Memorial Day Open House

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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On this special day, the museum will open its doors for a day of celebration with free general admission for all. Highlights include live performances, family art-making activities, and tours.

Special EventsStudents from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School's theater department perform monologues and short scenes. Remis Auditorium, 11 am-NoonThe MFA in partnership with Sociedad Latina presents a musical showcase featuring Sociedad Latina's salsa music ensemble. Remis Auditorium, 12:45-1:15 pmThe MFA highlights films produced by young filmmakers from Mission Hill's Sociedad Latina and the Community Art Center of Cambridge. Remis Auditorium, 1:45-2:45 pmBoston Arts Academy and the Cambridge Youth Dance Program present creative storytelling through dance. Remis Auditorium, 3:30-4:30 pm Ongoing Family Activities10 am-4 pm, locations varyAges 4 and up with adultsWhat's Your Sign? Part 1Linde Family WingVisit "Signs and Symbols," the exhibition created by Boston children with local artist Caleb Neelon to find out what kids are saying. What do you want to say? Sketch ideas for your own sign, then visit the Workshop Studio to paint it. What's Your Sign? Part 2Workshop Studio Explore the art of words and messages. Color and decorate your sign with paint, glitter, markers, stamps and more. Masterpiece RemixOld Master Paintings GalleryChoose a work of art that inspires, excites, or saddens you, and write about it. Rearrange your words into poetry and then make a new work of art that expresses your view. ToursIntroduction to MFA CollectionsMeet at Sharf Visitor CenterFor Families (ages 5-10 with adults) 11:15 am For Teens (Ages 14-18, adults welcome) 12:15 pm English Language 11 am and 1 pm 2 pmSpanish 11:30 amAmerican Sign Language2 pm (for fluent signers only)


  • Event Category Classes and Workshops, Art Museums, Holiday Events
  • Event Cost Free
  • Event Ages All

Event Location

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

(617) 267-9300