College and University Programs: Students

The MFA offers many opportunities for students to learn, unwind, and connect with others through exhibitions, programs, and social events.

Opportunities

There are many ways to become more involved with the MFA. Consider applying for an internship or staff position, and learn more about MFA Ambassadors.

Research

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

Museum Admission and Discounts

University Membership Program

The University Membership Program offers free admission to students with a valid ID from participating colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

Pozen Community College Access Program

The Pozen Community College Access Program offers free 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.

Discounts

Students with a valid ID from a participating school are also eligible for a 10% discount on purchases made in MFA Museum shops, as well as $5 tickets for regularly priced films, lectures and concerts, and $10 tickets for Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures and special film screenings. Tickets are available day-of, in person only, pending availability. Valid student ID is required, with limit of one ticket per ID, with some programs not included.

New Hampshire and Maine Colleges and Universities

Students attending New Hampshire and Maine colleges and universities are eligible for free admission with a valid ID. In addition, undergraduate students from New Hampshire and Maine attending school in other states are also eligible for free 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.

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