Join us for six exciting lectures in a series that brings the greatest names in their fields through our doors. Hear from innovative visual and performing artists, composers, critics, and authors in an ongoing conversation with you—their audience—on stimulating issues in culture today. Chosen for their creative brilliance and fresh perspectives, these speakers share their vision, their working process, and their insights.

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.



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The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures are funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.