With collections that span over 5,000 years and represent cultures from around the globe, the MFA can be a dynamic and adaptable teaching tool for faculty across the disciplinary spectrum. Check out our upcoming free distance learning programs for college and university audiences. 

Events for College Faculty and Staff

Teaching with art objects can be a powerful way to advance curricular objectives across disciplines and enhance students’ learning skills. Through interdisciplinary workshops, faculty can explore how to use objects and exhibitions in their teaching while connecting with area colleagues.

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Research

Looking for information about works of art in the MFA’s collections? Search our collections database and library of videos.

Museum Admission, Discounts, and Institutional Passes

University Membership Program

The University Membership Program offers free ticketed admission to students, faculty, and staff with a valid ID from participating colleges and universities in Massachusetts. Visit Tickets for more information.

Interested in learning more about how your institution can participate in the University Membership Program? Contact us at membership@mfa.org or 617-369-4136.

Pozen Community College Access Program

The Pozen Community College Access Program offers free ticketed admission to students, faculty, and staff with valid ID from community colleges across the Commonwealth. Museum admission is available for 15 schools, in 24 locations, that comprise the Massachusetts Community College System. Visit Tickets for more information.

New Hampshire and Maine Colleges and Universities

Students, faculty, and staff attending New Hampshire and Maine colleges and universities are eligible for free ticketed admission with a valid ID. In addition, undergraduate students from New Hampshire and Maine attending school in other states are also eligible for free ticketed admission with a valid student ID and a proof of residence. Free admission is generously provided by the Lunder Maine Student Membership Program and the McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program. Visit Tickets for more information.

Group tours will not be offered in 2020. We are planning for when groups can once again safely visit the Museum in person. Please check back for updated information.

Sponsors

Pozen Community College Access Program is made possible by Liz and Bob Pozen.

The Lunder Maine Student Membership Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is generously funded by The Lunder Foundation.

The McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program allows New Hampshire students of all ages in public and private school, as well as those who are home schooled, to visit the Museum free of charge.