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John La Farge, The Great Statue of Amida Buddha at Kamakura

 

With Voices of Imani Fall Jams, Gaelic Roots Series Workshops, the opening of a new art gallery, and more, the Arts Council is happy to say that the 2015 Fall Semester is even more arts-packed than previous years!  Our events this year range from music concerts to dance shows, stirring lectures, and more!  Be sure to check out our 2015 Fall Arts Calendar so that you do not miss our on a single event! 

 

 

2016 ARTS COUNCIL AWARDS

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Alumni Arts Award and the 2016 Faculty Arts Award! All Arts Council Awards recipients will be honored during a ceremony at the 2016 Arts Festival.

Please read the Guidelines and follow the links below to the appropriate Nomination Forms. 

Arts Council Awards Nomination Guidelines

2016 Alumni Arts Award Nomination Form

2016 Faculty Arts Award Nomination Form

The deadline for 2016 Alumni and Faculty Nomination submissions is October 19th, 2015. Student Award nominations will be accepted in the Spring 2016 semester. Feel free to contact the Arts Council with any questions.

 

Arts Festival

 

 

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ArtsFest 2015

Our last Arts Festival was a massive success.  Between April 23 and 25 Boston College was bursting with the very best it had to offer in dance, music, visual art, literary art, and theatre.  With over 1,000 student and faculty artists participating there was no shortage of beautiful, inspiring, and daring works for the public to see.  From the professional beauty of the art work displayed in the Stokes Art Tent to the vibrant enthusiasm of Dancing with bOp!, there was never a dull moment during the entirety of the Festival.  See our Arts Festival Highlights page for a more detailed look at the BC Arts Festival of 2015.  

 

 

 

 

McMullen Museum of Art

 

 

John La Farge, The Great Statue of Amida Buddha at Kamakura, Known as the Daibutsu, from the Priest's Garden, 1887. Watercolor and gouache on paper.
John La Farge (1835-1910), The Great Statue of Amida Buddha at Kamakura, Known as the Daibutsu, from the Priest's Garden, 1887. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 19.3 x 12.5 in., Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the family of Maria L. Hoyt, 66.143.

John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred

The upcoming exhibition at McMullen Museum, running September 1 - December 13, 2015.

Opening Reception: Sunday, September 6, 7 p.m.

Hours of operation: M-F 11-4; Sa-Su 12-5. This museum is free and open to the public.  Free docent tours are available starting on September 14 on Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Special tours can be arranged.

For more information, call 617-552-8587, or visit the museum website.

 

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