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MFA invites Native American musicians and dancers to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

MFA invites Native American musicians and dancers to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Leo Castaneda-Pineda

October 16, 2019

Indigenous Peoples' Day, observed on Oct. 14 in lieu of Columbus Day, celebrates the culture of indigenous populations, honors their ancestors and brings awareness to the issues they have faced in both a historical and modern-day context. The Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) joined in this celebration with f...

MFA reveals forgotten history of Ancient Nubia in new exhibit

MFA reveals forgotten history of Ancient Nubia in new exhibit

Abby O'Connor

October 9, 2019

Most people probably don’t know about the early civilization of Nubia, which bordered and was obscured by Egypt. This civilization has been misrepresented for thousands of years, and the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is trying to shed light on what this culture was truly about. The MFA’s “Ancie...

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Lunar New Year

Sarah Turley

February 15, 2019

The Lunar New Year is celebrated annually throughout Asian culture in different ways, and on Feb. 9, the Museum of Fine Arts hosted a variety of festivities that were open to both member and nonmembers free of charge to show unique ways the holiday is celebrated. The museum had a full day of activities pl...

Takashi Murakami brings Japanese art and culture to Boston

Takashi Murakami brings Japanese art and culture to Boston

Chris DeGusto

October 18, 2017

Usually a quiet and serene setting, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) was anything but traditional on Friday night, as Boston’s best-known epicenter for creativity hosted an enthralling installation to its “MFA Late Nite” seasonal series. Crowds flocked to the historic building as the doors opened to...

‘Megacities Asia’

‘Megacities Asia’

Felicity Otterbein

June 1, 2016

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...

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