Gallery Talk

Spotlight Talk: A Student’s Perspective

Saturday, April 13, 2024
3:00 pm–3:15 pm
The Beal Gallery (Gallery 251)
Included with General Admission

Looking at John Martin’s Seventh Plague of Egypt (1823) with Henoch Yeme Castillo, Boston College.

Add to Calendar 2024-04-13 15:00:00 2024-04-13 15:15:00 Spotlight Talk: A Student’s Perspective 04/13/2024 3 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Dig deeper into a work of art with knowledgeable college students from the MFA Ambassador Program. Take fifteen minutes to look more closely and discover stories, techniques, and histories of fascinating objects in the Museum.

See below for the full line-up of talks. Meet the MFA Ambassador at the indicated gallery.

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Wheelchair accessible

Past Dates and Times

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Looking at Jan van Ravesteyn’s Double Portrait of Jacqueline and Henrica Brouart (1572–1657) with Kelly Guzman, Boston College.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Looking at the Group of Würzburg 199’s two-handled jar (amphora) depicting the Judgment of Paris and the recovery of Helen (about 510–500 BCE) with Mads Niez, Simmons University.

Looking at Paul Signac’s Port of Saint-Cast (1890) with Mai-Linh Weller, Boston College.

Looking at the Manning House frame (1692–93) with Beatriz Santos, Northeastern University.

Looking at Sara Bernhardt’s Fantastic Inkwell (1880) with Gina D’Itria, Suffolk University.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Looking at John Martin’s Seventh Plague of Egypt (1823) with Henoch Yeme Castillo, Boston College.

Looking at Celestial Women (apsarases) (11th century) with Bee Seri, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Looking at Diego Romero’s Burning Airplanes (2002–03) with Tommy Van, Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Looking at Neri di Bicci’s Virgin and Child Enthroned with Four Angels (about 1445) with Julia Solecki, Northeastern University.

Looking at Childe Hassam’s At Dusk (1885–86) with Ryan Hachey, Tufts University.


Made possible by the Susan and Digger Donahue Fund for the Ambassador Program.