5 Things To Do This Week – 01/26/22

5 Things To Do This Week – 01/26/22

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*Join Newton Art Association for a workshop called Make Art Part of Your Life on Thursday, January 27 at 7:00 pm. Los Angeles-based arts consultant Beth Pickens is the author of Make Your Art No Matter What: Moving Beyond Creative Hurdles and Your Art Will Save Your Life. Designed to lead you confidently into your next year of art-making through tips, tricks, and myth-breaking, this virtual workshop is free and open to the public. Learn how to make art part of your life.

*What makes Boston one of the world’s top innovation centers? Historic Newton and The Newton Free Library present an author discussion on Thursday, January 27 at 7:00 pm with Robert Krim and Alan Earls, co-authors of Boston Made. Trace four centuries of history to learn about scientific discoveries, groundbreaking social policies, and other innovations – some with Newton ties – that made a lasting impact. Tune in here to learn more about Boston’s great innovations.

*The New Art Center presents an Artist Talk with Rébecca Bourgault on Friday, January 28 at 6:00 pm. Come down to the New Art Center for a broad discussion covering multimodal artistic practices with Rébecca Bourgault – a visual artist, art educator, community artist, and scholar. Connect with others for a lively artistic discussion.

*The Newton Free Library displays two gallery shows through January 30th. In the Main Hall is a selection of photographs by Bruce Berzin, My Walks in France. Berzin sees the resonance of architecture, trees, and people that create Paris’ appealing harmony. Lobster Buoys and Tall Ships by Rebecca Klementovich unites Abstract painting with Semi Landscapes. Visit these colorful artworks in person at the library gallery.

*Called to Serve: Black Newtonians in World War II is a museum exhibit presented by Historic Newton through February 28th. Also included is a lecture on Tuesday, February 1st at 5:00 pm co-sponsored with The Newton Free Library and told by historian Matthew Delmont based on his book Half American: The Epic Story of Black Americans Fighting WWII. Register for the call to serve here.

*Image Credit: On parade, the 41st Engineers at Ft. Bragg, NC in color guard ceremony.” – NARA

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