Take a tour and explore with an MFA Guide

Get a deeper look into the art you love with a mobile MFA Guide. Explore our galleries with tours that include video, audio, and commentary from experts and artists.

There’s a tour for you—choose from themed tours, inside looks at major exhibitions, or just select the art that you want to see. A selection of collection highlights are narrated in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and ASL. Many stops are accessible to visitors who are Deaf or blind. And there’s a tour designed just for kids!

Tour Special Exhibitions

“Quilts and Color: The Pilgrim/Roy Collection”

Join exhibition curator Pamela Parmal, David and Roberta Logie Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts; Jennifer Swope, consulting curator; and collector Gerald Roy as they explore basic principles of color theory and share the stories behind these remarkable quilts.

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Planning a visit? Don’t forget an MFA Guide

MFA Guide

Kids 17/under$4

Rent at any ticket desk, Sharf Visitor Center, and Gund Gallery (LG31). Or add to your online ticket purchase.

Assistive Listening System Audio Description Sign Language Interpretation

The mobile MFA Guide is free to visitors who are blind, low vision, Deaf, or hard of hearing. MFA Guides are touch screen players with a screen reading option and text transcripts, and includes hearing aid neckloops with t-switches as well as headsets. An American Sign Language tour offers a selection of MFA collection highlights, and audio description is available through much of the Museum.

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