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

Free admission. 
All events are free.

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

Free admission all day

MFA First Fridays
February 7, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
February 8, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
School Vacation Weeks
February 17, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
February 18, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
February 19, 2020
10:00 am–8:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
February 20, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
School Vacation Weeks
February 21, 2020
10:00 am–4:00 pm
MFA First Fridays
March 6, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
March 14, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
March 18, 2020
4:00 pm–10:00 pm

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

Special Event
MFA Late Nites
April 3–4, 2020
8:00 pm–2:00 am
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
April 11, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
MFA First Fridays
May 1, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
May 9, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
May 25, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

MFA First Fridays
June 5, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
June 13, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
June 17, 2020
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm. All Juneteenth events are free.

Community Celebrations
September 16, 2020
4:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Latinx Heritage Night events are free.

Community Celebrations
September 30, 2020
4:00 pm–10:00 pm

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

Community Celebrations
October 12, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

Community Celebrations
November 18, 2020
4:00 pm–10:00 pm

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

Community Celebrations
December 9, 2020
4:00 pm–10:00 pm

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