From it's beginnings in 1876 with 5,600 works of art, the MFA now holds a comprehensive collection encompassing 500,000 works of art, spanning the history of artistic endeavor from ancient Egyptian to contemporary.
Major collections include Art of the Americas, Art of Europe from the Middle Ages through the mid-20th century, Asian Art since 4000 BC, African and Pacific Art, an encyclopedic collection of Antiquities, and Contemporary Art.
Please check the museum website for updated exhibition information. Scheduling may have been reworked as a result of the temporary museum closure.
125 paintings & 70 drawings from some 40 collections trace his career
More than 30 of her award-winning children’s book illustrations
Championing the “art of the people” by reconsidering a century-old label
Explores Turner as an interpreter and champion for his generation
25 of Monet’s masterpieces -- beloved then and now
21 portraits, landscapes, and still lifes explore the artist’s connections across time
Paintings and calligraphy celebrating a landmark gift of Chinese art