To make the most of your group visit to the MFA, please take a look at our Tips for Groups before requesting a visit.
Explore the MFA with your children! Search for objects and images, from dogs and trees to dragons to arms and armor, to learn interesting facts and get ideas for art-making activities. Each activity sheet focuses on a specific theme, linking intriguing objects from many cultures.
MFA Artful Healing offers art-making activities for children, teens, young adults, and their families in Boston-area hospitals and healthcare centers. The MFA currently provides off-site workshops at Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. These art workshops provide a fun and creative experience for participants undergoing medical treatment.