10 am—4:45 pm

Free admission for all! Enjoy engaging art-making activities and tours throughout the day. And don’t miss special exhibitions: “Hokusai,” “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11,” “Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott,” and “Elemental.”

Art-Making Activities

Bubble Print Fish | 10 am-4pm; Education Center in Druker Family Pavilion, Room 159 Blind or Low Vision
Sculpture | 10 am-4pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard Blind or Low Vision
Storm Sounds | 10 am-4pm; Gallery 280 Blind or Low Vision
Drawing in the Galleries | 10 am–4 pm; Calderwood Courtyard


Family Tours | 10:30 am, Noon, 1:30 pm; Shapiro Family Courtyard Sign Language Interpretation   Assistive Listening System
Highlight Tours: Art of Japan | 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
American Sign Language Tour: Japanese Masterpieces | 2:30 pm Sign Language Interpretation
Tours en español | 12 y 2:30 pm Assistive Listening System

Other Resources

Family Guide: Exploring Hokusai | Available at the Sharf Visitor Center
Art Connections | Available at the Sharf Visitor Center
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

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 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.


Generously supported by MFA Associates/MFA Senior Associates.

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