Special Event

Art in Tune

Thursday, February 8, 2024
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Included with General Admission
Add to Calendar 2024-02-08 18:00:00 2024-02-08 20:00:00 Art in Tune 02/08/2024 6 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Art in Tune, one of the MFA’s signature events, returns in 2024! Don’t miss this evening of live musical performances throughout the galleries, highlighting the Museum's musical instrument collection.

Discover music from all over the world, performed all over the MFA. Internationally celebrated musical artists have chosen galleries, artwork, or in many cases collection instruments that resonate with their craft, spinning out a blend of musical and visual art unlike any other.

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Special General Admission Pricing During Art in Tune

Enjoy $5 minimum, pay-what-you-wish general admission to the MFA during Art in Tune (available in person day of, starting at 5 pm).


Shapiro Family Courtyard

Instruments: Native American flutes
Musical Artist: Hawk Henries

Gallery 119: Egyptian Funerary Arts

Instruments: oud and darbuka
Musical Artists: Malcolm Barsamian and Charles Dermenjian

Gallery 132: Boston on the Eve of Revolution

Instrument: cuatro
Musical Artist: Fabiola Méndez

Gallery 171: Art of Africa from the 19th Century to Today

Instruments: djembe and steel pan
Musical Artists: Sidy Maiga and Becky Bass

Gallery 246: Artists on the Move in 18th-Century Europe

Instruments: harpsichord, violin, and cello
Musical Artists: Ian Watson, Adriane Post, and Guy Fishman from the Handel and Haydn Society

Gallery 250: European Painting 1550–1700 and Hanoverian Silver

Instruments: viola da gamba and theorbo
Musical Artists: Laura Jeppesen and Catherine Liddell

Gallery 255: Impressionism and Beyond

Instrument: harp
Musical Artist: Nancy Hurrell

Gallery 263: Tender Loving Care: Contemporary Art from the Collection

Instruments: electric violins, viola, cello, and bass
Musical Artists: Mimi Rabson, Helen Sherrah-Davies, David Wallace, Jeremy Harman, and David Clark

Gallery 271: Chinese Sculpture

Instruments: guzheng and guqin
Musical Artist: Shin-Yi Yang

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Supported by the Scully Family Foundation.