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Opening Reception: MCC Artist Fellows / Closing Reception: HEATWAVES

Celebrate the Massachusetts Cultural Council's 2016 Artist Fellows and say goodbye to the Heatwaves Teen Art Exhibition.

September 16, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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MCC Literary Fellows Reading Event

Hear the award winning work of this year's Mass. Cultural Council Artist Fellows from the categories of Poetry and Fiction/Creative Non-Fiction.

September 30, 2016 at 7:00 PM

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Special Performance by Candice Salyers

Mass. Cultural Council Choreography Fellow Candice Salyers will do a live performance as part of the 2016 MCC Artist Fellows exhibition on view in the main gallery.

September 30, 2016 at 6:30 PM

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Opening Reception: Pathways to Abstraction

Join NAC students Irwin E. Thompson and Ingrid Scheibler to celebrate their Holzwasser Gallery exhibition 'Pathways to Abstraction.'

September 30, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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Workshop: The Intimacy of Memory

NAC student Nancy Marks and her collaborator, Annie Brewster MD, invite the NAC community to honor loved ones lost in the opioid epidemic, and challenge viewers to rethink the narrative surrounding stigmatized deaths. First, a free workshop invites participants to bring photographs and mementoes to inspire and create artwork. These pieces, along with images and audio recordings of participants’ stories will build the exhibition. The reception will feature a discussion aimed at reshaping how we think about those affected by this crisis.

October 2, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Reception & Panel Discussion: Obstacle Course

Presented By: Cathy McLaurin & Courtney McClellan

'Obstacle Course' is a Curatorial Opportunity Program exhibition curated by Cathy McLaurin & Courtney McClellan. This exhibition performs, examines and critiques collaboration in contemporary art making. Artists and viewers alike advise, adapt, demand, play, teach, listen and translate. With drawing, sculpture, photography, video, writing, and performance, the exhibition complicates utopian ideas about working together, and examines the offerings and challenges of collaborative and delegated making.

October 28, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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'Obstacle Course' Performance Day

Obstacle Course performs, examines and critiques collaboration in contemporary art making. Artists and viewers alike advise, adapt, demand, play, teach, listen and translate. With drawing, sculpture, photography, video, writing, and performance, the exhibition complicates utopian ideas about working together, and examines the offerings and challenges of collaborative and delegated making.

October 29, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Reception & Discussion: The Intimacy of Memory

Presented By: Nancy Marks & Annie Brewster

NAC student Nancy Marks and her collaborator, Annie Brewster MD, invite the NAC community to honor loved ones lost in the opioid epidemic, and challenge viewers to rethink the narrative surrounding stigmatized deaths. First, a free workshop invites participants to bring photographs and mementos to inspire and create artwork. These pieces, along with images and audio recordings of participants’ stories will build the exhibition. The reception will feature a discussion aimed at reshaping how we think about those affected by this crisis.

November 10, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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