02478: Belmont Art Association

June 12 to September 11, 2015
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Summer Exhibit

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02478 is the summer exhibition of the Belmont Art Association (BAA), and offers an opportunity to meet many of the artists—both amateur and professional—who live and work in our community. Showcasing work by BAA members, the exhibit includes work in a wide variety of media from painting, drawing, printmaking and collage, to sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and photography.

Founded in 2013, the Belmont Art Association’s mission is to “create a community of and for Belmont-based visual artists by sharing information and resources and creating opportunities to display their work.” For more information about the organization visit their website.

Thanks to all who attended the Opening Reception!
June 12, 6-8pm

Closing Reception: September 11, 6-8pm

Participating Artists

Gallery Summer Hours

Beginning June 26 through September 4

Monday through Thursday 10am–4pm
Fridays 10am–1pm
Sunday, June 28 – 1–4pm

Regular Gallery Hours Resume September 10

Thursday and Friday 10am–4pm
Sunday 1–4pm

Belmont Public Schools Annual Art Exhibit 2015

May 20 to June 8, 2015
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A wonderful sampling of work

pastel-owl-art-show-3-900hThis show is an annual spring tradition at the Belmont Gallery of Art. Come see and celebrate the work of Belmont’s young K-12 artists. A wonderful sampling of work is showcased from the visual arts program and curriculum within the schools. Featured are pieces in a wide variety of media including paintings, ceramics, prints, drawings and three dimensional work.

Reception: May 21, 2015, 6-8pm

Families Reception: May 27, 2015, 6-8pm
Meet the artists and the teachers who inspire their creativity.

Gallery Hours:
Thursday, May 28 – 10am – 4pm
Friday, May 29 – Regular gallery hours, 10am – 4pm, extended hours 6-8pm
Sunday, May 31 – CLOSED
Thursday, June 4 – 10am – 4pm
Friday, June 5 – Regular gallery hours, 10am – 4pm
Sunday, June 7 – 1-4pm, FINAL DAY OPEN TO PUBLIC

Cuba From a Different Angle

April 10 – May 15, 2015

Photographs by Jonathan Hansen

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Jonathan Hansen, Senior Lecturer on Social Studies and Faculty Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, is currently working on a biography of Fidel Castro (Young Castro, to be published by Simon and Schuster). Research for the book provides frequent occasions to travel to Cuba. While on these trips, he has become inspired by Cuban people and culture, and has taken many intriguing photographs which are shown in this exhibit.

Guest Curator: Astrid Martinez-Jones, Founder/Director of Latin Art Space.
Artist Gallery Talk: April 30, 7:30pm

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Photovoice

January 8 to January 30, 2015

“A Lens Into Our Lives” Join Us for the Opening Reception on Thursday, Jan. 8, 5:30-7:30pm Stories matter. Photovoice is a public research process that gives cameras to people who have been disempowered, to take photographs of their communities. These photos are narrated with the goals of promoting critical dialogue and knowledge of personal and… [Read More]

Small Works Holiday Show and Sale 2014

December 12 to December 21, 2014

Holiday Invitational offers original works by local artists Small works of art, priced affordably at $200 or less, will be on display for a couple of weeks at our beautiful gallery. A great opportunity to get holiday gifts and support your local art community. Paintings, etchings, prints, fabrics, jewelry, sculptures, photographs, collage, scarves, notecards, giclees……. [Read More]

ARTIST CALL:

Small Works Holiday Show and Sale 2014 Call

December 12 to December 21, 2014

Information for Artists Participating in the Small Works Holiday Show & Sale

This is an invitational event open to artists who have previously shown at the BGA. Artists will receive an invitation directly from the BGA. The show offers small works from local artists, presented in a “purchase and take” format for holiday shopping.

Full details are on the Call for BGA Small Works Holiday Show and Sale/Application.

Continental Drift: Printmakers Converge

October 24 to December 5, 2014

Works by Boston Printmakers & Icelandic Printmaking Association   Companion Exhibit: Recent Icelandic Prints at Scandinavian Cultural Center, Newton (through Nov.) We are pleased to present “Continental Drift: Printmakers Converge”, an exhibit of work by members of the Boston Printmakers and the Icelandic Printmakers Association. This cross-cultural show was inspired by the Boston Printmakers August… [Read More]

Animal Art

September 14 to October 17, 2014

Wonderfully diverse, thought-provoking, fun exhibit We’re Kicking off our Tenth Season with a Roar Please join us in celebration of: 10% of sales will be donated to the MSPCA to rescue abandoned and abused pets. Animals — from beasts of prey to household pets — have been a staple of artistic expression since cave painting… [Read More]

Belmont Public Schools K-12 Art Show

May 22 to June 8, 2014

The Belmont Public Schools Fine Arts Department faculty has once again installed an exciting collection of works by students in grades K through 12 for the annual town wide spring art exhibit. The goal of the exhibit is to showcase a sampling of work from the visual arts program and curriculum within the schools. Featured… [Read More]

Books on the Charles

March 30 to May 17, 2014

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 13, 2 – 5 p.m. Books on the Charles celebrates the work of artists who have created illustrations for picture books by award-winning children’s book publisher Charlesbridge Publishing. For 25 years, this Watertown, MA-based independent publisher of children’s fiction and non-fiction has been committed to their mission: to inform and fascinate…. [Read More]