February 03

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON: Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics A Collaboration with Nobuo Tsuji and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Contemporary works by Takashi Murakami, one of the most imaginative and important artists working today, are juxtaposed with treasures from the MFA’s renowned collection of Japanese art. The exhibition reveals how Murakami’s contemporary vision is richly inflected by a dynamic conversation with the historical past, framed by a creative dialogue with the great Japanese art […]

February 03

MUSEUM OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY, BOSTON: AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE

Site 14 African Meeting House Museum of African American History 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill The African Meeting House on Beacon Hill was built in 1806 in what once was the heart of Boston’s 19th century free black community.Today, it is a showcase of architecture and African American community organization in the formative years of […]

February 03

MUSEUM OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY- BOSTON: Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century

Frederick Douglass was in love with photography. From his earliest known photograph in 1841 until his passing in 1895, he sat for his portrait whenever he could and became the most photographed American of the nineteenth century; more photographed than President Abraham Lincoln. In this first major exhibition of Douglass photographs, we offer a visually […]

February 03

GIBSON HOUSE- BOSTON

Completed in 1860, the Gibson House stands virtually untouched as a historic house museum in Back Bay. In 2001, the National Park Service designated Gibson House as a National Historic Landmark. A unique and unspoiled single-family residence, it retains its kitchen, scullery, butler’s pantry, and water closets, as well as formal rooms and private quarters. […]

February 01

THE HIGH: “A FIRE THAT NO WATER COULD PUT OUT”: CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHY

Taking its title from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech before his assassination in 1968, “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out” reflects on the fiftieth anniversary of this tumultuous year in American history. Following his death in Memphis, Dr. King’s enormous funeral procession through Atlanta took over the city’s streets with thousands […]

January 27

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: TOSCA

Sir David McVicar’s “smashing new production” is “a grand triumph” (Huffington Post), featuring an exciting cast led by soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the fiery diva and Vittorio Grigolo as her passionate lover, Cavaradossi. The pair are “youthful, ardent, and innocent … their duets electric, their kisses hot and numerous” (Wall Street […]

January 26

JAMAAL BARBER SOLO EXHIBITION: BRIGHT BLACK

“Bright Black” is an exploration of American black identity by printmaker Jamaal Barber. Woodcuts and mixed media work touch on the complex experiences, set backs and triumphs, that shape the African American experience. Southwest Arts Center & ZuCot Gallery January 26 – February 23 POSSE VIDEOS:         POSSE PHOTOS: