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PAST EVENTS

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Jim Zall

Various NOCA
Artists

September 9-10, 2023
Noon to 6 p.m. each day

Free admission

CambridgeArtsCouncil.org/OpenStudios
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Jim Zall

Various NOCA
Artists

September 9-10, 2023
Noon to 6 p.m. each day

Free admission

CambridgeArtsCouncil.org/OpenStudios
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Jim Zall

Various NOCA
Artists

September 9-10, 2023
Noon to 6 p.m. each day

Free admission

CambridgeArtsCouncil.org/OpenStudios
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Mary Buchinger

Book launch, Reception and Book signing!

AUGUST 26, 2023, 3-5pm

Location:
1991 Massachusetts Ave.,
St. James' Church Parish Hall 

Mary will be reading from Navigating the Reach (Salmon Poetry)
Hilary will be reading from Love Is A Shore (Lily Poetry Review Books).
Readings will be followed by a reception and book-signing.

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Janet Hobbs

Watercolor Exhibit at O'Neill Library
 

When: Month of August 2023
 

Location:
70 Rindge Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
 

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 1-5 p.m.

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Jim Zall

Johanna Schulman

Somerville Yart Sale
 

When: Aug 12, 2023 Noon -2pm
 

Location:
202 Highland Avenue Somerville (weather permitting)
 

Description: offering a very wide assortment of ephemera from books to post cards to prints to magazines and newspapers. 
 

For more info:
https://somervilleartscouncil.org/yartsale

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Jim Zall

IN-PERSON
NOCA Meetup

Topic: Jerry’s Pond Fest on Earth Day!
 

NoCA is co-sponsoring the Jerry’s Pond Fest
 

When:
May 7, 1:30-5pm

Location: 
Russell Field
Rindge Ave, Cambridge, MA 

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Barbara A. Thomas

Author Barbara Thomas & illustrator Timothy Wall at 2023 Boston Comics in Color Festival.  


Date and time:
Sat, April 29
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT


Location:
Reggie Lewis Center
1350 Tremont Street
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

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Mary Buchinger

Mary Buchinger  at several readings and poetry events:​
 

Wellesley Books - April 24, 2023


Newburyport Literary Festival - April 29, 2023


MassPoetry Festival - May 5th & 6th, 2023​

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Jen Fuchel

Jen Fuchel's current exhibit at the O'Neill Library shows the many facets of her artwork from environmental art to ceramics and painting. She also talks about her interest in the environment and how she incorporates elements of nature designs in her work.

When : Month of February 2023
 

Where: Cambridge Public Library (O'Neill Branch)

70 Ringe Ave,

Cambridge, MA 02140

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Cheyenne McCarter &
Catherine Tutter

Topic: "Spin a Yarn, Weave a Life"

It began in 2011 as a collaboration between artists Cheyenne McCarter and Catherine Tutter. Catherine’s training in an ancient Japanese fiber art process was joined with Cheyenne’s practice as a clinical social worker join them  to hear about their collaboration and the project’s evolution.

When:Sunday, Feb 26, 4-5:30pm 

Where: Contact Jen Fuchel for Zoom link and/or membership details.

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Diane Margolis

We Built a Village Cohousing and the Commons
By Diane Rothbard Margolis Foreword by David Bollier


Publication Date: August 23, 2022 Publisher: New Village Press Distributor: NYU Press
240 pages, 5.50 x 8.50 in, 42 b/w illustrations ISBN: 9781613321782
Paperback price: $22.95


Also available as hardcover and eBook

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Belle Brett
&
John Heymann

Belle Brett and John Heymann are participating in the Somerville Art Council's YART sale 

Date:

Saturday, August 13, 2022

12pm -6pm (Raindate Aug 14). 

 

Location:

101 Raymond Ave.

West Somerville.

Maps can be found at Yart Sale (somervilleartscouncil.org).

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Dedham Open Studios 2022

Nancy's print studio, Full Tilt, is now a part of Mother Brook Art Community Center in Dedham.

Location & Date:

Mother Brooks Arts & Community Center

123 High Street

Dedham, MA

April 30 & May 1, 11am - 5pm

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Jim Zall

SOMERVILLE OPEN STUDIOS
2022

Location & Date:

Miller Street Artist Studios
11 Miller Street #108

Somerville, MA 02143

April 30 & May 1, 12 - 6 pm


*Please note: Some studios may require masks.
Parking available @ Shaw's next door

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Marci Davis will show her work at Gallery 53 at their End of Season Party

53 Rocky Neck Ave

Gloucester, MA

 

Saturday, October 9, 2021, 5:00-8:00pm

 

(please wear a mask if you aren't vaccinated)

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Virtual presentation with Erin Muirhead McCarty​

We will hear from Erin Muirhead McCarty, Executive Director of the Cambridge Community Arts Center (CCAC), located in Cambridge's Port neighborhood. One of CCAC's teaching artists will be on hand to discuss their art and work with youth as well.

 

Sunday, March 21, 2021

4pm - 5:30pm

Email Hannah Sukonick for Zoom access.

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Virtual presentation with Fred Bajie Griffeth

Fred is an African American singer, storyteller and voiceover artist who is a long-time presence in the Boston music scene, where he provides smooth baritone vocals for bands that run the gamut through blues, gospel, soul and doo-wop.  His current projects include the bands Fandango and Natural Wonders, whose music you can sample here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqBGWCIeyXk

 

Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:00pm - 8:30pm 

Email Hannah Sukonick for Zoom access.

  • Cambridge Open Studios 2023 - various locations - Sept 9&10, 2023
     

  • Mary Buchinger - at several readings and poetry events
     

  • Janet Hobbs - exhibit at Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch - August 2023
     

  • Johanna Schulman - Somerville Yart SaleAug 12, 2023 Noon -2pm
     

  • Jerry's Pondfest - May 7, 2023
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas - Boston Comic in Color Festival, Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center - April 29, 2023
     

  • Mary Buchinger - at several readings and poetry events
     

  • In-person meetup in Harvard Square with Bob "Smitty" Smith - March 2023
     

  • Cheyenne McCarter & Catherine Tutter - (Virtual Meeting) Feb 26, 2023, 4-5:30pm
     

  • Jen Fuchel - O'Neill Library Exhibit - February 2023
     

  • Belle Brett & John Heymann - " Family Affair" -  Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Ave., Needham, MA 
    www.ccneedham.org  Feb 2023
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas - Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network (CSBBN) Passport to Black Businesses - Smith Center at Harvard University - Feb 9 & 10, 2023
     

  • NOCA Exhibit - Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch - November 2022
     

  • Elena Stone - Two paintings on exhibit at Arlington Center for the Arts, 20 Academy Street, Arlington.  Opening reception, Thursday October 27, 6-7:30 pm
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas - MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo) - 808 Gallery at Boston University - October 22 - 23, 2022
     

  • Diane Margolis - book release - We Built a Village Cohousing and the Commons
     

  • Belle Brett & John Heymann - YART SALE -  Saturday, August 13, 2022 12pm -6pm (Raindate Aug 14)
     

  • Jeannie MotherwellSOMERVILLE OPEN STUDIOS 2022 - Miller Street Artist Studios - April 30 & May 1, 12 - 6 pm
     

  • Nancy Beams Dedham Open Studios 2022 - April 30 & May 1, 11am - 5pm
     

  • Comic book author, Barbara A. Thomas - exhibitor & panelist at the 2022 Boston Comics in Color event! April 23, 2022
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas (soapmaker) - December 2021. Soap Exhibit at Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch
     

  • Marci Davis - Show at the Gallery 53, Saturday, October 9, 5:00-8:00pm.
     

  • Jeannie Motherwell - M Fine Arts Galerie, 460 Harrison Ave #C24, Boston, MA September 15 - October 30, 2021
     

  • Jim Banks - Uncultivated: Sarah Alexander + Jim Banks - October 1 - October 24, 2021

  • Jim Banks - SoWa First Friday Art Walk: October 1, 2021 | 5:00–8:00PM Artist Talk: Saturday, October 16, 2021 | 3:00–4:00PM
     

  • Janet Hobbs - exhibit at Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch - October 2021
     

  • Janet has had a painting accepted into the New England Regional Watercolor Exhibit.  The exhibit will be at Art Center East, Vernon, CT from October 3 - 31, 2021.
     

  • Comic book author, Barbara A. Thomas mini-MICE August 28 – 29, 2021 | Starlight Square | Cambridge
     

  • Janet Hobbs - New England Watercolor Society exhibit at the Plymouth Arts Center.  ​ - Jul 9 - Sept 8
     

  • Joan Green - Belmont Gallery of Art. Live Streamed Reception, June 3, 7-8:30pm
     

  • Joe DiggsAfrican American painter who lives on Micah's Pond, Cape Cod, on land originally owned by his grandfather.  May 23, 2021 4 - 5:30pm
     

  • Jen Fuchel  Brookline outdoor exhibition. May 28 - Sept 6, 2021
     

  • Collage Artist, Fashion Designer, and Educator Patricia ThaxtonApril 29, 2021 7:00 - 8:30pm
     

  • Comic book author, Barbara A. Thomas was a panelist at the 2021 Boston Comics in Color event! April 22-23, 2021
     

  • Virtual presentation with Erin Muirhead McCarty​, Sunday, March 21, 2021.
     

  • Virtual workshop with Fred Bajie Griffeth Sunday, November 22, 2020.
     

  • Cambridge Open Studios 2020-   An online experience. By popular demand continuing throughout 2021 csartcambridge.com 
     

  • Virtual workshop with Ella Mahoney   Sunday, November 22, 2020.
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas - Panelist on Black Stories Matter. Part of the Lady of LadiesCon 2020.  Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:30 PM  7:15 PM EDT.
     

  • Jen Fuchel 2020 Art Ramble  September 1 - November 8, 2020 Hapgood Wright Town Forest
     

  • John Heymann - Make Photographs, Make A Living: Developing Commercial and Editorial Careers - Tuesday, August 4, 6-8pm
     

  • Jeannie Motherwell - Opening July 24 - Aug. 10, 2020. Instagram Live walk through is at 7 p.m., Friday July 24
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  • Inputs for Public Art - On Sunday, Feb 2, 2020,NOCA members worked  on a collaborative public art project that will be installed on the Russell Field fences in North Cambridge. 
     

  • Shane Tami - Featured Artist. Art at Ten Essex, Central Square, MA.  December 2019.
     

  • Deborah Silverstein - Play at The Women's Club of Newton, 72 Columbus Street, Newton (Highlands).  Sunday November 3,  5:15 pm dinner, 6:00 pm
     

  • Jim Zall - French Cultural Center, September 20 - November 8, 2019.

  • Jen Fuchel - Part of the Concord Umbrella Ramble show - September 1 - November 1, 2019
     

  • Ruven Liebhaber - METAPHYSICAL EXPRESSIONS: Acrylic Paintings and Poetry - NOCA's Porter Square CVS window -October 2019
     

  • Jeannie Motherwell - IMPACT Solo Exhibition. September 2019
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas - Developing Graphic Memoir: Putting My Story into Panels - Lesley University - October 19, 2019
     

  • The Komorebi Series by Jim Koiuba - Newton Free Library - October 2019
     

  • Barbara J. Thomas - has recently published, "The Last Green Valley"  (Cherry Grove Press, October 2019). It is available on Amazon.
     

  • Cambridge Open Studios 2019-  Saturday, Sept. 28, 12pm - 6pm and Sunday, Sept. 29, 11am - 5pm
     

  • Mary Buchinger Bodwell - Reading at the Newton Free Library - September 17, 2019, 7pm
     

  • O'Neill Library Exhibit, Reception and Reading - Monday, September 16, 2019. 6pm -7:30pm
     

  • Gail Liebhaber - Art Exhibit at Emerson Hospital's Main Street Gallery - May 2019 through mid-July 2019
     

  • Gail Liebhaber - Group show at "GERSH GALLERY" at Salon Marcello - July - August 2019

  • John Heymann - New Photos from Mass. Ave. Project - May 24 - July 3, 2019
     

  • NOCA Year end potluck  4:30PM - 6:30PM, Sunday, June 9, 2019
     

  • Deborah Silverstein  Final Show w/ Band of Erics. Club Passim. May 4, 2019
     

  • Barbara A. Thomas (soap maker) - March 2019 Soap Exhibit at Cambridge Public Library - O'Neill Branch
     

  • John Heymann - March 2019 Photo Exhibit at Porter Square CVS (gallery windows)
     

  • Barbara J. Thomas (poet) - Reading with other local and Greek poets at: Greek Institute, 1038 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts - March 25th, 7PM
     

  • Deborah Silverstein and Julie Snow - Old Friends - New Songs. Sunday, Feb 17th, 3-5pm. Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville, MA
     

  • Mary Buchinger Bodwell - Reading Series sponsored by the New England Poetry Club. - Harvard Yenching Library, Feb. 10, 2019 2pm-4pm
     

  • Dan Lynn Watt: Reading from History Lessons: A Memoir of Growing up in an American Communist Family.  February 8, 7:30 PM. Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain.
     

  • John Heymann - Mass Ave. Cambridge Project, O'Neill Public Library, January 2 -31, 2019
     

  • Belle Brett - Belmont Books - Belmont, MA - Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, 7pm
     

  • Nancy Beams - "RED" exhibit at Cambridge Art Associations's Kathryn Shultz Gallery - Nov. 8 - Dec. 20
     

  • Barbara Thomas (soapmaker) - Mistletoe Fair - Dec. 15 & 16, 2018
     

  • NOCA Winter Show - Sunday December 2, 2018, noon -5pm

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