Museums in Boston, MA - Page 1

Find museums in Boston, MA. Listings include Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Museum of Science, Boston, The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Boston Children's Museum. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.


  • 10/20/21
    "Milton Rogovin, a white photographer, captures the coming-of-age story of a young African American man. Across three different images, we see him jump from being a child, to a teenager, to an adult d...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/20/21
    Throughout the 19th century, the Boston Waterworks struggled to balance the competing demands of expanding access to the water system and increasing the supply for those already connected. Fire Chie...
    > Waterworks Museum
  • 10/20/21
    Seeing double? 🤔 Jean Baptiste Armand Guillaumin visited his mother’s family in south-central France in the summer of 1889, when he painted a vibrant view of a rocky ravine with a bridge. He became...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/20/21
    It's spooky season! Are you ready for that chilling time of year? Us Bostonians know a thing or two about a *wicked* Halloween! 🧹 🎃: “Halloween Witch” (1905), wash and stencil on card stock
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/19/21
    "As she's moving, she's creating a path for herself." Ekua Holmes' "Golden" (2009) radiates the optimism and potentiality of children as they jump into the possibilities of tomorrow. ✂️🎨 See this c...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/19/21
    #TriviaTuesday: This is not your average chessboard! What material was used to create this late 17th-century object? ♟️ Hint: The maker exploited the material’s natural properties to differentiate op...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/18/21
    Kiliii Yuyan is a photographer whose background is Nanai/Hèzhé (East Asian Indigenous) and Chinese American—as he notes, a rich ancestral mix of both "the colonizer" and "the colonized." This photogra...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/18/21
    💙 We're feeling the #AutumnVibes from this elegant Persian plate.⁣ ⁣ Between 1550 and 1650, China produced a type of export porcelain with distinctive panels of decoration on the rims designed to appe...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/17/21
    Happy birthday to Dorchester native Childe Hassam, who was born #OnThisDay in 1859! 🎈 Hassam employed the radical compositional effects that he admired in French painting to portray the changing asp...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/16/21
    John Singer Sargent and Louise Pomeroy Inches, his sitter for this painting, enjoyed each other's company—both were accomplished musicians and are said to have played piano duets together 🎹 Mrs. Inc...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/15/21
    Today, on the 55th anniversary of the Black Panther Party’s founding, we’re launching an online project in tandem with MoMA The Museum of Modern Art that highlights the Black Power movement’s legacy i...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/15/21
    Look closely! Can you find the butterfly, bird’s nest, ants and fly? 🦋 🐦 🐜 Jan van Huysum demonstrates his ability to render these little critters in this flower picture, a specialty of Dutch arti...
    > Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 10/14/21
    We're getting all of our candy and prizes ready for Tricks and Treats: Spooky Science at the Waterworks on 10/30! Trick or Treat as you go from table to table learning the science behind some fun and ...
    > Waterworks Museum
  • 10/14/21
    Gather your cloaks and caps, it’s time to celebrate Sherlock Holmes! On October 14, 1892, Arthur Conan Doyle introduced The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of 12 detective fiction short...
    > Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at