Journeys is a celebration of the paths we’ve traveled, whether across continents or within our own creative minds. Not always smooth, often uneven, sometimes unpaved, the roads we’ve taken define us as artists, as humans, as fellow travelers.

5:30 Event Reception | Galleries, Black Box Theater, MBar Enjoy international hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar while experiencing our exhibitions, Across Cultures: Invisible Ties and Journeys of Hope, and a collection of photographs from She by Rania Matar, Mosesian Awardee.

7:15 Awards & Entertainment | Main Stage Theater Presentation of Awards followed by a musical tribute with the international sounds of Atlas Soul, whose original music celebrates a cross-cultural musical experience.

8:30 Dessert Post-Reception | Lobby Gallery & MBar We are delighted to return to an in-person event this year. Come “journey” with us through a magnificent celebration of global artists, traditions, and entertainment.

Our 2022 Honorees Rania Matar Mosesian Award for the Arts

A Boston-based, Lebanese-born photographer, Rania’s work has been widely exhibited in museums worldwide. She is a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of several grants and awards including the 2022 Leica Women Foto Project. Also an Associate Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Rania has authored four books, most recently She which explores subjective and collective identity through portraits of young women in America and the Middle East.

Dawn Evans Scaltreto Mosesian Community Award

A resident of Watertown for over 35 years, Dawn was instrumental in establishing an arts center at the Arsenal. She has been board member, teaching artist, resident studio artist, exhibited artist, performer, theater parent, and a longtime champion of Mosesian Arts.

The Awards

The Mosesian Awards recognize individuals and organizations that exemplify Charles Mosesian’s overarching commitment to the arts and this community.