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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Bostongal's picks for art exhibits to check out

Bostongal not only loves her long walks in urban parks (beaches are SO overrated) but she also likes her art exhibits. Here are a few I spotted through MIT that I think you should go check out.

At the MIT Visual Arts Center - 20 Ames Street, Cambridge. T stop: Kendall.
Open: Tues-Thurs, Sat & Sun: 12pm-6pm and Fridays, 12pm-8pm.

Though there are currently many exhibits here, check out Melanie Smith: Spiral City & Other Vicarious Pleasures which features video installations, mix-media paintings and photographs by Smith inspired by Mexico City society. Exhibit runs through April 5. (Free)

At the MIT Museum - 295 Mass Ave, Cambridge. T stop: Central or Bus 1.
Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun, 12pm-5pm. Admission: $8, $3 for students and seniors, children under 5 are free.

Holography: The Light Fantastic- the exhibit features over 23 holograms from the museums permanent collection. Also, check out some AI with Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT.

Wolk Gallery: MIT School of Architecture + Planning, 77 Mass Ave, Room 7-338, Cambridge. T stop: Kendall, Central or Bus 1.
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Go check out Working in Mumbai - it features architectural photography from RMA Architects. Through April 17 and free.