A Season of Color in the Americas

10 am–4:45 pm | Free admission for all

Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, for an activity-filled day your whole family will enjoy. Dance, sing, listen, and create. Experience a kaleidoscope of Latin American culture and more!

Visiten el Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, para disfrutar de una jornada repleta de actividades con toda la familia. ¡Bailen, canten, escuchen y crean arte. Experimenten un calidoscopio de cultura latinoamericana en todo el MFA!

Visite o Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, para ter um dia repleto de atividades que você e toda a sua família irão adorar. Dancem, cantem, escutem e criem arte. Experienciem um caleidoscópio de cultura Latino-Americana em todo o MFA!

Music and Dance

Dance Workshops: Extreme Dancesport | 11 am–Noon and 3:30–4 pmShapiro Family Courtyard
Riobamba | Noon–1 pm and 2:30–3:30 pmShapiro Family Courtyard
Edwin Pabon y Su Orquesta |1–2:30 pm | Shapiro Family Courtyard
US Coast Guard Band | 2–2:45 pm | Huntington Avenue Entrance

Performance Art

Egocentrismo funerario (Funerary Egocentrism), 1990/2014 | 10 am–1 pm | Foster Gallery, 158 
Now, Speak!, 2011–ongoing | 10 am–4:45 pm | Huntington Avenue Entrance
Canción para Banda Militar (Song for a Military Band), 2014 | 3-3:45 pm | Huntington Avenue Entrance (Rain location: Remis Auditorium)

Technicolor Films

Assistive Listening System

Mary Poppins  (1964, 139 min.) | 11 am | Remis Auditorium
The Wizard of Oz  (1939, 102 min.) | 2 pm | Remis Auditorium

Family Art-Making Activities

Blind or Low Vision
Basket Making |10 am–4 pm | Gallery LG34
Spinning Tops | 10 am–4 pm | Druker Family Pavilion, 159
Drawing in Texture | 10 am–4 pm | Gallery 231

Additional family resources are available at the Sharf Visitor Center, including Art Connections Cards in English and Spanish; MFA Guide Kid’s Tour; and Passport to the Americas. 


Assistive Listening System

Family Tours | Every 15 minutes from 10:30–11:45 am | meet at Sharf Visitor Center

Discovering Latin American Art: Ancient to Modern | 11:30 am, Noon, 12:30*, 1, 1:30*, and 2 pm (*ASL Interpretation at 12:30 and 1:30 pm) | meet at Sharf Visitor Center

Sign Language Interpretation

Highlights of the Museum Collections | English 1 and 3 pm*, Portuguese 1:30 pm, Spanish 2 pm (*ASL Interpretation at 3 pm) | meet at Sharf Visitor Center
Sign Language Interpretation

MFA Guide

MFA Guide Sign Language Interpretation Blind or Low Vision Assistive Listening System Audio Description
Available at all ticket desks, Sharf Visitor Center, and the Gund Gallery (LG31). Rent a mobile MFA Guide for a deeper understanding of quilts and color theory, as exhibition curators and experts lead you through the kaleidoscope of "Quilts and Color."

Additional Information

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 GroupsSchool and Youth GroupsNonprofit 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   Assistive listening devices are available in Remis Auditorium or at the Sharf Visitor Center
Sign Language Interpretation   ASL interpretation
Blind or Low Vision   Accessible to visitors who are blind or have low vision
Audio Description   Audio description


Generously supported by MFA Associates/MFA Senior Associates.