10 am–5 pm

Free fun for all!

Enjoy free admission and special events at the MFA’s annual Fall Open House—and the Fenway Alliance’s 15th annual Opening Our Doors Day. Hear a medley of musical performances throughout the day including a concert by a 17-piece ensemble from The Boston Pops. Enjoy a range of art-making activities and tours for families and adults—and a full calendar of ASL and ASL interpreted events. Contact access@mfa.org for more information about accessible programming. ASL Interpretation

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Special Events

The Boston Pops | 1:30–2:30 pm and 3–4 pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard

Additional Resources

MFA Guide Available at all ticket desks, Sharf Visitor Center, and Gund Gallery (LG31) Audio Description   ASL Interpretation   MFA Guide   Assistive Listening System
Art Connections Cards Sharf Visitor Center

Additional Information

Access: 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). Wheelchairs and walkers are available at all entrances, first come, first served.

Groups: We do not allow group visits during Open House days given the large number of visitors. We hope groups may opt to visit on another day to fully enjoy all the MFA has to offer. For more information, please follow these links:
Adult and University Groups
School and Youth Groups
Nonprofit Agencies and Community Organizations

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

Wheelchair Accessibility  All programs are wheelchair accessible
Assistive Listening System  Assistive listening device
Sign Language Interpretation  ASL interpretation
Blind or Low Vision  Accessible to visitors who are blind or have low vision
Audio Description  Audio description


All ages

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Fall Open House is sponsored by Ameriprise Financial.