(C) 2015 Burlington High School Art Department

Burlington High School Art Department    123 Cambridge Street     Burlington, MA   01803     781.273.7024


Every Monday

Art Club

Every Tuesday

Photo Club



Art School/College Presentations

BHS, Room 215


Regional High School Art Exhibition

at the Lexington Arts & Crafts Society

Parsons Gallery

130 Waltham Street, Lexington

The show is up until TBA



Art School/College Presentations

BHS, Room 215


Term 1 Ends


Last Day of the Regional High School Art Exhibition

at Lexington Arts & Crafts Society

Parsons Gallery

130 Waltham Street, Lexington


BHS art teachers select work for the Boston Globe Scholastic Arts competition.

AP students and students applying to art colleges should take digital slides of their artwork for submissions.


First or Second Friday

Annual Alumni Artist Day

In January, the Art Department will host its annual Alumni Artist Day. Former BHS art students returned for the day to give presentations about art school and their careers in the arts, to give technical demonstrations to our current art students, and to reunite with old friends.

Read more about Burlington's first Art Alumni Day (January 2009) at:

Wicked Local - Art Alumni Day article


Term 2 Ends


Midterm Exams


Arlington Center for the Arts Annual Teen Exhibit

Arlington Center for the Arts

41 Foster Street

Arlington, MA 02474

ph: 781.648.6220

fax: 781.643.7539

Through February

The Boston Globe Scholastic Art Exhibition

Transportation Building, Boston



Burlington High School’s Annual Art Exhibition

In March, the department will host its annual "Exhibition". Hundreds of pieces of work will be on display in the high school library and main lobby. The opening reception will be held on a Thursday, the night of the high school's Open House. The show will up until the first week of April. In addition to viewing the artwork, students and parents are welcome to join us in a few art-related activities that evening.


AP Portfolios to be forwarded to BHS AP Coordinator by Mr. Ratkevich



Annual Portfolio Exhibition

In May, students from the Portfolio class will be hosting a reception for Burlington High School's annual Portfolio Exhibition. It will take place in the evening in the high school's lower library (date TBA). The show will be organized and hosted by the juniors and seniors in the advanced art course, who will offer commentary on their works to guests. The reception will coincide with the Music Department's annual Spring Concert.


National Portfolio Day

Hynes Convention Center, Boylston Street, Boston

Representatives from colleges and art school across the country will be on hand to review student portfolios. Anyone senior interested in majoring in art next year should attend. This is a valuable event.

Each November, the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society invites students of the public schools bordering Lexington to participate in an exhibition. Several towns will be represented this year. Teachers select a limited amount of work that hangs for two weeks in the Parsons Gallery of the Society.

The gallery is open from noon to 4 PM Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, and from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday.

The opening reception is held in the Parsons Gallery at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, 130 Waltham Street, Lexington. The phone number of the gallery is 781.862.9696.

Read about one of our past High School Art Majors Shows at:

Boston Globe North article - The Young at Art


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