Free admission begins at 4 pm (voluntary contributions welcome).
Celebrate creativity and community at the MFA’s fourth annual Juneteenth event—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. See works by local visual, fashion, and performance artists; join a tour or talk to learn about works acquired through the MFA’s Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection; and catch a screening from this year’s Roxbury International Film Festival—the largest New England film festival dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color.
Welcome | Shapiro Family Courtyard, 6:30–7 pm
Juneteenth Remarks by Barry Gaither
Performance by artist U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo
Graffiti Art | Calderwood Courtyard, 5–8 pm
Fashion Showcase | Shapiro Family Courtyard, 7–9 pm
Roxbury International Film Festival: Juneteenth Shorts | Remis Auditorium, 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 pm
Tours and Talks
City Talks: Activate | Edward H. Linde Gallery, 168, 7–8 pm
Talk: Public Sculpture with Barry Gaither | Riley Seminar Room, 8–8:30 pm
Highlight Tours: African American Artists | Meet at Sharf Visitor Center, 6, 7, and 8 pm
All programs are wheelchair accessible
Assisted listening device
Accessible to visitors who are blind or have low vision
Juneteenth at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presented in partnership with Epicenter Comm.
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