Another Year of Wonder With Fun, food, and friendly vibes from fellow art lovers were all present on April 29th for our 6th annual Art BINGO at Ben Franklin Institute of Technology! Relive the magic by checking out photos from the event here or in The South End News here.
On Saturday, April 30th, The Art Connection hosted Art BINGO to encourage new and continuing art collectors in the Boston area. Participants enjoyed delicious food and drink, a premium auction, and played Bingo to win gorgeous original artworks. SEE EVENT PHOTOS HERE! All proceeds from the evening went to support the work of The Art … Continue reading Art Bingo 2016
Visit the juried show “Dream Weavers”, featuring 40 Art Connection artists at Brickbottom Gallery until January 16, 2016!
More than 70 Greater Boston arts, cultural and advocacy organizations gathered to present a free family festival inspired by the creative spirit of artist and The Art Connection’s founder, Fay Chandler.
Sunday, April 12, 2015 3:30 – 5:30 PM Presentation of Founders’ Awards at 4:00pm Youville House 1573 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Play BINGO, Win Art! Saturday, May 9 7:30- 11:00 PM See the event photos here!
A vital aspect of Danforth Art is its close relationship with working artists, and the Museum is proud to showcase selected works, curated by Katherine French, from The Art Connection portfolio in the Swartz Gallery this fall. A highlight of the exhibition is Fay Chandler’s Enigma, a mixed media work in Danforth Art’s permanent collection. … Continue reading Creative Community: Danforth Art in Collaboration with The Art Connection
Save the date! 4th Annual Art BINGO: May 9, 2015! CREATIVE COMMUNITY: DANFORTH ART IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ART CONNECTION October 8-December 14, 2014 Join The Art Connection and Danforth Art along with fellow artists and community at the Opening Reception: Sunday, October 26 at 3:00pm Following the exhibition, works will be gifted by participating … Continue reading Events
Saturday, May 3, 2014 7:30-11pm Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology 41 Berkeley Street, Boston’s South End Click here for directions, parking, MBTA SEE EVENT PHOTOS HERE! Tickets: $40 at the door All proceeds benefit our mission to increase access to art. Play BINGO, Win art! Don your lucky Bingo Hat and come enjoy … Continue reading Art Bingo 2014
The Board of Directors of The Art Connection cordially invite you to experience The Doffie Project See images from the event here! Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 pm 243 Bent Street, Cambridge Parking at 245 Bent Street MBTA: Kendall/MIT Station, 10 minute walk Enjoy a wine and cheese reception with remarks … Continue reading Doffie Project Supports Art Connection
Chain Reaction Brickbottom Art Gallery 1 Fitchburg Street, Somerville, MA December 5, 2013 to January 18, 2014 Gallery Hours: Thursday-Saturday, 12-5 PM Reception: Sunday, December 8, 2013, 3-5 PM Images from opening reception online here! Artscope Pick up your copy of Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Artscope and read the full article “(c … Continue reading Chain Reaction at Brickbottom Gallery
Art BINGO Saturday, April 20, 7:30-11pm Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology 41 Berkeley Street Boston’s South End $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Bingo cards are 12 for $100 in advance or $10 each at the event. See photos from the Art BINGO event here! All images by Jean Hangarter Play Bingo, Win Art! Bingo games will … Continue reading Art Bingo 2013
One hundred and fifty people joined The Art Connection for our signature fundraising event, Art Bingo, and played bingo to win original works of fine art. Saturday, March 24, 2012, 7-10 pm City Year Boston 287 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA 02116 At Art Bingo 12 bingo games were played for specific works of art … Continue reading Art Bingo 2012
There is no better way to greet the summer than with like-minded people enjoying exquisite BBQ and picnic fare. This year’s Artist BBQ was no different. Over 70 artists and friends attended. Special thanks to Marian and JB who invited us to celebrate at their home! We asked our artists, once again, to share … Continue reading Artist BBQ 2011
5,000th Artwork Placed at United Residents in Academy Homes II In May a special reception was held at one of our recipient agencies: United Residents in Academy Homes II (URIAH) in Roxbury to celebrate the 5,000th work of art placed in the Boston nonprofit community! Plus, check out their collection of 35 pieces of art!! … Continue reading 5000 Reasons to Celebrate – Art Reception at URIAH
A concert by the Longwood Symphony Orchestra performing in support of The Art Connection was held on December 4, 2010 as we celebrated 15 years of connecting artists & nonprofit community organizations! Saturday, December 4, 2010 8 pm concert with wine reception to follow New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St, Boston Click … Continue reading Longwood Symphony Orchestra Concert
Join The Art Connection and The Center for Art and Community Partnerships along with fellow artists for a special free screening of Herb & Dorothy, the story of a postal clerk and librarian who, with very modest means, built one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Film … Continue reading Herb & Dorothy Film at MassArt
LSO On Call with The Art Connection Join us for a special music performance and reception at one of our recipient agencies: Youville House in Cambridge. Sunday, October 24, 2010, 2pm-4pm Youville House Atrium/Art Gallery 1573 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02138 Carl Nielsen’s Woodwind Quintet, performed by: Rose Grabowski – … Continue reading LSO On Call at Youville House
At the close of Fay Chandler’s upcoming 50 year survey of art at the BCA Cyclorama, she has generously offered any unsold work to be donated to qualifying nonprofit agencies. This event is by invitation only and RSVP’s are required for admission. If you are a recipient agency who has been invited to this event, … Continue reading One Day Giveaway
On September 15, 2010, Fay Chandler turns 88! On the following day, September 16, her solo art exhibition featuring several hundred objects and paintings will open. “Just As I Am,” a 50-year survey of Fay’s work, will run from September 16th to September 27th, from 9am to 5pm daily, at the Cyclorama Building of the … Continue reading ‘Just As I Am’ Fay Chandler’s 50-Year Survey
75+ artists and friends were in attendance for The Art Connection’s 5th annual Artist BBQ on July 15th, 2010. Beautiful weather allowed for a wonderful outdoor BBQ enjoyed by all! We enjoyed the culinary artistry of grillmaster Jim and grillmaster-in-training Sylvia, great food (mmm… cheese ring bologna and delicious develied … Continue reading Artist BBQ 2010
220 local artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts joined The Art Connection and the ICA for a special event and screening of Herb & Dorothy, the story of a postal clerk and librarian who, with very modest means, built one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston 100 Northern … Continue reading Herb and Dorothy Film at ICA
The Art Connection held two Wine Tasting events in 2009 to reach out to new friends and fundraise towards the Matching Gift Fund. In March, 33 new friends of The Art Connection gathered to enjoy a cultural celebration of art, music, food, and wine hosted by Art Connection director Jim McDonald and wife Joni. … Continue reading Wine Tastings
75+ artists and friends were in attendance for The Art Connection’s 4th annual Artist BBQ on June 18, 2009. It may have been raining outside, but it didn’t keep the party from raging inside! We enjoyed the poetry of executive director Jim … Continue reading Artist BBQ 2009
September 15, 2008: “Harvesting the Dream: Seeding the Future” On a beautiful late summer evening, partygoers convened at the green Epicenter in South Boston. The space filled with two hundred warm-hearted and art-loving people. The front wall of the building dramatically lifted and the Harvest Party was underway. It was a lovely … Continue reading Fall Harvest
Special thanks to Ruth Ginsberg-Place, this year’s host of our annual Artist BBQ. We gathered to celebrate the generosity of our art donors who collectively donated over 500 works of art this year! Perfect weather, good food, and good company were in abundance as artists kicked back and enjoyed the evening. … Continue reading Artist BBQ 2008