Karmimadeebora McMillan: Wandering stars…for whom it is reserved…the blackness…the darkness…forever

Montserrat Gallery 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA, United States

The Boston-based artist, Karmimadeebora McMillan, mines Black material culture and historical archives to reimagine Black histories through diverse media. In her first major solo exhibition in the region, McMillan creates an immersive installation featuring animation, painting, and sound. Wandering stars…for whom it is reserved…the blackness…the darkness…forever is a kaleidoscopic journey through time that draws inspiration from sci-fi, speculative fiction, and ...

Parts and Pieces of the Universe

Essex Art Center 56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA, United States

Essex Art Center is thrilled to open its 2024 exhibition season with Parts and Pieces of the Universe by Leah Piepgras. Piepgras is a Texas-born North Andover resident who was raised in a family of artists. Trained formally as a sculptor, Piepgras gracefully traverses performance, painting, and installation. Parts and Pieces of the Universe is a snapshot of a lifetime ...

Endicott College 2024 Faculty Exhibit

Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College 406 Hale Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Get ready for the 2024 Faculty Exhibit, where our incredible professors will showcase their talents and creativity in person—don't miss out!2024 Faculty ExhibitJoin us for the 2024 Faculty Exhibit at the Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College! This in-person event showcases the incredible talent and creativity of our esteemed faculty members. Get ready to be amazed by a ...

30 under 30! Featuring Award Winning Endicott College Interior Architecture

Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College 406 Hale Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Get ready for an epic gathering, 30 under 30! Join us in person to celebrate the incredible achievements of our award-winning Endicott Colle30 under 30! Featuring Award Winning Endicott College Interior Architecture AlumniFriday, February 2–Tuesday, April 30Spencer Presentation GalleryFree and open to the publicReception: February 22 | 4–6 p.m. | Carol Grillo GalleryJoin us for an exciting in-person event at ...

I Am More

Library Gallery 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Portraits and essays addressing how we are more than our mental illness, health diagnosis, disability or life situation. The traveling exhibit I Am More will be on display at Montserrat College of Art in February. This exhibit features pastel and colored pencil portraits by artist Amy Kerr, accompanied by essays written by individuals describing how they are more than their ...

Loretta Park: About to Thaw

Carol Schlosberg Gallery 23 Essex St, Beverly, MA, United States

Loretta Park incorporates weaving and fiber-art techniques with an array of everyday objects to create colorful and tactile sculptures.  From colorful nylon rope, plastic ice-cube trays, plates, and cups to scraps of cloth and paper, Park transforms commonplace materials and classic techniques into newly imagined color blocks of form and texture. An interdisciplinary artist, Park’s artworks evoke aspects of painting, assemblage, ...

Exhibition: Our Fire Is Stronger Than Your Bombs

The Winfisky Gallery 1 Meier Drive, Salem, MA, United States

War posters by contemporary Ukrainian illustrators On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The war continues until now, ruining the lives of millions of people and uprooting the principles of civilized life as we know it. This exhibition was first installed at Dartmouth College from February 24-March 31, 2023 at the one year anniversary of the ...

Salem Public Schools Charlotte Forten Display at Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall

With a special thanks to all of the participating students and teachers, Old Town Hall is pleased host to a unique installation featuring ‘idea boards’ and other projects from a variety of Salem Public School classrooms on the theme of Charlotte Forten’s life and legacy. Along with this display will be a brief history of Charlotte Forten and her connections ...

AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN THE ARTS: A BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION (FEB 19-23)

Lynn Museum/LynnArts 590 Washington Street, Lynn, MA, United States

Join us to celebrate the creativity of Black artists, musicians, and authors during February school vacation week. Enjoy FREE admission to the Museum all week, view our latest exhibitions, and participate in complimentary art-making activities and special programs. All are welcome!

Upcoming Programs – Week of February 18, 2024

North Shore Children's Museum 10 Main St, Peabody, MA, United States

MA School Vacation Week – Programs expected to fill fast! SPECIAL HOURS: We will be open on Tuesday, February 20 from 9AM-12PM and 1PM-4PM. Tues 2/20: Hip Hop with Dance Movement at 11AM or 1PM on Tuesday, February 20. Join us as we learn to express ourselves through dance and movement. We will explore multiple styles of Hip Hop, learn ...

Event Series Vacation Adventures

Vacation Adventures

The Phoenix School 28 Goodhue St Suite 2 - 3, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

For kids 6-10 who love to learn even on vacations For kids 11-14 who want to join the Teen Leadership Program February 20-23, April 16-19  2024 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Fee: $70 a day for ages 6-10 or $250 for the week; $100 for the Teen Leadership Program (ages 11-14). Registration is required at least one week prior to ...

Leah Piepgras: Parts and Pieces of the Universe

Essex Art Center 56 Island Street, Lawrence, MA, United States

Opening Reception Saturday, January 13 at 6:00 PM Conversation with the Artist Saturday, January 13 at 6:30 PM   Essex Art Center is thrilled to open its 2024 exhibition season with Parts and Pieces of the Universe by Leah Piepgras. Piepgras is a Texas-born North Andover resident who was raised in a family of artists. Trained formally as a sculptor, ...

Puppy Love Adoption Party

The Good Witch of Salem 2 North St, Salem, MA, United States

Let’s celebrate Love at a “Puppy Love Adoption Party”! Children will stuff their own puppy plush, create accessories, and learn about crystal magic! This workshop is limited to 8 children, pre-registration is required. Under age 4 may attend with the help of a supervising adult. Hosted By: The Good Witch of Salem, herself! Please note: Event ticket purchases are non-refundable ...

$45

Faculty in Conversation: Martha Buskirk

Hardie 101 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Art historian Martha Buskirk will discuss growing up surrounded by the work of her mother, fiber artist Mary Balzer Buskirk, as well as the ongoing process of responding to her legacy. After taking up weaving during graduate studies at Cranbrook, Mary Balzer Buskirk maintained an active studio and exhibition practice integrated into the rhythms of family life via a studio ...

Happy Hearts Spa Potions

The Good Witch of Salem 2 North St, Salem, MA, United States

Let’s have a Spa Potions Day! Children will mix their own sugar scrub, create sparkly soap, receive a touch of glitter and glitz, and a hair accessory. This workshop is limited to 8 children, pre-registration is required. This event is for ages 5+ only. Hosted By: The Good Witch of Salem, herself! Please note: Event ticket purchases are non-refundable at ...

Connection & Community Building for Little Rainbows

NAGLY (North Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Youth) Museum Place Mall, 2 East India Square., Suite 121, Salem, MA, United States

Little Rainbows is a group designed for youth between kindergarten and elementary school age. Parents/guardians must accompany youth to this group.

Full Moon Yoga

The House of the Seven Gables 115 Derby Street, Salem, MA, United States

Wild Sea Wellness will be offering monthly yoga classes at The House of the Seven Gables throughout 2024. Be sure to check their website and calendar for details, dates, and links to register. The next partnership is scheduled for February 21.

Full Moon Yoga

House of the Seven Gables

Wild Sea Wellness will be offering monthly yoga classes at The House of the Seven Gables throughout 2024. Be sure to check their website and calendar for details, dates, and links to register. The next partnership is scheduled for Feb 21 at 6:00 p.m. in our spacious Holyoke Room in the Visitor Center.

AFROBEATS DANCE WORKSHOP

Lynn Museum/LynnArts 590 Washington Street, Lynn, MA, United States

As part of our Black History Month celebration, we are delighted to host Afrobeats Dance Boston for a FREE workshop on Wednesday, February 21st, from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Lynn Museum. Water and a good time are provided! Afrobeats Dance Boston is a dance company focusing on Contemporary African music (African Pop Music). Afrobeats is a catch-all term created by a DJ ...