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Step Into the World of the Lilypad Mural

Dan Masi spent six months of 2017 living nocturnally, sleeping during the day and painting all night, while creating the three-panel mural at the Lilypad in Inman Square. “It pretty much turned my entire body clock around, so that I was just used to being up at three in the morning, four in the morning,” […]


Joyful Noise Gospel Concert

The Multicultural Arts Center will again produce and present the Joyful Noise Gospel Concert with the Harlem Gospel Concert. For over 30 years, the Multicultural Arts Center has brought people together from all around New England to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This signature community event represents and […]


City Calls for Art Submissions to Adorn Vacant Storefronts

Got art? Cambridge wants to put it in empty buildings. Part of the city’s multi-year retail strategic plan, the Vacant Storefront Creative Design Contest aims to both support artists and improve the aesthetic of unoccupied storefronts. The Community Development Department (CDD) is looking for submissions of any medium that can be reproduced via a digital file. […]


Mistletoe Art Fair

A traditional holiday art fair held at Cambridge Center for Adult education featuring local vendors and artists.


2018 Holiday Art Sale

The 2018 Holiday Art Sale features donated artwork by artists that are Member and Friends of the Cambridge Art Association! All artworks will be priced at $100!


Spaceus Turns Vacant Storefront Into Hybrid Artist Space

What is Spaceus? The pop-up that’s set up shop inside a vacant spot in Harvard Square is at once an artist workspace, a storefront, and an event space. Two MIT architecture grad students founded Spaceus in the spring to address both artists’ needs and the city’s empty storefronts. “It was out of a frustration of basically […]


Local Artist Paints the Town with Message of Togetherness

At 6 a.m. on a sunny Saturday earlier this fall, Somerville resident Liz LaManche arrived at the spacious Kendall Plaza, bearing an arsenal of string, chalk, and paint rollers. She began with the chalk, sketching out long straight lines. She enlisted an assistant to act as a human compass, holding one end of a string […]


Violence Against Women Conference

An interdisciplinary conference that will provide a platform for scholars, artists, and community activists to explore the issue of violence against women on a global scale.


Halloween Pumpkin Lettering & Decorating at Albertine Press

Join Amelia & Natasha of We’re Into It for a workshop to decorate pumpkins and learn the basics of fauxligraphy, a style of decorative hand lettering that looks similar to calligraphy, but can be done with any pen. We will focus on how you can turn your handwriting into beautiful, creative lettering and instantly turn your new set of […]


Grants Workshop with Eva Rosenberg

Join arts administrator Eva Rosenberg for a session on all things grants, with a focus on individual artists. Drawing on her experience consulting with the Boston Foundation, she’ll share information on Live Arts Boston, a grant opportunity for local performing artists, from 6:30-7:00pm. She’ll then speak more generally about how artists can identify grant opportunities […]


Cambridge Art Association’s | 2018 Mary Schein Fall Salon Reception

Why RED? For nearly 20 years, the Cambridge Art Association has hosted a fall exhibit, open to artists from the New England states, centered around a color – RED or BLUE, depending on the year. Both the success of the exhibit series, and the challenge to participating artists, lies in channeling the varied meanings of […]


End of Summer Kid’s Crafternoons at Albertine Press

Tuesday, August 28th – Thursday, August 30th, 4:00-5:00pm, $20/day or $50/all three During our End of Summer Crafternoon series, kids will join us in exploring all kinds of paper crafts, includng origami, paper flowers, bookbinding, collage and more! Spend one, two, or three fun afternoons getting your craft on before the start of school. Our […]