Special Events

The MFA is a venue for festive social events, cultural celebrations great for kids, yoga in the Shapiro Family Courtyard, relevant discussions of pressing issues, and popular annual events like Art in Bloom. Enjoy the Museum and its art at a special event that appeals to you and meet others who share your interests.

The City Talks

Free public forums on select Wednesday evenings

Community Celebrations

Daylong or evening events planned with community partners, celebrating global cultures with performances, art making, and more

MFA Late Nites

Late night parties at the Museum centered on music, performance, and art

MFA First Fridays

Monthly social evenings kicking off the weekend with art, drinks, and dancing

Events
Special Event
MFA Late Nites
October 25–26, 2019
8:00 pm–2:00 am
Special Event
October 28, 2019
10:30 am–3:00 pm
Community Celebrations
October 30, 2019
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Diwali events are free.

MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
November 1, 2019
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Special Event
November 9, 2019
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Members Early Entry: 9–10 am (Please enter through the Huntington Avenue Entrance.)

Musical Instrument Demonstrations, Music, Special Event
November 14, 2019
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
November 16, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
Special Event
November 20, 2019
6:30 pm–6:45 pm
Special Event
November 20, 2019
7:30 pm–7:45 pm
Special Event
December 1, 2019
10:00 am–5:00 pm
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
December 6, 2019
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
December 11, 2019
6:30 pm–6:45 pm
Special Event
December 11, 2019
7:30 pm–7:45 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
December 14, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
December 18, 2019
4:30 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Hanukkah events are free

School Vacation Weeks
December 26, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
December 27, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
December 28, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
December 29, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
December 30, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
December 31, 2019
10:00 am–4:00 pm
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
January 3, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
January 11, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
January 20, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

Community Celebrations
February 1, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.