It’s a cheap shot to wander an art gallery saying, “My kid could have done this,” but a free exhibit coming to the Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts ensures parents are right – in fact, their kids may be among the artists on display.
The loss of artists in Cambridge has reached a crisis point, say city councillors trying to grant resident artists a one-point advantage in the formula to apply for rentals in lower-income inclusionary housing – but the conversation has been temporarily set aside.
Let the sudden difficulty getting restaurant reservations and influx of black gowns serve as a reminder this year not just that Harvard is graduating a new class, but that Cambridge gets a gift for having hosted it: free two-day admission to the Harvard Art Museums.
A new production from CRLS Dance/Works; the Seventh Annual Film Shift Film Festival; Eighth Annual Citywide Cambridge Arts Open Studios; Tiny Tall Ships Festival; Third Annual OnStage Arts Marathon; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
CIC Arts Presents Pop-Up Music; Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair; Moving Day at MIT on Saturday, including the Crossing the Charles Parade and Competition; Mobius@Green Street: An Evening of Collaborations; and Keytar Bear & Abby Taylor Day.
Somerville Open Studios and public art at MIT; the MASSDestruction Robot Competition; Taza Chocolates’ Cinco de Mayo Block Party or Harvard Pow Wow; Black Market art/flea/record/artisan market or Club Passim Benefit CD and Vinyl Sale; and 33rd Annual Mayfair.
Rock ’n’ Roll Rumble Finals; “Love & Gravity” acrobatic storytelling; Community Sculpture Race and Exhibition; Ninth Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration; and the “Dimensions of Doctor Who” science event.
“Matt & Ben,” the play; Slow Art Day; EMW Community Library Opening, featuring Junot Díaz; Union Square Outdoor Dance Party; and Myq Kaplan headlines at the Liquid Courage Comedy Club.
The Vericon science fiction convention; “NOT ART (captured)” exhibition reception; Cirque Us! benefit show; grand reopening of The Museum of Modern Renaissance; and Cambridge Symphony Orchestra presentation of “The Russian Masters.”
Two colorful, kaleidoscopic artists brought together in ongoing displays at Huron Village’s Mobilia Gallery come together in person Saturday for a reception – both meticulous in wildly different crafts and both begging the question: “How did you do that?”