Special Event

College Night: Hallyu!

Thursday, April 11, 2024
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tickets available in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Free to college and university students with a valid school ID.

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Join us for College Night, inspired by “Hallyu! The Korean Wave.” In celebration of Korean art and pop culture, we’re welcoming college and university students to the Museum for a special evening of dance performances, art making, music, gallery talks, free food, and more! Admission—including access to “Hallyu!”—is free with a valid school ID.

Events and Activities

Swag Giveaway

6–9 pm
Lower Rotunda

We’re offering free “Hallyu!”-branded merch to the first 500 College Night visitors. Stop by the swag table on your way in for totes, posters, and more!

Photo Booth

6–9 pm
Sharf Visitor Center

Channel your favorite K-pop idol and strike a pose in our “Hallyu!” photo booth.

Art Making: Friendship Bracelets

6–9 pm (last entry 8:45 pm)
Shapiro Family Courtyard

Create your own friendship bracelet inspired by your favorite K-pop group!

Spotlight Talks

6:30–8:30 pm
Gallery 179

Join MFA interns and students from local colleges as they take a closer look at Korean art from the MFA’s collection throughout the evening.

With Naomi Long, Julia Park, and Parker Thompson.

Sounds Bites: Korean Music and Delta Blues

6–7 pm
Gallery 168

Don’t miss a one-of-a-kind performance that synthesizes traditional Korean music and American blues in an innovative and thoroughly contemporary way. Musicians Yoona Kim (ajaeng) and Roman Barten-Sherman (banjo and guitar) play tracks from their first album, Delta Dokkaebi, along with new compositions that showcase the dynamic fusion of their musical influences.

Dear KPOP with Love

7 pm
Shapiro Family Courtyard

Don’t miss Commercial and Contemporary Dance majors from Boston Conservatory performing Jennifer Archibald's, Dear KPOP With Love, a special commission by Boston Conservatory and the CJ Cultural Foundation.


8 pm
Shapiro Family Courtyard

Catch a special dance performance by Whisper, the first K-pop dance team at UMass Boston.

Dining Special

6–9 pm
Shapiro Family Courtyard

Enjoy free kimchi fried rice prepared with white rice, kimchi, scrambled eggs, peas, gochujang, and nori. Available for college and university students while supplies last.

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Wheelchair accessible


Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Boston.

Supported by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Boston.