Recessionista hits Boston! Visit the MFA free this Sunday, easily Boston's largest art museum, containing over 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.
Enjoy free admission, gallery tours, special exhibitions, and family activities.
Some highlights of the MFA's collection include:
- Egyptian artifacts including sculptures, sarcophogi, and jewelry.
- French impressionist and post-impressionist works including Paul Gauguin's Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? as well as works by Manet, Renoir, Degas, Monet, Van Gogh, Cézanne and many others.
- 18th and 19th century American art, including many works by John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent.
Additionally, as part of the First Night New Year's Eve celebrations in Boston, master ice carver Steve Rose will recreate the Bersha Procession, a 4,000-year-old sculpture currently on view in The Secrets of Tomb 10A exhibition. The sculpture will be on view December 31 on Boston Common.