A Boston summer music tradition

Nothing feels more like summer in the city than Concerts in the Courtyard! Tucked inside the MFA’s Calderwood Courtyard, this season-long series showcases the hottest, most diverse acts from Boston and around the globe.

Doors open at 6 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm.

Dining Options

Enjoy the full concert experience with delicious food and drink from our summer Courtyard menu—we’ll even pack you a picnic! For a more intimate setting, dine al fresco with a side of live music when you upgrade to Bravo Restaurant terrace seating, overlooking the concert stage.

Other MFA dining options are also available.

Please note outside food and drink are not allowed in the Museum or the Courtyard.

Terrace Seating Upgrade

Dine al fresco with a side of live music. Book your spot on Bravo’s terrace for Concerts in the Courtyard this summer. Choose “Bravo Terrace” option when buying your concert tickets and reserve a seat on Bravo’s terrace overlooking the stage.

Each Bravo terrace ticket includes a $25 credit for food or drink that will automatically be applied to your bill. (If the concert moves indoors to Remis Auditorium due to inclement weather, receive premium seating in the first three rows of the auditorium as well as a $25 MFA gift card.)

Prices for concert ticket with Bravo seating and $25 credit:
Members $54, nonmembers $60, except July 27: members $46, nonmembers $50.

Event Policies

Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs (3 feet or under when unfolded) and/or blankets are recommended. All bags are subject to inspection by Museum staff. Large bags, coolers, and tall chairs are not permitted. In case of inclement weather, concerts move indoors to Remis Auditorium with doors opening at 7 pm.

The MFA is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For information, visit Accessibility, e-mail access@mfa.org, or call 617-267-9300 or 617-369-3188 (TTY).

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk. Each Bravo terrace ticket includes a $25 credit for food/drink that will automatically be applied to your bill. If the concert moves indoors to Remis Auditorium due to inclement weather, you will receive premium seating in the first three rows of the auditorium as well as a $25 MFA gift card.

Ticket policies

Above: Image courtesy of Ilya Mirman.


In This Series

Music

Fendika
August 31, 2016
7:30 pm9:30 pm

Traditional Ethiopian dance and music troupe Fendika closes out the Concerts in the Courtyard series.


Sponsors

The Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld Concerts in the Courtyard is supported by Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld.