Calendar 2016

2016 Calendar of NESBA Events
Speakers’ theme for the year
“My Creative Process”

January 11             “A Roundtable discussion with Nancy Schon” studio tour with
(requires prior        the sculptor who created “the Ducklings” sculpture in the                signup)                  Boston Public Garden.
                                Newton, MA.
                                (schon.com)
                               Maximum number of attendees: 20
                               Sign up begins Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015
                               Very Important:  email Suellen at seperold@gmail.com if you want
                                to attend.This program is for NESBA members only. Times,
                                locations and other details will be e-mailed to attendees a week                                         before the event, and a wait list will be kept.
                           
*February 6              Portfolio sharing with GNSI-NE
(10:30 am)               Mass Audubon Society                              
                               Museum of American Bird Art (MABA)
                               963 Washington Street, Canton, MA- note address correction

March 16–20            NESBA Members Exhibition
                               Boston Flower and Garden Show
                               “Nurtured by Nature”                            
                               Seaport World Trade Center
                               Boston, MA

April 7                   "Botanical Art and Picasso”
(requires prior       Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
signup)                  one program with two parts:
                                    The first group (of 15 people) will attend a showing of the
                                      botanical art that was taken to the MFA’s sister museum in
                                      Nagoya, Japan.Two curators will talk about their experiences
                                      curating the show and about botanical art.
                                    The second group, (15 people) will go with another curator
                                      to the Picasso exhibit where she will talk about
                                      his stages and his attention to form.
                                    After 45 minutes, the groups will switch.
                                     Attendees should consider that the entire time is 2 hours.
                                      Both parts, (botanical and Picasso) are for 30 people altogether,
                                       all of whom will see both shows.
                                     Maximum attendees: 30 
                                     Sign up begins Thursday March 24.
                               Very Important:  email Suellen at seperold@gmail.com if you want
                                to attend.This program is for NESBA members only. Times,
                                locations and other details will be e-mailed to attendees a week                                         before the event, and a wait list will be kept.
                                 
*April 16                   Kat O’Connor
(10:30 am)                artist and teacher—demo and talk 
                               Wellesley College Visitor Center
                               (Katopaints.com)

May 7                      Marla Greenfield
(10:30 am)                artist and teacher, demo and talk
                               (marlagreenfield.com)
                               Location TBD

May 26                     Helen Allen
(TBD)                       Her Experiences Curating Prince Charles’ Florilegium
                                in Transylvania.
                                (helen-allen.com)
                                Location TBD

August 21                  Ames Mansion Demo Day
(12-3 pm)                   Borderlands State Park
                                 North Easton, MA

*September 17           Mark Klingler
 (10:30 am)                scientific illustrator—demo and talk
                                 Carnegie Museum of Natural History
                                 (Vertebrate Paleontology)
                                 Location TBD

October 13–15,           ASBA conference
                                 Pittsburgh, PA

October 28 - 30          Egg Tempera Workshop
                                 Koo Schadler
                                 Alstead, NH

November 2             The Art of Science/The Science of Art
December 2             joint exhibit: NESBA-GNSI
                               Massasoit Community College, Canton, MA
November 12           Exhibit Reception
(1-3 pm)


*December 3            Members Holiday Party
(10:30 am)                128 Exchange Street, Rockland, MA


*Board meeting before general meeting starts at 9:30 am




         









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