Standout street artist and surrealist Percy Fortini-Wright is curating “Black History Matters 365,” a seven-artist exhibit opening Thursday at a Lesley University gallery.
The Chandler Gallery’s unsettling “Beastiary,” Lesley University’s adjunct faculty “Directions” show and Harvard’s archival trove about “Opening New Worlds” give cause to leave the apartment and a warm place to stay enlightened through the winter.
The full-body virtual reality experience called “Birdly” is coming to Kendall Square’s Le Laboratoire Cambridge for three days next month – probably not long enough to satisfy all those who’ve wanted to soar over a city, held aloft by nothing but their own wings.
The Mobilia gallery follows a time-tested model of making art less intimidating by offering food as an accompaniment – usually a sweet one. Every Saturday brings “Picasso and Pie” hours with recipe by or inspired by a gallery artist.
Artists are prone to making statements that might leave the average viewer mystified, and Michèle Fandel Bonner is no different. But she has an unstated mission too: to stagger by the sheer amount of effort that goes into collecting and assembling her materials.
Lesley University hosts photographer and multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems on Thursday as the latest presenter in its free Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
The pop artist who painted the Boston Gas tank alongside Interstate 93 in Boston, creating an instant landmark, is getting a special exhibition starting Thursday at Harvard with free hours, a panel discussion, reception and StoryCorps collecting reminisces.
It’s no mistake that “Images of Grief and Healing” is co-curated by Emily Newmann, a therapist who facilitates grieving and art therapy groups, workshops and dinners in Newton, Brighton and Cambridge.
“In/Sight,” displays work by 55 professional artists from Cambridge and Somerville in a show starting with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Porter Square.
The Harvard Art Museums collections have been online for more than a decade on their own website, but this week 1,061 high-resolution images got added to the Google Cultural Institute, bringing a bunch of cool new features.