BPS Sundays

Thanks to a partnership between the MFA and the City of Boston, Boston Public Schools students and up to three family members can visit the MFA for free every first and second Sunday of the month! General admission is redeemable with a valid BPS student ID number, in person at the ticket desk.

Join us this summer for art making, family tours, and more!

Family-Friendly Activities

Offered on July 7 and 14, August 4 and 11

Drop-In Art Making

10 am to 4 pm

Stop by to create your own work of art inspired by the MFA’s collection. Materials provided.


30-Minute Guided Tours

10:30 and 11 am, 1:30 and 2 pm
Meet at Sharf Visitor Center

Led by knowledgeable guides, look closely at artwork across the MFA’s collection. Learn more about old favorites and discover something new!


Artist Toolbox Cart

11 am to 4 pm

Drop by to handle the tools and materials artists use, discuss techniques with knowledgeable staff, and view demonstration pieces and artwork reproductions that reveal how artists create these kinds of objects.