Winter Wonderland 

Brr! It's cold outside! Celebrate the snowy season during vacation week at the MFA by making art inspired by winter. Enjoy free activities all week long.

Art-Making Activities | 10 am–4 pm

Winter Scenes | Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159 
Beaded Snowflakes | Gallery 265 
Indoor Games | Gallery 278A 
Weather Vanes | Gallery 237 

Always Available

Family Art Cart | Shapiro Family Courtyard, Saturday and Sunday, 10 AM–4 PM
Choose from activities designed to guide you through galleries with fun facts, scavenger hunts, games, and more. 

Family Art Cart is made possible with endowment support from the Germeshausen Foundation Fund for Youth and Family Learning, the John and Dorothy Wilson Fund. Additional support for self-guiding materials provided by The Lowell Institute.

Art Connections | Sharf Visitor Center
Pick up an Art Connections card and explore powerful figures, arms and armor, chocolate, and other themes throughout the Museum.

Made possible by The Lowell Institute.

MFA Guide: Kids' Tour | Available at all ticket desks, Sharf Visitor Center, and Gund Gallery, LG31 MFA Guide Assistive Listening System Audio Description Sign Language Interpretation
The Kids’ mobile tour introduces young visitors age 6 to 10 to the Art of the Americas and Contemporary collections. The galleries are brought to life with the help of three quirky characters: Lucia, a high school reporter; Steve, an adventurous 10-year-old; and Malone, an art detective. Together they help kids look at art in new, creative ways. Members $5; nonmembers $6; kids 17 and under $4. Free for visitors who are Deaf or blind.

Made possible through the generous support of the John W. Henry Family Foundation.

A Guide to Family Fun at the MFA | Sharf Visitor Center
Pick up one of our free pocket-sized informational guides on visiting and exploring the Museum with kids. Includes tips, gallery games, and ideas for looking at and discussing art together.

Behind the Scenes Galleries | Art of the Americas Wing Galleries 125 and 225
Peek behind the scenes to learn about all the hidden work that happens every day at the MFA. Watch a video, explore the interactive kiosks, or just relax on the couches to enjoy views of Boston.


Made possible by The Lowell Institute.