The MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world with a collection that encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art.

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Use the Museum’s Collections Search to learn more about the works of art in the collection.

Check out the Guide to Searching the Collections for tips on using the Collections Search.

Art for This Moment

Great works of art can deepen our understanding of the world around us. As we confront the events shaping this period in history, MFA staff, artists, and others share objects from across our collections that carry personal significance and global resonance.

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MFA Ambassadors Respond to the Collection

These insightful essays by the MFA Ambassadors, the Museum’s group of work-study college students, present new, unexpected, and thoughtful perspectives on some familiar works found throughout the Museum’s galleries.

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