A Boston summer music tradition returns

Concerts in the Courtyard are back after two long years! Tucked inside the MFA’s Calderwood Courtyard, this series showcases the hottest, most diverse acts from Boston and around the globe.

Doors open at 6 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm. Seasonal flatbreads, cheese and fruit boxes, and grab-and-go items (chips, cookies)—plus beer, wine, and soft drinks—are available for purchase beginning when doors open.

Sponsors

The Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld Concerts in the Courtyard is supported by Elaine and Jerome Rosenfeld.

Past Events

Music

August 11, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Lakou Mizik is a powerhouse collective of Haitian roots musicians with a soulful energy and a mix of styles that feels both mystical and familiar. In...

Music

August 4, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Sunny Jain’s Wild Wild East encompasses myriad facets of Jain’s identity as a first-generation South Asian American and global musician—from his...

Music

August 4, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

This concert has been canceled.

Music

July 28, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

Due to inclement weather, this concert will now take place indoors, in Remis Auditorium.

Music

July 21, 2022
7:30 pm–9:30 pm

On Barbara, Barrie Lindsay’s first self-produced album, and second under the moniker Barrie, the musician and songwriter confronts the loss of a...

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


Event Policies

Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs (3 feet or under when unfolded) and/or blankets are recommended. Outside food and beverages and tall chairs are not permitted. All bags are subject to inspection by Museum staff.

For more information about what you can bring and inclement weather, please see Concerts in the Courtyard Policies.

Dining Options

Cheese and fruit boxes, grab-and-go items like chips and cookies, beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for purchase at the concert starting when doors open. See the drink menu.

Food may be ordered to go from the New American Café and brought to the concert. See the New American Café’s to-go menu.