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2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition

The 2019 Emerging Artists Exhibition is a juried show that exhibits emerging artists of all ages at the Cambridge Art Association’s Kathryn Schultz Gallery from July 9 to july26, 2019.  This exhibition is juried by Chanel Thervil, a Haitian-American artist and educator who has been recently making a splash in Boston via her public art, […]


Cambridge Artists’ Cooperative Is Set to Leave Harvard Square

Yet another shop is set to depart Harvard Square as multiple construction projects, drops in foot traffic, and high rents squeeze independent businesses. Cambridge Artists’ Cooperative has seen less foot traffic over the past couple of years, according to President Beverley Coniglio. That decrease has made the square’s high rent less feasible and upcoming construction […]



Empty Bowls: Benefit Dinner for Food For Free

Help Food For Free fill empty bowls all year round by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls benefit dinner. Food For Free is a Cambridge-based nonprofit organization that improves access to healthy food within the greater Boston community. Our Empty Bowls benefit dinner will feature delicious soups from local restaurants as well as beautiful […]


Almost Perfect Glass Trailblazes Environmental Activism Through Art

Vases showcasing the fuzzy white faces of polar bears and the glimmering navy bodies of whales adorn the shelves of Almost Perfect Glass, begging to spark conversation. “Anyone who comes through the studio, if they see the pieces we have that are about environmental situations, you can say they’re cool and important because they’re a […]


What’s New: Art Beat

Houghton Library Gets a Facelift Harvard’s Houghton Library celebrated its 75th birthday last year, but new renovation plans will make sure the library doesn’t show its age. The renovation, scheduled for September 2019 to September 2020, will update the library’s research and teaching facilities, grow its exhibition space, and make it more welcoming and accessible, […]


Semi-finalists Chosen in Vacant Storefront Creative Design Contest

The city has announced 13 semi-finalists in its Vacant Storefront Creative Design Contest, which aims to put art in unoccupied storefronts. The contest, run by the Community Development Department (CDD) and Cambridge Arts, is part of the city’s multi-year retail strategic plan. The CDD will make digital files of the winning art pieces available for property owners to […]


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!