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2015 Best Museum, West

Rose Art Museum

Six years ago, Brandeis University feared the recession would shutter its art museum. Thankfully, a public outcry and powerful art collectors reversed that plan, and [...] read more»
2015 Best Museum, South

Fuller Craft Museum

Don't let the name fool you: This Brockton institution isn't a musty warehouse of old quilts and wooden shoes. It's instead a showcase for contemporary [...] read more»
2014 Best Museum

Museum of Fine Arts

We love underdogs, but lately the MFA has reminded us why it’s the establishment. It has earned its bona fides with shows of trippy hippie [...] read more»
2011 Best Museum, Art

Museum of Fine Arts

Boston's foremost art museum has it all: mummies and amphorae, French impressionists, and abstract expressionists. The jaw-dropping highlight, however, is the Arts of the Americas [...] read more»
1996 Best Museum, Exhibit for Kids

“Investigate” at the Museum of Science

Kids can't help acting like young Galileos when they're encouraged to conduct cool experiments with gizmos that simulate lie-detectors or to dig in the sand [...] read more»
1996 Best Museum, Software for Kids

The Computer Museum

Now you can double-click before you buy. On June 29, this museum opened a wonderful gallery that houses 14 terminals, all of which have access [...] read more»
1992 Best Museum, Store

The Museum of Fine Arts

Perhaps the only gift shop that truly has something for everyone. Quality and taste at prices that won't leave you gasping. Become a museum member [...] read more»
1989 Best Museum, Show

“Goya and the Spirit of the Enlightenment”

One hundred thirty of the artist's most painterly paintings, drawings, and prints revealed a Goya we hardly knew and couldn't help but admire. read more»
1989 Best Museum, Shop

Museum of Fine Arts

Old Yankee ladies don't die—they just go to work at the MFA gift shop. The annual sale is as close as you'll ever get to [...] read more»
1988 Best Museum, Show

<em>Je suis le cahier</em>, Picasso’s Sketchbooks

If you missed it, you missed a rare chance to see the master's movement from idea to art, as well as, of course, Picasso's undying [...] read more»