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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (“MFA”) thanks you for your order. These Terms and Conditions state the terms governing your order and use of the Images. Please read it carefully and contact us at the addresses given below if you have any questions. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE INTENDED TO FORM A BINDING AGREEMENT. BY ACCEPTANCE AND USE OF THE IMAGES DELIVERED AS A RESULT OF YOUR ORDER (THE “Images”) YOU INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
The original MFA was founded in 1870 and opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876, the nation's centennial. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years, the collection and number of visitors grew exponentially, and in 1909 the Museum moved to its current home on Huntington Avenue.