A show bundles up the anxieties of progress in the age of the atom. 12:00 a.m.
There’s an elegant urgency, a poetic sense of alarm in the best works in “Suffering From Realness” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. 7:49 p.m.
Artist Dan Lam is partnering with Steve’s Ice Cream to bring an immersive, tactile art experience to the museum’s harborside space this summer. 6:56 p.m.
The painter of famously pretty pictures made a striking late-life shift. A new show at the Clark Art Institute reveals it was never about the subject, and always about the painting. 6:59 p.m.
Most Thursdays, you’ll find Joseph Westlund, 82, at the museums’ remarkable Art Study Center. That’s because for more than 30 years, he’s been teaching himself to not just look, but really see. 8:30 p.m.
William Flynn has a fresh body of work at HallSpace in “Relevant Once, Now Raw Material.” 4:33 p.m.
A show at the Yale University Art Gallery examines aspects of American culture — innovation, aesthetics, marketing, and more — through the lens of a single material. 6:47 p.m.
The stunning, tragic, gobsmacking beauty of John Akomfrah’s six-screen magnum opus, at the Institute of Contemporary Art’s Watershed in East Boston, engulfs. 2:29 p.m.