The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, welcomes higher education audiences to engage deeply with its collections, programs, and spaces. Whether connecting with the Museum as part of a class or with friends and family, the MFA offers many ways to deepen learning, inspire curiosity, and connect with others.
There are many ways to become more involved with the MFA. Consider applying for an internship or staff position, and learn more about MFA Ambassadors.
Looking for information about works of art in the MFA’s collections? Search our collections database and library of videos.
Visiting the Museum
The MFA offers many opportunities to learn, unwind, and connect with others through exhibitions, programs, and social events.
A College Student’s Guide to the MFA
Designed with college students in mind, check out these tips for exploring the MFA in person and remotely while learning about how museums operate.
Museum Admission and Discounts
University Membership Program
The University Membership Program offers free ticketed admission to students, faculty, and staff with a valid ID from participating colleges and universities in Massachusetts.
Interested in learning more about how your institution can participate in the University Membership Program? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-369-4136.
Pozen Community College Access Program
The Pozen Community College Access Program offers free ticketed admission to students, faculty, and staff with valid ID from community colleges across the Commonwealth. Museum admission is available for 15 schools, in 24 locations, that comprise the Massachusetts Community College System.
New Hampshire and Maine Colleges and Universities
Students, faculty, and staff attending New Hampshire and Maine colleges and universities are eligible for free ticketed admission with a valid ID. In addition, undergraduate students from New Hampshire and Maine attending school in other states are also eligible for free ticketed admission with a valid student ID and a proof of residence. Free admission is generously provided by the Lunder Maine Student Membership Program and the McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program.
Self-guided visits are available for college groups that are part of the University Members program. To learn more and to reserve your group visit, see University Member Group Visits.