Conservation of an Egyptian minbar door, Mamluk period, 1382–98: December 2013
Conservation of an Egyptian minbar door, Mamluk period, 1382–98: February 2014
ELLIOT BOSTWICK DAVIS: This picture was one that we really designed much of level 1 around, it was so important to us. It had really not been on view consistently, and it had never been on view with its original frame before, because we really didn’t have the space. It’s virtually a life size portrait. But it’s something new. Sully here was quite innovative and showed a great deal of inspiration in creating what he called an ‘historical portrait.’
[WIND, FIRE CRACKLING, BIRDS SQUAWKING]
Over the past two years, Museum visitors have been able to witness the gradual process of cleaning and restoring West’s painting in the Conservation…
Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), revealed the results of an in-depth study of Boston’s cultural audience, Culture Track 2014: Focus on…
On July 1, 2013, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, launched a new fundraising campaign, The Future Is Now, with the goal of raising $200 million over the course of three years. As we near the end of this first year, we are very pleased to share a progress report with the broader Museum family.
MFA receives gift of Japanese masterpieces