If you’re planning to bring a school group to the MFA on a self-guided visit, here are some activities to bring along that will make your visit that…
Although frequently eclipsed in the public imagination by its northern neighbor Egypt, ancient Nubia has a long and glorious past. There, in what is today Sudan, a series of civilizations flourished for more than 6,000 years.
Large-scale decorative tattoos became one of the most eye-catching art forms of Japanese popular culture during the late Edo period (1615–1868). They first began to appear in cities such as Edo (modern Tokyo) and Osaka in the early 19th century.
Tiny is trendy: with tiny houses and minimalist movements encouraging people to live in smaller spaces with fewer belongings, small objects are attracting new attention.
"Goya in Black and White" is comprised of approximately 70 prints drawn entirely from the MFA’s renowned collection of works by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya (1746–1828). The exhibition is curated by Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Curator Emeritus of Prints and Drawings.
Designed in the spirit of a European palace, the renovated Koch Gallery showcases paintings from Italy, France, Flanders, and Spain from 1550 to 1700 and German silver.
This gallery is closed in anticipation of an ambitious transformation of the George D. and Margo Behrakis Wing for Art of the Ancient World, scheduled to open December 18, 2021.