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Don't Give Up The Ship 2, Legend Of The Narwhal - at ORCHARD, TONIGHT! 3/24/2018

Don't Give Up The Ship 2, Legend Of The Narwhal, showcases original art by five artists working through current events and the accompanying emotional baggage. From the zen geometry of Chasse and Darling, to the moody, illustrative paintings of Hart, Guess and O'Day, visitors will experience a wide range of work, connecting our humanity through humor and drama.  Opening Reception: Sat. March 24th, 7-10 pm ORCHARD | Extension Gallery
156 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134

Big Appetites “Tiny Figures in a World of Food” photographs arrive in Boston

Massachusetts-born fine art photographer Christopher Boffoli’s famous series of fine art photographs “Big Appetites” is exhibiting in Massachusetts for the first time since they went viral – bringing him worldwide acclaim – in 2011. An assortment of photographs have arrived this week at Arden Gallery, 129 Newbury Street, Boston where they are now on display. The gallery is the new exclusive representative of Big Appetites series in Massachusetts.

Begun in 2002, Big Appetites is a series of photographs that features realistic, tiny figures photographed on real food backdrops. The images were inspired by Boffoli’s childhood in Worcester and the cinema, television and model building that introduced him to the concepts of scale juxtaposition. From the Keebler Elves to the Jolly Green Giant, the Ty-D Bol man to Honey I Shrunk the Kids, the concepts of mixed scales is a culturally recurring theme in American media, and also can be found in Western culture going back to Jonathan Swift’s Gull…

NEW ZINELAND - All Day Zine-Making, Workshops, and Readings

FREE & Open to the public
ALL AGES! (Bar is 21+)

Head to the heart of Central Square for SEEK + FIND Boston's 3rd annual, NEW ZINELAND (zine fest)!! Explore two floors featuring 60+ artists, writers and small-presses slinging their self-published works from comics to fanzines, artwork to autobiography, and everything in between. 

Grab a seat and make your own zine on either floor of the fest or check out some free programming in the downstairs!

F R E E P R O G R A M M I N G
[Workshop] All Day Zinemaking for kids and adults
[Panel Discussion] Race + Self-Publishing led by unbag
[Talk] Basic Self-publishing 101: Printing and Distro Resources with Inkroot Studios
[Talk] Comics, Sequential Narratives, and Character Design with Hal Gaucher

[Workshop] DIY Linoprinting with Kitsch Collins
+ MORE TBA!

V E N D O R S I N C L U D E
▲2 A.M. GUMBO (Somerville, MA)
▲5-9 Press (Brighton, MA)
▲Abby Neale (Boston, MA)
▲Anne Stratford (Somerville, MA)
▲Austin MacDonald (Storrs, CT)
▲BAD GIRL/SAD GIRL (Salem, MA…

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CITY HALL GALLERY EXHIBITS IN RECOGNITION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES CITY HALL GALLERY EXHIBITS IN RECOGNITION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, announced several exhibits featuring female artists are on display in the City Hall galleries in honor of Women’s History Month.
“In honor of Women’s History Month, we are proud to shine a spotlight on the women who over the course of history have made significant contributions to the City’s arts sector,” said Mayor Walsh. “I encourage everyone to come take a look at the diverse collection of artwork featured this month in the City Hall galleries to get a glimpse of the remarkable work that local artists produce in the City of Boston everyday.”
The fifth floor Mayor’s Gallery features the work of the late textile artist Theresa-India Young, and celebrates her life as a teacher, artist, and ethnic weaving activist. In 2013, a scholarship was established at Mass. College …