Join us for this fall for four all-night parties taking place in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art as part of #mfaNOW, a season of contemporary exhibitions and events. The bold art of LA-based artist Frances Stark, rarely seen after-hours footage of Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video collage The Clock, abstract prints by Terry Wintersprovocative works from the MFA’s collection, and an unexpected line-up of programming inside and outside the building connect visitors to art, culture, and community.

Food and drink available for purchase. Enjoy food trucks and lawn games, live music and DJs, lectures, artist demonstrations, performance art, and more. Dance all night, stargaze in the courtyard, or lace up your kicks for a late-night run outside the Museum. Late nights not your thing? Stop by early for coffee and conversation, kids’ art making and story hour, or yoga in the galleries.

On social media, #mfaNOW and live streaming onsite encourage followers to share their experiences and get the word out about what’s happening in real time NOW—from film and food to talks with artists, activists and change makers.


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Crowd gathered in front of art

Special Event

mfaNOW Overnight: Launch Party
Saturday, September 17, 2016Sunday, September 18, 2016
6:00 pm9:00 am

Join us for an all-night party taking place in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art as part of #mfaNOW, a season celebrating contemporary art...

Crowds and food trucks outside Linde Family Wing at night

Special Event

mfaNOW Overnight: College Edition
Friday, October 14, 2016Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 pm9:00 am

Join us for an all-night party taking place in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art as part of #mfaNOW, a season celebrating contemporary art...

Visitors in Frances Stark exhibition

Special Event

mfaNOW Overnight: State of the Party
Friday, November 4, 2016Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:00 pm9:00 am

mfaNOW Overnight Special Event The Boston Globe presents a Double Session 10–11:30 pm Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and GOP political...

A group of friends socializing in Bravo

Special Event

mfaNOW Overnight: Last Call
Friday, December 9, 2016Saturday, December 10, 2016
9:00 pm9:00 am

Guests of all ages are welcome. Visitors wishing to consume alcohol must be 21+. Valid ID with proof of age is required to purchase alcohol....