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Memorial Day Open House: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)

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Official Website:Memorial Day Open House: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)
Venue:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)
Location:465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA map
Phone:(617) 267-9300
Dates:Monday, May 30, 2016
Hours:10 am — 5 pm
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Seasonal Fun


Memorial Day Open House: Museum of Fine Arts (MFA)Spend your Memorial Day at the Museum and enjoy exhibitions and programs for and by visitors of all ages. Don’t miss “Megacities Asia.” “Megacities Asia” featuring works by 11 artists who explore global issues of urbanization, consumption, and sustainability—and join local artists and students who interpret and explore Boston’s urban reality.

Drop in on a range of hands-on art-making activities, tour the galleries with trained experts, and meet artists from ArtLifting who have created original works of art in response to “Megacities” and its themes of urban development, migration, consumption, and sustainability.

Don’t miss other special exhibitions: “#techstyle,” “Visiting Masterpieces: Pairing Picasso,” and “The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris.”

Special Events

Musical Performance: Sociedad Latina 1–1:30 pm | Remis Auditorium Blind or Low VisionAssistive Listening System
Showcase: ArtLifting 10 am–5 pm | Shapiro Family Courtyard

Art-Making Activities

10 am–4 pm

Community Mural: Neighborhood Fun Education Center in Druker Family Pavilion, 159 Blind or Low VisionSign Language Interpretation
Flocking in Flight Education Center in Druker Family Pavilion, 160 Blind or Low VisionSign Language Interpretation
Breathing Blossoms Huntington Avenue Entrance Blind or Low Vision
Drawing in the Galleries Calderwood Courtyard

Tours, Talks, and Walks

Family Walks 10:30 am, Noon, 1:30 pm | Meet at Sharf Visitor Center Sign Language InterpretationAssistive Listening System
Guided Tours Various times throughout the day | Meet at Sharf Visitor Center

10:30 am | Highlights of the Museum Collections Assistive Listening SystemSign Language Interpretation
11 am | Three Masterpieces from Asia Assistive Listening System
11:30 am | Art of the Americas Assistive Listening System
Noon | Introduction to the Contemporary Collection Assistive Listening SystemSign Language Interpretation
12:30 pm | 3 in 30 Minutes Assistive Listening System
1 pm | Art of the Ancient World Assistive Listening System
2 pm | Art of Europe Assistive Listening System
3 pm |Art of the Americas Assistive Listening System
ArtLifting Spotlight Talks 11 am, 2, and 3 pm | Shapiro Family Courtyard Sign Language Interpretation
American Sign Language Tour 1 pm | Meet at Sharf Visitor Center Sign Language Interpretation

CostTop

Free all day

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