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Climate Change

Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 2019

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Climate Change

Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 2019

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CURRENT SHOW
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Climate Change

Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 2019

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CURRENT SHOW
Impact
Climate Change

Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 2019

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CURRENT SHOW
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Climate Change

Sept. 8 to Oct. 13, 2019

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Me and My Sister
My Brother and Me

June 9 to Sept. 1, 2019

Richard Hill and Sue Hill Sims
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Me and My Sister
My Brother and Me

June 9 to Sept. 1, 2019

Richard Hill and Sue Hill Sims
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Belmont Public Schools Annual Art Exhibit 2019

May 22 to June 2, 2019

Annual Spring Tradition!
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Belmont Public Schools Annual Art Exhibit 2019

May 22 to June 2, 2019

Annual Spring Tradition!
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SPRING AWAKENING

April 12 to May 16, 2019

Birds, Blossoms, and Botanicals
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SPRING AWAKENING

April 12 to May 16, 2019

Birds, Blossoms, and Botanicals
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SPRING AWAKENING

April 12 to May 16, 2019

Birds, Blossoms, and Botanicals
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MATTHEW GALLAGHER

March 16 to April 6, 2019

Research and Development
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THREE GRACES

February 3 to March 8, 2019

Iconography of
the Feminine
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SMALL WORKS
SHOW AND SALE

2 Weekends in December

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Climate Change

Opening Reception: Sunday, Sept. 15, 1-3PM

This timely and powerful juried exhibit features contemporary tapestries by over two dozen tapestry artists from Tapestry Weavers in New England (TWINE) and Tapestry Weavers West (TWW) who use their work to address Climate Change and the destruction happening to our planet. The exhibit moves on to San Francisco after being showcased in Belmont.

Special Events at the Gallery (Free)

Sun., Oct. 6: Film Screenings of two Climate Change Documentaries: the Academy Award nominated Chasing Coral together with Chasing Ice
Sun., Sept. 29: Environmental Panel Discussion. 

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PLASTIC SEA/Changing Earth

The BGA at the Belmont Library

The Quilts of Agusta Agustsson

Reception: Sat., Sept. 14, 2-4PM in the Assembly Room

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Call for Art

Elemental – Call for Art

Compelling Visual Narratives

The Belmont Gallery of Art’s Fall Exhibit “ELEMENTAL” explores how the foundational elements of making art work together to create compelling visual narratives.The BGA’s Elemental exhibit will focus on the elements of Shape, Line, Form, Color and Texture. The gallery is looking for both 2 and 3 Dimensional Representational and Abstract Art Submissions.

Art by Nicole Pond

Key Dates

For full details, be sure to read the application form!

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Oct. 3, 2019 by 6pm
    Please EMAIL completed application form AND JPG images to admin@belmontgallery.org
    Email Subject Line: Your Last Name-BGA-ELEMENTAL Appl

  • NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCES: will be emailed by Oct. 10.
  • DROP OFF DATES: October 20 – Times will be sent directly to artists.
  • Opening Reception: Fri, NOV. 2

Thank you!

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Recent Shows

Me and My Sister My Brother and Me

Richard Hill and Sue Hill Sims

Reception: June 9

Recent work in acrylic painting and fused glass by brother and sister team Richard Hill and Sue Hill Simms.

Please join us for the reception on June 9. Lemonade, virgin sangria, light refreshments and sweets will be served.

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Spring Awakening

Birds, Blossoms and Botanicals

Opening Reception April 12, 6-8:30pm

Floral, bird and botanical themed artwork that celebrate nature’s rebirth after the winter months. Sculpture, ceramics, textiles, paintings, printmaking, photography, assemblage, and collage/mixed media.

Special Guest Juror: Lauren Meier

The BGA is pleased to announce that Lauren Meier, Landscape Architect, Botanical Artist, and Editor of the Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted. will serve as Spring Awakening’s Guest Juror.

Notable Dates

Opening Wine Reception: Fri., April 12, 6:00 to 8:30pm

Gallery Talk with Lauren Meier: Sat., April 13, 10am to 12noon
“The Legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted”
Coffee and Light Sweets

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Recent Events

Fun Shops

This is your opportunity to play!

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Don’t wait, seating is LIMITED. Recommended for all ages, 10 to 99+. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. $25 per person, entry is not refundable.

Introducing the BGA’s Art Funshops!” There is enough work in life, give yourself a break and sign up for one of our April 27-28 Art Funshops! Whether you are a kid or a kid at heart, we all crave some quiet fun and magic at times. This is your opportunity to play, let your imagination loose, and create something unique and personal for you or someone you love. A call out to all Residents, art novices and experienced alike. Put your life on “Pause” and escape from the ordinary for three hours of guilt-free magic. Provided in each Art Funshop: * All the raw materials and tools you can dream of * Snacks, beverages and music (how else would you create?) * A supportive, judgement-free environment and onsite help if you get stuck Sign up now by clicking on this link.

PLEASE BUY YOUR TICKET NOW (www.buybga.com)!

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Belmont Art Association – Winter Art Salon

Erika Hartweig, Printmaker

BAA Member Erika Hartweig will present her work and discuss her art-making techniques and inspirations.

WHEN: Feb. 7, 2019, 7 to 9pm

WHERE: Belmont Gallery of Art

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Explorations of Abstract Art

The Artists Talk at the Belmont Gallery of Art

Nov 3, 2018 from 3-5 pm

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Artists Kirsten Reynolds, Jeanne Arthur, Nedret Andre and Susie White will talk about their work at the Belmont Gallery of Art with guest speaker A. Melissa Venator, the
Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard, who will open with a brief talk about the foundations of Abstract Art in the early 20th century.

Snacks and drinks provided.

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Gallery Talk and Performance – Woody Giessman

Words and music by Woody Giessman

Oct. 4, 7 to 9 p.m.

As part of its “Rhythm and Hues: Art Inspired by Music” exhibit (now through Oct. 12), the Belmont Gallery of Art (BGA) presents a special gallery talk and performance “Words and Music” with artist Woody Giessman at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4.

Giessman, the special featured artist in “Rhythm & Hues” is the former drummer for the Del Fuegos, founder of Right Turn Recovery and survivor of a near-fatal brain aneurysm two years ago. Woody will talk about his life and work, art-making techniques and inspiration–while also treating attendees to a live music performance. The event is free and open to the public. Cider and sweets will be served.

Questions about “Words and Music”: please contact Rebecca Richards at admin@belmontgallery.org.

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Recent Shows

Matt Gallagher – Solo Show

Research and Development

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Belmont native and now notable Cleveland-based artist/musician Matt Gallagher returns to Belmont with a solo show at the BGA. Gallagher’s Research and Development exhibit will feature over thirty unique paintings and sculptural pieces. 

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Three Graces

Iconography of the Feminine

Opening Reception Feb. 9, 7–9pm

ALL Three Graces

Three Graces Sunday Salon

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Special Film Screening
“IRIS”
Sunday, March 3, 2pm
Belmont Gallery of Art

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Recent Shows

Winter Hours

Now through February 28, 2019

Belmont Gallery of Art at the Belmont Public Library

Featuring Artists

Paola Bidinelli, Becky Holmes-Farley, Tamblyn Gawley, Marv Goldschmitt, Tony Kastor, Susan Kottler, John Norton, Adine Storer

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Small Works Show and Sale 2018

Holiday Art Show and Sale Mark Your Calendar: 2 Weekends in December Hours Mon., Thurs., and Fri. 10am-7pm Sat. 10am-5pm Sun. 12 noon-5pm Special Guests: Dec. 7-9 the Artists of Indigo Fire Pottery Studio Pottery Exhibit Sale • One Weekend Only Duration of Exhibit: December 7-9 and 13-16 Special Festive Reception: Fri., Dec. 7, 6-9pm Live music, wine […]

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Recent Shows

Small Works Show and Sale 2018

Holiday Art Show and Sale

Mark Your Calendar: 2 Weekends in December

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Hours

Mon., Thurs., and Fri. 10am-7pm
Sat. 10am-5pm
Sun. 12 noon-5pm

Special Guests: Dec. 7-9

the Artists of Indigo Fire Pottery Studio

Pottery Exhibit Sale • One Weekend Only

Duration of Exhibit: December 7-9 and 13-16

Special Festive Reception: Fri., Dec. 7, 6-9pm

Live music, wine and light refreshments

Stay one step ahead of everyone else by getting a first look at the art! You’ll be able to snag your favorite piece(s) before the crowds arrive. Invite friends, neighbors and family!

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Recent Shows

Monster Misunderstood

Art Inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

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The BGA’s “Monster Misunderstood” exhibit is in collaboration with the Belmont Public Library’s One Book One Belmont town-wide read of Frankenstein. “Monster Misunderstood” is the featured inaugural show of the BGA’s new gallery partnership with the library. Artists have creatively interpreted Mary Shelley’s classic novel.

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