Past Exhibitions

Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression

November 15, 2020–March 28, 2021

The MFA brings together its unparalleled collection of Monet paintings for the first time in a generation—in honor of its 150th anniversary

Cézanne: In and Out of Time

November 11, 2020–February 28, 2021

French painter Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) found complexity in the world around him and engaged with it through his art. His landscapes appear impossible...

Community Arts Initiative: Exchange Codes

November 11, 2020–April 11, 2021

Kids collaborate to imagine pathways of an interconnected world

Murals for the Movement

September 26–November 23, 2020

This stirring outdoor installation is part of Murals for the Movement, Street Theory Gallery’s new public art initiative aimed at reimagining American...

Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits

March 1–12, 2020

A modern master turns his unflinching eye on himself

Reimagining Home
Photographs by Bahman Jalali and Gohar Dashti

January 11–March 12, 2020

Two Iranian artists infuse documentation with imagination

SMFA at Tufts: Juried Student Exhibition 2019–2020

November 16, 2019–March 12, 2020

Works by the next generation of artists

Read My Lips

October 26, 2019–March 12, 2020

Four contemporary videos explore the female voice

Contemporary Art: Five Propositions

October 26, 2019–March 12, 2020

Reconsidering the MFA’s contemporary collection

Ancient Nubia Now

October 13, 2019–January 20, 2020

Might and majesty on the Nile This exhibition of magnificent jewelry, pottery, sculpture, metalwork, and more from the MFA’s collection of ancient...