Past Exhibitions

Previous Exhibitions at the Guild of Boston Artists

2017 Events & Exhibitions

January 6 – 24

January 31 – February 28

  • New England Watercolor Society
  • Artists Reception and Awards
    Saturday, February 4, 2-4 pm
  • Saturday Free Watercolor Demos, 1-3 pm
    Feb 11 Gerarde Doucette
    Feb 18 Raymond Andreotti, AWS
    Feb 25 Marla Greenfield, AWS
  • Sunday Gallery Talks, 2-3 pm
    Feb 5 Dawn Evans Scaltreto
    Feb 12 Wendy Hale
    Feb 19 Andrew Kusmin, NWS
    Feb 26 Robert Mesrop, AWS

March

  • Spring Exhibition
  • Free Children’s Art Discovery Classes – March 11 & 18, 10:30-Noon
    Registration Suggested

April

  • Spring Exhibition

May 6 – 27

  • President’s Gallery – Annual Members Juried Exhibition
  • Reception and Awards – May 6, 3-5PM
    RSVP Required
  • Juror Talk and Q&A with Donald Jurney – May 13, 3-5PM
    Donald will discuss painting in the context of this year’s Members Juried Exhibition, pointing out the merits of the various paintings on display in the gallery.

  • Art Talk – May 18, 6:30-8:30PM
    An informal forum where you are invited to ask our artists questions about their work in the gallery.

June, July, August

  • Summer Exhibition
  • Paint Out at the Boston Public Garden – June 2, 12-5PM

September 9 – 30

  • President’s Gallery – Annual Regional Juried Exhibition.
  • Reception and Awards Sept 9, 3-5PM
    RSVP Required

October 7 – 28

  • President’s Gallery – New Members Exhibition: Curtis Hanson and Michael Graves
  • Artist Talk and Reception – Oct 7, 3-5PM

November 4 – December 2

  • President’s Gallery – Sam Vokey
  • Free Children’s Art Discovery Classes – Nov 11 & 18, 10:30-Noon
  • Artist’s Talk and Demo – Nov 18, 2PM
    Sam Vokey discusses his work while demonstrating his practice. RSVP to reserve a seat

December 5 – Jan 2

  • Holiday Exhibition
  • Small Works Wall

2016 Events & Exhibitions

January 5 – 23

  • Members’ Exhibition in Both Galleries

January 30 – February 27

  • New England Watercolor Society

March 5 – 26

  • Members’ Exhibition
  • Free Children’s Art Discovery Classes – March 5, 12& 19(10:30- Noon) Art Talk- An informal forum for adults who are invited to ask our artists questions about the work in gallery.
    March 24, 6 – 8 PM (Note that due to illness the event has been rescheduled to March 24.)

April 2 – 30

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • New Members Exhibition in President’s Gallery
    Opening Reception: Saturday, April 2, 2 – 5 PM
    Artists’ Talks Part I: Saturday, April 16, 2 PM
    Pablo Eduardo, Lynne Mehlman, Kelly Carmody, Michelle Jung, Harley Bartlett, Debbie Valeri
    Artists’ Talks Part II: Saturday, April 23, 2 PM
    David Williams-Bulkeley, Andrew Orr, Theresa Pergal, Donald Jurney, Erik Koeppel, Mark Shasha

May 7 – 28

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Members’ Annual Juried Exhibition in President’s Gallery
    Opening Reception, May 7, 3-5 PM
    Juror’s Panel, May 14, 2 PM
  • Handel & Haydn Society – May 18 (Tickets Required)
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Reception before performance.

June, July, August and September

  • Summer Exhibition in Both the President’s Gallery and the Members’ Gallery
  • President’s Gallery – Academy of Realist Art Figure Painting Competition Awards Ceremony, July 23, 1-4 PM

October 1 – 29

  • 2016 Regional Juried Exhibition
    Opening Reception & Awards Presentation: Sat., Oct 1, 3 – 5 PM RSVP REQUIRED
  • Fall Paint-Out – Boston Public Garden, 12 – 5 PM
    Come paint with the Guild artists!
  • Meet the Award Winners, Sat, Oct 15, 2 – 4 PM
    The Award Winners discuss their work and answer questions
  • ArTalk – An informal adult forum – Thursday, October 20, 6 – 8 PM, RSVP REQUIRED

November 5 – Dec 3

  • New England Impressions: David Curtis, Stapleton Kearns & T.M. Nicholas
    Opening Reception, Sat, Nov 5, 3 – 5 PM,
    Music by classical guitarist Adam Levin
  • Free Children’s Art Discovery Classes – Sat, Nov 12 & 19, 10:20 – 12:00 PM,
  • Artists’ Round-Table , Sat, Nov 19, 2 – 4 PM,
    Hear David Curtis, Stapleton Kearns & T.M. Nicholas discuss their work

December 8 – 29

  • Sergio Roffo (Spotlight Exhibition)
  • Holiday Exhibition
  • Small Works Wall
  • Sergio Roffo Demonstration – Dec 17, 2 – 4 PM, Register Here

2015 Events & Exhibitions

January

  • Members’ Exhibition in Both Galleries

February

  • New England Watercolor Society

March

  • Members’ Exhibition

April

  • Members’ Exhibition

May

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • May 9 – June 6 Member’s Annual Juried Exhibition in the President’s Gallery

June – July – August – September

September

  • September 24, 6:00 PM – John Singer Sargent & the Boston School, a Power Point presentation by Paul Ingbretson

October

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • President’s Gallery – 2015 Regional Juried Exhibition, Oct 3 – 24
  • Click here to see the show.

November

  • November 7 -28 – Dennis Sheehan Solo Exhibition
  • Click here to view the show.
  • Nov 11, 6:30 – 8:00 PM -Stephen Kurkjian – Talk on the Gardner Museum Theft & Book Signing
  • Nov 19, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Art Talk, an adult forum with the opportunity to talk to artists about their work
  • Nov 21, 2:00 PM – Dennis Sheehan – Artist’s Demonstration

December

  • Dec 5 – Jan 2 -Holiday Exhibition
  • Dec 5 – Jan 2 – William R. Davis Spotlight Exhibition
  • Dec 19, 2 PM – William Davis discusses his work

2014 Events & Exhibitions

January

  • Members’ Exhibition

February

  • New England Watercolor Society

March

  • Members’ Exhibition

April

  • Members’ Exhibition
  • April 10 – May 10 – Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to view the show.

May – June – July

  • Members’ General Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Juried Exhibition — Click here to see the show.
  • May 17 – July 26 –  Edmund Tarbell Exhibition in President’s Gallery
  •  Click here to see the show
  • May 17, 2:00 PM – Lecture: Edmund Tarbell and the Boston School, Paul Ingbretson, President Em
  • July 23, 5:00 – 8:00 PM – WGBH Summer Arts Walk

August

  •  August 9 – 28 – Annual Regional Painting Competition in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to see the show.

September

  • Members’ Exhibition in the Members’ Gallery
  • September 11 – 27 – Cape Ann Painters Yesterday and Today – Click here to see the show.
  • September 13, 3:00 PM – Artists’ Roundtable – Cape Ann artists discuss their work and the work of their predecessors RSVP required to reserve a seat
  • September 23, 6:00 PM – Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay – Private Cocktail Party with Judith Curtis, guest speaker, who will talk about the current exhibition: Cape Ann Artists Yesterday and Today.

October

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • October 1 – “A Brush with the Past: The Timeless Art of the Boston School” – Jean Lightman and Mary Minifie at the First Church, Back Bay Boston, 7 PM
  • October 9 – November 1 – Robert Douglas Hunter Retrospective
  •  Click here to view the show.
  • October 16, 5:30 – 7:30 – Reception & Mr. Hunter’s students pay him tribute, RSVP required
  • October 25, 10:30 – 12:30, Children’s’ Art Discovery Class
  • October 25, 3:00 PM, “Robert Douglas Hunter from Two Perspectives” – Elizabeth Ives Hunter & Paul Ingbretson

November – December

  • November 1, 10:30 – 12:00, Children’s’ Art Discovery Class
  • November 8, 10:30 – 12:00, Children’s’ Art Discovery Class
  • November 15 – December 30 – 100th Anniversary Exhibition in Both Galleries – Click here to view the show.
  • November 15, 10:30 – 12:00, Children’s’ Art Discovery Class
  • November 20, 6:00 – 9:00 PM – Gala Celebration

2013 Events & Exhibitions

January – February

  • New England Watercolor Society

March

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • New Members Exhibition in the President’s Gallery

April

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Movalli Boston, April 6 – 27
  • Charles Movalli, Scenes of the City, President’s Gallery
  • Opening Reception, Sat, April 6, 3 – 5 PM
  • Artist’s Talk, Sat, April 20, 2 PM

May

  • Members’ General Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition in the President’s Gallery
  • Click Here to View the Show
  • Opening Reception & Awards Presentation: Saturday, May 4, 3 – 5 PM
  • President’s Talk: The Boston School and the Guild in the Early Years -Paul Ingbretson, President, Saturday, May 18, 2 PM

June – July – August

  • Members’ Summer Exhibition in Both Galleries

September

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Susan Murray Stokes, Featured Artist, in the Upper Gallery
  • William Millett (1923 – 2007) Retrospective & Sale in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to see the artist’s work.

October

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Annual Regional Painting Competition in the President’s Gallery
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November

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Special Sale of Works by Former Members of the Guild in the President’s Gallery
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December

  • Members’ Holiday Exhibition in Both Galleries

2012 Events & Exhibitions

February

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Featured Artist: Joseph McGurl in the President’s Gallery
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May

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Annual Member’s Juried Exhibition in the President’s Gallery
  • View the Show

June – July

  • Members’ Summer Exhibition in Both Galleries
  • Click here to view the show

August

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • Ronald Tinney, Featured Guest Artist in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to view the show

September

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • September 13 – 29, Michael Sorrentino (1931 – 2010) Retrospective in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to view the exhibition

October

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • October 6 – 27, Annual Regional Painting Competition in the President’s Gallery
  • Click here to view the show.

November

  • Members’ Exhibition in Members’ Gallery
  • In the President’s Gallery – November 8 – December 8, New Works by Three Boston School Artists: Anita I. Johnson, Jean Lightman & Mary Minifie in the President’s Gallery
  • Opening Reception- Sat, Nov 10, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Artists’ Talk: Painting in the Boston School tradition Today, Sat, Nov 17, 11:00 AM
  • Click here to view the exhibition

December

  • Members’ Holiday Exhibition in Both Galleries
  • December 13 – January 5
  • December 13, 5:30 – 7:30 – Open House in all of the galleries and businesses in the Guild Building
  • Click here to see the exhibition

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