El Anatsui, "Black River," 2009  photo by Tony Rinaldo
Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art: September 18, 2011 - December 31, 2016

Contemporary art has a dynamic home at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, located in the MFA’s dramatic I. M. Pei-designed building. The wing features seven galleries introducing innovative approaches to contemporary art within the context of...

Amalia Pica, "Now, Speak!," 2011–
Amalia Pica: Now, Speak! January 20, 2014 - December 31, 2014

Beginning on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 20), an outdoor installation of Argentinean artist Amalia Pica’s Now, Speak! concrete lectern encourages impromptu performances by all MFA visitors and passersby. The lectern was inaugurated by the MFA’s Teen Arts Council, who read...

Daniel Medina, "Orange Bars (Social-Kinetic Device)," 2012
Permission To Be Global/ Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection March 19, 2014 - July 13, 2014

“Permission To Be Global/Prácticas Globales” debuts in New England 60 contemporary Latin American works from the collection of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, founder of the CIFO Art Foundation in Miami. Featuring sculpture, painting, photography, video, installation, and performance...

Evelyn Rydz, "Postcards from Kamilo (Coral and Bottle Cap)," 2013-2014.
Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours April 19, 2014 - September 14, 2014

Evelyn Rydz (b. 1979, Miami) received an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2005. Rydz explores America's coasts, photographing the manufactured remnants of modern life that wash up on the shoreline. Plastic's resilience is exactly the quality that makes it valuable...

Community Arts Initiative Artist Project "Experiments in Animation"
Community Arts Initiative: Experiments in Animation May 10, 2014 - October 13, 2014

This Community Arts Initiative Artist Project features the works of children from our eight partner community organizations working under the guidance of artist Jake Fried. The students created multiple stop-motion animations about familiar places and people using drawing, flip-books, claymation...

Jamie Wyeth, Kleberg, 1984
Jamie Wyeth: July 16, 2014 - December 28, 2014

The first comprehensive retrospective of artist Jamie Wyeth (born 1946) will examine his imaginative approach to realism over the course of six decades, from his earliest childhood drawings through various recurring themes inspired by the people, places, and objects that populate his world. A...