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Calendar of Events

JUNE 2016 \ JULY 2016 \ AUGUST 2016

Event Categories

event color code Gallery Talks, Book Signings, Book Groups, Artist Performances
event color code Special Events, Member Receptions
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See Classes page for the full listing of studio art offerings for adults, teens and children.



JUNE 2016

June 5 Sunday
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members, or with museum admission. 2pm.
June 6 Monday – June 18 Saturday
event color code Danforth Art Museum Galleries CLOSED. Note: Danforth School classes continue as scheduled.
June 18 Saturday
event color code Members Only Exhibition Preview Hours, Free and open to current Danforth Art Members only. 10am–12pm
event color code Artists Only Reception, for Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition, 6:30–9pm. By invitation only; advance registration via Eventbrite required.
June 19 Sunday
event color code First day of Summer Exhibitions: Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition and Selections from the Permanent Collection.
event color code Artist Performance: Helga Felleisen. Join exhibiting artist Helga Felleisen for a performance of Counting Flatbread. Inspired by a seven-year-old Syrian refugee who inventories bread at a bakery to support his family, Felleisen writes numbers in Arabic, counting with the young boy. Her list is a conceptual inventory of the needs of Syria’s children and their families. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 1pm.
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Katrina Madsen Berg and Anne Plaisance, whose artworks Petey and The Closet are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm
June 20 Monday
event color code First day of Danforth Art School Summer Session (Adults and Teachers). (Learn more)
June 21 Tuesday
event color code First day Summer Arts 2016 (Children and Teens). (Learn more)
June 26 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Silvina Mizrahi, Katherine Gulla, and Sally Chapman, artists of Heading South, Fossil 121, and American Virgin, all featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.

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JULY 2016

July 2 Saturday – July 4 Monday
event color code Danforth Art Museum\School, including administrative offices, closed for the Independence Day Holiday.
July 10 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Jean Schnell and Bill Franson, whose artworks Quaker Meeting Houses of MA 1 and Hair Pins are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public & New Member Welcome Tour. Danforth Art invites its members to join us on our public tour every Second Sunday of the month as an opportunity to get to know fellow members of our art-minded community and to learn about current exhibitions. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.
July 15 Friday
event color code Free Fun Friday, sponsored Highland Street Foundation. Enjoy art-making, Spotlight Talks, tours, gallery activities and more – for all ages and all for FREE. 10am–4pm (Learn more)
July 17 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Alyssa Minahan and Steven Edson, whose artworks Untitled and Architectural Deconstruction 02 are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition.Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm
July 22 Friday
event color code Hits on Wax: A Celebration of Art & Vinyl Records, Don't miss the pARTy of the summer! Tickets at http://hitsonwax.eventbrite.com, 7:30–11:30pm (Learn more)
July 24 Sunday
event color code Artist Performance: Helga Felleisen. Join exhibiting artist Helga Felleisen for a performance of Counting Flatbread. Inspired by a seven-year-old Syrian refugee who inventories bread at a bakery to support his family, Felleisen writes numbers in Arabic, counting with the young boy. Her list is a conceptual inventory of the needs of Syria’s children and their families. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 1pm.
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Andrea Olmstead and Merill Comeau, whose artworks Some Girl and Foundational Garments are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.
July 31 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Ashley Holmes and Ileana Hernandez, whose artworks Night Flight and Dislocated are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.

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AUGUST 2016

August 7 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Blake Brasher, Sara Martin, and Matt McKee, artists of New Adventures and Construction Projects, Need Space, Hi Steaks!, and Orange You Glad!, all featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.
August 14 Sunday
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Amy McGregor-Radin and Claudia Gustafson, whose artworks Bobbin and Arroz con leche (Rice with Milk) are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public & New Member Welcome Tour. Danforth Art invites its members to join us on our public tour every Second Sunday of the month as an opportunity to get to know fellow members of our art-minded community and to learn about current exhibitions. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.
August 19 Friday
event color code Last Day of Danforth Art School Summer Session (Adults and Teachers) and Summer Arts (Children and Teens). (Learn more) Stay tuned for information about upcoming classes.
August 21 Sunday
event color code Artist Performance: Helga Felleisen. Join exhibiting artist Helga Felleisen for a performance of Counting Flatbread. Inspired by a seven-year-old Syrian refugee who inventories bread at a bakery to support his family, Felleisen writes numbers in Arabic, counting with the young boy. Her list is a conceptual inventory of the needs of Syria’s children and their families. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 1pm.
event color code Artist Spotlight Talks. Join us for short talks with exhibiting artists about their work, medium, and process. Meet Sarah Hulsey and Suzanne Revy, whose artworks In the Words of Ptolemy and Alien are both featured in the Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition. Free with Museum admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors, $8 students, under age 17 free. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents. 2pm.
event color code Public Tour. Join our knowledgeable and friendly Danforth Art Docents to explore special exhibitions and our permanent collection in discussion-based tours. Free for Danforth Art members and Framingham residents, or with museum admission. 3pm.
event color code Last day of Summer Exhibitions. Stay tuned for information about upcoming exhibitions.

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