if have been thinking about planning some cultural day trips, here are a couple of suggestions:
Transformations--weekend festival at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM): Saturday and Sunday Feb. 18 & 19: a celebration of the exhibit "Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art"--enjoy stunning hoop dance performances, artist demonstrations, and drop-in art activities.
MFA Boston: exhibits of interest
February 7, 2012 - September 3, 2012
“Paper Zoo” brings together prints, drawings, and photographs of the animal kingdom (including birds and marine creatures) dating from about 1500 to the present. Featuring some 30–40 works by Rembrandt, Audubon, Picasso, and others, this delightful exhibition highlights...
Ellsworth Kelly: Wood Sculpture
September 18, 2011 - March 4, 2012
The 30 wood sculptures that Ellsworth Kelly has made over the course of his esteemed career are among his most beautiful and evocative works. Despite Kelly’s work being the subject of major retrospectives worldwide, this is the first museum exhibition to focus on the essential and beguiling...
note: all students have studied the line drawings of Ellsworth Kelly in 6th grade