Museum Council Associate and Member Events

Collecting Panel
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Hear from industry professionals and avid collectors on their experiences in art collecting. This panel discussion includes a Q&A component, and...

Opening Reception: "Matisse in the Studio"
Monday, April 3, 2017
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Preview the first major museum exhibition to focus on Henri Matisse’s collection of objects and their effect on his creative process.

The Making of an Exhibition: "Matisse in the Studio"
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Explore the process of making an exhibtion with members of the MFA’s facilities team, through the lens of “Matisse in the Studio.” This unique...

The Curatorial Dinner: Visiting Masterpieces: Botticelli
Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:30 pm9:00 pm

Experience art and food at it’s finest. Frederick Ilchman, chair and Mrs. Russell W. Baker Curator of Paintings, Art of Europe, provides an in-...

Museum Council Fellow Events

AIPAD Photography Fair: New York City Weekend
Friday, March 31, 2017Saturday, April 1, 2017
4:00 pm7:00 pm

Includes VIP access to the AIPAD Photography Fair with MFA photography curators, a visit to a private art collection, and exclusive tours at...

Museum Council Patron Events

Museum Council Patron Trip to Marfa
Thursday, April 20, 2017Sunday, April 23, 2017
9:00 am9:00 pm

Explore Marfa, Texas, an exciting cultural center for the contemporary arts, with Jen Mergel, Beal Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. Home to...

Up Close: Fashion at the MFA
Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:30 pm9:00 pm

Join Lauren Whitley, Senior Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts, and Anne Havinga, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Senior Curator of Photographs, for an...