Past Exhibitions

Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits

March 1–May 25, 2020

A modern master turns his unflinching eye on himself

Personal Space
Self-Portraits on Paper

February 8–June 21, 2020

More than a reflection

Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera

February 8–June 21, 2020

Large-scale self-portraits radiating intimacy and warmth

Reimagining Home
Photographs by Bahman Jalali and Gohar Dashti

January 11–July 12, 2020

Two Iranian artists infuse documentation with imagination

SMFA at Tufts: Juried Student Exhibition 2019–2020

November 16, 2019–April 12, 2020

Works by the next generation of artists

Contemporary Art: Five Propositions

October 26, 2019–May 4, 2020

Reconsidering the MFA’s contemporary collection

Ancient Nubia Now

October 13, 2019–January 20, 2020

Might and majesty on the Nile This exhibition of magnificent jewelry, pottery, sculpture, metalwork, and more from the MFA’s collection of ancient...

Viewpoints
Photographs from the Howard Greenberg Collection

August 10–December 15, 2019

Defining images from the 20th century

Kay Nielsen’s Enchanted Vision
The Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection

July 20, 2019–January 20, 2020

Enter a world of beauty from the mind of a rare visionary

Make Believe

July 20, 2019–January 20, 2020

Fantasy, fairy tales, and magic from five contemporary photographers