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Brickbottom Open Studios

Brickbottom and Joy Street Open Studios November 23 & 24, 2019 | 12-6 pm 1 Fitchburg Street, Somerville MA 02143 | 617-776-3410 Open Studios Directory Show on view November 7 – 24, 2019 https://brickbottom.org facebook.com/brickbottom bbos@brickbottom.org It’s Brickbottom’s 31st – and 32nd – Anniversary! In the mid-80s, 100+ artists pooled their money to buy and […]


Gallery @ SPL Opening Reception: Lilliputian Ocean by Lily Keyes

Opening reception for the November show featuring underwater photography from Mozambique taken by Lily Keyes. This exhibit is titled Lilliputian Ocean in reference to the mythical island of Lilliput and its 6-inch-tall inhabitants in Gulliver’s Travels. Just like the storied Lilliputians, all of the miniature creatures in this exhibit live in the vast Indian Ocean.


September SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join us on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland St. between Central St to Lowell St. for two stages of music, a beer garden, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, a bouncy house, and much more! Free and open to all! Music Lineup: ONCE Somerville stage: 2:30 pm – Charmed & Strange 3:45 pm – The American […]


Joy Street September Fest

Aeronaut Down and Rengo Studios present – Joy Street September Fest – Help us send off the summer with a celebration of local music, art, food, drink, and community! Featuring: Aeronaut Down’s official album release show Music from Slam Kitchen Yoga with Raquel ConstellationCalligraphy N. Keller Photography Sugalski Ceramics Pour painting from Stefiyah Lara Leblanc […]


Something Ventured: Union Press

In an otherwise ordinary building on Somerville Avenue, a spiral staircase brings you to a small room filled with letters. There are cases of them—wide, flat drawers of them stacked in what could almost be dressers. Others are assembled and at the ready, negative spaces carefully tucked around them. Eli Epstein was told it was […]


ArtBeat Festival!

The city’s largest cultural festival with over 15 bands, including Cliff Notez, Barrence Whitfield, El Huateque, Ruta Beggars, and Mike Gent. Plus a dance showcase, a parade, 80 craft vendors, kids activities, food , a poetry banquet—and considerably more culture and revelry! This year at the festival, we’re exploring how we all consume—especially how this […]


Empty Bowls: Benefit Dinner for Food For Free

Help Food For Free fill empty bowls all year round by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls benefit dinner. Food For Free is a Cambridge-based nonprofit organization that improves access to healthy food within the greater Boston community. Our Empty Bowls benefit dinner will feature delicious soups from local restaurants as well as beautiful […]


AVATARS // futures: art exhibition opening reception

Nave Gallery presents AVATARS // futures curated by Christina Balch A two-part exploration, AVATARS // futures is the second of two exhibitions to document the ways that artists represent their bodies, their ideas, their nations, and their dead in today’s digital world where the physical and virtual, human and non-human, self and other, are increasingly […]


Art Reception: Dori Bergman

Meet April Artist Dori Bergman, featured by She Explores, and the Appalachian Mountain Club for her works depicting issues surrounding women in the wilderness.


AVATARS // ghosts art exhibition: Curators Talk

Join Christina Balch, Giuliana Funkhouser and Krista Wright, curators of AVATARS // ghosts, as they talk about the inspiration behind the show and the significance of the artwork included. Giuliana and Krista are based in San Francisco and will be joining remotely. Learn more: http://navegallery.org/wp/avatars-ghosts/


DSLR Camera Workshop for Beginners

In this class our aim is to introduce new photographers to their digital SLR cameras, camera functions and basic photography concepts in order to obtain full use of the modern-day digital camera. The class will introduce students to photography fundamentals like aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Step by step students will learn how to navigate […]


Food Photography Workshop

This one day intensive Food Photography Workshop is a beginners course designed to introduce new photographers to the beneficial techniques available when seeking to capture food in its everyday setting. The class will reveal simple yet effective techniques to improve candid food photography with any camera, adapt to low light situations, and create easy to […]