Curated Experiences

Curated Experiences provide opportunities to engage employees or clients through workshop-based, art-centric experiences at the Museum.

Exclusively available to Corporate Members, these experiences can be used for employee on-boarding, office retreats, or unique client events. The Museum’s internationally renowned collection and industry experts offer a one-of-a-kind setting to inspire innovative thinking, encourage team-building, and foster meaningful relationships.

Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis and the MFA requires a minimum of eight weeks advance notice to schedule the appropriate instructor for workshops and four weeks notice for tours of the collection. Curated Experiences must be paid in full at least two weeks before your event date.

Adult Art-Making Workshops

$1,000 for up to 30 guests
Available on Thursdays 4–9 pm
2.5 hours
8 weeks notice required

Create your own masterpiece—no experience required! The MFA offers studio art workshops taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Access to a world-class collection of art provides inspiration for studio exploration. Each workshop is about 2 ½ hours long and includes a visit to find inspiration in the galleries as well as a hands-on art- making activity with materials provided by the Museum.

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Family Art-Making Workshops

$1,000 for up to 60 guests, adults and children of any age
Available on Saturdays and Sundays 10 am–3 pm
Up to 3 hours
8 weeks notice required

Bring the kids for our family friendly art making activities that connect with the art and cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas through the MFA collections. Workshops are taught by experienced educators with materials provided by the Museum.

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Teambuilding Sessions

$1,000 for up to 20 guests
Available on Wednesdays 8–10 am or 5–9 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am–noon
1.5 to 2 hours
8 weeks notice required

Team-building workshops at the MFA provide opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and relaxation. Sessions focus on building communication skills, teamwork and improving observation skills—all through the lens of the MFA collection. Participants have the opportunity to visit a variety of galleries in the Museum during the program, and activities range from group discussion to individual contemplation to art-making exercises. The artwork selected provides the focus for these conversations and activities.

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Art Matters

$1,000 for up to 20 guests
Available on Thursdays 4-9 pm
1.5 hours
8 weeks notice required

Experience a new side of the MFA with social, engaging tours that immerse you in diverse art and culture through exciting in-gallery adventures. These unique opportunities offer an inclusive perspective of the Museum as never before. Topics currently available:

"Who Tells Your Story?": Art and Hamilton

Explore the revolutionary America behind the hit Broadway musical Hamilton through works in the MFA collection. Consider the legacy that objects leave behind, and answer the question that Alexander Hamilton sought to answer throughout his short and accomplished life: “Who tells your story?”

LGBTQ Art at the MFA

For most of its history, certain art was “Banned in Boston” as it was the most Puritan of American cities. Yet a surprising amount of LGBT-themed art made its way into the MFA’s collections. Learn about the MFA’s hidden gay side, which encompasses the full spectrum of love in the LGBTQ community.

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Private Guided Tours

$500 for up to 20 guests
Available during Museum hours (Sat–Tue 10 am–5 pm; Wed–Fri 10 am–10 pm)
1 hour
4 weeks notice required

Build rapport among clients and team members with a group tour of the MFA’s collection and special exhibitions. Choose between highlights of the Museum, Art of the Americas, Art of the Ancient World, Art of Asia, or special exhibitions, among others.

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Curatorial Expert Tour

Only available for Fellow Level Members and above
Available during Museum hours (Sat–Tue 10 am–5 pm; Wed–Fri 10 am–10 pm)
1 hour
6 weeks notice required

Enjoy a high-level, customized VIP tour of the Museum with the MFA’s professional curators and staff.

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Scavenger Hunt

Free for groups of any size with corporate passes, self-guided
Available during Museum hours (Sat–Tue 10 am–5 pm; Wed–Fri 10 am–10 pm)
1.5 hours
1 week notice required

Treat your employees to a self-guided exploration of the MFA’s collection with engaging clues and fun activities. The hunt is designed as a team-building exercise and can be customized for groups of all sizes. We recommend at least an hour to explore the Museum and an additional half hour to regroup and check answers.

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