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Griffin Museum of Photography

Griffin Museum of Photography

67 Shore Road, Winchester, MA 01890
781-729-1158   http://www.griffinmuseum.org/
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Opened in 1992, the Griffin Museum of Photography presents exhibitions, programs and lectures that support their mission of encouraging a broader understanding and appreciation of the art of photography. Three galleries are dedicated to changing exhibitions of photography by well-known, emerging, and student photographers. (Three additional satellite galleries can be found in various locations in the Boston area.)

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Categories: Art, Family

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people free. The library has two available passes per day. Make a second reservation on the same day to reserve the second pass.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Harvard Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-9400   http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/
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The Harvard Art Museums include three different institutions, all located near each other on the Cambridge campus of the university. The Fogg Museum’s holdings include Western paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photographs, prints, and drawings dating from the Middle Ages to the present. The Busch-Reisinger Museum contains Austrian Secession art, German expressionism, 1920s abstraction, and materials related to the Bauhaus, as well as late-medieval sculpture, eighteenth-century art, and noteworthy postwar and contemporary art from German-speaking Europe. The Arthur M. Sackler Museum is dedicated to works from Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.

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Categories: Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people free. Youth under 18 are always admitted free. The library has two available passes per day. Make a second reservation on the same day to reserve the second pass.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA 02210
617-478-3100   https://www.icaboston.org/
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The building that houses the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston on Fan Pier is the first in the US designed by the architectural firm of Diller Scofidio + Renfro. The museum was founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, though it had no permanent collection until starting one after moving into the new building on the waterfront in 2006. In addition to the collection, changing exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, family activities, and teen programming are offered throughout the year.

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Categories: Art, Family, Music, Dance

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people at $5 per person admission. Museum is free for children 17 and under. The library has three available coupons per day. Make a second reservation on the same day to reserve the second pass. Coupon passes may be collected up to a month in advance.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115
617-566-1401   http://www.gardnermuseum.org/home/
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The Gardner Museum houses the collection of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a local patron of the arts who died in 1924, in a building she commissioned to look like a 15th century Venetian palazzo. The center of the original building showcases courtyard plantings that reflect the seasons as they evolve throughout the year. In addition to her collection, which remains displayed exactly she arranged it per her will, there are changing exhibitions, concerts, lectures, family events, and an artist-in-residence program. In 2012, the museum opened an addition designed by Renzo Piano that houses a space for their concert series.

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Categories: Art, Family, Music

Pass Benefits

Pass admits up to 4 people at $5 per person admission. Coupon passes may be collected up to a month in advance.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300   http://www.mfa.org/
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The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, in existence since July 4, 1876, is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world, with a collection of almost 500,000 works of art, ranging from ancient Egyptian artifacts to contemporary painting, sculpture and video. In addition, there are always special exhibitions on view, opportunities to take advantage of educational programs—some right in the galleries—and a contemplative Japanese garden.

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Categories: Art, Family, History

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people at $10 per person admission. The library has two available coupons per day. Make a second reservation on the same day to reserve the second pass. Coupon passes may be collected up to a month in advance.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783
978-745-9500   http://www.pem.org/
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The Peabody Essex Museum grew out of the collection of East India Marine Society, an organization of Salem captains whose charter called for acquisition of “natural and artificial curiosities.” Its permanent collection contains art and artifacts of Africa, Asia, India, China (with a Qing Dynasty house brought from the Huizhou region), Japan, Korea, Pacific Islands, and features objects of maritime art and history that include paintings, drawings, ship models, marine decorative arts, tools, weapons, navigational instruments, and ship and yacht plans. It also has a thriving changing exhibition schedule that sometimes includes important traveling shows.

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Categories: Art, Family, History, Ocean

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 people at $12 per person admission. Museum is free for youth 16 and under. The library has two available coupons per day. Make a second reservation on the same day to reserve the second pass. Coupon passes may be collected up to a month in advance.

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the museum.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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Trustees of the Reservations (with deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum)

Trustees of the Reservations (with deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum)

MA
978-921-1944   http://www.thetrustees.org/
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The Trustees of the Reservations preserve and protect more than 100 special properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value—nearly 25,000 acres—all around Massachusetts. From Crane's Beach in Ipswich and World's End in Hingham to The Old Manse in Concord and Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, visitors to Trustees sites enjoy local history and nature in its various forms: beaches, meadows, forests, swamps and more.

In the summer of 2019, the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the largest park of its kind in New England, became part of the Trustees. The museum, located in Lincoln, MA, encompasses nearly 30 conserved acres and presents contemporary art from New England—and beyond—with sculptures in the landscape and museum exhibitions. For a full list of locations, please visit their web site.

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Categories: Art, Family, History, Nature, Recreation

Pass Benefits

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children at Trustees Membership price. Search http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/ to view all the locations you are able to visit with this pass. 

Passes must be picked up at the Winchester Public Library Information Desk. Printouts of reservation confirmations are not accepted by the sanctuaries. Coupon passes may be collected up to a month in advance.

Passes are available to Winchester residents only. Call the desk at 781-721-7171 for assistance. 

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