Location Filming/Photography Request Form

Thank you for your interest in filming and/or conducting photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Please complete this form. Processing takes approximately 4–6 weeks, and incomplete information will result in delays.

In order to process your request, please note the following:

  • The MFA will require a synopsis of the proposed film.
  • A certificate of insurance is required before filming can occur on MFA property.
  • If photo materials are required from the MFA, a rental fee will be charged.
  • There will also be a broadcast/reproduction fee based on the amount of film coverage of the MFA's art objects.

Please feel free to supplement this form with other materials which may help us to evaluate your company’s project.

For additional assistance, please contact:

MFA Images—Digital Image Resources
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 369-4338 | E-mail: mfaimages@mfa.org

Contact Information


Project Information

Indicate whether filming will include art object(s) and/or MFA property.

To specify additional objects, use the Add button at the bottom of this section.

Art Objects
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Filming Information

Indicate the date and total time filming would take place, including set-up and breakdown.

All filming must be done during hours that the Museum is closed to the public either prior to 10 am or after 5 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. Filming is not permitted on weekends.

Equipment Information

Describe the equipment and lighting that will be used, including model names, sound/microphones, generators, trucks, trailers, catering, etc.
Describe lighting and camera set-ups.
Indicate other needs, such as electrical, security, acoustic, etc.

Crew Information

Primary Contact
Estimate the total number of crew members attending the filming, including on-camera talent.
List the names and positions of all crew members who will be present at filming. Indicate if freelance and from where. Separate individuals with semi-colons.

Production Information

(i.e. CD-ROM, electronic/internet, print, etc.)
Describe the off-air plans for this project.
Explain what rights you are requesting.

Contact MFA Images

Digital Image Resources
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

617-437-7471 fax