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She Who Tells a Story
Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

During this critical time for Iran and the Arab world, as national and personal identities are being dismantled and rebuilt, contemporary photography reflects the complexities of unprecedented change.

America Goes Modern
Icons of American Modern Design, 1920–45

During the first half of the 20th century, and especially after the conclusion of the First World War, every industrialized society grappled with what it meant to be modern.

Tattoos in Japanese Prints

Large-scale decorative tattoos became one of the most eye-catching art forms of Japanese popular culture during the late Edo period (1615–1868). They first began to appear in cities such as Edo (modern Tokyo) and Osaka in the early 19th century.

Tiny Treasures

Tiny is trendy: with tiny houses and minimalist movements encouraging people to live in smaller spaces with fewer belongings, small objects are attracting new attention.

China's 8 Brokens
Puzzles of the Treasured Past

This is the first-ever exhibition dedicated to bapo (or “eight brokens”) painting, an innovative artistic genre that emerged in China during the mid-19th century.

Faces! British and American Portraits

More than any other art form, portraits reveal how we wish to be remembered. This exhibition explores identity, fashion, and social ambition on both sides of the Atlantic, from the 18th century to the glamorous era of the early 20th century to the present.

Nubia: Treasures of Ancient Sudan

Although frequently eclipsed in the public imagination by its northern neighbor Egypt, ancient Nubia has a long and glorious past. There, in what is today Sudan, a series of civilizations flourished for more than 6,000 years.

Goya in Black and White

"Goya in Black and White" is comprised of approximately 70 prints drawn entirely from the MFA’s renowned collection of works by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya (1746–1828). The exhibition is curated by Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Curator Emeritus of Prints and Drawings.