‘One giant leap’: How to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing around Boston

July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the breathtaking historical moment will be marked with a variety of events around Boston.

My Instagram: Isabelle Higgins

Isabelle Higgins doesn’t want the viewer to look for closure in her work. She wants the viewer to struggle: to find something new at each glance, she said. 

Restorers look at Rembrandt van Rijn's world-famous masterpiece

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’

Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watch.”

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My Instagram: Logan Wilder

When Logan Wilder isn’t in class at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, he’s making collages out of the portraits he takes of local artists, musicians, and his friends.

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ICA to screen extended version of Solange Knowles’s film, ‘When I Get Home’

The latest work by Solange Knowles will screen in Boston on Sunday.

McDonough donates $10 million to Worcester Art Museum, largest gift of its kind in museum’s history

The donation is intended to strengthen the museum’s existing operations and endowments while fostering its future ambitions.

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The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

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Brendan MacAllister

The 25 year old spends most of his time working three jobs. During his free time, he’s still hard at work — on his illustrations which he highlights on his Instagram.

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Sweetness, ferocity, and sparkle in portrait photos since Stonewall

This exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art mines a rich vein.

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Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.

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Olivia Parker,

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At the Peabody Essex, marvelousness made visible

Two very different photography shows both display the fantastic.

A rendering of Doug Aitken's New Horizon (2019).

Things to Do

The Weekender: ‘The Lion King,’ rock royalty, and one fierce queen

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Julie Kramer holding prints of Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls.

Photo exhibit recalls a time when WFNX’s Julie Kramer and rock artists clicked

The “Basement Archives” exhibition will feature over 100 portraits that the radio personality had stored away for years.

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An artist’s love letter to feminist forebears

“Tory Fair: Portable Archive” is at Drive-By Projects.

Installation view of Ericka Beckman: Double Reverse at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, 2019. Photograph by Peter Harris Studios. Pictured: Cinderella, 1986, 16mm film transferred to HD video, color, sound, 28:00 min.; foam and papier-mache rocks, fiberglass-coated foam tools, wood and fiberglass anvil, Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles.

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Fairy tales, video games, and hard labor in this artist’s hallucinatory films

“Ericka Beckman: Double Reverse” is on view through July 28 at the MIT List Visual Arts Center.

The Peabody Essex Museum will celebrate the opening of its new 40,000-square-foot addition and renovated galleries with a ribbon-cutting, kick-off party, live art-making, and live music on Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Peabody Essex Museum expansion to open in September

The Salem museum will be adding 40,000 square feet.

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Five things to do in and around Boston, July 15-21

Celebrate Irish culture in song, trade your old books, mark the moon landing, and more.

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The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

In the Words, In the Bones at BCA Mills Gallery through July 21

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Looking into the darkness, at Mills Gallery

“In the Words, In the Bones,” a sobering and strangely hopeful exhibition, considers the content and consequences of cultural silence.

“Dear Evan Hansen” runs through Aug. 4 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.

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The Weekender: French films, first-rate fests, and OMG ‘Evan Hansen’! 

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Jerry Lee Lewis's gold baby grand piano, George Steck & Co.ca. 1955 Photo: Courtesy of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Guitars, stars, and attitude

Five art exhibitions lend eyes as well as ears to music.

A diorama by Wardell Milan at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden in Lincoln.

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West Calendar: What’s happening this week

The deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park has unveiled several new temporary outdoor sculptures this summer.

“The Final Impossibility: Man’s Tracks on the Moon,” by Norman Rockwell

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Illustrating the year 1969, when rad met trad

The Norman Rockwell Museum looks at the moon landing and Woodstock and much else.

Olivia Parker, “Moonsnails,” 1978. Gelatin silver print.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do in and around Boston, July 8-14

An annual Latin music series returns, WGBH FunFest focuses on kids, Theater in the Open stages “The Tempest,” and more.

A rendering of the new Collections Center, under construction at the Cape Ann Museum.

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Cape Ann Museum expands in Gloucester

With a milestone anniversary approaching, the museum is expanding in Gloucester with the construction of a new facility that will provide it much needed space for storage and exhibits.

Ronnie Wood (L), Mick Jagger (C) and Charlie Watts (R) of the Rolling Stones perform as they resume their

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The Weekender: Rolling Stones, creepy Swedes, and gleaming silver

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

“Pink” is part of “Jodie Manasevit: Green” at Ars Libri.

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Brilliant color, and glimmers of more

In Jodie Manasevit’s abstract canvases, the smack of incandescent color and the delicious goopiness of paint jolt you. Rubrics fall away. 

Gorham Manufacturing Company coffee and tea service, from 1886

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With this glittering display of silver, a Providence rags-to-riches tale

The story of the Gorham Manufacturing Company, once the largest silver company in the world, is beautifully captured in “Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970” at the RISD Museum.

In 2015, members of the Museum Independent Security Union protested the treatment of security guards at the MFA.

‘I was black, I was nobody, and I worked for security’: Guards at the MFA speak out

Guards at the art museum describe a troubled workplace with a class and racial hierarchy.

One Dalton Street, as seen from the Christian Science Plaza, looks darker than other recent skyscrapers.

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One Dalton, Boston’s commanding new skyscraper, conjures architectural magic

The 61-story tower may serve no great purpose, but it’s a marvelously intelligent piece of urban design.

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Gabrielle Maye Eisenberg

The 28-year-old Brighton artist chatted about blurring lines using pen and ink, creating tiny worlds, and the beauty of power lines. 

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

Himesh Patel as Jack Malik in

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The Weekender: One man plays the Beatles, Faye Dunaway plays Katharine Hepburn, and Russell Crowe plays Roger Ailes

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande.

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Facing reality in the heartbreaking photo of drowned migrants

Are the father and toddler face down in the water of the Rio Grande people or symbols? And if they’re both — which they are — what do we owe to each?

Jill Magid in her film “The Proposal.”

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Making an architectural offer that can’t be refused — or can it? — in ‘The Proposal’

Jill Magid’s documentary takes an unusual look at the archive of Luis Barragán.

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MFA acquires starfish brooch once owned by Claudette Colbert

The museum announced the acquisition on Monday.

Haystack Mountain’s Deer Isle campus dedication in 1961.

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In Maine, a persistent vision amid the pines

A utopian art school notable mainly for its survival gets its due at the Portland Museum of Art.

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

Top: The exhibit “Garry Winogrand: Color” consists of some 450 slides. Above: “Untitled (New York),” circa 1965.

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Garry Winogrand, that master of black-and-white, was a master of color, too

A Brooklyn Museum show looks at a rarely seen side of the photographer’s work.

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Things to do in Greater Boston this summer

Your seasonal calendar of events, music, theater, and more.

NEW TOY? Ð Everyone's favorite pull-string cowboy sheriff Woody, along with his best friends Buzz Lightyear and Jessie, are happy taking care of their kid, Bonnie, until a new toy called

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The Weekender: ‘Toy Story’ has heart, Franklin Park’s got soul, and you’ve got moves 

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend

Gordon Parks’s “Doll Test”

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The uncommon power of Gordon Parks

A key sampling of the famed African-American photojournalist’s work is on view at Harvard University.

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At the Gardner: When some plans are bigger than others

“Big Plan: Picturing Social Reform” is interesting to look at and confusing to think about.

“On the Wall: Elizabeth Corkery” is the first exhibition in Providence College Galleries’ yearlong “Beyond Bauhaus” celebration of the legendary German design school’s centennial.

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Artist digs into Bauhaus history at Harvard

“On the Wall: Elizabeth Corkery” is the first exhibition in Providence College Galleries’ yearlong “Beyond Bauhaus” celebration of the legendary German design school’s centennial.

Rembrandt’s “Portrait of Aeltje Uylenburgh,” part of the van Otterloo collection at the Museum of Fine Arts.

MFA bolsters its curatorial ranks

The museum announced appointments and promotions on Tuesday, including a new position devoted to the extraordinary gift of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art the museum received from the van Otterloo and Weatherbie families in 2017.

Press photo of Jonas Brothers.

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world

This week’s picks from Globe critics.

Robert Matta’s “Genesis” from 1942.

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Brave new worlds, on view at the Mead Art Museum

A show bundles up the anxieties of progress in the age of the atom.

Wangechi Mutu’s “Mwotaji the Dreamer”

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Getting real in a stirring show at Mass MoCA

There’s an elegant urgency, a poetic sense of alarm in the best works in “Suffering From Realness” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

Interactive sculptures by Dan Lam will be displayed around the ICA’s outdoor patio for two more First Fridays.

Art meets marketing for the Instagram age at the ICA

Artist Dan Lam is partnering with Steve’s Ice Cream to bring an immersive, tactile art experience to the museum’s harborside space this summer.

Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) and Agent M (Tessa Thompson) in Columbia Pictures' MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL.

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The Weekender: ‘Men in Black,’ ‘City on a Hill,’ and dad jokes galore

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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Where Europe and Asia meet: Chloe Dewe Mathews’s ‘Caspian: The Elements’

Her photography exhibition runs at Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology through Feb. 17.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute

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Ahead of the opening of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the Globe Magazine explores the history of the project and Kennedy’s vision for it.

Harvard Art Museums

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An in-depth look at the new complex designed by architect Renzo Piano.