Category Archives: Art

Dana Hall shows off Beaver Country Day art talent

From Dana Hall School: In collaboration with Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, the Dana Hall Art Gallery presents Creative Colleagues, running February 8 through March 4. An opening reception will be held Tuesday, February 9, from 5–7:30 p.m. Creative Colleagues: Work from the Art Faculty of Beaver Country Day School features painting and fiber art by […]

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Wellesley College Davis museum late winter/spring exhibits: gaming, Shakespeare, and more

The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has revealed its exhibits slated to open in early-February and run through late June. The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer (Feb. 10 – June 26) — the first museum retrospective dedicated to the work of a single video game maker. Rohrer’s work has been covered in Wired, Esquire, and […]

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Women’s Lunch Place subject of Dana Hall photography exhibit

Jeff Adams captures the spirit of guests and volunteers of The Women’s Lunch Place in a new photography exhibit at Dana Hall School’s Art Gallery through Feb. 5. The portraits are aimed at recording “the positive impact that WLP makes in the lives of the guests,” Adams says. Located in Boston’s Back Bay, the Women’s Lunch Place […]

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Wellesley Sleepwalker headed to NYC High Line park

The nearly naked zombie-like Sleepwalker sculpture that generated controversy and spawned a million selfies at Wellesley College in early 2014 will be resurfacing this spring as part of a new art exhibit on NYC’s fantastic High Line elevated park. The High Line’s Wanderlust exhibit will include works from 10 artists, including Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker, according to […]

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Save the date: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoonist visiting Wellesley on Jan. 23

Jim Lawson, a writer/illustrator/comic book artist for The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for over 20 years, will pay a visit to the Wellesley Free Library’s Children’s Room on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1-2pm for a talk and demonstration. His latest book is Paleo: The Complete Collection. Find out more about Jim, who lives and works […]

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Wellesley honors best & brightest holiday houses

  The Wellesley Recreation Department has recognized the spirited, creative and silly at 5 addresses across town in its annual Holiday House Decorating Contest, which attracted about 20 entries. The Holly Jolly judges visited the residents a few nights before Christmas Eve to dole out the awards and take photos.     RELATED: Rec Dept’s […]

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Bottle tree mystery puzzles Wellesley

                          We heard from a couple of regular Swellesley readers today who sent us photos of a tree at Wellesley College decorated with empty bottles.  They wondered: What’s up with that? The tree can be found not far from the Upland Road entrance […]

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Wellesley art teacher blessed with Christmas baby

Wellesley Public Schools art teacher Jen Stabnick says she feels blessed for giving birth to a baby boy on Christmas Day at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, according to CBS Boston news. Students had given her suggestions for a baby name during her pregnancy, with some hoping she’d name the new arrival Mac in honor of […]

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