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About the Tour
Edmund Barry Gaither, former MFA curator and director of the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, guides you through the MFA’s rich collection of works by African American artists from the early 19th century to today.
Preview the Tour
MFA Guide is made possible through the generous support of the John W. Henry Family Foundation.
Planning a visit? Don’t forget an MFA Guide
Rent at any ticket desk, Sharf Visitor Center, and Gund Gallery (LG31). Or add to your online ticket purchase.
The mobile MFA Guide is free to visitors who are blind, low vision, Deaf, or hard of hearing. MFA Guides are touch screen players with a screen reading option and text transcripts, and includes hearing aid neckloops with t-switches as well as headsets. An American Sign Language tour offers a selection of MFA collection highlights, and audio description is available through much of the Museum.
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