Art Dujour

Connecting Community with Art

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Battle of the Arts

Saturday Aug. 7 from 12-3 p.m.

dcr Martini Shell, Truman Highway Hyde Park

Local artists compete with plein air art creation to win "People's Choice" prizes.

Contact Hyde Park Arts Association to participate. 617-364-ARTS

Also, family activities provided by dcr.


 

 

Roslindale Arts Alliance exhibit
"Seniors in Art"

June and July 2010
Deutsches Altenheim, German Centre for Extended Care
2222 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA

Reception with artists on Thursday July 8 from 6-7 p.m.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, July 22 - 6pm
Hyde Park Library Summer Concerts
“Across Their Universe - Songs of The Beatles”
[w/ Doctor X, Glenn Williams, Andy Hollinger, Bird Mancini, Bonnie Gordon, Terry Kitchen]
35 Harvard Ave. - Cleary Sq. - Hyde Park - 617-361-2524
for more info, contact: camaraderiemusic@comcast.net


The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation explores the inventions that powered America into the modern age -- steam engines, generators, timepieces, machine tools, bicycles, automobiles, and hundreds of other gizmos - plus the geniuses who perfected them.

Located on the Charles River in the historic 1814 Boston Manufacturing Company textile mill, Museum building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as America's first factory.

 



Art Fridays – Every Friday This Summer in Downtown Crossing

This market will take place every Friday from May 7th to October 1st from 11 am – 6 pm on Summer Street in Downtown Crossing.

Charlotte Wharton will be teaching three workshops this summer in New England.

August 17-20th Rockland, Maine - "Nature's Rhythms: The Coast in Oil and Pastel" - 4 day plein air/landscape workshop - Painting the rugged coast of Maine

For further information about the workshops or the artist:

Web Site of the week: Roslindale Open Studios

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Hyde Park Art Scene

When: Saturday, July 10, 2010, 4:00-9:00 pm
Where: Along Fairmount Ave, at Logan Square, Hyde Park
What: Outdoor evening street festival featuring “handmade” artwork, crafts & performances.
Artists Registration Information
Space will only be reserved for those selling original art, photos, music, crafts, jewelry, etc
Space Permitting Fee- $25 - (Space is 6’ X 12’ and on the street, you will need to bring your own set-up)
All sales and sales tax are the responsibility of the artist
Limited To 40 Spaces Contact: jaypaget@gmail.com


 

 

Jamaica Plain Arts Council Annual Juried Exhibition
June 19 - July 12, 2010
Maliotis Cultural Center Helenic College
50 Goddard St, Brookline, MA 02445
Gala Reception and Silent Auction
Saturday, June 19th, 7:00 - 9:00pm

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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LowBudgetrecords Presents
Glenn Williams
with special guests Andy Hollinger and Tim Casey
Sat. June 19th. 11am - 1pm
Roslindale Farmers Market, Adams Park

 


Boston Dragon Boat Festival/Race this Sunday June 13 on the Charles River

 



Walk With Natives Cell-Phone Tour
Through September 2010
This summer, the Arboretum is offering a fun new way to enjoy our historic landscape. From now through September, you can use your cell phone to hear Arboretum staff talk about 18 of our favorite trees and shrubs native to the Eastern United States. Just look for this logo hanging from each tree trunk. A map of the tour is available on-line, or in the Visitor Center. The tour is FREE, only your regular airtime charges will apply.

Painting the New Landscape

In this one-day workshop on the shores of the Charles River, approach painting the landscape with fresh eyes and a daring brush. We’ll pay special attention to value, color and composition. Acrylic is the preferred medium, but other painting mediums are welcome.

Saturday, July 31, 10am–3:30pm
Rain date: Sunday, Aug 1, 10am–3:30pm - $60

Eliot School, Jamaica Plain

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Web Site of the week: Roslindale Open Studios

5.28.10 - Scroll down for previous listings
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Call to Artists

Roslindale Open Studios

November 6 and 7, 2010

 

Call for Artist Demonstrations

(ähts): The Boston Arts Festival 2010 

Friday, September 10, 12pm to 6pm

Saturday, September 11, 12pm to 6pm

Sunday, September 12, 12pm to 6pm 

Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events

Thomas M. Menino, Mayor / Julie A. Burns, Director

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS IS THURSDAY, June 15th, 2010. 
APPLICATION & SUPPORT MATERIALS 

John.Crowley@cityofboston.gov

 

 

Eliot School Student-Faculty Show" on Sunday, June 6 at 3:00pm.

24 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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FRANKLIN PARK COALITION ANNOUNCES
2010 ELMA LEWIS PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK
FREE SUMMER PERFORMING ARTS SERIES
Tuesdays, July 13 – August 17, 2010

These FREE, outdoor performances take place at Valley Gates, next to The Playstead, the big field in Franklin Park between White Stadium and the rear entrance of the Zoo, not far from where the original Playhouse stood. Performances take place weather permitting. For more information, call (617) 442-4141

 


Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Mon, May 31, 10 am–4:45 pm
Memorial Day Open House

Join us for a day of celebration titled, “Freedom of Expression: A Youth Perspective,” featuring free admission and fun for the whole family.

 



Join The Art Connection along with local artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts on Tuesday, June 15th from 5:30-8:30 PM for a reception and special screening at the ICA Boston of Herb and Dorothy, the incredible true story of the world’s most unlikely art collectors.

This event is free with an RSVP received no later than June 7 at http://tinyurl.com/rsvpJune15 or info@theartconnection.org. The ICA Boston is located at 100 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210. MBTA Silver Line: waterfront connector from South Station to Courthouse Station. For directions visit: www.icaboston.org

Adults and Children

Summer Art Classes

Hyde Park Art Association

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Web Site of the week: It's All About Arts - Cable Television Show - Mondays 6-7 p.m. Channel 9

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VLA Webinars

Creating a Website:
How to protect your creative content in a digital age
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2010
Time: 3:00-4:00pm, EST.
Fee*: $20/registration

Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston

RAA Artist
Chris Roberts

Exhibiting Watercolor Paintings
Months of May and June 2010
Bangkok Cafe, 25 Poplar Street, Roslindale
Reception with artist Thursday May 20 from 6-8 p.m.


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Songs of Love and Homecoming"
Voci Angelica Trio

Saturday, May 15th at 7:30pm
Admission: $10/$8 students and seniors

Traditional folk songs from Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Europe that share themes
of love, home, nature, and the human experience.

at Kaji Aso Studio
40 St. Stephen Street
Boston MA 02115

For questions or information please call 617-247-1719


 


Kids Can Cook offers summer cooking camps for youth ages 10-14. Each week focuses on a different culinary theme and the curriculum is designed specifically for the young chef.

617-423-2720



Join Canvas Fine Arts at the
SoWa Art Walk

Saturday & Sunday
May 15th & 16th
From 11am-6pm

During your walk, make sure to stop by 1200 Washington Street, #306 to see the works of Canvas Fine Arts' 30 artists of varied styles

Receive $100 off any purchase over $500

Forest Hills Educational Trust
& Tapestry of Voices Present

Poetry-In –The Chapel
Now in its Eighth Successful Year

SUNDAY, May 16th, 2010
Part of the Birds and Bards Festival

Starts at 2:00 P.M.
Forsyth Chapel
At Historic Forest Hills Cemetery
SUGGESTED ADMISSION : $5.00
95 Forest Hills Avenue
Jamaica Plain , MA 02130
617-524-0128 or 617-306-9484


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Web Site of the week: It's All About Arts - Cable Television Show - Mondays 6-7 p.m. Channel 9

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Our 2010 Spring Fundraiser will be Saturday, May 15th from 7:00 - 10:00 pm at The MAC.

The Hyde Park Art Association was founded in 1988. We are now a 501c3 nonprofit organization and are run by volunteers. We recently opened The Menino Arts Center (The MAC) which provides affordable artist studios, financial aid for students in need, weekly free studio time for the general public, free monthly art education and appreciation seminars, twelve gallery exhibits annually, a meeting space for other 501c3 organizations and schools in need of space.

Master of Ceremonies: City Councilor Rob Consalvo.

Special Guest Appearances by:

The Honorable Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Fox25 Political Editor Joe Battenfeld

The night will be filled with music and art, a silent and live auction, amazing food and beer/wine and good friends.

"Seniors in Art" - Reception Thursday May 6 from 4-7 p.m. at West Roxbury Library - Roslindale Arts Alliance


RAA Artist
Chris Roberts

Exhibiting Watercolor Paintings
Months of May and June 2010
Bangkok Cafe, 25 Poplar Street, Roslindale
Reception with artist Thursday May 20 from 6-8 p.m.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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MFA

Mother's Day Concert: A Bouquet of Partitas
3 — 4:30 pm
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Remis Auditorium

Daniel Stepner, baroque violin

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Three Partitas for solo violin.
MFA members, seniors, and students $20; general admission $25

 


America's Orchestra, the Boston Pops, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this season with a special contest to bring a family of four to Boston to celebrate with the Pops on July 4th, 2010.

Each Pops season culminates with the nation's largest Independence Day celebration - the Boston Pops Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on the Charles River Esplanade and broadcast nationally on CBS. In celebration of our anniversary, The Pops is launching a national contest to bring a family of four to the Fourth of July concert with airfare, accommodations and ground transportation to and from Logan airport.

To enter, contestants must submit a 125-character-or-less message describing why the Pops should choose their family for a trip to Boston’s famous July 4 celebration this year. Entries can be submitted via text message by cell phone, on the Pops Facebook and Twitter pages, or on the Boston Pops website. All submissions are due by May 15.

YOGA FOR BEGINNERS with Jean at Roslindale Yoga

Beginner's Yoga Thursday night 6-7:15 PM
Spring Session May 6th - June 24th

Preregister for 8 weeks $108. by 4/29/10.
Drop ins welcome at $15 per class (no class cards)

In a safe and nurturing atmosphere, this six-week series will teach the beginning student the foundations of yoga. Starting with standing and seated poses, the body will also be prepared for inversions and mild backbends. Moving at each student's individual pace, a better understanding of body alignment and balance will be gained. Students will experience greater sensitivity and freedom in the body.

Join ATNE on Tuesday, May 11 for "Digital Art: Drastically Changing the Art World," a lecture and discussion by Wolf Lieser, Founding Director of the Digital Art Museum, or [DAM], in Berlin. The event is co-sponsored by Art Technology New England and the Goethe-Institut Boston.

The event is free and open to the public, and takes place on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 8:00 pm at the Goethe-Institut, 170 Beacon Street, Boston. For information visit the ATNE website or contact Heidi Kayser at 617.676.5904.


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Web Site of the week: It's All About Arts - Cable Television Show - Mondays 6-7 p.m. Channel 9