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Art From Down Under
 Beginning February 5, Harvard Art Museums gets a little Southern exposure when it unveils the exhibit Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia. This display of contemporar
Indigenous Designs
 The Peabody Essex Museum, the oldest continuously operating museum in the U.S., has long boasted an exquisite collection of historical Native American objects dating back to the 17th century. Th
Going Overboard
 More than two centuries later, the Boston Tea Party—the iconic protest that was a seminal event leading to the American Revolution—remains as popular as ever. Not convinced? Then check out t
Insiders Boston
 Looking for an alternative to the city’s must-see destinations? Then check out some of the Hub’s most overlooked attractionsBoston Harbor Islands: As America’s oldest public park, Boston C
Boston Accent: Power House
  When Beverly Morgan-Welch left her corporate job to be the Executive Director at the Museum of African American History, the organization didn’t even have computers. “It was like being
Urban Renewal
 Although a California native, transplanted Bostonian and photographer Lolita Parker, Jr. has diligently documented the tremendous changes that have occurred in the Hub’s West End over the past
Grand Re-Opening
 On November 16, the long-awaited debut of the renovated and expanded Harvard Art Museums (refer to listing, page 28) in Cambridge finally takes place. Begun in 2010, the project combines Harvard
Culture War
Harvard’s Peabody Museum (11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, 617-496-1027, peabody.harvard.edu) has found a way to make war something beautiful to behold. While the act of waging war may still be ug
JFK meets Superman in new museum exhibition
In 1963, Kennedy’s White House partnered up with DC Comics to create a story promoting his Council on Physical Fitness. The comic, drawn by Superman artist Al Plastino, was still in production when Kennedy was assassinated. Now you can see the original comic book art for the first time at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

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