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Banner Art Gallery roundtable hosted at MFA ‘City Talks’ draws standing room only crowd
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Banner Art Gallery roundtable hosted at MFA ‘City Talks’ draws standing room only crowd
Last Thursday evening, 130 enthusiastic supporters of Black art gathered at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s William I. Koch Gallery to attend a [Virtual] Art Gallery roundtable, themed “The City Talks: Black Art in Colonial Spaces.”
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Bethann Hardison brings fashion forward
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Bethann Hardison brings fashion forward
Boston is known for many things, but fashion is not one of them. That’s why Bethann Hardison’s presence at the Museum of Fine Arts on May 4 was a sartorial delight.
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Power in pottery: Enslaved artists celebrated in MFA exhibit
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Power in pottery: Enslaved artists celebrated in MFA exhibit
Through July 9, “Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston examines the work of enslaved ceramicists creating both utilitarian and artistic objects in the American South.
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A bitter legacy: Author Bryan Stevenson on the lasting effects of racism in America
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A bitter legacy: Author Bryan Stevenson on the lasting effects of racism in America
Attorney Bryan Stevenson, who chronicled his defense of the unjustly convicted and condemned in his 2014 bestselling memoir “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” gave a sold-out lecture on March 2 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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Frank Bowling exhibit probes painter's political, artistic evolution
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Frank Bowling exhibit probes painter's political, artistic evolution
“Frank Bowling’s Americas,” on view at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston through April 9, 2023, highlights a specific and prolific period of the dynamic British artist’s career.
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New union ratifies contract with MFA
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New union ratifies contract with MFA
On June 28 the employees of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston ratified what will be their first union contract with the museum. By establishing collective bargaining rights, the MFA staff is helping to bring about necessary systemic change for museum workers in general.
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Artistic roots explored in MFA’s Art of the Americas reinstallation
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Artistic roots explored in MFA’s Art of the Americas reinstallation
Diverse stories are at the heart of the third floor reinstallation of the Art of the Americas wing at the Museum of Fine Arts. The reinstallation, titled “Stories Artists Tell: Art of the Americas, the 20th Century” acts as an artistic anthology, telling a different story in each gallery from Native perspectives of the Southwest to images of the midcentury jazz age.
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A stitch in time
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A stitch in time
On view through Jan. 17, 2022 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, “Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories,” follows this journey with 50 quilts spanning 300 years. All but a few are from the museum’s quilt collection, one of the largest in the world.
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Moving fashion forward at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Moving fashion forward at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Earlier this month, theo tyson was appointed to be the Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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Local artists transform MFA entrance with 'Garden for Boston'
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Local artists transform MFA entrance with 'Garden for Boston'
Elizabeth James-Perry and Ekua Holmes are sowing the seeds of artistic healing on the front lawn of the Museum of Fine Arts. In “Garden for Boston,” running through September, the two local artists and activists are using nature to reimagine the way visitors are welcomed to the museum’s main entrance on Huntington Avenue.
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Basquiat, hip-hop embraced by Museum of Fine Arts
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Basquiat, hip-hop embraced by Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presented the streaming series “Hip-Hop Generations” on June 3 at 7 p.m., part of the Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series.
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