Facilitation: Butoh Class

April 7, 2016

Thu. 4/7 at 3:00 PM at the MCA: Guest scholar and dance artist Michael J. Morris facilitates a Butoh class as part of Katie Martin’s Dance Improvisation course. A Movement Matters event. Observers welcome. Free

Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945

January 29, 2016

Opening Fri. 1/29 at the Museum: The nearly 200 works in this exhibit showcase the spectacular craftsmanship and sophisticated design long associated with Japan amidst the complex social and cultural tensions leading up to WWII. Free

Kendo: The Way of the Sword

April 19, 2016

Tues. 4/19 at 4:30 PM at the MCA: Kendo, the art of Japanese fencing, is one of the oldest and most celebrated of the Japanese martial arts. This demonstration is conducted by members of Boston Kendo Kyokai and Boston Shufukai. Free

Bria Skonberg Quintet

February 19, 2016

Fri. 2/19 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: Trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Bria Skonberg "looks like a Scandinavian angel (or Thor’s girlfriend), plays trumpet like a red hot devil, and sings like a dream."--Wall Street Journal.   Tickets: $20/15/6

Body and Earth: Seven Web-Based Somatic Excursions

November 3, 2015

Tues. 11/3 at 12:30 PM at Axinn: Join Andrea Olsen, Scotty Hardwig, Daniel Houghton ’06, Matt Lennon ’13, and Miguel Castillo ’17 for a screening and discussion of the process of creating a web-based learning series for courses linking the environment with the deep intelligence of the body. Free

Gauguin in Polynesia: The Final Years

November 16, 2015

Mon. 11/16 at 4:30 PM at the MCA: Elizabeth Childs of Washington University in St. Louis offers a lecture about the French avant-garde artist's engagement with modern Polynesian culture. Free

Museum Study Break and Stress-Reliever

May 17, 2016

Tue. 5/17 from 2:00-5:00 PM at the MCA: Students: get out of the library and into the Museum! You bring your laptop and work—we provide coffee, healthy snacks, outlets, and stress-relieving coloring sheets of objects in the Museum’s collection. Free


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