Boston Design Week – 3 days left!

Only today and the weekend left to check out the pretty amazing lineup of events at Boston Design Week, which ends April 10th! Some ongoing highlights topping my list: AD20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries and The Boston Print Fair  Mass Art’s Annual All School Show       And very cool…

Kanye loved her – you will too: art appreciation, Diana Stelin-style

Boston-based artist, former Newbury Street gallery director, and founder of the Plein-Air Art Academy Diana Stelin is preparing to teach kids pop art in the spring. The Academy is also running a first-of-its-kind Pre-K/Kindergarten art contest with entries due March 31. In Mid-April, you can join the schools’ immensely popular plein-air painting event: Cherry Blossoms at Arnold Arboretum. And during ArtWeek Boston,…

Blowing Boston’s ICA out of the water

Mere moments after enthusiastically adding Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art to my cultural to-do list, I came across an article in Boston Magazine that drained the majority of my anticipation. In The ICA: Exhibitionists?, Rachel Levitt Slade critiques everything from the museum’s unapproachable exterior to the shows themselves, which she says lack substance and long-term…