Museum Council Associate and Member Events

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 its finest. Frederick Ilchman, chair and Mrs. Russell W. Baker Curator of Paintings, Art of Europe, provides an in-depth...

Museum Council Fellow Events

AIPAD Photography Fair: New York City Weekend
Friday, March 31, 2017Saturday, April 1, 2017
3:00 pm7:00 pm

Includes VIP access to the AIPAD Photography Fair with MFA photography curators and exclusive tours at galleries and museums. $325 per person, or $...

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...


Events for the 2016–2017 Museum Council season are supported by Saks Fifth Avenue.