Free admission for all! Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to ring in the Year of the Goat! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day. Be sure to look for the vibrant floral arrangements around the building and stop in for an Asian-inspired lunch at the Garden cafeteria.


Story Hour | 10:30–11:30 am and 1–2 pm; Gallery 285 Sign Language Interpretation
Presentation: Lunar New Year around the World | 11 am–Noon; Riley Seminar Room, 156
Musical Performance: Hapum Haneun Hama | 12:15–12:45 and 2:15–2:45 pm; Gallery 250
Lion Dance Parades | 12:30 and 2:30 pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard and Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art
Lion Dance Performances | 1 pm and 3 pm; Remis Auditorium
Community Arts Initiative Partner Spotlight | 10 am–4:45 pm; Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159


Ink Scrolls | 10 am-4pm; Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159
Hanji | 10 am-4pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard
Door Guardians | 10 am-4pm; Gallery 271
Family Art Cart | 10 am–4 pm; Sharf Visitor Center


Demonstration: Gong-Fu | 10:30–11 am and Noon–12:30 pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard
Highlight Tours: Arts of Asia | 11, 11:30 am, Noon, 12:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, and 3 pm; Meet at the Sharf Visitor Center Sign Language Interpretation   Assistive Listening System
Demonstration: Saebae | 11 am–Noon, 1–2 and 3–4 pm; Edward H. Linde Gallery 168 Sign Language Interpretation
MFA Guide | Available at all ticket desks, Sharf Visitor Center, and the Gund Gallery (LG31) Audio Description   Sign Language Interpretation   MFA Guide   Assistive Listening System


Access: The MFA is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For information, visit Access, email, 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 participants. 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.

Audio description    Audio description
Sign Language Interpretation    ASL interpretation
Blind or Low Vision    Blind or low vision access
Assistive Listening System    Assistive listening device
Wheelchair Accessibility    All programs are wheelchair accessible.


Lunar New Year at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is presented in partnership with Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Korean Cultural Society of Boston, Vietaid, and the Chinese Culture Connection.

Generously supported by the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation.

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