Joint Opening Reception, Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 pm, on view May 2-30, Gallery: Lynda Goldberg is fascinated by the positive and negative spaces created in nature by things such as leaves, pine needles and clematis vines. Her work starts with an idea or feeling which she expresses in textures and colors using natural and manmade found objects. She uses monotype, chine collé, stencil, stamping, masking and other techniques to create her pieces. Her goal is to transmit her enthusiasm for the printmaking process and its creativeness to viewers. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
Joint Opening Reception, Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 pm, on view May 2-30, Main Hall: The medieval triptychs format has always intrigued Alfred De Angelo. He feels that our experiences in life are usually localized and subjective, creating a series of impressions on a personal scale. This series of surrealist paintings look 'through' outward appearances and begin to embody the essential mystery of existence presenting what the artist sees as small surrealist visual poems. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.
Teen Gallery, on view through spring 2019: Based on the theme of the Portrait, each piece showcases some of the many ways in which the human image is interpreted and presented. Pieces in this show are from both Newton North and Newton South High Schools. Frames by Abraxis Framing in Auburndale.
Displays on view through May 30:
Atrium 1 and 2: Discover how the magic of Circus Smirkus is created in all three Smirkus programs – the Big Top Tour, Smirkus Camp and Smirkus School Residencies. Visit smirkus.org for information, registration and tickets.
Main Hall Cases: Explore local food and sustainable living in a display by Newton Community Farm with the Jenks Leadership Program at Boston College. Learn how you can make choices and take action to make a difference! Visit newtoncommunityfarm.org to learn more about this community resource.
Third Floor Language and Literacy Center Country Display: Learn about Mongolia from a display of books, CDs and DVDs!
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