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.

Spring lectures on sale March 12!

Join us for lectures on wide-ranging topics from art to architecture. Find a date, time, and subject that suits you and purchase tickets online.

The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Join us for six exciting lectures in a series that brings the greatest names in their fields through our doors.

See the Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Events
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 7, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
April 8, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 9, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 14, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
April 15, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Deborah and Martin Hale Visiting Artist Lecture
April 15, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 16, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
April 23, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Kathryn C. Buhler Lecture
April 26, 2020
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 28, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
April 29, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
Basquiat in Context
April 30, 2020
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Lecture
Folk Art: Multiple Perspectives
May 5, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
May 6, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Robert J. Boardingham Memorial Lecture
May 6, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Lecture
Folk Art: Multiple Perspectives
May 12, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
May 13, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Esther Steinberg Memorial Architecture Lecture
May 13, 2020
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Lecture
Folk Art: Multiple Perspectives
May 19, 2020
10:30 am–12:00 pm
Lecture
MFA Collections through Time
May 20, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Lecture
June 3, 2020
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Ananda Coomaraswamy Annual Lecture
June 7, 2020
2:00 pm–3:00 pm