Venture inside the creative process of artists from across the country. WGBH’s Jared Bowen will take you to the sets, studios and stages of artists everywhere and introduce American artists making a splash on the national scene and right here in Boston. 

Watch Open Studio Fridays at 8:30pm and Sundays at 11am on WGBH 2

Coming Up: Jared visits with Project STEP, whose mission is to identify musically talented children from underrepresented Boston communities and provide them with comprehensive music and string instrument instruction. Then, a conversation with Billy Porter who is in Boston to direct George Wolfe’s classic play exploring the African American experience, The Colored Museum.


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The Handel and Haydn Society and photographer Liane Brandon

The Handel and Haydn Society and photographer Liane Brandon

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits the Handel and Haydn Society for a preview of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, playing March 27 and March 29 and the Bicentennial gala on April 18. Then, he sits down with photographer Liane Brandon to discuss her exhibit in the Mayor’s Gallery at City Hall, LIFT/Women Powerlifters, March 2–31.

Iranian Artist Parvis Tanavoli & Composer/Inventor/Educator Tod Machover

Iranian Artist Parvis Tanavoli & Composer/Inventor/Educator Tod Machover

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Iranian Artist Parvis Tanavoli at the Davis Museum & Composer/Inventor/Educator Tod Machover's "Vocal Vibrations"

When the Stars Begin to Fall and Suzan-Lori Parks

When the Stars Begin to Fall and Suzan-Lori Parks

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared heads to the ICA for the exhibit When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, highlighting the relationship between contemporary art, black life and “outsider” art. Then, Jared interviews MacArthur Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on her latest work, Father Comes Home from the Wars, playing at the A.R.T. through March 1.

Photographer Gordon Parks and Berklee's Roger Brown

Photographer Gordon Parks and Berklee's Roger Brown

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared pays a visit to the MFA for an exhibit of the works of acclaimed African American photographer Gordon Parks, Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott. Then, he sits down for a conversation with Roger Brown, president of Berklee College of Music on the eve of the Grammy Awards.

'The Second Girl' and 'Breath & Imagination'

'The Second Girl' and 'Breath & Imagination'

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

This week, Jared visits the Huntington Theatre Company production of The Second Girl and interviews actor Elijah Rock and creator Daniel Beaty on their Arts Emerson production Breath and Imagination, the artistry of opera singer Roland Hayes.

"Artist Textiles" and chief of arts and culture, Julie Burros

"Artist Textiles" and chief of arts and culture, Julie Burros

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits the American Textile History Museum for Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol and interviews Boston’s new chief of arts and culture, Julie Burros.

Schedule

Sunday
3/15/15 11:00 AM
WGBH 2
Sunday
3/15/15 11:30 AM
WGBX 44

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