The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, unveils in November its spectacular new wing for the Art of the Americas and the soaring glass-enclosed Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard, designed by Foster + Partners (London). Visitors attending the Museum's opening celebrations will be among the first to see the new spaces and enjoy festivities ranging from a black-tie gala and stylish dance party, to special events for members and free Community Days.
Art of the Americas Wing 121,307 square feet Number of galleries 53 -- includes nine period rooms and four Behind the Scenes galleries Gallery space…
The Museum Council kicked off the season with a bang on September 18 with a fabulous season opener featuring short gallery talks by more than ten MFA curators, drinks and snacks, and a DJ mixing in the Shapiro Family Courtyard. More than 400 guests had the chance to mix and mingle at the Museum that evening and we were thrilled to welcome twenty new member households as a result of this new annual initiative.
Julie Crites (above, second from left) has recently joined the Museum of Fine Arts as the new development officer overseeing the Museum Council Program.
Did you know that a benefit of upper level Museum Council membership is travel opportunities with the MFA ? We recently caught up with Museum Council Steering Committee member, Meg Miller who traveled to Miami Beach with the MFA for Art Basel Miami Beach (ABMB) in early December. Here's what Meg said about this year's trip:
Power and passion will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) in an exhibition of works by 12 women photographers from Iran and the Arab World.
One-of-a-Kind Installation Features Dramatic Tented Fabric Ceiling and Works by Leading Designers of the Era
BOSTON, MA (September 24, 2013)—An evening dress blooming with roses, fuchsia designer heels and a glittering pink topaz brooch are among the fashions…
MFA Hosts Celebration of Benin Kingdom Arts and Culture on September 25 with Benin Officials and Local Community BOSTON—The Museum of Fine Arts,…