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Future Arts Announces Events for Boston’s Largest Contemporary Arts Festival

Future Arts Announces Events for Boston’s Largest Contemporary Arts Festival Boston, MA: Future Arts, Boston's largest contemporary art festival, has just announced its 2017 schedule and it’s pretty epic. This year’s four-day schedule (October 5-8th) includes a massive lineup of artists from New England, Los Angeles, New York, and beyond. All ages are welcome at the Future Arts Exhibit Hall at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. Live painting, DJs, bands, performers, an art brunch at the W Hotel, and after parties are scheduled throughout the series.
At its very core, Future Arts is a celebration of the Boston arts community. They’ve been showcasing local and national, emerging and established artists in New England since 2008and are ramping up for their biggest year yet.  
Here's a sneak peek of the artwork! SCHEDULE
Here is the schedule. The Future Arts Exhibition Center is all ages. Stay tuned for additions along the way!

Thursday, October 5 Opening Night!
Future Arts Exhibitio…
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THE ALDEN GALLERY PRESENTS A SHOW OF NEW WORK BY JOERG DRESSLER AND MIKE WRIGHT

THE ALDEN GALLERY PRESENTS A SHOW OF NEW WORK BY  JOERG DRESSLER AND MIKE WRIGHT OPENING FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017, 7 TO 9 P.M., AT 423 COMMERCIAL ST. IN PROVINCETOWN

The Alden Gallery will present a show of new work by Joerg Dressler and Mike Wright opening on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the gallery’s exhibit space at 423 Commercial St in Provincetown. Drinks and refreshments will be served; the gallery is open to the public and free. The show will be on view through August 24.
Joerg Dressler’s work is driven by nature and how we perceive it. He is presenting his experiences of reality filtered through his perception. As a result, disjointed experiences of the seen and unseen are reassembled, creating in the work a reality of its own.Joerg’s evocative, sensual paintings derive from a sincere dialogue between the representational and the abstract, the conceptual conscientiousness and pure spontaneity. While remaining uniquely his own visual communication, the vocabulary for…

New England Foundation for the Arts’ Creative City Program Announces 'STITCHED INTO MEMORY' Traditional West-African Textiles by Stephen Hamilton

New England Foundation for the Arts' 
Creative City Program Announces 
'STITCHED INTO MEMORY' Traditional West-African Textiles by Stephen Hamilton
Location: Waterfront Square at Atlantic Wharf, Fort Point Opening Reception: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2-5pm Free and Open to the Public! Exhibition runs through September 9, 2017 *Part of Creative City Grants Programs throughout Boston Neighborhoods* [Boston, MA—July 11, 2017] The New England Foundation for the Arts’ Creative City program announces Stitched into Memory, an exhibition celebrating the contemporary African Diaspora communities of Boston, featuring textiles created in the West African traditions, designed and taught by artist and educator Stephen Hamilton, in collaboration with nine Boston teenagers. The exhibition runs July 29 through September 9, 2017 at Waterfront Square at Atlantic Wharf, located at 290 Congress Street, in South Boston. The opening reception takes place Saturday, July 29, from 2-5pm, and is free and ope…

Mia Cross: Second Skin

MIA CROSS: SECOND SKIN
July 15 - September 8, 2017
13FOREST Gallery is pleased to present Mia Cross: Second Skin, an exhibition featuring the work of Mia Cross.
Last September 13FOREST Gallery celebrated their tenth anniversary with TENFOLD, an exhibition featuring nine artists who have grown with us over the past ten years, and one new artist who will help us continue to grow in the future. Our summer exhibition highlights the development of that new artist, Mia Cross, since her introduction in TENFOLD.
After finishing her degree in painting and sculpture at Boston University in 2014, Cross began establishing her artistic practice. She was awarded multiple prestigious residencies, and has been curating group shows and exhibiting in numerous art spaces. Cross’s captivating figures drew us to her last year for TENFOLD, and her continued experiments with color and form have kept us intrigued. 13FOREST Gallery is excited to showcase her burgeoning career with a solo exhibition, Mia Cross: …

THE ALDEN GALLERY PRESENTS A SHOW OF NEW WORK BY KEVIN CYR AND PAUL KELLY

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Provincetown, MA: The Alden Gallery will present a show of new work by Kevin Cyr and Paul Kelly opening on Friday, July 14, 2017, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the gallery’s exhibit space at 423 Commercial St. Drinks and refreshments will be served; the gallery is open to the public and free. The show will be on view through July 27. Kevin Cyr’s paintings result from the artist’s ongoing fascination with the vehicles he frequently saw in his childhood. “I have always been interested in painting vehicles and scenes that have defined the evolution of the American landscape,” he explains. The subjects of his paintings have included commercial vehicles, RVs, vans, camper bicycles, and VW buses, all in a state of disrepair and marked by graffiti and rust. He puts his vehicles on solid, brightly colored backgrounds, which he likens to a set-up for por…

STAND UP: All Women Group Exhibition at Gallery Kayafas

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On view: JULY 10 – 13, 2017

JULY 10 6-10pm – Opening Reception 

Performances by:
6-6:30 – ALICIA RODRIGUEZ ALVISA
6:30-7 – BIANCA BROXTON
7:00-7:30 – MAGGIE CAVALLO
7:30-8 – ANA LOOR
8:00-8:30 – SARAH PITAN
8:30-9:00 – MARSHA PARRILLA
9:00-9:30 –  ANGELA COUNTS
9:30-10:00 – LONNIE STANTON & STEPHANIE BELLISSIMO

JULY 11 6:00-6:30 – Krysten Hill - Poetry Reading
6:45-8:30 – Silvi Naçi in conversation with artist Magda Fernandez

JULY 12             11-5:30pm - Regular Gallery Hours 
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Bistara presents Outside the b.ox

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