75th Anniversary Events

Join the print community, artists and members to celebrate printmaking at The North American Print Biennial and these supporting exhibitions, talks and events!

Printable PDF List of fall 2023 events available HERE

Press Materials

Sat Oct 14 • Opening Events
The Boston Printmakers 2023 North American Print Biennial
Juror: Elizabeth M. Rudy, Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints, Harvard Art Museums

1-2pm Juror’s Lecture, BU School of Visual Arts Auditorium, 855 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
2-5pm Public Reception, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

Exhibition dates: Oct 10 – Dec 9

Gallery talks:
October 19, 6pm:
Edward Saywell, Chair of Prints and Drawings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
October 25, 6pm: Deborah Cornell, Professor, Boston University
November 8, 6pm: Christina Michelon, Associate Curator of Special Collections, Boston Athenaeum
November 28, 6pm: Peter Scott, Professor Emeritus, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
December 2, 2pm: Richard Baiano, President, Childs Gallery

Sat Oct 14 • Opening Reception
A Legacy of Leadership: The Boston Printmakers Celebrating 75 Years
2-5pm Public Reception, 808 Commonwealth Hallspace, Boston University, Boston

Sat Oct 14 • Opening Reception
Disciplines of the Spirit: Prints of Human Existence
2-5pm Public Reception, Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 808 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 

Sat Oct 21 • Student Day at 808            Full information available HERE
12-3pm Revolving Sessions throughout the Afternoon, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
registration required

Sat Nov 4 • 75th Anniversary Printmaking Symposium  Full information available HERE
10am Panels, Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, Rm 104, 808 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
2:30pm Biennial Artist Talks and more, 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
registration required

Friends of The Boston Printmakers join the celebration

Sep 9 – Oct 14 •  Krakow Witkin Gallery
10 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Sep 14 – Nov 4 • Cove Street Gallery
Diagonal Latitudes
Opening Reception: Thursday, Sep 14, 5pm-7pm
71 Cove Street, Unit A Portland, ME

Through Oct 15 • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Provincetown Printmakers
465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Through Dec 18 • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Ellsworth Kelly: The Plant Lithographs
465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Sep 16 – Oct 21 • HallSpace
Taking Place
Prints by Ellen Shattuck Pierce
Opening Reception: Saturday, Sept 16, 2pm-5pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, Oct 7, 3pm
950 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA

Sep 17 – Jan 14, 2024 •  Art Complex Museum
50/50: Collecting The Boston Printmakers
The Art Complex Museum continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with prints that were awarded the Ture Bengtz Memorial Prize at The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennials.
Boston Printmakers Panel & Print Demonstration – Techniques in Mezzotint with Malgorzata Zurakowska,
Sunday, Oct 22, 1:30-4pm
Workshop: Lemon Etch – Kitchen Lithography with Carolyn Muskat, Saturday, Nov 4, 10am-3pm
189 Alden Street Duxbury, MA

Sep 18 – Oct 23 • School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Student and Faculty Class Action Suite 2022
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct 6, 6-8pm
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University 230 the Fenway Boston, MA

Sep 22 – Nov 18 •  Muskat Studios Gallery
Contemporary Traditions
Work by Malgorzata Zurakowska, Lothar Osterburg, Andrew Eckhardt
Reception: Sunday, Oct 1, 4-6pm
193 Cedar Street Somerville, MA

Oct 5 – Oct 29 •  Bromfield Gallery
Impressions: Prints by Bromfield Gallery Artists
Prints by gallery artists that showcase a variety of techniques.
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct 6, 6-8pm
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

Oct 5 – Dec 9  •  Childs Gallery
David Avery: Macabre Minutiae
Revisiting the works of Old Masters with the intricate detailing of a contemporary sardonic eye, David Avery’s etchings are witty updates of classic motifs.
Opening: Thursday, Oct 5, 6-8pm
168 Newbury Street Boston, MA

Oct 6 – Nov 18 • Koskores Art Gallery, Thayer Academy
Lasting Impressions: The Monotype and Monoprint
A Monotype Guild of New England members’ show juried by Rachel Vogel, Addison Museum at Phillips Academy.
Artists’ Reception: Sunday, Oct 15, 2-4pm
Virtual Artists’ Talk: Thursday, Oct 19, 6:30-7:30pm

745 Washington Street, Braintree, MA

Oct 6 – Nov 4 • Gallery NAGA
Exit Through the Printshop
Curated by Peter Scott after 45 years teaching printmaking at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, works by three fellow faculty and three former students.
Opening reception: Friday, Oct 6, 5-7pm
Gallery Talk by Peter Scott TBA

67 Newbury Street Boston, MA

Oct 18 – Dec 31 • Sanford Gallery @ Zea Mays Printmaking
Original Print Exhibition and Sale!
Zea Mays Printmaking members’ exhibition and print sale. All prints $175– available in person or online.
320 Riverside Drive, Florence, MA

Oct 26 – Dec 17 • Concord Center for Visual Arts
Shapes of Time: Rhoda Rosenberg Retrospective
Prints, Drawings and Books from 1968-2022.
Opening Reception: Thursday, Oct 26, 5:30-7:30pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, Nov 5, 1:30-3pm

Print workshop: Saturday, Nov 11, 10-4pm
37 Lexington Road Concord, MA

Oct 28 – Nov 18 • Full Tilt Print Studio at Mother Brook Arts Center
Celebrating Printmaking: Full Tilt Print Studio
Works by 20+ studio members, inaugural showing of the 50th Anniversary collaborative portfolio, Back and Forth. Showcasing traditional, experimental and hybrid printmaking techniques.
Reception: Sunday, Nov 12, 1-5pm,  Portfolio launch: 2pm, Demonstration: 4pm
Full Tilt Print Studio has been a not-for-profit printmaking cooperative for over 50 years!
Full Tilt Print Studio at Mother Brook Arts, 123 High Street, Dedham, MA

Oct 29 – Nov 19 • Thompson Gallery, MassArt
Thirty Years of Master Print Projects
The Master Print Series has evolved and expanded into an annual event that brings together renowned contemporary artists in collaboration with MassArt printmaking students. This exhibition features prints created by Kiki Smith, Sarah Sze, Dr. Lakra, Winfred Rembert, Michael Mazur, and others.
Opening: Wednesday, Nov 1, 5-7pm
This exhibition celebrates the 150th Anniversary of MassArt!
Thompson Gallery, MassArt Tower Building, 11th Floor, 632 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Nov 1 – 26 • Kingston Gallery
Main Gallery: Randy Garber – Scrip(t) Scraps
Garber’s work explores the performative and subjective nature of punctuation in hand-pulled print, copper, and mixed media sculpture.
Center Gallery: Debra Olin and Rachel Mello – Bodies of Work
Both artists use the human body as a springboard for broader concepts including domesticity, universality, spirituality, and the natural world.
Opening Reception: Friday, Nov 3, 5-8pm
Artist talk TBA
450 Harrison Avenue #43, Boston, MA

Nov 3 – 25 • Soprafina Gallery
Print Selections: works by Thaddeus Beal, Jennifer Caine, Catherine Kernan, and Leslie Parke
Opening Reception: Friday, Nov 3, 5:30-7:30pm
55 Thayer Street Boston, MA
Nov 7 – Dec 16 • Krakow Witkin Gallery
Vija Celmins: Night Skies
10 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Nov 16 – Dec 17 • Umbrella Arts Center
Fresh Ink: Contemporary Explorations in Printmaking
New England artists using processes that push the boundaries of print media to create works that speak to contemporary audiences. Curated by Carolyn Muskat.
Opening Reception, Sunday, Nov 19, 4-6pm with remarks by the juror. Prizes will be awarded.
For more events check website.
40 Stow Street, Concord, MA

Nov 17 – Dec 17 • Roberts Gallery, Lesley Art + Design
Then and Now: An Alumni Print Portfolio and Exhibition, 1990-2020
A portfolio to honor Liza Folman, who retired after a 30-year career, showing what her students are doing now. Friday, Nov 17, 5pm
The Artist’s Life – After School and Beyond,
alumni panel discussion
Opening Reception:  6-8pm
Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA

Nov 30 – Dec 30 • Brickbottom Gallery
Somerville Prints!
Includes over 20 printmakers who live or work in Somerville, MA
Opening: Sunday, Dec 3, 3-5pm
Brickbottom Gallery, 1 Fitchburg Street Somerville, MA