Installation View, Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 2018. Photo by Caitlin Cunningham
Artful ways to spend your days: art, events, and fun for you, your family, and friends all around Boston.
ICA After 5: Crochet Soiree
Fri, Mar 16 | 5–8 PM
Grab a hook and join the party – veteran and newbie crocheters welcome! Explore the new installment of the ICA Collection: Entangled in the Everyday, and get inspired. Then learn the basics of crochet (or bring your own project!) and start your masterpiece.
Free with museum admission
Closing Reception Boston Does Boston XI
Fri, Mar 16 | 6–8 PM
PROOF GALLERY, 516 EAST 2ND STREET, SOUTH BOSTON
This year, in the eleventh Boston Does Boston, six artists sense an equilibrium of wills — a latent restlessness. (A document) a picture (the picture?) Finally, an image on the verge — something alert- work toward it.
Let’s Shoot Boston x Boston Girl Collective Mixer
Sat, Mar 17 | 12–3 PM
WAREHOUSE XI, 11 SANBORN COURT, SOMERVILLE
a community networking event focused on the womxn of our community. They will be taking over Warehouse XI, a creative event space where people will come together for an afternoon of speed dates, a community photography project, and open conversation and laughs. Members of LSB, BGC, and new friends are all welcome.
Mix, mingle, collaborate + create!
Members Bring a Friend for Free Weekend
Sat, Mar 17–Sun, Mar 18 | 10 AM–4 PM
Attention members! Did you know you can bring a friend for free for the opening weekend of every new exhibition? The weekend of March 17 to 18, be among the first to see the ICA’s new collection exhibtion Entangled in the Everyday. This exhibition presents major works that showcase artists’ engagement and entanglement with the everyday. Interest in common materials and quotidian subjects has been a defining theme of artistic practice in the 20th century, inspiring Cubist collage, found sculpture, and the widespread embrace of photography. Take advantage of this great benefit and introduce your museum to friends and family!
Bring your BFF
Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition Featuring Rez Abbasi + Dan Weiss
Sun, Mar 18 | 7:30 PM
With Mahanthappa on alto saxophone, Rez Abbasi on guitar, and Dan Weiss on tabla, Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo-Pak Coalition creates a mesmerizing brand of jazz blended with eastern Indian roots music. The vibrant presence of Indian rhythmic and melodic elements is supercharged in a modern improvisational framework born of the New York jazz scene.
Don’t miss this fiery blend
Opening Night Juan Obando: Full Collabs
Fri, Mar 16 | 7–10 PM
DISTILLERY GALLERY, 516 EAST 2ND STREET, SOUTH BOSTON
Full Collabs showcases a new body of work by Obando exploring this newfound landscape through app development, photo-installation, sculpture, and video. This exhibition proposes an immersive reflection on the circular logic of capitalism, the closed loops of ideology, and the tensions between public and private signaling modeled by digital media.
See It First
The Society of Arts + Crafts
100 Pier 4 Boulevard, Suite 200, Boston,
Visit our new neighbors and check out their current exhibitions, shop, or learn more about CraftBoston. The mission of the Society of Arts and Crafts is to support excellence in crafts by encouraging the creation, collection, and conservation of the work of craft artists and by educating and promoting public appreciation of fine craftsmanship.
Seaport Beer Run
Sundays | 10:30 AM
Starting and finishing at the Harpoon Brewery in Boston’s Seaport District, this 6.5-mile guided running tour takes runners at an easy pace through historic sights including the Old North Church and the final resting place of beer brewer and patriot Samuel Adams.
Brews + views