Patron Program Newsletter: Winter 2017

In this issue, hear about a recent trip to Cuba from MaryLee Halpin, learn more about the Patron Program Committee with Azi Djazani, and find out about the history of the Photography department at the MFA and what the Patron Program supports.

Welcome Letter from Joy Kant

Patron Program Committee
Welcome to the Winter 2017 issue of the MFA Patrons newsletter. In these pages, you will find a behind-the-scenes look at our photography collection…

What the Patron Program Supports

Patron Program Committee
Did you know that funds from the Patron Program make up 10 percent of the MFA’s annual operating budget? That’s $6.89 million each year in…

The Patron Program Committee

Patron Program Committee
You may not know that the Patron Program, established by the President and the Board of Trustees in 1975, is governed by a committee. This committee…

Photography at the MFA

Patron Program Committee
The photography program at the MFA dates to 1924 when Alfred Stieglitz gave 27 of his photographs, making the Museum one of the first art museums to…

In Their Words: A Patron Travelogue from MaryLee Halpin

Patron Program Committee
We sat down with MaryLee Halpin, Patron Member since 2002 and member of the Patron Program Committee, to hear about her first experiences traveling…