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
Session 1 of 12 in MFA Collections Through Time course
Assistive listening system