Thumbs Up: Nice weather This week, the Boston winter has gone on spring break, and it’s been great. The warm weather has melted away most of the snow and the winter blues. Even if it was just for this week, being able to go for a run, eat lunch outside with friends, or not wear…
One of the largest collections of Claude Monet paintings is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) for the first time since it was originally displayed at this location 25 years ago. Known for his use of muted palettes and simple brush strokes, Monet’s revered works once again bring a sense of serenity to Boston in Monet and Boston: Lasting Impressions.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts released a statement in September explaining its reasons for delaying the Philip Guston Now exhibit until 2024. The MFA directors said that given the recent events in the racial justice movement and the coronavirus pandemic the exhibit will be delayed
“The MFA’s 150th anniversary is a moment to honor our past and, more critically, anticipate our future. The Museum was founded with a spirit of generosity and belief in the power of art and artists—values that remain among the pillars of today’s MFA,” said Matthew Teitelbaum
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA) has issued an apology to students from a Dorchester middle school who were subjected to racist comments during a field trip on May 16. The museum went through the security footage of the class’ entire trip and concluded that two visitors made racist comments to the students. Those visitors have been banned from the MFA.
The MFA showcases Paris’ nightlife in the late 19th century through Toulouse-Lautrec’s eyes.
Until August, the MFA will challenge gendered fashion conventions through ‘Gender Bending Fashion.’
Prints from Staatliches Bauhaus—the German school of art, architecture, and design open from 1919 to 1933—are featured in Radical Geometries, an exhibit in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that opened on Feb. 9. It will be open until March 21.
“Normally a museum tells you what you can’t do, but today I am going to tell you what you can do,” said curator Meghan Melvin.