Special Event

MFA First Fridays

Friday, August 2, 2024
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
465 Bar and Restaurant (Restaurant 266)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2024-08-02 18:00:00 2024-08-02 21:00:00 MFA First Fridays 08/02/2024, 6–9 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Looking to relax and have fun at the end of a long week? Unwind with MFA First Fridays, an exciting evening of music, dancing, art making, and more on the first Friday of select months. See art, meet new people, purchase cocktails and delicious bites, and let your hair down as you welcome the weekend at the MFA.

Tickets include general admission to the MFA and are free for members. First Fridays sell out fast, so plan ahead and purchase tickets in advance.

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Wheelchair accessible


Upcoming Dates and Times

Friday, August 2, 2024

Friday, September 6, 2024

Past Dates and Times

Friday, June 7, 2024

Celebrate Pride at the MFA with a drag story reading, art making, music from DJ Dayglow, and more.

Friday, April 5, 2024

Celebrate the exhibition “Dinorá Justice: The Lay of the Land” with art making, talks with the curator, and music from DJ Slick Vick.

Friday, February 2, 2024

Celebrate the exhibition “Tender Loving Care: Contemporary Art from the Collection” with art making, spoken-word poetry, and music from DJ YVNG PAVL. 

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Open to visitors 21+. Valid ID with proof of age required for entry.

Accepted forms of identification for MFA First Friday entrance include:

  • Massachusetts Drivers License
  • Massachusetts Liquor ID
  • Massachusetts ID issued by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
  • Drivers License from any US state
  • Valid Passport (photocopies are not accepted)
  • Federal Identification (e.g. Military ID)

Ticketing Policies

Event Policies

All bags are subject to inspection by Museum staff. Backpacks, large bags, all liquids including hand sanitizer and sunscreen, and outside food or drink are not permitted. Exceptions are made for medical or religious needs. All bags are strongly discouraged, and any bags larger than 11” x 15” must be checked in the Coat Room upon entry.