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Five things to do, Dec. 11-17

Georgia O’Keeffe at the Peabody Essex Museum, CraftBoston Holiday , Nicholas Nixon at the ICA, and more.

Tony Vaccaro
Tony Vaccaro, Georgia O’Keeffe With “Pelvis Series, Red With Yellow” and the Desert, 1960

EYES AND YEARS

Opening Wednesday, December 13

Nicholas Nixon: Persistence of Vision centers on the Brookline-based photographer’s ongoing project The Brown Sisters, a series of portraits of his wife and her sisters taken over four-plus decades. Other prints from the same year accompany each image. At the Institute of Contemporary Art through April 22. $15, free for children under 18. icaboston.org

CRAFT CITY

Friday-Sunday, December 15-17

One of New England’s highest-profile juried craft shows, CraftBoston Holiday, takes over the Hynes Convention Center. Gift-giving procrastinators and connoisseurs alike will find the work of 190-plus artists. Keep an eye out for participants in the Society of Arts and Crafts’ Mentor Program, local up-and-comers incubated by the nonprofit behind the event. 11 a.m. Friday and Sunday, 10 a.m. Saturday. $15. societyofcrafts.org

DESERT BLOOM

Opening Saturday, December 16

Perhaps best known for her abstract florals and landscapes, Georgia O’Keeffe was also a fashion visionary, creating and commissioning a wardrobe as distinctive as her paintings. The Peabody Essex Museum exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Art, Image, Style explores her aesthetic choices through her work; photographs by her husband, Alfred Stieglitz; and garments owned by O’Keeffe. Through April 1. $20, free for children under 17. pem.org

CHORDS FOR A CAUSE

Sunday, December 17

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Northeastern University’s Music for Food Concert, part of a national hunger-relief effort, supports the Women’s Lunch Place while filling the Fenway Center with award-winning sounds by volunteer musicians. The program features works by Schubert and local composers Kathryn Salfelder and Elena Ruehr. 7:30 p.m. Free; $25 suggested donation. calendar.northeastern.edu

HOLIDAY CHEER

Sunday, December 17

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The Boston Civic Symphony’s Family Holiday Pops, featuring Ciaran Nagle of the Three Irish Tenors, brings a slate of seasonal favorites to Regis College in Weston. Berklee professor Francisco Noya conducts. 1 p.m. and 3:30 pm. $25 adults, $10 children under 18. bostoncivicsymphony.org

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