HokusaiApril 5, 2015 – August 9, 2015
Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized, and he continues to inspire artists around the world....
Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls?
December 20, 2014 – July 19, 2015
Chinese Paintings from the MFA, Boston
Images of women by Chinese artists from the 11th through the 20th century. Across all cultures, physical allure has been a central focus of depicting...
Playing with Paper
September 13, 2014 – July 19, 2015
Japanese Toy Prints
Colorful 19th-century Japanese woodblock prints of games and toys. By the middle of the 19th century, color woodblock printing in Japan was so...
In the Wake
April 5, 2015 – July 12, 2015
Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11
The Great East Japan Earthquake struck on March 11, 2011, and an enormous wave of water swept through towns in the Tōhoku (Northeast) region,...
Restoring a Legacy
March 1, 2015 – July 5, 2015
Rothschild Family Treasures
This exhibition celebrates recent gifts to the MFA that tell a story of a great European collection, which was looted during the Nazi era and...
Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of BeautyApril 15, 2015 – June 14, 2015
Another genius comes to the MFA in April! In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a...
July 26, 2014 – June 14, 2015
Posters from World War I
Patriotic posters from the US and Europe Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime...
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
November 15, 2014 – May 10, 2015
Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
For decades, MFA visitors who read the small print have been familiar with the names of Jean and Fred Sharf. “Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf”...
January 17, 2015 – April 27, 2015
Gustav Klimt’s "Adam and Eve"
For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century. Adam...