Free admission for all starting at 4 pm on Wednesday nights (voluntary contributions welcome).
Celebrate creativity and community! View works by up-and-coming artists, listen to civil rights leaders and local musicians, go on a tour or talk of the Museum galleries, and meet up with members of Future Boston Alliance to recognize the grassroots commemoration Juneteenth—the end of slavery in the United States.
Revolution of Hope | 6–6:30 pm, Huntington Avenue Entrance | 7:30–7:45 pm, Edward H. Linde Gallery, 168
Commemorative Remarks | 6:30–7 pm, Huntington Avenue Entrance
Now, Speak! | Ongoing, Huntington Avenue Entrance
Exhibition of Boston Artists | 6–9 pm, Druker Family Pavilion, Rooms 159 and 160
Meet Up | Taste café open late until 9:30 pm
Drawing in the Galleries | 6–9 pm, Eunice and Julian Cohen Galleria, 265
Gallery Talk: Experiments in Animation | 6–7 pm, Meet at the Sharf Visitor Center
Spotlight Talks: “This I Accomplish” Harriet Powers and Her Pictorial Quilt | 7:30, 8, 8:30 pm, Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery, 237
Above: Harriet Powers, Pictorial Quilt (detail), 1895–9.
Juneteenth at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presented in partnership with Future Boston Alliance.
Meet Up with Members of the Future Boston AllianceJune 18, 2014
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mingle with members of the Future Boston Alliance over snacks and beverages
Exhibition of Boston ArtistsJune 18, 2014
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet and discuss the works of up-and-coming artists
Revolution of HopeJune 18, 2014
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A special musical performance by students from a local youth orchestra
Commemorative RemarksJune 18, 2014
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Honor Juneteenth from Amalia Pica’s "Now, Speak!" concrete lectern.