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.

Oct 9 - Vellumsound presents Tempestuous Sea to Frozen Ocean

Dec 4 - Vellumsound presents Social Distinctions: Patrons and Partnerships

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Holiday Concerts

Dec 18 - NEC Millennium Gospel Choir 

Dec 19 - NEC Millennium Gospel Choir

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Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series

September 10 - Kent O’Doherty: Saoirse

October 8 - Student Performers from The Boston Conservatory 

December 10 - Student Performers from The Boston Conservatory

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Related Music Events

October 7 - An Evening with Patty Larkin

October 21 - Philip Glass: 40 Years of Opera

December 4 - Brindisi! Italian and French Drinking Songs

December 13 - Music of the Dutch Golden Age: Commerce, Class, and Codas

Musical Instruments

Gallery Talks and Demonstrations