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Know About Museum of Fine Arts

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Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts | Photo Credit – Allie_Caulfield

Known as MFA Boston or MFA, the Museum of Fine Arts is the 14th largest art museum in the entire world and one of the best places to visit in Boston.

The museum is home to over 450,000 world of art which includes around 8,161 paintings. There is a lot to explore at the Museum of Fine Arts, which makes it a must-visit destination in Boston.

Exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts

The MFA is famous for its both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The exhibitions are theme-based and are formulated in a way that helps the visitors come closer to understanding these works of art.

Make sure that you check out the details of their exhibitions before planning your visit to the museum. Here are some details about the exhibitions at the museum( both current and upcoming).

Current Exhibitions

If you are planning to visit the Museum of Fine Arts in the coming few days/months, look out for this space for information regarding the current exhibitions, for information regarding the current exhibitions.

Alternatively, here is a list of exhibitions that are currently on display at the museum. 

  1. Writing the Future Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation( October 18, 2020- May 16, 2021): Dedicated to Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation, read more about this exhibition here
  2. Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression( November 15, 2020- March 28, 2021): Know more about this exhibition by check here
  3. Women Take the Floor( September 13, 2019- November 28, 20210): Know more about the works of art by women by checking out this exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts. Read more about it here
  4. Art of the Americas( Ongoing): Check out the details of this exhibition here.

Upcoming Exhibition(s)

The upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts is,

Paper Stories, Layered Dreams: The Art of Ekua Holmes( July 17, 2021- January 23, 2022). Check out its details here.

Hours and Cost of Admission

The museum remains open from Wednesday to Sunday. The timings are 10 am to 5 pm. In order to visit the museum, you need to book prior to your visit.

Check here to book your tickets today. Here is a slab to help you figure out the cost of admission to the museum.

MembersFree of cost
General Admission$25
“Basquiat” + General Admission$30
“Monet”+ General Admission$30
Youths 17 and underFree of cost


Avenue of the Arts

465 Huntington Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts 02115


If you are face trouble reaching the museum, check here for a detailed map of the museum.

What else is there to see in Boston?

If you are a tourist in Boston then you will have lots of fun because there is a lot to check out in Boston. If you are interested in visiting museums, we recommend you check out the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. And also readout the best things to do in Boston.

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