News Archives

July 14, 2014

Selected Artists - Animal Art show

  The BGA committee wishes to thank all artists who submitted work for the forthcoming "Animal Art" show scheduled for September 14 - October 17, 2014. Both the variety of works and the number of submissions were remarkable, creating a situation where not all entries could be accepted for exhibition due to limits of the gallery... Read more.

May 10, 2014

Open Call for Proposals

*The BGA invites visual artists, from Belmont and the region, to propose original solo, joint or group exhibitions for our Gallery.* Proposals may be submitted at any time. However, to be considered for the following season (October - June) a proposal must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m., June 1st. Proposals postmarked after that... Read more.

April 17, 2014

Call for Artists: Animal Art - July 1 deadline

The BGA announces an open juried exhibition entitled *Animal Art *and invites all artists to join with us in a celebration of animals in art. The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2014 and exhibition dates will be September 14 - October 17, 2014.   Each artist may submit a maximum of four works in... Read more.

November 17, 2013

"Inspired by Winslow Homer" Show Reception

A special reception celebrating the "Inspired by Winslow Homer" exhibit takes place Sunday, November 17 from 3-6 p.m. at the William Flagg Homer House, 661 Pleasant Street. The reception is free and open to the public however, an admission ticket is required for entrance. Free tickets are available at the Belmont Gallery of Art during... Read more.

September 17, 2013

Call for Winslow Homer Show

The BGA annouces an open juried show, "Inspired by Winslow Homer". Submissions should represent one of Homer's most common and popular themes, Men (Women and Children) and Nature and be created in a media similar to those Homer worked in including illustration, printmaking - woodcut prints, watercolor, acrylic and oil painting. Submissions will be accepted Sunday,... Read more.

March 7, 2013

Green/Yellow/Blue "Thumbtack" Exhibit

The BGA committee recently announced plans for a spring "Thumbtack" show to be held April 14 - May 5, 2013. Artists 18 years of age and over may submit one entry that meets all of the following criteria:   May be composed in any visual arts media using either the individual colors of green... Read more.

February 10, 2013

Belmont Artists Meetup

*Announcing a social gathering and informative talk for Belmont artists.* *Sunday, February 10, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. -  **Belmont Gallery of Art* *Feartured speaker: Warren Croce, "Creating a Great Artwork Portfolio Website" * Warren Croce[] is a visual artist who lives in Belmont. He has recently launched a web portfolio building service, PortfolioSpring[] providing affordable design solutions for artists. Warren says, "I have met many... Read more.

November 24, 2012

Small Works Holiday Show & Sale

Information for artists participating in the Small Works Holiday Show & Sale can be found here. An invitational event open to artists who have previously shown at the BGA, this show offers small works from local artists, presented in a "purchase and take" format for holiday shopping. Artists, download show details[assets/Uploads/small-works-holiday-show-sale/Small-Works.12-app.pdf]. All works submitted must be listed on... Read more.

October 14, 2012

Gallery Talk with Lee Strasburger October 14

*Lee Strasburger, whose one-woman show "Anatomy of Melancholy" is currently being exhibited at the Belmont Gallery of Art, will present a Gallery Talk Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Gallery* where she will discuss how her upbringing living in the bohemian cultures of Monterey Peninsula, Big Sur and London has influenced her work... Read more.

July 22, 2012

Call for Belmont Artists

ART02478: Memory November 1 - December 7, 2012 The BGA is pleased to announce a show for Belmont Artists only. We would like to see the artwork that, to you, reflects memory. We leave this open to your interpretation, and are looking forward to a diverse and dynamic show! The jury will select the show from... Read more.

April 9, 2012

Juliana Rozeboom Appointed Gallery Administrator

The gallery committee of the Belmont Gallery of Art is pleased to announce their recent appointment of Juliana Rozeboom as gallery administrator. Following a search and interview process in the late winter, the committee made their selection of Rozeboom who has since, been transitioning with former gallery administrator Nan Rogers. Earlier this spring, Rozeboom stepped into... Read more.

March 7, 2012

In Memoriam

The Gallery Committee was deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of two Belmont artists. Both women will be greatly missed by all who knew them.   Paula Lerner  March 6, 2012. Paula was an award-winning photojournalist and mutimedia producer. The BGA was pleased to hang an exhibition of Paula's photographs of Afghanistan in conjunction with the... Read more.

March 1, 2012

Welcoming Juliana Rozeboom

The gallery committee of the BGA is pleased to welcome Juliana Rozeboom as gallery administrator. Selected several weeks ago, Juliana has been transitioning with Nan Rogers who held the position since the opening of the gallery in 2005. With a degree in art history from Boston University, Juliana is currently studying museum studies at... Read more.

December 15, 2011

Call for Proposals

Belmont Gallery of Art invites proposals for 2012 exhibitions. Scheduling of shows will include winter and spring months. As is our tradition, the Belmont Public Schools Annual Art Exhibition will be displayed during May and early June. For details regarding both solo and group shows, please view appropriate files. Please submit proposals by January 15.  Solo Exhibitions                ... Read more.

December 8, 2011

Small Works Holiday Show & Sale

Calling all BGA artists! The Small Works Holiday Show & Sale is an invitational event open to artists who have previously shown at the BGA and invited guest artists. Offering small works from local artists, presented in a "purchase and take" format for holiday shopping, this collection was first introduced at the BGA in 2008.... Read more.

November 11, 2011

Gallery Closed November 11, 2011

The Belmont Gallery of Art wil be closed Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. Please plan your visit accordingly. Read more.

October 16, 2011

Gallery Talk "The Ageless Portrait"

*"The Ageless Portrait"* *October 16, 2:00 p.m.* *Presented by Marilyn Levitt with remarks by juror, Jennie Summerall* * * Marilyn Levitt In conjunction with “See You, See Me” the BGA is pleased to present a Gallery Talk on “The Ageless Portrait” by Boston-area painter and art historian Marilyn Levitt, Professor Emeritus at Rider University in New Jersey. Levitt’s talk will... Read more.

October 3, 2011

Seeking Gallery Administrator

The Gallery Committee of the Belmont Gallery of Art seeks an enthusiastic and qualified volunteer for the position of Gallery Administrator. The position offers valuable experience to be gained while managing a rising non-profit community visual art gallery, now entering its 6th year of operation. *Description: *The Gallery Administrator reports to the Gallery Committee and is responsible... Read more.

May 16, 2011

Call for Volunteers

The BGA is always in need of additional volunteers, especially gallery sitters. We welcome all -- whether offering a one-time shift, a variety of random dates, or a repeating schedule -- we are appreciative of all contributions of time and energy. We’re using VolunteerSpot (an online sign up and reminder tool) to schedule our upcoming activity.... Read more.

February 1, 2011

February Facelift

While you were focusing on February essentials such as snow removal, the BGA was undergoing a facelift. After five years of rotating shows and frequent use by various groups, the walls were ready for a fresh coat of paint. Come in to see how bright it looks when you visit our March show,... Read more.

November 19, 2010

Gallery closed November 20-December 1, 2010

The Belmont Gallery of Art will be closed from November 20 through December 1. Please visit when we reopen on December 2 with the Small Works Holiday Show and Sale. Closing for this period of time will accomodate the transition between shows as well as the Thanksgiving holiday. All of us at the BGA wish... Read more.

November 7, 2010

thINK Print Talk

Sunday, November 7, 2:00 PM Appealing to students, art lovers and collectors alike, this will be an informative session as four Boston Printmakers member artists discuss processes and explain techniques of many of the 61 prints on view. Join Debra Arter, Randy Garber, Danguole Rita Kuolas, and Susan Jaworski-Stranc as they take you beyond the recipe card... Read more.

July 2, 2010

Call for Belmont Artists

Belmont Gallery of Art 5th Anniversary Show September 10 - October 8, 2010 The BGA will be celebrating our 5th Anniversary this fall! We are pleased to announce our 5th Anniversary Show to be held September 10 - October 8, 2010 with a reception to be held on Friday, September 24th. Continuing in the tradition of... Read more.

June 27, 2010

BGA display case features local artists

*Oil paintings by Emilia Farrell * During the weeks the BGA is closed this summer, we will continue to bring you original artwork by local artists in our display case located on the first floor of the Homer Municipal Building. Work by Belmont resident Emillia Farrell is currently featured. Farrell's oil paintings displayed are typical of her subject... Read more.

April 19, 2010

Watertown & Belmont Open Studios

The First Annual Watertown and Belmont Open Studios will take place from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday April 24th and Sunday April 25th. This event will showcase local artists within the two towns and is free and open to the public. Open Studios serve as a great way for the community to access culture and... Read more.

March 30, 2010

Closed week-end hours April 2-4, 2010

The BGA will close at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2 and remain closed on Sunday, April 4. Please plan your visit accordingly and join us as regular hours resume on Thursday, April 8th. Read more.

March 1, 2010

Gallery Talk March 7, 2010

*Transforming the Image: How do we see? A mother/daughter journey Gallery Talk * *Sunday, March 7 at 2 PM* Join artists Esther B. Folts and Blair A. Folts for a discussion about their work currently on exhibit at the BGA. Walk through the East Gallery, viewing Esther's charcoal and pencil drawings as she shares her intrigue... Read more.

February 7, 2010

Watertown & Belmont Open Studios

*April 24-25, 2010  -  artist's application deadline March 1, 2010 * Open Studios, where artists open their workplace to the public to view, discuss, and purchase their art, have a long tradition throughout neighborhoods and communicites in greater Boston. This spring, Watertown and Belmont join this tradition with the inaugural Watertown & Belmont Open Studios to be held... Read more.

December 30, 2009

BGA Hours of Operation

Effective Friday, January 8, 2010, BGA hours of operation on Friday evenings will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. This change is a slight reduction in hours (30 minutes) at both the beginning and end of the evening in response to traffic patterns during the fall and early winter months. *Regular Hours:* Thursday 10-4 p.m. / Friday 10-4 &... Read more.

September 26, 2009

Documenting Your Artwork

*2 day workshop, Saturday, November 14 and 21* Photographing your own work is a skill any artist should learn. This practical workshop provides hands on training regarding how to photograph two and three dimensional works for slide and digital replication. You will learn the basics to help you photograph your work successfully, including: camera settings, lighting... Read more.

September 17, 2009

People's Choice Award Winners

The Belmont Gallery of Art is pleased to announce artists *Kay Hudgins, Karla O'Brien and Darisse Paquette* as the winners of its first People's Choice Awards. The awards were determined by gallery visitors who voted for their three favorite pieces among the works displayed in the current exhibit, Animal, Vegetable Miracle: A Year of Food... Read more.

June 15, 2009

New Expanded Hours

The Belmont Gallery of Art is pleased to announce expanded hours of operation, including Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons, making it now more convenient for people to come see the exhibits on display. New hours of operation effective September 10 are: Thursday, 10-4, Friday, 10-4 and 6-9 pm, and Sunday 1-4 pm. The Gallery will... Read more.