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Jim Dow Brings a Sampling of Taco Trucks, Tacquerias, and Carritos to Robert Klein Gallery @ Ars Libri

BOSTON, MA - Looking for restaurant suggestions? Ask photographer and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, professor JIM DOW, whose systematic and thorough search for vernacular subjects has propelled him to take countless road trips through North and South America.
Dow has been documenting Latin American quick food vendors for over ten years. The exhibition Taco Trucks, Tacquerias, and Carritos, which opens at Robert Klein Gallery @ Ars Libri (500 Harrison Ave) on July 10th, will present Dow's photographs of American taco trucks, Mexicantacquerias, and Uruguayan carritos together for the first time. Taken between 2005 and 2015, the series presents a wide variety of Latin American food stands, cultural standbys whose goods are, for many, a daily staple.
Ranging from utilitarian, unadorned carts to trucks laden with neon signs, the establishments in these photographs are run by native Spanish speakers. These businesses are not run by celebrity chefs, they do not follow gastr…

Kid Friendly Arts and Crafters Wanted!

Kid Friendly Arts and Crafters Wanted! Boston Children’s Museum is seeking kid friendly artists and crafters that live in New England to display and sell their work during their first ever Crafts Fair! Please read the exhibits guide lines to make sure you are a good fit for the fair. Their jury will be reviewing submissions and will be in touch with each artist by July 24th, 2015. There are limited spaces available and they’re looking to have a variety of artists and crafters.
Apply Here: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/craft-fair-application

Highland Street Foundation Announces 7th Annual “Free Fun Fridays”

Highland Street Foundation Announces 7th Annual “Free FunFridays”
Statewide Program Offers Free Access to 70 Museums and Cultural Institutions Throughout the Summer


(Boston, MA) – The Highland Street Foundation announced its seventh annual “Free Fun Fridays” initiative, a summer program that offers visitors no cost admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts.  Seventy institutions, from art museums to zoos, will join the program, an increase from the 67 venues that took part in 2014. This summer, for 10 consecutive Fridays — beginning June 26th and continuing through August 28th— seven different venues will welcome visitors, free-of-charge.
The Highland Street Foundation’s ‘Free Fun Fridays’ provides access to the best  exhibits, programs and experiences that the city and the Commonwealth have to offer,” said Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “I join the Highland Street Foundation in inviting residents from across Boston and around the state to take advantage of…

The National Poster Retrospecticus is Back! - Featuring Works by Local Poster Legend Dan McCarthy

Boston area native Dan McCarthy is putting a massive body of his poster work on display for a limited time. 

Come scope out over 300 posters that span the past 10 years of Dan's printmaking and illustration career. You'll find old gig posters and Dan's entire print club series that he started in 2005 while living in Jamaica Plain.

As a bonus, a condensed version of The National Poster Retrospecticus will be on display during the reception.

Come celebrate 10 years of radness with one of the most prolific poster artists in the Boston Area. 

Where: Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Cost: Free
Produced by: The National Poster Retrospecticus
Hosted by: MassArt + Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Internet: http://danmccarthy.org/ + http://nprshow.com/

6/11/15
6pm-10pm
Mass Art
621 Huntington Ave
Boston MA