Join the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Coalition of Committed Benin Organizations for the opening of the Benin Kingdom Gallery and celebrate the arts and culture of the Edo community. Enjoy an evening of dance performances, art, gallery activities, food, and more. All events are free!


Special Events

Welcome and Remarks | 6:15 pm, Carol Vance Wall Rotunda, Level 1

Dance Performances: Ugho Dance | 6:30 pm, Carol Vance Wall Rotunda, Level 1; 7:30 and 8:30 pm, Edward H. Linde Gallery, 168

Blind or Low Vision Art-Making Activity: Pendants | 6–9 pm, Druker Family Pavilion, 160

Assistive Listening System Spotlight Talks | 7, 7:30, and 8 pm, Meet in Benin Kingdom Gallery, 172

Drawing in the Galleries | 6–9 pm, Shapiro Family Courtyard

How It’s Made | 6:30–8:30 pm, Druker Family Pavilion, 159

Art Connections | 10 am–4:45 pm, Sharf Visitor Center

A Guide to Family Fun at the MFA | 10 am–4:45 pm, Sharf Visitor Center


MFA Guide

MFA GuideSign Language InterpretationBlind or Low VisionAssistive Listening SystemAudio Description

Take a tour and explore! Rent a mobile MFA Guide for a deeper look into the art you love. Go behind the scenes with video, audio, and commentary from experts and artists. 

Available at all ticket desks and Sharf Visitor Center | Members $5; nonmembers $6; kids 17 and under $4 | Free for visitors who are Deaf or blind
MFA Guide is made possible through the generous support of the John W. Henry Foundation.


Additional Information

Access: The MFA is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For more information, visit /access, e-mail, call 617-267-9300 or 617-369-3188 (TTY).

Parking: Please visit Getting Here for more information.

Dining: Taste Café and Wine Bar will be open until 9 pm in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, Level 1. Stop by to purchase an assortment of Nigerian-inspired menu items. Learn more about the dining options available at the MFA. 

Tickets: Tickets are required for free admission, available at all ticket desks.


Wheelchair Accessibility All programs are wheelchair accessible.
Assistive Listening System Assistive listening devices are available in Remis Auditorium or at the Sharf Visitor Center.
Sign Language Interpretation ASL interpretation
Blind or Low Vision Accessible to visitors who are blind or have low vision
Audio Description Audio description