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Free Thursday Nights at ICA BostonBoston, Free
Thu, August 13, 2015  -  Sat, March 24, 2018   
ICA, Boston is free for all visitors every Thursday from 5 - 9 pm during ICA Free Thursday Nights. And is always free for youth 17 and under.
Free First Saturdays: Worcester Art MuseumWorcester, Free
Mon, January 2, 2017  -  Mon, December 3, 2018   
The Worcester Art Museum offers free admission on the first Saturday morning of each month.
FREE Family Fun at Arsenal ArtsWatertown, Free
Sat, January 21, 2017  -  Sat, March 18, 2017   
Experiment with paint, paper, collage, performance, and movement at this event that's free to kids of all ages! A special performance of The Main Street Kids Club starts at 10:30am!
The Medici’s Painter: Carlo Dolci and 17th-Century FlorenceWellesley, $$$
Fri, February 10, 2017  -  Sun, July 9, 2017   
Unprecedented opportunity to view the paintings and drawings of Carlo Dolci (161-1687), 17th century Florence's most important painter whose reverence for detail, brilliant palette, and seemingly enameled surfaces earned the favor of powerful Medici patronage.
Shipshape & Copper BottomedCharlestown
Sat, February 18, 2017  -  Sun, February 26, 2017   
Over 85,000 people have already signed their names to copper sheets that will be installed on USS Constitution – will you be next? Come to the USS Constitution Museum before it's too late!
February Vacation Activities: ICABoston, $
Mon, February 20, 2017  -  Thu, February 23, 2017   
Visit Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art during vacation for drop-in gallery activities and exhibition-related art-making projects, especially for families.
February Vacation Week Activities: Peabody Essex MuseumSalem, $
Mon, February 20, 2017  -  Fri, February 24, 2017   
Visit PEM this week to experience books in exciting new ways — discover how they're created, see special performances, participate in collaborative art-making projects, hear readings from authors and more!
February Vacation Arts ProgramSouth End, $$
Mon, February 20, 2017  -  Fri, February 24, 2017   
United South End Settlements’ Children’s Art Centre will be offering a February vacation program for children between the ages of 4.5 and 10 to explore visual arts as well as gain exposure to creative movement, performing arts and music.
Winter Party at the Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumBoston, $
Mon, February 20, 2017  -  Fri, February 24, 2017   
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is hosting a “Winter Party” for students ages 7 and up, during February school break to enjoy time off through celebrating art and music.
Untold American Stories: Black History MonthBoston, $
Tue, February 21, 2017  -  Fri, February 24, 2017   
During February Vacation Week The Mary Baker Eddy Library will have fun actives and performances! There will be performances and actives from Tuesday to Friday in The Christian Science Publishing House Lobby.
2nd Children’s Illustrators Auction Art Gallery ReceptionNatick, Free
Sun, February 26, 2017  -  Sun, February 26, 2017   
You’re invited to an Art Gallery Reception of donated artwork from children's book illustrators. Meet some illustrators, have some snacks and prep for the online auction to win these works of art!
MassiveMuse: Featuring MistralBrighton
Tue, February 28, 2017  -  Tue, February 28, 2017   
Come join us on the last day of this LOVEly month for an unstuffy, unpredictable and unmatched event. Enjoy a mix of beloved classics and newly-discovered gems with the fifteen members of Mistral.
Needham's Art in BloomNeedham, Free
Sat, March 4, 2017  -  Sun, March 5, 2017   
70+ mixed medium pieces of artwork by Needham High School students and with floral interpretations by members of Beth Shalom Garden Club and participants from Needham & Kalmia garden clubs.
Fiddler on the Farm & The Whyte School of Irish Step DanceDover, $
Sun, March 19, 2017  -  Sun, March 19, 2017   
The Whyte School of Irish Step Dancing looks forward to sharing it's joy of Irish dance this St. Patrick's Day season with you! Enjoy traditional dances that are guaranteed to keep your feet tapping.
Classical Cartoon Festival 2017Boston, $$
Sat, March 25, 2017  -  Sat, March 25, 2017   
Kids of all ages will enjoy their favorite Warner Bros. cartoons set to classical music on a giant screen, along with live performances, visits from beloved PBS children’s characters, and more.
Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Scavenger HuntBoston, $
Sat, March 25, 2017  -  Sat, March 25, 2017   
Join Watson Adventures on a unique family scavenger hunt for Harry Potter at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston! It’s a fun new way to explore the museum.
Art & Design of the 20th & 21st CenturiesBoston, $
Thu, April 6, 2017  -  Sun, April 9, 2017   
Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and attract new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations.
Lux Ecclesiae: The Light of the Church Spring Lecture SeriesOrleans, $$
Tue, April 25, 2017  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
Msgr. Timothy Verdon, Canon of the Cathedral of Florence and Director of the Cathedral Museum, will present a series of eight power-point lectures, developing themes of seeing as artistic understanding and contemplation.
Spring ArtWeek 2017Other Boston Area, Free
Fri, April 28, 2017  -  Sun, May 7, 2017   
ArtWeek Boston, an award-winning bi-annual creative festival for all, will return April 28 - May 7, 2017 - and we are looking for events! Email us at [email protected] today!
Japanese Calligraphy with Michiko ImaiBoxford, $$$
Sat, April 29, 2017  -  Sat, April 29, 2017   
Master Calligrapher Michiko Imai will introduce participants to the art of Japanese Calligraphy. She will cover several basic strokes and guide participants through writing a beautiful, simple word.
Boston By Little Feet Walking TourBoston, $
Sat, May 6, 2017  -  Sun, October 29, 2017   
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers from ages 6-12 years of age. Children will experience the historical sites that played key roles in American independence.


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