Enjoy live performances at the MFA.


Vellumsound, the MFA’s new resident ensemble, celebrates the rich intersection of visual art and music. Incorporating images, dance, spoken word, and literature—and inspired by the Museum’s renowned collection—each concert features a uniquely modern multimedia and musical take on traditional ensemble performance.

Feb 14 - Vellumsound presents Love Letters

May 13 - Vellumsound presents Friday the 13th

June 10 - Vellumsound presents At Home in the City

View all Vellumsound performances

Winter Concerts

Feb 26 - Quilt, with Tredici Bacci

Spring Concerts

May 8 - Members of Handel and Haydn Society present Friendship and Influence: Bach, Vivaldi, and Telemann

Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series

February 11 - New England Conservatory Performers Present An Evening of Violin and Piano

March 10 - BoCoCelli: Cello Ensemble of the Boston Conservatory

View all Sound Bites performances

Musical Instruments

Gallery Talks and Demonstrations