Art History Group

Boston is unique in the vast number of educational and cultural institutions situated within reach. The Art History SIG was formed to allow members to experience these opportunities in a way that would not be possible within the confines of a classroom.

Typical Activities

Art History SIG activities include a mix of meetings with films, speakers, and member research as well as field trips that take advantage of Boston’s many museums, universities, galleries and artist studios. 2014 has seen a mixture of arts-related activities including:

  • a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts where the group viewed  Georgia O’Keeffe paintings and joined a Docent Tour on the Art of the Americas.
  • a visit to Harvard’s Museum of Natural History to view two exhibits: “Thoreau’s Maine Woods: A Journey in Photographs” with Scott Miller and the famous glass flowers made in the late 19th  early 20th century.
  • a stroll through the Boston South End’s SoWa Open Studio Day where more than 300 artists opened their studios or galleries to display their work.

Group Planning and Coordination
Responsibility for meetings is split up among members who take turns suggesting, planning, announcing, and coordinating SIG meetings and events.

When We Meet
Meetings or field trips are held monthly.

To Learn More
Contact Maura Albert at

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