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

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Lectures

Fuel your curiosity with lectures from visual and performing artists, curators, conservators, critics, and authors.

Courses

Dive deeper into art and exhibitions with five-session courses. Sign up for all or just the sections that interest you most.

Looking Together

Choose from two-, three-, or four-session small-group discussions. Engage with the Museum’s collection and exhibitions in the galleries.

Events
Title Type Time
Writing the Future: An Epic Conversation Lecture April 4, 2020
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Alternative Grooves: Hip-Hop and Improvisation in New York City’s Underground Lecture April 7, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Potpourri Looking Together April 7–28, 2020
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Prints and Drawings Lecture April 8, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Alternative Grooves: Hip-Hop and Improvisation in New York City’s Underground Lecture April 9, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Writing the Future: A Closer Look Lecture April 14, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Art of the Americas Lecture April 15, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
"Writing the Future" with the Curator Looking Together April 15–May 13, 2020
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Lady Pink: In Conversation Deborah and Martin Hale Visiting Artist Lecture April 15, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Reflections on Self-Portraiture Looking Together April 16–30, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Writing the Future: A Closer Look Lecture April 16, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Artist Talk: Julie Mehretu Lecture April 23, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Betty Cooke and American Modernist Jewelry Kathryn C. Buhler Lecture April 26, 2020
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Basquiat and the History of Graffiti Lecture April 28, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
The Garden in Art and Art in the Garden Looking Together April 29–May 6, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Musical Instruments Lecture April 29, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Women in Art at the MFA Looking Together April 29–May 6, 2020
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Basquiat and the History of Graffiti Lecture April 30, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Folk Art and the Necessity of Double Consciousness Lecture May 5, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
On View Now Looking Together May 5–26, 2020
1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Art of Africa and Oceania Lecture May 6, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Portrayals of the Black Female Figure from Manet to Matisse Robert J. Boardingham Memorial Lecture May 6, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
They Persisted: Women Artists at the MFA Looking Together May 7–21, 2020
11:00 am–12:30 pm
Politics, Conflict, and Leadership in the Arts of Asia Looking Together May 7–14, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Wider Horizons of Chinese Arts: Visual Culture in the Villages Lecture May 12, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm