Special Events

The MFA is a venue for festive social events, cultural celebrations great for kids, yoga in the Shapiro Family Courtyard, relevant discussions of pressing issues, and popular annual events like Art in Bloom. Enjoy the Museum and its art at a special event that appeals to you and meet others who share your interests.

The City Talks

Free public forums on select Wednesday evenings

Community Celebrations

Daylong or evening events planned with community partners, celebrating global cultures with performances, art making, and more

MFA Late Nites

Late night parties at the Museum centered on music, performance, and art

MFA First Fridays

Monthly social evenings kicking off the weekend with art, drinks, and dancing

Events
Community Celebrations
September 25, 2019
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all ASL Night events are free.

The City Talks
The City Talks
September 25, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
October 4, 2019
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
October 12, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
October 14, 2019
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

The City Talks
The City Talks
October 16, 2019
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Special Event
MFA Late Nites
October 25–26, 2019
8:00 pm–2:00 am
Special Event
October 28, 2019
10:30 am–3:00 pm
Community Celebrations
October 30, 2019
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Diwali events are free.

MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
November 1, 2019
6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
November 16, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
December 6, 2019
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
December 14, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
December 18, 2019
4:30 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Hanukkah events are free

MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
January 3, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Special Event
Namaste Saturday
January 11, 2020
9:00 am–10:00 am
Community Celebrations
January 20, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

Community Celebrations
February 1, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
February 7, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
March 6, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Community Celebrations
March 21, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm
MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
May 1, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Community Celebrations
May 25, 2020
10:00 am–5:00 pm

Free admission. 
All events are free.

MFA First Fridays
MFA First Fridays
June 5, 2020
6:00 pm–9:30 pm
Community Celebrations
June 17, 2020
5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Free admission begins at 4 pm. All Juneteenth events are free.