Sunday, January 26, 2020
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)
Free with Museum Admission
Add to Calendar 2020-01-26 14:00:00 2020-01-26 15:00:00 Hiding in Plain Sight: Painting Frames at the MFA 01/26/2020 02:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Though often overlooked, frames make up one of the largest collections on view at the MFA. Join Andrew Haines, associate conservator, Furniture and Frame Conservation, as he leads a tour through the Museum’s painting galleries, pointing out highlights of the frame collection. Compare designs from different periods, examine examples of ornament, and discuss some of the alternative gilding techniques conservators use to keep frames looking their best.

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