Art, Boston Compass

Boston Compass #114 – Art Event Listings

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Thu 8/1 Reception/Celebration/LOCAL BEER: Arts N’ Craft Brews @Maud Morgan Arts Center 6-9pm (Free to attend, cost of beers goes to Maud Morgan Arts, small postcard sized artworks for sale at $50)

Thu 8/1 Meetup: Maker Space Show & Tell @VOX POP (Hosted by Artisan’s Asylum) 6:30 – 8:30pm

Thu 8/1 Opening Reception: Off the Clock @Atlantic Wharf Gallery 6 – 8pm

Thu 8/1 Popup: Wabi Sabi (fine art, spoken word and music) @Sonia 7pm – 1am ($20)

Thu 8/1 Summer Time: An Exhibit at BNN Neighborhood Art Gallery for July and August @Boston Neighborhood Networks 6-7:30pm

Fri 8/2 Theater: House of SEveral Stories – a Tragedy in Two Acts of Nonsense @ Loeb Experimental Theater 7:30 pm ($10 in advance)

SOWA First Friday 8/2
Fountain Street Gallery – Exaggerated: Not How I Remember It
Abigail Ogilvy Gallery – PICNIC
Boston Sculptors Gallery – MassArt Masters 2019
Kingston Gallery – Re: Figuring the Body

Sat 8/3 Festival by the Sea 2019 @Manchester-by-the-sea 10 – 6pm

Sat 8/3 Open Studios @Western Ave Studios 12 – 5pm

Mon 8/5 Workshop: Project 31 Beginner Contemporary Dance @The Dance Complex 7:30pm ($12.50)

Wed 8/7 Tour: Gay Secret of the MFA @The Museum of Fine Arts Boston 6:15 – 8pm (free with museum admission)

Th 8/8 Exhibition Reception: The Waste Land on Earth? @Harvard Ed Portal 5 – 8pm

Th 8/8 Opening Reception: Contour of Meaning @Mills Gallery (BCA) 6 – 9pm

Th 8/8 Public Art Opening Reception: Shaka Dendy;s Gestures of Incompleteness @ Boston Center for the Arts 6 -9pm

Fri 8/9 Artist Talk: Beyond the Binary @Lincoln Arts Project 7 – 9pm

Sat 8/10 Chelsea Night Market @Luther Place Chelsea, MA 7-10pm

Sat 8/10 Closing Reception: Mass Art Masters 2019 @Boston Sculptors Gallery 5 – 8pm

Sat 8/10 Festival/popup: Art Riot @Notch Brewing in Salem 7 – 11pm

Th 8/15 Closing Reception: Friends with. @Atlantic Works Gallery 6 – 9pm

Th 8/15 Gallery Talk: Women Artists Take Up Space @Harvard Art Museum 12:30 – 1pm (free with museum admission)

Fri 8/16 Opening Reception: Pinky Promise @Kingston Gallery 6 – 8pm

Sat 8/17 Opening Reception: TJ Kelley III: Paradice @Distilllery Gallery 7 – 10pm

Sat 8/17 – Sun 8/18 39th Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival @ Stage Fort Park 9 – 5pm both days

Sat 8/17 Afro-Indigenous Arts + Healing Festival @Black Market Dudley Square 2 – 7pm

Sun 8/18 Fun & Figure Drawing @Trident Booksellers & Cafe 7 – 9pm $15

Thu 8/22 Artists for Humanity Summer Exhibition @Artists for Humanity 4-7pm

Thu 8/22 Maker Mingle in Dorchester @Coco Leaf Fields Corner 6:30-8:30pm

Fri 8/23 Tour: Greenway Public Art Tour @Rose Kennedy Greenway 12pm

Fri 8/23 Artists Reception: 2019 Summer Residency Exhibition @Gallery 263 7 – 9pm

Sat 8/24 Workshop: Neoprene with Leeza Meksin @deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum 2 – 4pm (free with museum admission)

Thu 8/29 Public Art Tour @MIT List Center 5:30pm (RSVP required)

Thu 8/29 Augmented Reality Tour: Art on the Greenway @Rose Kennedy Greenway 12pm

Thu 8/29 Tour: Public Art Tour @ MIT List Center for Visual Arts 5:30 – 6:30pm

Thu 8/29 Mr. Mrket Bsket: 10 lucky participants compete in 4 rounds of competition that test their skill, knowledge and love of Market Basket. Only one will be crowned Mr. Mrket Bsket! @Greek American Social Club 1 7:30pm $10

ONGOING Art Exhibitions:
NOW: 2019 Summer Residency @ Gallery 263 8/21 – 8/24
Pinky Promise @ Kingston Gallery 8/14 – 8/25
Friends with. @ Atlantic Works Gallery 7/18 – 8/24
Please Touch the Art (a multisensory art exhibition) @ Mosesian Center for the Arts (check online for various guided tours, this is especially meant for the visually impared) 5/23 – 9/6
Contours of Meaning @Mills Gallery – Boston Center for the Arts 8/8 – 10/6

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