Cultural institutions across the Commonwealth are celebrating women this fall. So, when you’ve got some down time, grab a girlfriend, a sister-in-law, or anyone else who wants to celebrate groundbreaking contributions from talented ladies.
Women Take the Floor: In what the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is calling a “takeover” of the third level of the Art of the Americas wing
, work by female artists finds the spotlight. Culled from the museum’s permanent collection, 250 pieces challenge the dominant history of the male-centric American art story.
Begins September 13, 2019. 465 Huntington Ave., Boston
With Child: Otto Dix / Carmen Winant: Worcester Art Museum’s 2016 acquisition of late German artist Otto Dix’s reactive 1931 painting “The Pregnant Woman” inspires its fall exhibition
, which explores representations of pregnancy and birth through various works by Dix as well as emerging contemporary American artist Carmen Winant.
September 21 – December 15, 2019. 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, Mass.
Love Is Calling: The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston mounts celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s installation
, the most immersive and kaleidoscopic of her “Infinity Mirror Rooms.” It features her signature interweaving of pop art, minimalism and psychedelia, and you can take a walk through.
Begins September 24, 2019. 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston
Peabody Essex Museum: In Salem, PEM opens its highly anticipated, 40,000-square-foot new wing
at the end of September, showing off 13 new galleries show of Asian exports, fashion and design, participatory art and more. Among them, viewers can enjoy selections from style icon Iris Apfel’s “Rare Bird of Fashion” collection.
Begins September 28, 2019. 161 Essex St., Salem, Mass.