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MFA Hosts Inaugural Hanukkah Celebration

Hanukkah is a celebration of a centuries-old miracle, and for Museum of Fine Arts deputy director Katie Getchell, the museum’s inaugural Hanukkah celebration was a miracle in itself—the […]

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Watch a Free Screening of Rosewater at the MFA [Updated]

Pop culture enthusiasts likely identify the forthcoming film Rosewater, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, as two things: 1. The reason Stewart time off from the Daily Show in summer 2013, […]

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Malcolm Rogers Presents 20 People Who Influenced Him in 20 Years at the MFA

For 20 years, esteemed MFA director Malcolm Rogers has overseen hundreds of exhibitions, tens of thousands of acquisitions, and plenty of renovations big and small. He’s been […]

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Three Great Diwali Events Happening in Boston

Light outshines darkness, good conquers evil, and hope prevails over despair during Diwali, the Hindu “festival of lights.” One of India’s biggest holidays, the spiritual celebration originated as […]

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Paint a Goya Masterpiece at Copley Square This Weekend

Another fun community art project is coming to Copley Square this weekend. To celebrate the recent opening of “Goya: Order and Disorder” at the MFA, […]

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Everyday Objects Become ‘Conversation Pieces’ at the MFA

Beginning Wednesday evening, visitors at the Museum of Fine Arts can witness a monthly conversation take place between art and the human body. Every third Wednesday […]

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‘Goya: Order and Disorder’ Opens at the Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts has had a long relationship with Francisco Goya, especially under the direction of the late Eleanor Sayre, a granddaughter of Woodrow […]

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Boston and New York Instagramers Capture an #EmptyMFA

  On Saturday morning, MFA digital marketing coordinator Christine Stine, the one-woman team behind its social media, welcomed a group of 15 high-profile Instagramers from Boston and […]

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Group Draws Chalk Art of Giant Baby Head Sculptures at MFA

Found on our doorstep. — Museum of Fine Arts (@mfaboston) September 15, 2014 And you thought great art only happened inside the MFA. Christine […]

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MFA Shows Off Allure, Manipulation of ‘Hollywood Glamour’

To this day, the starlets of the golden age of Hollywood remain larger than life, and their looks, consisting of luxurious satin gowns paired with sparkling diamonds, […]

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MFA to Become Hotspot for New iPhone App ‘Somebody’

Texting at the MFA is about to get way more fun—or interesting, or weird, depending on how you want to look at it. That’s because […]

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Shinique Smith Talks New MFA Exhibit, Dewey Square Mural

Growing up, Shinique Smith amused herself with objects found around her household in Baltimore, poring over encyclopedias, absorbing images from a book her uncle owned […]

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Follow Friday: The Museum of Fine Arts

Follow Friday, At a Glance Connect with the MFA on social media:  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  YouTube  Flickr  Pinterest  Google+ One of Boston’s most highly regarded cultural institutions, […]

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MFA to Host Free Community Day to Celebrate 20 Years of Director Malcolm Rogers

Update, September 4, 5 p.m.: In addition to the MFA’s own celebration of Malcolm Rogers’s time at the museum, Mayor Marty Walsh, along with City […]

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Boston Is a Great Place to Learn About Jefferson’s Gardens at Monticello

“Boston is a great place to study Thomas Jefferson’s gardens at Monticello,” says Jane Amidon, associate dean for graduate programs and research, professor and director of Northeastern […]