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Boston’s biggest art museums to temporarily close due to coronavirus

The Museum of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Harvard Art Musuems, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum cited increased vigilance about the spread of the Covid-19.


Harvard art exhibition ventures deep into Japan’s thriving Edo period

The show traces several artistic styles that thrived under the Shogunate.


Live at the Fillmore — and a lot of other places

A new exhibition showcases Bill Graham, the rock promoter as superstar.


At Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute, an artist asks high-powered schools to rethink vulnerability

EJ Hill’s "The Lily League” proposes a reframing of educational systems and values.


Sterling Ruby’s dirty hands, heady work at the ICA

The L.A. artist's first career survey teaches art history from the outside in.


At Urbano Project, an artist fills inflatables with Nez Perce culture and lands

Rachel Allen's installation likens art to cultural ideology.

Dorothea Lange: the words to say it, the images to show it

A Museum of Modern Art exhibition explores the role of language in Lange’s photographs.


Life, death, and Lucian Freud’s self-portraits at the MFA

The exhibition suggests the painter’s lifelong subject was mortality, including his own.