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Hard truths: Hard to resist

Hard truths: Hard to resist

James MacDonald

November 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Craig Atkinson, with credits in award-winning documentaries such as "Detropia,"made his disquieting directorial debut with “Do Not Resist,” a documentary film that made its Boston debut at the Museum of Fine Arts this month. The film examined the militarization of police forces in the United Sta...

Review: Sorrow is Born in the Hasty Heart

Maliha Khan

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

The 1950’s is brought back to life at the Museum of Fine Arts through their latest film series “Reagan in Hollywood: The Origins of a Conservative Icon. The series derives the legendary of Mr. Reagan prior to his term in office. One of his movies in particular, Hasty Heart which has won the Golden Globe for ...

MFA announces confidence in contemporary collection

Morgan Hume and Catarina Protano

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The fall season brings change, whether it is in the world of fashion, or the shift in weather. For the Museum of Fine Arts, it’s new contemporary exhibits. The museum held a fall preview event on Sept. 16 to promote the upcoming additions to their contemporary collections.  The MFA’s “Making Modern...

‘Megacities Asia’

‘Megacities Asia’

Felicity Otterbein

June 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

Stories accumulate like pollution in big cities. Stories of lives untold, laughs never shared and events never spoken of. Twenty-four digital screen panels reflect the faces of the eleven artists who contributed to the 19-piece exhibit, “Megacities Asia,” at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. A “megacity” r...

MFA exhibit displays Ritts’s versatility

MFA exhibit displays Ritts’s versatility

Sam Humphrey

November 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

Two rooms distinguished by contrasting atmospheres showcase the multifaceted work of American photographer Herb Ritts at his exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts. The well-curated collection is a fitting anthology of his long career. In one room, dark walls and dim lighting showcase the subtleties...

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

MFA sparks conversation in new exhibit

November 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch The Museum of Fine Arts' newest exhibition “Conversation Piece” invites interactions by displaying contemporary works that serve as platforms for dialogue. The MFA says that by taking everyday objects, such as a curtain, a TV, table, or chairs, as a starting point for conversation...

MFA displays work of Spanish master in new exhibit

MFA displays work of Spanish master in new exhibit

Haley Peabody

October 15, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts unveiled to the public a one-of-a-kind exhibit last Sunday, featuring selected works by Spanish artist Francisco Goya. “I don’t think we’ve ever seen anything like it in Boston before,” said Malcom Rogers, director of the MFA. The exhibit, which is the largest collection...

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

MFA Brings Old Hollywood to Boston

September 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

By Maria Baluch If you have ever dreamed of the stunning dresses and gowns worn by Hollywood actresses, now is your chance to see them up-close and in person. The Museum of Fine Arts has a new exhibit called “Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen.” As you open the doubl...

MFA houses unique exhibit presenting Boston Loves Impressionists

MFA houses unique exhibit presenting Boston Loves Impressionists

April 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured Stories

By Molly Hubert The Boston Loves Impressionists exhibit is now on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, displaying a selection collected over the years by dealers, curators, and collectors, and now, the works of local impressionist lovers. During the month of January, the museum made a list of Impressionist,...

MFA showcases first exhibit of contemporary Latin American art

MFA showcases first exhibit of contemporary Latin American art

Haley Peabody

March 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Featured Stories

Vibrant colors and mixed media bathe the white walls of the Henry and Louis Foster Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts in vigor and energy as they debut the MFA’s newest exhibit, "Permission To Be Global/Prácticas Globales." The gallery exhibits contemporary art from the Caribbean and South America...

MFA organizes contest displaying Boston’s love for impressionism

MFA organizes contest displaying Boston’s love for impressionism

Haley Peabody

February 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

As the European Impressionist gallery at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) shuts its doors for renovation, the window to another exhibit opens. This past weekend, the MFA unveiled its newest display, “Boston Loves Impressionism.” Visitors of all ages came to spend their Valentine’s Day celebrating...

MFA Displays Japanese Prints in Printmaking Exhibit

MFA Displays Japanese Prints in Printmaking Exhibit

Haley Peabody

February 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston

New to the Museum of Fine Arts is an exhibit portraying the works and creative process behind Japanese printmakers of the 20th century. This was a unique period in time where artists were able to break free of more restrictive, market driven printmaking and focus more on their own artistry, resulting...

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