Henryk Ross (1910–1991) worked as a photographer for the Polish press before World War II began. Born in Warsaw, he was living in Lodz in 1940 when the Nazis confined all Jews to the ghetto. Ross was made a photographer for the Jewish Administration’s Statistics Department, which required him to produce propaganda images, as well as identification photographs of ghetto residents. At the same...
View details ⇨
Henryk Ross 19101991 worked as a photographer for the Polish press before
Mary Mathews
Calling all MFA members—special early entry to "Matisse in the Studio" on weekends! Spend a quiet morning with Matisse starting at 9 am, before the Museum opens to the public.
Calling all MFA membersspecial early entry to Matisse in the Studio on

Early Weekend Entry to “Matisse in the Studio”

bit.ly
Elise Hauenstein
Normaria Aguilar
Susan Hinman Waldman
Day and night, inside and out, Summer at the MFA is in full swing!
Day and night inside and out Summer at the MFA is in full swing

It’s summer at the MFA!

bit.ly
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is teaming up with Night Shift Brewing to pair Matisse with Matisse! We're keeping our "Matisse in the Studio" exhibition open late on its final night in Boston, and bringing you an exclusive opportunity to try Night Shift's limited-edition Matisse saison beer—saved just for the occasion.

Don't miss your last chance to see the show that The Wall Street Journal...
View details ⇨
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is teaming up with Night Shift

MFA & Night Shift: Final Night of Matisse

EVENT - facebook.com
Susan Huppi
Nancy West
Feliz Smith
The term "bapo," or "eight brokens," alludes to the hidden messages of the revolutionary paintings on view in our new exhibition—often wishes for good fortune. Eight is a lucky number in Chinese culture, and broken, or less-than-complete, objects can also have favorable implications, since perfection could bring about misfortune.

Pictured: "Untitled," 1911, Liu Lingheng, on view in "China's 8...
View details ⇨
The term bapo or eight brokens alludes to the hidden messages of
On loan from the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, "Minerva and the Centaur" (about 1482) showcases Botticelli's ability to endow mythological figures with lifelike presence and grace, which astonished his peers.

See this painting and other rare works from Italy in "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine," on view through July 9!
On loan from the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence Minerva and the
Coleen Dailey
Kathy Keel
Inela Selimovic
If you're in harbor for Sail Boston, make sure to visit our Model Ship Gallery, a space devoted to the golden age of maritime ship models.
If youre in harbor for Sail Boston make sure to visit our
Kara Stearns
Emily Woodward
Jean Schwartz
Today is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This Wednesday, we’re partnering with Epicenter Community to celebrate creativity, community and freedom at our fifth annual Juneteenth event.
Today is Juneteenth the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of

Juneteenth at MFA Boston

EVENT - facebook.com
Start off your week with Music Monday! Several types of harpsichord were manufactured during the Baroque era, but examples from the 18th-century are the most sought-after by present performers and collectors. Their rich tonal palette is shown off to great effect by the French composers such as Jean-Philippe Rameau and François Couperin. In this video, Michael Sponseller performs “The...
View details ⇨
Kaicheng Liang
Castletown House & Parklands
Christopher Blackington
Looking for tall ships? After visiting Sail Boston this week, swing by to see our 1928 model of the USS Constitution!
Looking for tall ships After visiting Sail Boston this week swing by
Jen Summers
John Gillis
Edward Slaney
It’s never too early to become an art lover. Happy Father's Day from the MFA!

: @gittulja on Instagram
It’s never too early to become an art lover Happy Father's Day from the MFA
Bonnie Benhayon
Paula Hernandez
Darya Herscovici
Happy Father’s Day! For some quality time with Dad, check out our special display of Big Papi’s World Series championship rings, “David Ortiz: King of the Diamond.” bit.ly/2t76jFV
Happy Fathers Day For some quality time with Dad check out our
We love seeing creative dads and their kids experience the MFA together! Who’s joining us for Father's Day weekend?

: dparmer on Twitter
We love seeing creative dads and their kids experience the MFA together
In the mid-19th century, a number of artists across China departed from the age-old subjects of landscapes and figures. Instead, they began to paint illusionistic compositions that depict fragments of cherished cultural treasures. "China's 8 Brokens: Puzzles of the Treasured Past," now on view, is the first museum exhibition on the revolutionary aesthetic known as "bapo."...
View details ⇨
In the mid19th century a number of artists across China departed from
Patricia Ploehn
Welcome, Sail Boston! This grand scene of a bustling Boston Harbor was created in 1850 by Fitz Henry Lane.
Welcome Sail Boston This grand scene of a bustling Boston Harbor was
Carol Clark
Bryon Hoelzer
Dot McCormack
For Father’s Day weekend, we’re sharing Matisse’s paintings of his daughter Marguerite, who was one of his favorite models. The work on the left (1906–07, Musée Picasso Paris) captures her at age 13, in a highly abstracted style. In the work on the right (1916, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), Marguerite appears at age 23, bolder and more self-possessed. Both are on view in “Matisse...
View details ⇨
For Fathers Day weekend were sharing Matisses paintings of his daughter Marguerite
Abstract Art BOGO
We're excited to announce a gift of colonial Latin American art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros! Nine works—including our first Venezuelan oil painting and first work of colonial Brazilian silver—join the MFA's growing Art of the Americas collection.

Pictured: "Nuestra Señora de Guía (Our Lady of Guidance)," about 1762, Juan Pedro López.
Were excited to announce a gift of colonial Latin American art from
Cesar Augusto Guerra Acevedo
Dave Nash
Angela Hass-Dimisioris
Dads and the Boston Red Sox go hand-in-hand, so kick off Father’s Day weekend with us and celebrate Boston’s beloved MVP, Big Papi!

See David Ortiz’s World Series Championship rings from 2004, 2007 and 2013 in a special installation in our Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art: bit.ly/2t76jFV
Dads and the Boston Red Sox go handinhand so kick off Fathers
Shirley Sierra
Brandi Leigh
Josh Kozlowski