6–9:45 PM
Free admission begins at 4 pm (voluntary contributions welcome)

Celebrate creativity and community. View works by local visual, fashion, dance, and performance artists. Join an engaging tour in the Museum galleries, attend a short talk, catch a film, and meet up with members of Future Boston Alliance to recognize Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

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Welcome 6:30 pm | Shapiro Family Courtyard

  • 6:30 pm - MFA, Boston and Future Boston Alliance welcome and commemorative remarks
  • 6:40 pm - Artist U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo performs
  • 6:50 pm - Boston-based dance organization, the Floorlords, take the stage

Local Artists
Artist Spotlight: Anthony Young 6–9 pm | Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159
Artist Spotlight: Bryana Siobhan 7:30–8 pm | Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159
Performance Art: Obehi Janice 8:15–8:30 pm | Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159
Community Mural Making 6–9 pm | Calderwood Courtyard
Fashion 7–9 pm | Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art

Tours & Talks
Spotlight Talks: “Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott” 6, 6:30, and 7:15 pm | Gallery 335
Highlight Tours: African American Artists 6:30, 7, and 7:30 pm | Meet at Sharf Visitor Center
Meet Up in Taste Café 6–9 pm

The Roxbury International Film Festival
Film: An American Ascent 7 pm | Remis Auditorium

More to Explore
Drawing in the Galleries 6–9 pm | Eunice and Julian Cohen Galleria, 265
Performance Art: Amalia Pica’s Now, Speak! | Huntington Avenue Entrance


Juneteenth at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presented in partnership with Future Boston Alliance.

Special thanks to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and James Pierre

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