Category Archives: Art

Classic movie night in Wellesley: Seven Samurai

Fans of the western The Magnificent Seven might enjoy catching a showing at Wellesley Free Library on Wednesday night of the movie it was based on: Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai. (Not to be confused with the more recent Seven Psychopaths. The action starts at 6:45pm. This epic tale concerns honor and duty during a time when […]

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Wellesley Society of Artists Presents Fall Library Art Exhibit and Demonstration

The Wellesley Society of Artists (WSA) is a community of artists founded in 1933 for the purpose of encouraging and supporting local artists. Member Artists works will be on display in the lobby and Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley, from November 1 through November 28. On Thursday, November 6, […]

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Dana Hall exhibit features student art from South Africa

The Dana Hall School Art Gallery presents Ubuntu: Art from Students at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls through November 21 with an opening reception Tuesday, October 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Over the past six years, Dana Hall has developed a relationship with the Oprah […]

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Wellesley Sleepwalker sculpture lives on as multimedia project

I’m really not quite sure how to describe this project from, other than to say it combines media coverage of the Wellesley College/Tony Matelli “Sleepwalker” sculpture and music. Who knows, maybe it will wind up in the Wellesley College Davis Museum. Sleepwalker media coverage: The remixes Reflecting on the Sleepwalker media frenzy at Wellesley […]

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Brooke Adams, Tony Shalhoub performing in Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson

Husband and wife Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams, a pair of accomplished movie/TV/stage actors, will perform next month at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s rendition of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days” at Babson College’s Sorenson Center for the Arts. Performances take place Nov. 18-23, with ticket prices ranging from $30-$80 (some discounts available). You might recognize Shalhoub from […]

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Album cover artist’s work to be showcased at MassBay in Wellesley

On Sunday, September 28th, from noon-3pm MassBay Community College will hold an opening reception of The Album Cover Paintings of Howie Green, which cover six decades of music. The Boston-based artist’s work has graced the covers of numerous CD releases by recording artists including Biggie Smalls, Catahoula, MoRebo and American Idol finalist Chris Sligh. Green’s album cover […]

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Wellesley Society of Artists presents demonstration by painter David P. Curtis

Wellesley Society of Artists presents a demonstration by David P. Curtis on September 28, 2014 from 2-4pm at the Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills.    David P. Curtis was born in Brookline, MA, and grew up on Cape Ann, an area noted for its rich artistic history. Introduced to painting at an early age […]

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“Downright offensive graffiti here in Wellesley”

A nice find here from a MassBay Community College tweeter: Downright offensive graffiti here in Wellesley — Mario Colace (@colace_mario) September 4, 2014

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Wellesley College Davis Museum announces Fall exhibit line-up

                              The Davis Museum at Wellesley College presents six new exhibitions this fall.  New View: 2014 Faculty Exhibition; Feast Your Eyes; Sigalit Landau: DeadSeeand Michael Craig-Martin: Art&Design will be on view September 17 – December 21.   Edged in Black: Selections from […]

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Wellesley siblings look to expand homeless/disabled art initiative across country

Late last year we wrote about ArtLifting — a local outfit that helps homeless and disabled artists sell their work online — because the founders are a brother and sister who grew up in Wellesley. Those siblings, Liz and Spencer Powers, are now attempting to expand ArtLifting beyond Boston to five other cities: Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, […]

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