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Volunteer at the Art Expo at the Prudential Center
This is an volunteer opportunity to help at an art event to features 50 artists who have experienced homelessness in the Boston area. You'll be working with many others to help set up the event before the official opening at 10:00 am on May 5th. All volunteers get coffee and bagels for breakfast, a box lunch at about 11:30 am and a t-shirt. One lucky volunteer will also win 2 tickets to the May 27th (Sunday) Boston Calling Music Festival. On Sunday, May 6th, the Expo continues for all artists and you can still apply to show and sell. To view all the rules and information about both events at http://www.unboundvisualarts.org/artexpo2018/ If you'd like to volunteer other than May 5th, 9 am - 12:00pm, you can complete this form: http://www.unboundvisualarts.org/artexpo2018/#volunteer Here's more about this Art Expo Weekend event; On May 5 + 6, Unbound Visual Arts (UVA) is very excited to be presenting the annual City Heart Show and the Unbound Visual Arts Expo inside the Prudential Center’s Huntington Arcade on Saturday May 5th and Sunday, May 6th, 2018. This arts and crafts weekend will have 50 artists each day, live music, a family friendly community art making project, and artist demonstrations. The Prudential Center is New England's #1 shopping & dining destination features over 75 shops & restaurants. It's located in Boston's historic Back Bay. This event will run from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 5th and 11:00 am - 7:00 pm on Sunday, May 6th. Both are official #ArtWeekMA events. Saturday is the annual City Heart Show and reserved for artists involved with art programs run by Common Art/Common Cathedral, St. Francis House, Boston, and Women's Lunch Place, Sunday is for all UVA members, current or new. Financial and programmatic support for City Heart is from Common Art/Common Cathedral, Saint Francis House, and Women's Lunch Place. Financial support for City Heart is from the Brookline Commission for the Arts and the Berkshire Bank Foundation. Financial Support for both events is from the Boston Cultural Council and the Mass Cultural Council.A Special thanks to the Prudential Center Boston for once again opening up their facilities.

Prudential Center Boston

800 Boylston Street · Boston, MA

Respond by: 5/4/2018
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If you enjoy contemporary art ("art of today") or modern art (ending in 1970's) exhibitions and are seeking other people with whom to visit museums and galleries throughout the Greater Boston area this is the Meetup for you. We usually schedule discussions in combination with the visits. We emphasize curated exhibitions, exhibition openings, galleries talks and other exhibit related events and of course socializing. We focus on venues than organized curated exhibitions (see the list below).

Join us and feed your inner art friend.

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Venues we visit that have curated exhibitions at least some of the time:

Addison Art Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA (http://www.andover.edu/Museums/Addison/Exhibitions/Pages/default.aspx)

Boston University Art Galleries, Boston, MA (http://www.bu.edu/art/)

Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA (http://brickbottomartists.com/BAA_gallery)

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA (http://ccva.fas.harvard.edu/)

Concord Center for the Visual Arts (formerly the Concord Art Association), Concord, MA (http://concordart.org/)

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH (http://www.currier.org/)

Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA (http://www.danforthart.org/exhibits.html)

Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA (http://www.decordova.org/)

Drive By Projects, Watertown, MA (http://www.drive-byprojects.com/)

Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA (http://www.fitchburgartmuseum.org/)

Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA (http://gallery263.com/)

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (http://www.icaboston.org/)

Lesley University Art Galleries, Cambridge, MA (http://www.lesley.edu/college-art-and-design/events/)

Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA (http://www.bcaonline.org/)

MIT List Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA (https://listart.mit.edu/)

Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA (http://www.montserrat.edu/galleries/)

New Art Center, Newtonville, MA (http://www.newartcenter.org/)

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (http://www.brandeis.edu/rose/)

Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA (http://artgallery.tufts.edu/)

Uforge Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA (http://www.uforgegallery.com/)

Unbound Visual Arts, Brighton, MA (http://www.unboundvisualarts.org)

13Forest Gallery, Arlington, MA (http://13forest.com/)

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