Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of BeautyApril 15, 2015 – June 14, 2015
Another genius comes to the MFA in April! In an intimate exhibition featuring master drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the star is a...
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
November 15, 2014 – May 10, 2015
Selections from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
For decades, MFA visitors who read the small print have been familiar with the names of Jean and Fred Sharf. “Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf”...
January 17, 2015 – April 27, 2015
Gustav Klimt’s "Adam and Eve"
For the first time in its history, the MFA will exhibit a painting by Gustav Klimt—among the most important artists of the early 20th century. Adam...
Inside the Box
March 11, 2015 – April 22, 2015
Massachusetts State House Time Capsule Revealed
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the contents of the Massachusetts State House time capsule before it is reburied. On January 6, 2015, former...
National Pride (and Prejudice)November 15, 2014 – April 12, 2015
Works by artists who tackle issues of national identity. The American Flag, Stonehenge, Chairman Mao Zedong: instantly recognizable, powerful symbols...
March 11, 2015 – April 9, 2015
Following its international tour in Asia, Lee Mingwei’s Sonic Blossom takes new form in its US debut at the MFA. Lee is internationally renowned for...
Conversation PieceOctober 10, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Works that reference domestic objects encourage new types of interaction. In the 18th century, the term “conversation piece” referred to an informal...
September 9, 2014 – March 8, 2015
Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen
Ready for a close-up? See sparklers and gowns from Hollywood’s Golden Age
Karsh Goes HollywoodSeptember 9, 2014 – March 8, 2015
A galaxy of portraits of legendary stars by the great photographer Yousuf Karsh. This exhibition in Sharf Visitor Center presents twenty iconic...