All Museum public programs are canceled through August 31, 2020.

Please consider supporting the Museum, its art, and its programs with a gift to the MFA Fund.

Discover the stories behind the artwork with free talks offered throughout the month. Tap into expert knowledge with MFA curators and conservators every Sunday during Curated Conversations. Or, explore one object in depth with knowledgeable guides during regular pop-up 15-minute Spotlight Talks.

Free with Museum admission

Spotlight Talk
April 8, 2020
4:15 pm–4:30 pm

Topic: Celestial Women architectural corner fragment
Presenter: Sina Seri

Spotlight Talk
April 8, 2020
4:30 pm–4:45 pm

Topic: Edouard Manet, Execution of the Emperor Maximilian
Presenter: Molly Bankert

Spotlight Talk
April 8, 2020
4:45 pm–5:00 pm

Topic: Amida, the Buddha of Infinite Light
Presenter: Satomi Nishimiya

Spotlight Talk
April 8, 2020
5:00 pm–5:15 pm

Topic: Francesco del Cossa, The Meeting of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba
Presenter: Erin Jansen

Spotlight Talk
April 8, 2020
5:15 pm–5:30 pm

Topic: Kehinde Wiley, John, 1st Baron Byron
Presenter: Gabby Paiva

Spotlight Talk
April 15, 2020
4:15 pm–4:30 pm

Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright, Tall back side chair
Presenter: Sophie Mailhot

Spotlight Talk
April 15, 2020
4:30 pm–4:45 pm

Topic: Ellen Day Hale, Self Portrait
Presenter: Hannah Conlon

Spotlight Talk
April 15, 2020
5:00 pm–5:15 pm

Topic: John Martin, Seventh Plague of Egypt
Presenter: Hanna van Belle

Spotlight Talk
April 15, 2020
5:15 pm–5:30 pm

Topic: Nishida Jun, Zetsu No. 8
Presenter: Jaycie Henderson

Spotlight Talk
April 22, 2020
4:45 pm–5:00 pm

Topic: J. Gregory Wiggins and William Francis Spicer, U.S. Frigate Constitution
Presenter: Anne Bordes

Spotlight Talk
April 22, 2020
5:00 pm–5:15 pm

Topic: Cylinder vase
Presenter: Julia Joyce

Spotlight Talk
April 22, 2020
5:15 pm–5:30 pm

Topic: Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Ehre, Mut und Zuversicht ( Honor, Courage and Confidence)
Presenter: Gina Lindner

Spotlight Talk
April 22, 2020
5:30 pm–5:45 pm

Topic: Stan Natchez, Guernica to Wounded Knee
Presenter: Matthew Lopes