Lectures and Courses

Lectures

Fuel your curiosity with lectures from visual and performing artists, curators, conservators, critics, and authors.

Courses

Dive deeper into art and exhibitions with five-session courses. Sign up for all or just the sections that interest you most. 

Looking Together

Choose from two-, three-, or four-session small-group discussions. Engage with the Museum’s collection and exhibitions in the galleries.

Events
Title Type Time
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures October 20, 2019
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Arts of Islamic Cultures Looking Together October 23–30, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Conserving Rembrandt Lecture October 23, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Ancient Nubia Now Lecture October 23, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Ancient Kingdoms of Nubia Looking Together October 28–November 25, 2019
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Life in the Art World: Life Magazine and Modern Art Lecture October 29, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Katharina Grosse in Conversation with Caroline Jones Esther Steinberg Memorial Architecture Lecture October 29, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Kings and Pyramids in the Sudan Lecture October 30, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Life in the Art World: Life Magazine and Modern Art Lecture October 31, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Sugar and the Early Modern Atlantic World Lecture November 3, 2019
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Women Artists before US Suffrage Lecture November 5, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Egyptian Forts in Nubia Lecture November 6, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
An Evening with Firelei Baez Lecture November 6, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Women Artists before US Suffrage Lecture November 7, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Designing Women, 1900–1950 Lecture November 12, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
On View Now Looking Together November 12–December 10, 2019
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Gebel Barkal and the Origins of the Nubian Dynasty Lecture November 13, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Painting Genres at the MFA Looking Together November 13–December 11, 2019
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Yoshitomo Nara: Calls from Distant Memories The Rad Smith Program in Japanese Art November 13, 2019
6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Return to the Arts: Contemporary Art in Pakistan Today Lecture November 13, 2019
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Different Context(s) for Contemporary Art Looking Together November 14–21, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Designing Women, 1900–1950 Lecture November 14, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Laura Dowling: Inspiring Holiday Decor Lecture November 17, 2019
1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Fiber/Revolution Lecture November 19, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Art, Religion, and Power in the Kerma Kingdom Lecture November 20, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm