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Museums On Us June 2011

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Bank of America’s Museums On Us program offers Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit or debit card holders (along with a photo ID), the opportunity to visit over 150 cultural institutions in over 87 cities located in 29 states, free of charge on the first full weekend of every month.This offer excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows and cannot be combined with other offers.

This year the program celebrates its 14th year with Bank of America selecting participating museums based on interest and location. Boston Museums participating in the program are:

Museum of Fine Arts

Harvard Museum of Natural History

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden

Cape Cod Museum of Art

Worcester Art Museum

Mass MoCA

Here’s what you can expect to see these museums this weekend:

Museumof Fine Arts:

Ending soon:

Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection - Ending June 19

Flowers and Festivals: Four Seasons in Japanese Prints - Ending June 6

Modernist Photography 1910-1950 - Ending July 3

Artists Abroad: London, Paris, Venice, and Rome 1825-1925 – Ending June 26

Scaasi: American Couturier - Ending June 19

New this month:

The Goddess of Music and Good Fortune

Two Masters of Fantasy: Bresdin and Redon

Violet Isle: A Photographic Portrait of Cuba by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

Ongoing:

Art of the Americas Wing

Community Arts Initiative: And Their Families

Global Patterns: Dress and Textiles in Africa

Embroideries of Colonial Boston: Pictorial Embroideries

Mirror of Holland: Drawings from the George and Maida Abrams Collection

An Unspoken Dialogue with Japanese Tea

Preserving History, Making History: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

HarvardMuseumof Natural History:

Special exhibits:

Headgear: The Natural History of Horns and Antlers

The Language of Color

Climate Change: Our Global Experiment

Permanent exhibits:

New England Forests in the Zofnass Family Gallery

Africa Gallery

Great Mammal Hall

Evolution

Arthropods: Creatures that Rule

The Glass Flowers

The Zoological Galleries

The Mineralogical and Geological Gallery

DeCordovaMuseum and Sculpture Garden:

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture

Andy Goldsworthy: Snow

On June 4 and June 5 there will be a public sculpture park tour at 1 pm. On June 4 there will also be a talk by sculpture park artist Douglas Kornfeld at 3 pm.

Cape CodMuseumof Art:

Ending soon:

ArtWork - Student Art Interns & their Mentors - Ending June 5

Overlooks:Contemporary Landscape Painting by Megan Hinton - Ending June 12

Ongoing:

MATRYOSHKA DOLLS: A Collection of Malcolm Shriber

THE ART OF CAPE COD - 200 YEARS

Currently on exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum:

Leisure, Pleasure, and the Debut of the Modern French Woman

The Strange Life of Objects: The Art of Annette Lemieux

Wall at WAM: Charline von Heyl

Art Since the Mid-20th Century

Chinese Decorative Arts Gallery

Mass MoCA

New Exhibits:

Jörg Immendorff: Student of Beuys, 6 paintings

Current Exhibits:

Memery: Imitation, Memory, and Internet Culture

Nari Ward: Sub Mirage Lignum

Michael Oatman: All Utopias Fell

Kidspace: Color Forms II: The Basic Utensils- through Sep 5, 2011

Sean Foley: Ruse - through Dec 31, 2011

Katharina Grosse: One Floor Up More Highly - through Oct 31, 2011

Federico Diaz: Geometric Death Frequency-141 - through Mar 2012

Ongoing:

Christina Kubisch: Clocktower Project

Bruce Odland & Sam Auinger: Harmonic Bridge

Natalie Jeremijenko: Tree Logic

Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective

Don Gummer: Primary Separation

Chris Cobb: A Changing Exhibition of Photographs

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