You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Red Sox Live

0

1

▲  3rd Inning 1 outs

The ticket: Art museums

Williams College Museum of Art

MAURICE PRENDERGAST: BY THE SEA A retrospective of the great early American modernist’s work, focusing on his depictions of leisure activities by the sea. (Pictured: Detail of “St. Malo.”) Through Oct. 13. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine. 207-725-3275. www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum

COURBET: MAPPING REALISM Drawing on collections in Belgium and the United States, the show traces the influence of the father of 19th-century realism on artists and collectors in both countries. Through Dec. 8. McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College. 617-552-8100, www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/artmuseum

Continue reading below

MARIA MAGDALENA CAMPOS-PONS: MY MOTHER TOLD ME Three multimedia installations, with autobiographical elements, by the Boston-based artist who emigrated from Cuba in 1991. Through Dec. 8. Tufts University Art Gallery. 617-627-3518, ase.tufts.edu/gallery

SHE WHO TELLS A STORY: WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM IRAN AND THE ARAB WORLD These 12 photographers make statements as well as tell stories. Through Jan. 12. Museum of Fine Arts. 617-267-9300, www.mfa.org

SHADOWPLAY: TRANSGRESSIVE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE HOOD MUSEUM OF ART A thought-provoking show of intentionally provocative images. Through Dec. 8. Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, N.H. 603-646-2808, hoodmuseum.darmouth.edu

Sebastian Smee can be reached at ssmee@globe.com
Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.