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Go & See: Tuesday 18 – Monday 24 September

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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

Tuesday 18 September
PRC, Boston
Henry Horenstein: Honky Tonk
BU Kenmore Classroom Building, Room 101, 565 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
6:30pm / $10 General Public | $5 PRC members

Thursday 20 September
MassArt, Boston
Fully Clothed: Why Fashion Week Matters, w/ Christopher Muther
Tower Building, 11th floor, Trustees Room
6:30–8:30pm / Free

Thursday 20 September
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
The Great Bare Mat Exchange: Where Does Nostalgia Take Us?
As part of the exhibition The Great Bare Mat & Constellation, opening Sept. 20, 2012, The Great Bare Mat Exchange is a specially commissioned series of conversations consisting of four 'exchanges' in Calderwood Hall, each involving four speakers, with Artists-in-Residence Raqs Media Collective as moderators. These 'exchanges' will reflect on themes Raqs has chosen in response to their time spent in the Museum. Tonight's conversation is part of Gardner After Hours, and includes admission, but must be reserved in advance.
7pm / $5-$15

Friday 21 September & Sunday 23 September
Harvard's Northwest Science Building, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Art Hack Day Boston
Art hacking begins: Friday 21 Sept, 7pm, register here
Exhibition opens: Sunday Sept 23 4pm
Free & open to the public

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University
Material and Immaterial Aspects of Color: A Dialogue among Artists, Conservators, Curators, and Scientists
This daylong symposium features presentations by scientists, curators, conservators, and artists who will discuss the uses of color in works of art. Talks will focus on both the immaterial and material aspects of color, including symbolism and significance in the use of materials since ancient times, the trade in precious colorants, challenges of creating art without traditional color, conservation of works that incorporate colored light, and perspectives of artists on the use of color in their own works.
9:30am—6:00pm / Free admission. No registration required. Complimentary parking at Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street

Sunday 23 September
ICA, Boston
Gallery Talk: Artist Barbara Gallucci on Josiah McElheny: Some Pictures of the Infinite
2-3pm / Free with museum admission

• Screenings

Tuesday 18 September
Paramount Theatre, Emerson College, Boston
American Autumn: an Occudoc
7pm / Free

Wednesday 19 September – Sunday 30 September
MFA, Boston
Detropia
Detropia by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (2012, 90 min.). With its vivid palette and haunting score, Detropia sculpts a dreamlike collage of Detroit, a once grand city teetering on the brink of dissolution. The film follows Detroit residents as they fight for their city and refuse to abandon hope. The story of the Motor City is an all too familiar one, but proves that a little patience and humor makes all the difference when facing an uncertain future. “An important, heartbreaking, and yet still occasionally hilarious documentary” (Slate Magazine).
times vary / $9 - $11

Sunday 23 September, 4pm
Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
The Last Days of Pompeii
Free Screening - Live Piano Accompaniment

• Exhibitions

Thursday 20 September – Friday 26 October
Distillery, Boston
Elsewhere . Curated by Liz Devlin of FLUX. Boston
Opening reception: Thursday 20 September, 7-9pm / Free

Thursday 13 September – Saturday 3 November
SMFA, Boston
Something Along Those Lines, Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery
Reception: Thursday 13 September, 6–8 pm / Free and Open to the Public

Thursday 20 September
The Rose Art Museum, Waltham
Dor Guez: 100 Steps to the Mediterranean
Opening Reception: September 20, 5-8 pm
Artist Talk & Publication Release: October 30, 6:00 pm
Free

Thursday 20 September 20
RISD Museum of Art, Chace Center, Providence RI
America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now
Opening Reception: 5:30-8:30pm / Free

• Performances

Friday 21 – Saturday 22 September
Pozen Center, MassArt, Boston
Rough Trade II: Performance art exchange between Boston and Chicago
7pm / Free

Friday 21 – Saturday 22 September
ICA, Boston
Jay Scheib’s World of Wires
7:30pm / $13 members + students , $25 non-members


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