Free things to do in January
New exhibit "Viva Sputa" features works from Boston-based artists Melanie Blood, Corey Corcoran, and Daniel Szymanowski. "An expression coined by Samuel Beckett, 'viva sputa' alludes to the corporal muck that however repulsive remains integral to the fabric of our world," according to organizers. Sounds like a conversation starter.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and by appointment, The Distillery, 516 E 2nd St., Boston. distilleryboston.com