From ancient Egyptian broadcollars to contemporary studio jewelry, the MFA has an exciting collection of jewelry from almost every culture. The first...
Prints and Drawings
The Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, which originated in 1887, houses an encyclopedic collection of works on paper—prints, drawings,...
Textile and Fashion Arts
The MFA's textiles collection was started when Boston was the center of the US textile industry. Today the Museum owns more than 27,000 objects...
European Painting 1550–1700 and Hanoverian Silver
Designed in the spirit of a European palace, the renovated Koch Gallery showcases paintings from Italy, France, Flanders, and Spain from 1550 to 1700...
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins
The MFA’s new coin gallery—the only permanent exhibition space for ancient coins in a US art museum—showcases more than 500 Greek and Roman coins...
Arts of Korea
The Korean collection at the MFA—one of the best outside Korea—includes works of art from the Bronze Age to the present day.
South and Southeast Asian Art
The South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery exhibits important Buddhist and Hindu objects from these two deeply interconnected regions.
Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century
This newly renovated gallery is devoted to 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art.