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In conjunction with the Beasts of Burden exhibition, curated by Jane O'Hara, presented by Unbound Visual Arts and The New Art Center in cooperation with the Harvard Allston Education Portal, two organizations, Great Dog Rescue New England and Mercy for Animals will make presentations. For information, about the exhibition, click HERE. For Parking information, entrance and map click HERE. Free program and light refreshments. The doors will be open at 2:00 pm for viewing the exhibition. The programs start at 2:30 pm.
Note: The Mercy for Animals presentation (starting at 2:30 pm) is a serious educational program for children and adults that investigates the treatment of animals today and deals with cruelty to animals in a direct way.
Please join Nick Cooney of Mercy for Animals who will speak about farmed animals and compassionate choices, using MFA's Farm to Fridge video in the exhibition as a launching point for discussion, and Liz Weinstein of Great Dog Rescue New England who will share about this organization's foster care of homeless and abandoned dogs, bringing along adoptable rescue dogs.
These presentations will occur at the BEASTS OF BURDEN exhibition, curated by Jane O'Hara, at Harvard Allston Education Portal Galleries. In this exhibit 13 artists provide differing perspectives of our complex relationship with animals. Tony Bevilacqua, Ariel Bordeaux, Rebecca Doughty, Raul Gonzalez III, Wendy Klemperer, Denise Lindquist, Jo-Anne McArthur, Moira McLaughlin, Sterling Mulbry, Jane O'Hara, Gedas Paskauskas, Jo Tyler and Shannon Wright.
Photo by Julia Luckett
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Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.
Unbound Visual Arts, Inc. was founded in 2012 in Allston-Brighton to enliven and to stimulate the creative economy with contemporary visual art for all by exhibiting, educating and sharing. As it celebrates it's first anniversary, Unbound is now the fastest growing visual arts non-profit in Greater Boston with over 70 members and 40 professionally curated themed exhibitions completed.
The leadership team includes: Ruth Rieffanaugh (President), Susan Loomis (Treasurer), Louise Bonar (Clerk), John Quatrale (Executive Director), Christine Winship (Board of Directors), Sarah Berry, Brenda Gael McSweeney, Karen Smigliani and Heidi Lee (Council of Advisors).