Category Archives: Events

Art BINGO 2017

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.

Art Bingo 2016

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

To Life, To Art, To Fay

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.

Creative Community: Danforth Art in Collaboration with The Art Connection

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

Art Bingo 2014

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

Art Bingo 2013

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

Art Bingo 2012

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

Artist BBQ 2011

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

One Day Giveaway

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

Artist BBQ 2010

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

Wine Tastings

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

Artist BBQ 2009

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

Fall Harvest

      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

Artist BBQ 2008

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