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- The Current: Rekindling Hope + Reimagining Possible Futures
Sat, May 20 | 1–3 PM
The Current is an ongoing series of teen-organized programs focused on the intersection of art and social change. Limited to 60 participants.
Join the conversation
- The Gore Place Spring Plant Sale
Fri, May 19 + Sat, May 20 | 9 AM–4 PM
gore place, waltham, ma
This year’s offerings feature vegetable garden transplants including many varieties of hard-to-find hybrid and heirloom tomatoes. It’s not only the large selection that makes this sale special; it’s also the chance to speak with gardener Scott Clarke.
- Picturing People Gallery Talk
Sat, May 20 + Sun, May 21 | 1 PM
Consider how the artists in the exhibitions on view at the ICA represent the body in new and surprising ways.
Expert’s eye view
Life in Picoseconds
On view through June 10
Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street
Experience a new form of digital representation, the Atom Screen, at Kendall Square’s chic Le Laboratoire. A collaboration between French design team Millimetre, video artist and scientist Charles Reilly, artist Daniel Faust, artist and researcher Anna Ondaatje, and Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards, the Atom Screen represents a new impressionistic movement in digital screen technology that departs from the advance of digital screens toward hyper-realistic representation. Still and moving images appear on swirls of particles that move in chaotic and prescribed ways between glass panels, producing unusual, abstract, and realistic representations that convey emotive, artistic, and scientific impressions.
Sat, May 20 + Sun, May 21 | 12–4 PM
Participate in the current Make/Made project designed by Bennie Flores Ansell. Work with stencils, special papers, and artists’ paint markers to create unique flying fish that tell a story from your life. Add your work to Ansell’s Fish Out of Water installation in the Bank of America Art Lab. Also, challenge yourself to try mirror symmetry drawing. Decorate a flying fish with color and designs to take home.
Fri, May 19 | 12 AM–6 PM
CARPENTER CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, CAMBRIDGE, MA
CRC/bookshop is the first installment of Consumer Research Center/. Located on Level 3 of the Carpenter Center, this platform is a collaboration between the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Motto Books (based in Berlin). CRC/bookshop provides students and visitors with access to more than 500 titles by artists, critics, filmmakers, and cultural institutions from around the world.
Intimacy With Technology: Public Program/Gallery Talk
Fri, May 19 | 12:30 PM–2:30 PM
MIT LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER
Join List Visual Arts Center and Sun-ha Hong from MIT’s Comparative Media Studies/Writing in a discussion about the affective charge and the promise of objectivity surrounding the idea of raw data. As we move into an era of ambient and ubiquitous computing, Hong will discuss the intimate aspects of data to explore how we as humans engage in relationships with technologies—relationships which lead us to ask, ‘what is intimacy?’.
- Get Cozy + Explore Our Collection
Dive into the ICA’s collection from the comfort of your coziest spot.
Get your art on
- The Society of Arts + Crafts
100 Pier 4 Boulevard, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02210
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
Sun, May 21 | 10 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