Lectures

Fall Lectures on sale August 22!

Join us for lectures on wide-ranging topics from art to architecture. Find a date, time, and subject that suits you and purchase tickets online.

The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Join us for six exciting lectures in a series that brings the greatest names in their fields through our doors.

See the Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Events
Lecture
August 22, 2019
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Lecture
September 19, 2019
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Lecture
Why Rembrandt?
September 25, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 1, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
Why Rembrandt?
October 2, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 3, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 8, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
Why Rembrandt?
October 9, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 10, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
October 11, 2019
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 15, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
Why Rembrandt?
October 16, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures
October 16, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm

Advance tickets go on sale to MFA members on August 21, and to the general public on August 22.

Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 17, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures
October 20, 2019
2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Advance tickets go on sale to MFA members on August 21, and to the general public on August 22.

Lecture
Why Rembrandt?
October 23, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
October 23, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 29, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Esther Steinberg Memorial Architecture Lecture
October 29, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Lecture
Discovering Ancient Nubia
October 30, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Reconsidering Mid-Century American Fame
October 31, 2019
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
Women Take the Floor
November 5, 2019
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
Discovering Ancient Nubia
November 6, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm