Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until 10 pm
Looking to heat up your evenings in the city? Add some sizzle to your summer with our red-hot lineup of evening programs, featuring art, music, films, and more. As the sun goes down, don’t miss out on Summer Nights at the MFA!
The MFA is open 7 days a week and Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until 10 pm, so check out the lineup and mark your calendars!
Concerts in the Courtyard
Every Wednesday, July 3–August 28
If you're a live music fan, the courtyard is the place to be this summer. From Amythyst Kiah to The Garifuna Collective, to Patty Larkin, see the full lineup and get your tickets. Doors open at 6 pm, music starts at 7:30 pm.
MFA First Fridays
June 7, 6—9:30 pm; July 5; August 2; September 6
Kick off MFA First Fridays this summer with a rainbow cocktail to celebrate Pride Week! Come back each month for more music, dancing, and art making. Free for Members or $25 for non-members. For visitors 21 and older; valid with ID and proof of age.
June 19, 5–10 pm
Come together to recognize creativity, community, and freedom at the MFA’s annual celebration of Juneteenth. Co-produced with The Urban Labs, this free night includes thoughtful discussion, powerful art, and engaging music featuring local artists.
June 19, July 11, August 15, September 12
Join us for our monthly free outdoor film series on the front lawn, starting with the mind-bending animated hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, part of the kick-off celebration for the 21st annual Roxbury International Film Festival. Screenings start at sunset. See the full lineup.
Roxbury International Film Festival
Join us for this fan favorite, the largest New England film festival dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color, the 21st Annual Roxbury International Film Festival. Get tickets.
French Film Festival
From crowd-pleasing comedies to artful dramas, this year’s French Film Festival offers something for everyone! Check for the full lineup; tickets go on sale June 20, so mark those calendars.