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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 […]


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: https://navegallery.org/wp/avatars-ghosts/


Wrap Around at Mudflat Open Studios

Each year, the Nave Gallery hosts Wrap Around, our annual sale of handmade knitted/crocheted/sewn goods to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC). This year, we’re bringing the sale to various locations throughout Somerville. Join us at Mudflat Open Studios for a weekend of art and good cheer. Stop by do some shopping that does lots […]


Those Who Can, Teach

This show is a celebration of artists who teach grades K-12. We often spend so much time and energy motivating and helping our students create, that we risk neglecting our own craft. This show is a reminder to ourselves and to others that the reason we teach is because we value the creative process. In […]


Wrap Around at Vernon Street Open Studios

Each year, the Nave Gallery hosts Wrap Around, our annual sale of handmade knitted/crocheted/sewn goods to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC). This year, we’re bringing the sale to various locations throughout Somerville. Join us at Vernon Street Open Studios for a weekend of art and good cheer. And, bring some canned goods. Vernon Street […]


Artist Julie Ann Otis On Reframing As Opportunity

There was a time when Julie Ann Otis would deny that her art is political. But when a colleague put the question to her several years ago, she had to face the truth. “Every single piece that I went back and read … I was like, ‘Oh, that is so political,” the Somerville-based artist and […]


SCOUT PICKS: 2/27/15-3/1/15

Friday, 2/27 Visualize Somerville 8 p.m., $25 (free for members) Brooklyn Boulders 12A Tyler St. Fed up with staring at the same rock wall? Visualize Somerville, using a system of projection systems, will turn the climbing walls at Brooklyn Boulders into waterfalls, mountain peaks and lava flows. Escape to the outdoors, inside. We Dig Free […]


Scout Picks: 11/14/14 – 11/16/14

Friday, 11/14 7:30 – 11:30 p.m., Free Boston Bike Party Presents: A Space Odyssey Copley Square Put on your finest intergalactic duds, hop on your ride and get ready to roll through the streets blasting the sweet sounds of Bowie and the Beastie Boys. Ride begins in Copley Square and ends with an afterparty at Aeronaut […]