: The Artist’s Museum Discover our feature exhibition in this interactive tour led by one… Continue reading Black Friday Art Outing Ideas

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11.19.16 10 a.m. Skinner Auction American Furniture & Decorative Arts

If you have never been or watched an auction and love art or decorating, you need to do it now. It's so fun to watch all the beautiful items appear and disappear as they get bid on or removed from sale because they do not meet the minimum. Some items unpredictably initiate competitive bidding and… Continue reading 11.19.16 10 a.m. Skinner Auction American Furniture & Decorative Arts

What To See 11.17.16 – 11.23.16

Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship August 27, 2016–January 8, 2017, University Teaching Gallery, Harvard Art Museums Examining,  "the contested relationship between art, justice, and African American culture from the 19th through 21st century in the United States." "Prints by Kara Walker and Glenn Ligon that challenge the nexus between vision and justice during slavery… Continue reading What To See 11.17.16 – 11.23.16