Discover the stories behind the artwork with free talks offered throughout the month. Tap into expert knowledge with MFA curators and conservators every Sunday during Curated Conversations. Join MFA staff for monthly 30-minute Inside Stories and hear about favorite objects, discover behind-the-scenes stories and learn the inside scoop about the artwork in the MFA. Or, explore one object in depth with knowledgeable guides during regular pop-up 15-minute Spotlight Talks.

Free with Museum admission


Events

E.g., April 24, 2018

Spotlight Talk

The Sound and Symbol of the Shell Trumpet
May 16, 2018
6:30 pm6:45 pm

Spotlight Talk

The Sound and Symbol of the Shell Trumpet
May 16, 2018
7:15 pm7:30 pm

Spotlight Talk

Houses at Auvers: The Story behind the Painting
May 19, 2018
1:00 pm1:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Houses at Auvers: The Story behind the Painting
May 19, 2018
2:00 pm2:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Houses at Auvers: The Story behind the Painting
May 19, 2018
3:00 pm3:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Culinary Messages in Netherlandish Still Lifes
May 20, 2018
1:00 pm1:15 pm

Curated Conversations

Japanese Prints: The Psychedelic Seventies
May 20, 2018
2:00 pm3:00 pm

Spotlight Talk

Culinary Messages in Netherlandish Still Lifes
May 20, 2018
2:00 pm2:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Culinary Messages in Netherlandish Still Lifes
May 20, 2018
3:00 pm3:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Man at His Bath: Nude or Naked?
May 23, 2018
6:00 pm6:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Man at His Bath: Nude or Naked?
May 23, 2018
6:30 pm6:45 pm

Spotlight Talk

Man at His Bath: Nude or Naked?
May 23, 2018
7:15 pm7:30 pm

Spotlight Talk

Mondrian's Purist Painting
May 26, 2018
1:00 pm1:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Mondrian's Purist Painting
May 26, 2018
2:00 pm2:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Mondrian's Purist Painting
May 26, 2018
3:00 pm3:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Imitating China in Mexico
May 27, 2018
1:00 pm1:15 pm

Curated Conversations

Daily Life in Ancient Greece
May 27, 2018
2:00 pm3:00 pm

Spotlight Talk

Imitating China in Mexico
May 27, 2018
2:00 pm2:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Imitating China in Mexico
May 27, 2018
3:00 pm3:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Aspelta: King of Nubia
May 30, 2018
6:00 pm6:15 pm

Spotlight Talk

Aspelta: King of Nubia
May 30, 2018
6:30 pm6:45 pm

Spotlight Talk

Aspelta: King of Nubia
May 30, 2018
7:15 pm7:30 pm

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