From bronze altarpieces to palace pillars to historic men’s masks, the growing MFA collection of African and Pacific art includes masterpieces from…
The Art of the Americas department studies, presents, and cares for the paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts made throughout North, Central, and…
With more than 65,000 works of art including sculpture, jewelry, coffins, mummies, coins, weapons, architecture, vases, carved gems, musical…
The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome department is home to one of the most recognized and distinguished encyclopedic collections of classical art in the…
The MFA’s Asian art collection reflects the creative achievements of artists on the continent of Asia from 4000 BCE to the present. The collection of…
While works by living artists have always been collected by the MFA—Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, and John Singer Sargent were contemporary artists…
The Art of Europe department encompasses the MFA’s rich holdings of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. These include more than 21,000…
From ancient Egyptian broadcollars to contemporary studio jewelry, the MFA has an exciting collection of jewelry from almost every culture. The first…
The word “Judaica” describes Jewish ritual objects used in the home or in the synagogue across history, geography, and media. Silver finials to…
The Museum announced in September 2018 the acquisition of the Howard Greenberg Collection of Photographs, funded by a major gift from the Phillip…
The MFA’s collection of prints and drawings is among the richest in the world, containing almost 200,000 works that range from the beginnings of…
View musical instruments from around the world, ranging from ancient times to the late twentieth century. The Museum is home to over 1,100 instruments…
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was founded during the design reform movement of the late 19th century, when New England was the epicenter of the…