MarketStreet Lynnfield welcomes the return of the Kindness Rocks Garden, an installation of painted rocks with inspirational messages that is meant to encourage random acts of kindness and spread positivity. Participants are invited to leave their own painted rocks, as well as take any that inspire them. The project is spearheaded by Lynnfield for Love and the local chapter of the Girl Scouts. MarketStreet Lynnfield is one of eight sites in the North Shore hosting a Kindness Rocks project. The garden is located on the island between Starbucks and Justice at MarketStreet Lynnfield, and will be on display through the end of the year. MarketStreet Lynnfield is located at 600 Market Street in Lynnfield, MA. www.marketstreetlynnfield.com
Sparhawk School is excited to be a part of the Amesbury Open Studios Tour this year. Guests will enjoy creating indoor and outdoor art installations and nature based take home art projects for humans of all ages. Sparhawk will have our giant spin art machine. Fun for all ages. Come. Build. Create. Enjoy!
Trident Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings, collages, and monotypes on paper by Ruth Mordecai. The gallery will host a public reception for the artist on Saturday, August 9, 5–7pm. The artist will be at Trident Gallery for conversation Saturday, August 2, 5–7pm, and will lead a discussion of her work on Sunday, August 17, 5–6pm.
Visit the Salisbury Point Railroad Historical Society for Trails & Sails 2017! Salisbury Point Station was originally built by the Eastern Railroad in 1870 and has since been totally restored. Our Water Street "museum" houses artifacts and Railroad "Memorabilia" as well as a collection of historic photographs dating from the early 1800's to the late 1970's. We also maintain and run seven model railroad layouts, in a variety of gauges. Visitors are invited to drive some of the trains (especially Thomas)!
In celebration of the opening of the new Arts of Korea Gallery and Korean Buddhist Paintings exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), the Museum is hosting Korea Foundation Day on Friday, November 16, from 3 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Activities include tours of the Arts of Korea Gallery in Korean and English, a talk by artist Kang Ik-Joong, and musical performances by the percussion group Gong Myoung. These programs are free with Museum admission and children 17 and younger are free.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will welcome visitors to its annual Fall Open House on Monday, October 8, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
This year’s Open House marks the 11th anniversary of the Fenway Alliance’s Opening Our Doors. Activities will be in conjunction with the Celebrations Around the World theme. The Museum will present the Hispanic Heritage Month Short Film Festival, which highlights contemporary Spanish short films.
Visitors can also visit the new Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins, the first gallery dedicated to coins at a major US art museum. Explore the five hundred ancient Greek and Roman coins from the Museum’s world-renowned collection on one of several iPads stationed throughout the gallery.
Additionally, this family-friendly free day will include performances by the Boston Conservatory, the Anikai Dance Theater, DJ Berbere, as well as family art-making activities in the galleries and tours.
The Gallery at Gordon College's Barrington Center for the Arts presents its opening exhibit of the 2012-2013 season. Timothy Harney: My Mother's Hands, My Father's Heart: Paintings and Collages, 2000-2012.
Timothy Harney's whimsical and colorful paintings and collages will fascinate children of all ages. The Gallery will exhibit an especially large number of Harney's artworks, spanning more than a decade of this local artist's notable career.
Come to The Gallery on Sat. Sept 1st from 4pm to 6pm for the opening reception and artist lecture.
Children are welcome!
The Museum of Fine Arts will honor Memorial Day with an Open House and will waive all admission fees. Visitors can enjoy complimentary admission to the MFA's galleries, family activities and performances.
Spend your Memorial Day at the Museum and enjoy engaging performances and activities for visitors of all ages. Taking place on Monday, May 29, 2017 the free event will feature special programs and activities, including an original, multimedia installation and concert by high-school students from Sociedad Latina’s Youth Music Ambassadors. Another highlight of the day is Songs of Freedom, a performance by The Welcome Strangers—an ensemble composed of some of the regions finest immigrant musicians from around the world. Commissioned by the Jewish Arts Collaborative and led by Frank London, co-founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics and Iraqi-born, Jordanian violinist Layth Sadiq, the performance features songs of liberation and tolerance.