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Where to find (and shop) Boston’s best holiday art shows

Crafters and gallerists find inspiring ways to carry on.


Artist Wendy Red Star corrects the record on her Crow forebears

Her Mass MoCA show features annotated portraits of an 1880 delegation to Washington, D.C.

In a landslide vote, MFA workers opt to unionize

Representatives for the museum challenged some ballots, arguing that certain positions aren’t eligible for union membership.


At the ICA, William Kentridge explodes the popular narrative on World War I

The artist has adapted and distilled his 2018 stage production on the war's devastating impact in Africa.

More than name change may be needed at former Plimoth Plantation

The name Plimoth Patuxet reflects a long commitment to Wampanoag history, but the exhibits themselves are still due for a refresh.


The jolt, and the joy, of hearing live music from Boston Lyric Opera’s Street Stage

After all these months, the company's mobile opera truck offers a safe, socially distanced treat for music-starved listeners.


At Steven Zevitas Gallery, formal portraits rebuke refugee stereotypes

Papay Solomon's "Nightmares Americana” features realist paintings of African refugees in the Phoenix area.

MFA’s Monet show is the escape everyone needs right now

Less pleasant will be landing tickets for this 150th anniversary show, which has been reimagined for the COVID era.