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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Barack Obama, 2018. Oil on canvas by Kehinde Wiley

The end of a presidential tour: Obama portraits on display at MFA

Keely Menyhart, Journal Contributior September 28, 2022

The stark blueish purple walls meet the eyes of patrons at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts as they enter the large gallery, finally being in the same room as the Barack and Michelle Obama portraits that...

Grab your tote bag and check out these 10 open markets in Boston

Grab your tote bag and check out these 10 open markets in Boston

Katelyn Norwood, News Editor April 26, 2022

Warm weather in Boston can only mean one thing; weekends full of strolling through open-air markets are back where you can explore local handmade goods, fresh produce and unique vintage threads. Here are...

Mae Chevrette (left) and Sandy Belock-Phippen (right) in their SoWa studio space.

SoWa art market displays the works of local artists

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor April 26, 2022

Boston’s South End market, SoWa, opened its doors to customers every Sunday in April, allowing artists to showcase their work to the public.  Artist studios take up the second, third and fourth floors...

Gisela McDaniel’s “womxn” series on display at the ICA.

New ICA exhibit ‘A Place for Me’ gathers inclusive artists work together

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor April 12, 2022

A new exhibit at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art brings eight artists’ work together in a safe and accepting space. “A Place for Me: Figurative Painting Now,” includes oil paintings,...

Turners Modern World on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston through July 10.

‘Turner’s Modern World’ pays homage to great British artist

Abby O'Connor, Arts Editor April 12, 2022

The Museum of Fine Arts’ newest exhibition displays over 100 works from one of Britain’s greatest artists, J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851), many of which haven’t been on display before, making this exhibit...

Jazz Scene in Boston: Telling the Local Story is a new exhibit chronicling the jazz scene in Boston at the Museum of African American History.

The Museum of African American History showcases jazz scene in Boston

Colin Doherty, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Boston’s very own Museum of African American History, located in Beacon Hill, has opened a new exhibit entitled “Jazz Scene in Boston: Telling the Local Story,” a love letter to an often unsung jazz...

Self-portrait of Sir Zanele Muholi. Being Muholi: Portraits as Resistance is on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum through May 8.

‘Being Muholi’ reclaims Blackness in new Isabella Stewart Gardner exhibit

Leo Woods, Asst. Multimedia Editor February 22, 2022

On Feb. 10, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opened “Being Muholi: Portraits as Resistance,” a striking modern exhibit that showcases multimedia works from Sir Zanele Muholi, a Black and Queer artist...

Frida: Immersive Dream arrives in Boston on Feb. 10 through May 8.

A Frida Kahlo immersive experience comes to Boston

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 8, 2022

Immersive art has taken hold in Boston. After the popular Van Gogh immersive exhibit took off, the team behind it turned their sights on another artist – Frida Kahlo.  Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, the...

Kabuki actors on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Tattoos in Japanese Prints is on exhibition at the MFA through Feb. 20.

‘Tattoos in Japanese Prints’ will inspire creativity

Leo Woods, Asst. Multimedia Editor February 1, 2022

A unique exhibit, “Tattoos in Japanese Prints,” on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is highlighting the motifs and history of tattoos dating back to 19th century Osaka and Edo (modern-day...

Titians Rape of Europa installed in the Red Drawing Room at Isabella Stewart Gardners residence in 1900.

ISGM’s ‘Titian: Women, Myth, & Power’ brings a legendary reunion to the city

Samantha Bailey, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Making its final stop at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the exhibit “Titian: Women, Myth, & Power” reunites the mythological painting collection done by Titian in the 1500s and gives...

Suffolk University Gallerys newest exhibit, Portraiture 1: Others, Mostly Painting, is open on the sixth floor of the Sawyer building until Oct. 31.

New portrait exhibit takes over the Suffolk gallery

Madyson DuBois, Journal Contributor October 19, 2021

Suffolk University Gallery’s new exhibit, titled “Portraiture 1: Others, Mostly Painting,” is giving students a chance to see creative, diverse perspectives through art until Oct. 31.  This exhibit...

Art displayed in a residents garden as part of the Beacon Hill Art Walk on Sept. 26.

Beacon Hill Art Walk brings charm to the historic neighborhood

Grace Dreher, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

The annual Beacon Hill Art Walk, which features local and regional artists, took place for the first time in nearly 3 years on Sept. 26, after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Residents...

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