10 am–4:45 pm
Free admission for all! Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enjoy free admission all day and an array of vibrant programs for all ages.

Special Events

Story Hour | 11 am–Noon, Gallery 171  Blind or Low Vision
Film Preview and Q&A: “Freedom Summer” | 11 am, Alfond Auditorium Assistive Listening System
Music and Spoken Word: “The Migration Series” | 11:30 am and 2 pm, Remis Auditorium Assistive Listening System
Performance Art: Helina Metaferia presents Ancestral Honoring | 10:30 am and 3:30 pm, Gallery 168 
Community Arts Initiative Partner Spotlight | 10 am–4:45 pm, Shapiro Family Courtyard
Access Table  | 10 am-4pm, Shapiro Family Courtyard  Blind or Low VisionAudio DescriptionSign Language InterpretationAssistive Listening SystemMFA Guide

Art-Making Activities Blind or Low Vision

Puzzle “Peaces” | 10 am-4pm, Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159
A Leader Wears Many Hats | 10 am-4pm, Shapiro Family Courtyard
Friendship Sculpture | 10 am-4pm, Gallery 259  
Dream Catchers | 11 am–3 pm, Druker Family Pavilion, Room 160

Tours and Talks Assistive Listening System

Family Tours | 10:15, 10:30, 10:45, 11, 11:15, 11:30, 11:45 am, and Noon; Meet at the Sharf Visitor Center Sign Language Interpretation
Highlight Tours: African American Artists | 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
American Sign Language Highlights Tour: African American Artists | 2 pm, Meet at the Sharf Visitor Center (no spoken English)
Spanish-language Tours | Noon and 2:30 pm, Meet at the Sharf Visitor Center
Spotlight Talks: Gordon Parks | 12:30, 1, and 1:30 pm, Gallery 335 Sign Language Interpretation
MFA Guide | Available at all ticket desks, Sharf Visitor Center, and the Gund Gallery (LG31) MFA GuideAudio DescriptionSign Language Interpretation

Additional Information

Access: The MFA is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For information, visit, call 617-267-9300 or TTY 617-369-3188, or e-mail 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.


Wheelchair Accessibility   All programs are wheelchair accessible  
Assistive Listening System   Assisted 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


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