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Venue:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)
Dates:Fri, Sat from 3/31/23 - 3/31/23
Hours:8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:see below
Category:Arts & Culture
MFA Late Nites returns in March! Come see the major works of Hokusai while the exhibition is at the museum. Join us for a night of art, food, music, and fun!

Music and Performance
Hear Us Now: Amplifying Sounds of the Diaspora
8 pm–1 am
Level 1, Shapiro Family Courtyard

DJ Real P is joined by a range of artists and performers for a musical journey showcasing sounds and moves rooted in African and Black ancestry. Performances include live art from Ambrojah, dance from AfroBeats Boston, music from Y.A.K. Band, and DJ sets from Slick Vick, Mez.Wav, and DJ Real P.

Words and Vines Experience
8 pm–Midnight
Level 2, 465 Bar and Restaurant

Curated and hosted by Black Cotton Club and Emerald City Plant Shop, Words and Vines Experience invites you to enjoy and share poems, songs, stories, affirmations, and prayers in an intimate setting. While you’re enjoying the show, purchase art from local artists and one-of-a-kind products from local makers.

“Hear Us Now” and “Words and Vines Experience” are curated by the Teachers’ Lounge, LiteWork Events, BAMS Fest, Emerald City Plant Shop, and DJ ReaL P.

Art Making
Tote Bags
8–11:30 pm
Level 1, Linde Family Wing, Druker Studios

Decorate your own canvas tote with designs inspired by the work of legendary Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.

SMFA at Tufts: Meet the Artists
8–11 pm
Level 1, Gallery 168

Stop by “SMFA at Tufts: Archive and Autobiography” to meet local artists with work featured in the exhibition. Speak to them, learn about their processes, and participate in art-making activities.

In Conversation with Maria Lassnig’s Films
8:30–9:30 pm
Level 1, Room 156

Join two contemporary artists and a curator for a lively conversation on the intersection of gender, identity, and intimate interpersonal relationships in Maria Lassnig’s films. See excerpts from Lassnig’s work as well as work by others. Featuring curator Sophie Cavoulacos and artists Samantha Nye and Ng'endo Mukii.

Hokusai’s Great Wave with Lego Bricks
9 and 10 pm
Level 1, Gund Gallery, LG31

Learn about the process of making a three-dimensional wonder inspired by Hokusai’s iconic Great Wave with Lego certified professional Jumpei Mitsui.

Guests of all ages are welcome; visitors wishing to consume alcohol must be 21+.

Valid ID with proof of age is required to purchase alcohol.

Food and drink will be available for purchase; no outside food or beverage allowed.

COST↑ top

Tickets at the door $25.00 | Advanced tickets are sold out



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Phone: (617) 267-9300


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