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Go & See: Tuesday 23 – Monday 29 July

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Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events, screenings, exhibitions, performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week:

• Events

Friday July 26*


Lauren O’Neal, The Earnest Contingent

Nave Gallery, 155 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA
Panel Discussion: Fail Better: A Salon on Works-in Progress
Join Joanne Desmond, Kirsten Reynolds and Leika Akiyama for a discussion about artistic experimentation and the role of process and failure in artmaking. How do artists conduct research and development? Can the idea of the temporary, the half-baked, or the “why not” be used as productive strategies for both making and viewing art? Artists are welcome to bring an experiment, work-in-progress or failure along to share their own perspective. This panel discussion is part of the first residency program at the Nave.
6-8 pm / Free

Saturday July 27 & Sunday July 28

The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston MA
FIGMENT Boston
Come play with the art at FIGMENT, an annual participatory art festival that brings together the community and inspires all ages in the creation and celebration of art and a culture where everything is possible. FIGMENT is completely free to the public and yet non-commercial, independently produced by volunteers and artists.
7/27: 11am—11pm | 8/28: 12—6pm / Free

• Exhibitions

Monday July 22 — Saturday August 24

Boston University, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston
8th Annual Boston Young Contemporaries
Opening Reception: Saturday July 27
4-6pm / Free

Saturday July 27 — Sunday October 13

Elm Park, 284 Highland Street, Worcester, MA
ART IN THE PARK
The first biennial and fifth year celebration of large-scale sculptures, artists, friends, families, and community in historic Elm Park.
Opening Reception: Saturday July 27
Rain Date: Sunday July 28
5-8pm / Free

• Next Week

Tuesday July 30

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA
Considering the Future: A Discussion with Andi Sutton
Join WORK OUT artist Andi Sutton’s story telling circle. As each participant selects an action, person, animal, plant, or social structure that they either mourn, fear, or hope will become extinct in the near or the long term future, a poignant discussion emerges about the changing earth, changing landscape, loss, and extinction.
3pm | Free w/ Admission


* Found on Big Red and Shiny’s Listing page! Please consider listing your events with us here.

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