4 Local Art Magazines You Should Be Subscribed To

1.     Art New England

Art New England is one of the region’s best sources for contemporary art for the past quarter of a century. It releases a bimonthly print magazine that features contemporary art news and trends, columns on different artistic mediums including film, theatre, festivals, and public art, as well as gallery reviews and artist profiles. It has a both a print magazine and an online component, and has the longest history with New England culture out of these four magazines. Check the back section for local gallery and museum exhibitions.

March/April 2016, January/Februrary 2016, and November/December, 2015 issues

March/April 2016, January/Februrary 2016, and November/December, 2015 issues

2.     Take Magazine

Take Magazine is New England’s newest art magazine, focused on the creative community making New England culture happen. It’s design is contemporary and eye-catching, making its print magazine worth investing in. It’s content fully encompasses all aspects of culture, covering a broad range of topics, from visual arts, music, and design to fashion and food.  They have a bimonthly print issue and online articles organized by state.

February/March 2016, December/January 2015-2016, and October/November 2015 issues.

February/March 2016, December/January 2015-2016, and October/November 2015 issues.

 

3.     Artscope Magazine

Artscope Magazine is a bimonthly culture magazine that has been running for nearly a decade. It covers galleries and museums from Maine through Connecticut with reviews and profiles of artists and exhibitions throughout the year. Its magazine subscription is available in multiple formats, including print, tablet, and mobile, making it a convenient read. It also has an online component and an active events and exhibits calendar.

January/February 2016, May/June 2015, and Janurary/February 2015 issues.

January/February 2016, May/June 2015, and Janurary/February 2015 issues.

 

4.     Big Red & Shiny

Big Red & Shiny is a bright, clean website which hosts essays, profiles, interviews and reviews of contemporary art around Boston. Big Red & Shiny is a nonprofit dedicated to creating meaningful discourse within the Boston arts community, and is run by a fully volunteer staff. After a short hiatus, they’ve returned with a regularly updated website, listings, and an events calendar managed by individual Boston galleries. This magazine is also free to access and subscribe!

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016: Puloma Ghosh