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Announcements for shows, receptions, and news regarding NOS artists and affiliates. NOS artists can enter their event listings here.

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Our 20th Year!

Newton Open Studios 2017, April 1 & 2
Join us at one of the largest and longest running open studio events in the region: 165 artists and craftspeople at 50 locations all across Newton! 11am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday April 1 & 2, free.

Listings
  • All Events free unless noted
  • Shows are listed in order, by the end-date of the show

SoWa Art Walk

450-460 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA

May 6th and 7th

SoWa Art Walk, Sat.& Sun. May 6-7, 11-5PM. 300 working artists open their studios to the public during the SoWa Open Market. Start you tour at studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave; paintings by Marian Dioguardi, Will Kirkpatrick and photography by Ted Prato. Support and preserve a vibrant art community.

http://www.sowaboston.com/sowa-art-walk/

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS: NOS Spring Juried Show 2017

NewTV 23 Needham St (entrance at top of Easy St, next to National Lumber).

April 27 thru July 15

The theme of this exhibit is work that exude energy and movement. Juried by Casey Curry, Exhibitions Manager of New Art Center. This show will be part of the 2017 Newton Festival of the Arts!

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Painted Shapes: Contemporary White Line Woodcuts

Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA

May 21-August 13

Co-curated by Lisa Houck and NOS member Amy McGregor-Radin, this exhibit of 18 Massachusetts artists honors the tradition of the white line method, also known as the Provincetown print. The prints in this show demonstrate the variety of effects, moods, and color saturation contemporary artists achieve with this deceptively simple technique.

http://www.artcomplex.org

Stuff you missed
Because you didn't check the listings

FABric 2017

NewTV 23 Needham St (entrance at top of Easy St, next to National Lumber).

Through April 24

Now an annual event, NewTV hosts the 4th annual FABric show! Every artwork in this delightful show is constructed of fabric and fiber, or has fiber as subject. Presented by Newton Open Studios, at NewTV, the show will hang through April 24.

http://www.newtv.org/about/art-galleries

Newton Open Studios 2017

All Across Newton

April 1 & 2 2017, 11am to 5pm

Newton Open Studios is a relaxed and informal two-day community event: Newton artists show and offer their work for sale, and receive feedback from the public. Visitors use our detailed color Map & Guide and our interactive website to plan self-guided tours. Locations include homes, studios and group spaces.

http://

Newton Open Studios - Art Fundraiser for Social Justice

Pop-UpRISING, a Pop-Up Gallery at 859 Washington Street, Newtonville - NOS Location #13

April 1 and 2, 11am-5pm

Cindy Cuba Clements, Adrienne Shishko and Caron Tabb have created a Pop-up Gallery in a vacant storefront on Washington Street in Newtonville and will be donating a percentage of all proceeds to non-profit organizations in support of Social Justice. Please join us!

Newton Open Studios - Art Fundraiser for Social Justice

859 Washington Street, Newtonville - NOS Location #13

April 1 and 2, 11am-5pm

Cindy Cuba Clements, Adrienne Shishko and Caron Tabb have created a Pop-up Gallery in a vacant storefront on Washington Street in Newtonville and will be donating a percentage of all proceeds to non-profit organizations in support of Social Justice. Please join us!

http://

SoWa Salon Sunday

Studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, Ma

March 26th 12-5 PM

Salon Sunday at SoWa. Can't make First Fridays? Salon Sunday is your opportunity to come, stroll and enjoy all the benefits of a fun First Friday without the disadvantages: you wont be tired after work, you can honor shabbat and you don't need a baby sitter! Ample street and paid parking. Enjoy browsing to buy art on a Sunday afternoon.

http://http://www.sowaartists.com/

SoWa Salon Sunday

Studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, Ma

March 26th 12-5 PM

Salon Sunday at SoWa. Can't make First Fridays? Salon Sunday is your opportunity to come, stroll and enjoy all the benefits of a fun First Friday without the disadvantages: you wont be tired after work, you can honor shabbat and you don't need a baby sitter! Ample street and paid parking. Enjoy browsing to buy art on a Sunday afternoon.

http://http://www.sowaartists.com/

SoWa Salon Sunday

Studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, Ma

March 26th 12-5 PM

Salon Sunday at SoWa. Can't make First Fridays? Salon Sunday is your opportunity to come, stroll and enjoy all the benefits of a fun First Friday without the disadvantages: you wont be tired after work, you can honor shabbat and you don't need a baby sitter! Ample street and paid parking. Enjoy browsing to buy art on a Sunday afternoon.

http://www.sowaartists.com

SoWa Salon Sunday

Studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, Ma

March 26th 12-5 PM

Salon Sunday at SoWa. Can't make First Fridays? Salon Sunday is your opportunity to come, stroll and enjoy all the benefits of a fun First Friday without the disadvantages: you wont be tired after work, you can honor shabbat and you don't need a baby sitter! Ample street and paid parking. Enjoy browsing to buy art on a Sunday afternoon.

http://www.sowaartists.com

SoWa Salon Sunday

Studio 223B 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, Ma

March 26th 12-5 PM

Salon Sunday at SoWa. Can't make First Fridays? Salon Sunday is your opportunity to come, stroll and enjoy all the benefits of a fun First Friday without the disadvantages: you wont be tired after work, you can honor shabbat and you don't need a baby sitter! Ample street and paid parking. Enjoy browsing to buy art on a Sunday afternoon.

http://www.sowaartists.com

NOS Preview Reception

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton MA

Thursday, March 23, 2017 7pm-8:30

Meet NOS artists, enjoy delightful desserts, and preview a wide sampling of the art and craft from the Newton Open Studios weekend

http://newtonopenstudios.org

Reception: FABric 2017

NewTV 23 Needham St (entrance at top of Easy St, next to National Lumber).

March 21, 6:30-8:30pm

Join us for the reception at NewTV for FABric 2017! Now an annual event, NewTV hosts the 4th annual FABric show! Every artwork in this delightful show is constructed of fabric and fiber, or has fiber as subject. Presented by Newton Open Studios, at NewTV, the show will hang through April 24.

http://www.newtv.org/about/art-galleries

Reception: FABric 2017

NewTV 23 Needham St (entrance at top of Easy St, next to National Lumber).

March 21, 6:30-8:30pm

Join us for the reception at NewTV for FABric 2017! Now an annual event, NewTV hosts the 4th annual FABric show! Every artwork in this delightful show is constructed of fabric and fiber, or has fiber as subject. Presented by Newton Open Studios, at NewTV, the show will hang through April 24.

http://www.newtv.org/about/art-galleries

SoWa Winter Festival and Market

450 Harrison Ave Studio 223B and beyond

Dec. 2nd 5-9 PM Dec.3 & 4th 11-5 PM

Free admission, A wine tent! Food vendors! Unique gifts and crafts from local independent vendors and craftspeople from 450 - 550 Harrison Ave.Marian's original art work will be on exhibit at 450 Harrison Ave, Studio 223B. Gift tiles are available for sale this December weekend only.

http://www.sowaboston.com/sowa-winter-festival/

"Flash Exhibit" Preview Reception

Newton Free Library

Wed. April 6, 7-8:30pm

Here and gone in a flash! Meet NOS artists, enjoy delightful desserts, and preview a wide sampling of the art and craft from the NOS weekend.

https://www.facebook.com/events/240509412963113/

James King Bonnar Show

Newton City Hall

Feb 3rd - Mar 30th

Free

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Reception for PIVOT: NOS Spring Juried Exhibit

Newton City Hall, 2nd Floor

May 25, 5:30-7pm

NOS artists were asked to submit works that represent a new direction. The new direction could be a new subject matter or a new technique - whether an experiment, a conscious reinvention, or an accidental discovery. For each of these artists, this pivot has created fertile new ground for creativity.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1076742639035955/

2015 Brickbottom Open Studios

1 Fitchburg Street, Somerville C-220

November 21 and 22nd Noon -6 PM

Brickbottom Artists host its 28th annual Open Studios in Somerville. Over 60 artists studios open to the public, showing and selling work in a wide variety of media and formats.The 50+ artists of Joy Street Studios will open their doors as well, many offering demonstrations of their methods and working techniques.

http://brickbottomartists.com/open_studios_info

"A Spot of Beauty"

Prudential Center Huntington Arcade - Winter Garden

November 5-21, 2015

Thirteenth Annual Art Exhibition at the Prudential Center Huntington Arcade- Winter Garden by Kaji Aso Studio "A Spot of Beauty" November 5 - 21, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7th from 3 to 5 pm Free and open to the public

http://www.kajiasostudio.com/

Works in Dry Media Show

Gallery Nature and Temptation, 40 Saint Stephen Street, Boston, MA

October 20 - November 20, 2015

Art works in dry media presented by several artists, faculty and students at Kaji Aso Studio. Free. Please call 617-247-1719 or email administrator@kajiasostudio.com for gallery hours or to schedule a visit.

http://www.kajiasostudio.com

Strokes of Genius: Women in the Arts, Past and Present

Rockport Art Association

October 9, 2015 6-8 PM

This is a groundbreaking exhibition hosted by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter, and the Rockport Art Association. Show Oct 10-Nov 14. RECEPTION and PANEL Discussion Oct 9 6-8 PM at Rockport Art Association 12 Main Street Rockport MA 25.00 fee

http://www.mawama.org

NOS's Summer Selective 2015

NewTV Gallery, 23 Needham St (entrance at the top of Easy St, next to National Lumber)

July 22 through Sept 30

NOS's 3rd annual juried summer show, with juror is Kathleen Smith Redman of the New Art Center. This wide-ranging show includes portraits, still life, photography, watercolors, abstracts. Join us for refreshments and meet the artists on Wed July 22, 6:30 to 8:30 pm! The Summer Selective is part of an ongoing series of NOS exhibits hosted by NewTV.

http://www.newtv.org/about/art-galleries/album/summer-selective-2015

Faneuil Hall Plein air "Paint Out"

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Sept 25,26, and 27

Our three-day Paint Out invites professional, amateur, and student plein air painters to capture iconic Boston scenes of architecture, markets, crowds, and street performers.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/plein-air-paint-out-at-faneuil-hall-marketplace-tickets-18472134652

Open Studios - SOUTH END

450 Harrison Ave, #223B, South End and surrounds

September 19 & 20 th from 11-6 PM

United South End Artists, Inc. will present the 29th annual South End Open Studios event on Saturday and Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2015, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM rain or shine. Over 200 Artists on hand to kick-off Boston's Fall Open Studios Season

http://useaboston.com/event/south-end-open-studios-2015/

Reception for PINK/BLUE, a summer reverie

Newton City Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor Main Hall and Mayor's Office, 1000 Comm. Ave Newton MA 02459

September 9, 5:30-7pm

Join us for a reception and meet the artists. "PINK/BLUE, a summer reverie" is an exhibit of works by NOS artists, on themes related to pink and blue, and/or works incorporating those colors.
Newton City Hall, 2nd floor. Refreshments served!
Plenty of parking, and Handicap accessible (elevator at Homer St entrance).

Not Just A Dish

Rose Gallery Fine Art, 238A Warren Street, Hudson, NY

July 17th - August 10th, 11-5 PM Daily. Closed Tuesdays

"Not Just A Dish" features the still life paintings of Marian Dioguardi's stacked vintage cups paired with Dan Rupe's paintings of the iconic Marilyn Monroe in a show that presents these two painters pushing beyond mere appearances.OPENING RECEPTION on July 18th from 6-8 PM.

http://www.rosegalleryfineart.com

Reception! Summer Selective

NewTV Gallery, 23 Needham St (entrance at the top of Easy St, next to National Lumber)

July 22, 6:30-8:30pm

NOS's 3rd annual juried summer show, with juror is Kathleen Smith Redman of the New Art Center. This wide-ranging show includes portraits, still life, photography, watercolors, abstracts. Join us for refreshments and meet the artists on Wed July 22, 6:30 to 8:30 pm! The Summer Selective is part of an ongoing series of NOS exhibits hosted by NewTV.

https://www.facebook.com/events/410202669190626/

FABric! 2015

NewTV Gallery, 23 Needham St (entrance at the top of Easy St, next to National Lumber)

May 8 through July 15

Back by popular demand, the second annual FABric show: A Captivating Fine Art Showcase! Every Image Constructed of Fabric and Fiber, or with Fiber as Subject

Call for Artists: Summer Selective

NewTV Gallery, 23 Needham St (entrance at the top of Easy St, next to National Lumber)

Deadline: June 24

NOS artists may submit work to this JURIED SMALL GROUP show at NewTV Gallery -- juror is Kathleen Smith Redman of the New Art Center. Approximately 4-6 artists will be chosen, and each will have 4 to 5 works chosen for the show. Only 2-d work may be submitted.

https://www.facebook.com/124869020890283/photos/a.158137140896804.27480.124869020890283/934286293281881/?type=1&theater

The Invitational

City Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor Main Hall and Mayor's Office, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton MA

April 23 through June 15. Reception May 5, 5:30-7pm.

A showcase of many of the artists who have won top honors in our annual Fall Juror Award shows. Exhibit Dates: April 23 through June 15. Join us for a reception May 5, 5:30-7pm!

BIG PRINT and Open Arts Day

Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown

May 2 11am-4pm

Check out the Arsenal Center and watch artists print their images using a steamroller! Lots to do for adults and kids alike.

http://arsenalarts.org

Caribbean Color

NewTV Gallery, 23 Needham St (entrance at the top of Easy St, next to National Lumber)

Thru April 20

Just what we need under our blanket of snow! 14 artists from Newton Open Studios have interpreted the theme broadly - abstracts, landscapes, still lives and street scenes - including both depictions of island life, and works that simply work off of a hot, Caribbean color-palette. Join us Wednesday March 25 for the reception, from 6:30-8:30 pm.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1398565773791327/

NOS 4th Annual Winter Juried Show

Newton City Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor Main Hall and Mayor's Office,
1000 Comm. Ave Newton MA 02459

Thru April 3

Vladimir Zimakov, Director of the Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College, juried this year's winter show -- creating a large, lovely and varied show! Landscapes, abstracts, still-lifes, portraits. Reception March 26, 5pm.

SoWa Sunday Salon

450 Harrison Ave, Studio #223B, Boston, MA

Sunday March 29th from noon-5PM

Enjoy Spring SoWa Sunday Salon. You can visit and have an early peek into over 60 artists studios during this leisurely event. It's the first in only three Sundays that the entire SoWa guild opens their doors to the public.

http://www.sowaartists.com/calendar/

Recent Photographs by Dan Borden

L'Aroma Cafe, 16 Spencer St. West Newton Sq. [behind B of A, corner of Chestnut & Washington St]

December 1st-31st

A large selection of recent photographs by Dan Borden are now on display, and available for purchase at Cafe L'Aroma in West Newton, MA. Drop by the cafe http://www.laromacafe.com/ for an uplifting beverage, and enjoy the cafe's relaxed atmosphere & peruse Dan's recent work. They make special holiday gifts for that special person!

https://www.facebook.com/261888033826444/photos/a.570117109670200.155578.261888033826444/979883128693594/?type=1&theater