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Tuesday May 2nd 2023

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Tree Planting Site Walk

1:00 PM -  2:30 PM

Tree Planting Site Walk in the Fenway Victory Gardens

Presented by The Emerald Necklace Conservancy

At the Fenway Victory Gardens, 1200 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215

FREE

 

Explore the site of newly-planted trees in the Back Bay Fens, the oldest park of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace! The Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s Field Operations Manager will guide visitors on a walk through the design history of the area surrounding the historic Fenway Victory Gardens, discuss present-day efforts to steward and maintain this multi-purpose greenspace, and show how the new trees were selected to seamlessly blend with the historic vision of Fens designers Olmsted and Arthur Shurcliff.  Read more... 

Sponsored by F.H. Perry Builder

The  Rug Company x Liberty

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Rug Company x Liberty Collection ‘Afternoon Tea’

Presented by The Rug Company

129 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

FREE

Join The Rug Company for a quintessentially British high tea and cheers to their latest collaboration with Liberty London. This collection, pays homage to both brands’ British heritage and combines exceptional materials with popular design elements from the Aesthetic Movement and the Art-Nouveau period. Preview these six new timeless designs inspired by the brand’s extensive fabric archive that dates back to 1875.  Read more... 

American Goes Modern

Now Available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ivF9wrEAyFc

4:00 PM

Online

“America Goes Modern: The Rise of the Industrial Designer”

Presented by Nonie Gadsden, Weems Senior Curator, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

FREE ON ZOOM

Based on the recent publication America Goes Modern: The Rise of the Industrial Designer, MFA curator and author Nonie Gadsden will explore the foundations of industrial design in the United States and present a close examination of selected masterworks from the era. Ms. Gadsden will be introduced by Tony Fusco, author on Art Deco and Co-Producer of Boston Design Week.  Each of these pieces offers a window into the social, cultural, technological, and economic world in which they were made and used. Included will be sleek furniture, vibrant ceramics, streamlined metalware, and innovative plastics from leading designers of the era.  Read more... 

DOCA Boston Kitchen - Opening

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

New Showroom Opening - DOCA Boston Kitchen

Presented by DOCA Boston Kitchen

20 Boylston St., Brookline Village, MA 02445

FREE

We invite you to join us to celebrate the opening of the new DOCA Boston Kitchen Showroom in Brookline Village. In our showroom you will be able to discover the latest in kitchens and wardrobes on full display. Take a close look to appreciate the quality and elegance of our materials. We take care of every single detail in order to satisfy your needs and offer an exceptional and personalized interior design concept adapted to your ideas.   

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Craft Schools: Boston Nexus

Now Available on YouTube:  https://hubs.la/Q01Qq40y0

 

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Online

Craft Schools: Boston Nexus

Presented by Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts

FREE ONLINE

 

Boston is admired as a nexus of craft. A network of craft schools holds this rich history, supports its current dynamism, and pioneers its future possibilities. These sites of knowledge transfer have long been places that embody educational idealism, and where art, craft, home, and industry converge. Join MFA curator Michelle Millar Fisher as she moderates a conversation with leaders of Boston craft schools.  Read more... 

Monday May 1 Through Tuesday May 9

Artist: Justin Whalen

Climate Change Illustration Exhibit

Daily 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Climate Change Illustration Exhibit

Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Student Life Gallery, Kennedy building, 2nd Floor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design,  621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

FREE - NO RSVP requires

 

This semester all 100 MassArt Sophomore Illustration students participate in a climate change illustration assignment and exhibition. As a way to focus on the positive ways society is currently addressing the topic of climate change, the students chose from the list of sources that explore ways that businesses and organizations are taking action to reverse the damages done by climate change. Some of the topics include advancements in regenerative agriculture, the next generation of green buildings in Boston, breakthroughs in wind energy and ways that cycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions and improves health. Read more... 

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