Wednesday, February 26, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
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Add to Calendar 2020-02-26 13:00:00 2020-02-26 14:30:00 History of the MFA and Its Collections 02/26/2020 01:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Explore the history of the MFA and the development of its collection over the past 150 years with MFA historian Maureen Melton and director of Collections Benjamin Weiss. Through stories of the community’s generosity, learn how the MFA has grown into one of the nation’s great art museums, how the collection has changed, and how purposeful collecting will guide that growth in the years ahead.

Maureen Melton, Susan Morse Hilles Director of Libraries and Archives
Ben Weiss, director of Collections, Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Visual Culture

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Supported by the MFA Associates, MFA Senior Associates, and Weekend Guides in honor of Barbara Martin.