MassArt Art Museum

MassArt Art Museum Boston’s newest—and free—contemporary art museum, featuring groundbreaking works by visionary artists. Opening February 2020. #maamboston
MassArt Art Museum 621 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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We are free and open to the public.

Mission: To open eyes, expand minds, and create opportunity through the lens of contemporary art.

MAAM is for everyone — the MassArt community, Greater Boston students, our neighbors, art lovers, and museum-goers.MAA...
05/16/2019

MAAM is for everyone — the MassArt community, Greater Boston students, our neighbors, art lovers, and museum-goers.

MAAM is for YOU!

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Image Credits: Natasha Moustache Photography

MAAM is proud to be the newest member of Boston’s vibrant arts community. We’re just a short walk from our neighbors...
05/15/2019

MAAM is proud to be the newest member of Boston’s vibrant arts community. We’re just a short walk from our neighbors, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and just steps from the Longwood stop on the Green Line!

MAAM opens February 2020 on the Massachusetts College of Art and Design campus.

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Thanks The Boston Globe for writing about MAAM! We look forward to welcoming everyone to the new space in Feb. 2020.maam...
05/14/2019
The Boston Globe

Thanks The Boston Globe for writing about MAAM! We look forward to welcoming everyone to the new space in Feb. 2020.

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The Massachusetts College of Art and Design will open its freshly renovated contemporary art gallery in February 2020.

MAAM compensates artists and art workers fairly for their passion and dedication. We will soon be one of three Working A...
05/14/2019

MAAM compensates artists and art workers fairly for their passion and dedication. We will soon be one of three Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) certified museums in the nation!

Image Credits: Rebecca Morrison

05/13/2019
MAAM: See to Learn

MAAM is a source of inspiration. We’re proud to serve as the teaching museum of @Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the first free-standing, public college of art and design in the country. MAAM is committed to shaping the futures of MassArt students!

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05/12/2019
MAAM: It's What You Haven't Seen

It’s what you haven’t seen: MAAM is Boston’s newest contemporary art museum, featuring groundbreaking work by visionary artists.

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Art involves everyone. We are the teaching museum for Massachusetts College of Art and Design, a venue for emerging arti...
05/11/2019

Art involves everyone. We are the teaching museum for Massachusetts College of Art and Design, a venue for emerging artists, and a place for the community.

We look forward to welcoming you to MAAM soon!

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Check out the latest MassArt Art Museum renovation photos! We look forward to welcoming visitors in the new space in Feb...
05/10/2019

Check out the latest MassArt Art Museum renovation photos! We look forward to welcoming visitors in the new space in February 2020.

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"In this space we will be able to inspire the next generation of MassArt students and art enthusiasts, and encourage lon...
05/10/2019
Boston Magazine

"In this space we will be able to inspire the next generation of MassArt students and art enthusiasts, and encourage longtime art lovers to consider new artistic perspectives and practices.” - Massachusetts College of Art and Design President, David Nelson

MAAM, the college says in an announcement, will be “welcoming, vibrant, fun, and a bit unexpected.”

“Our primary goal has always been to show what’s new and to make contemporary art accessible to everyone, and the Ma...
05/09/2019
Boston.com

“Our primary goal has always been to show what’s new and to make contemporary art accessible to everyone, and the MassArt Art Museum will make that truly possible,” Lisa Tung, Executive Director.

The spirit of the new museum will be "welcoming, vibrant, fun, and a bit unexpected."

At MAAM, there’s nothing permanent about us. The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) is a kunsthalle, a non-collecting museum. W...
05/09/2019

At MAAM, there’s nothing permanent about us. The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) is a kunsthalle, a non-collecting museum. We’re always changing, always and evolving.

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Photograph: Brittany Hathaway Creative Services

Thank you for the write up WBUR 90.9 FM and The ARTery!The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) will be opening February 2020, alwa...
05/08/2019
The ARTery

Thank you for the write up WBUR 90.9 FM and The ARTery!

The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) will be opening February 2020, always welcoming, always evolving, always free!

MassArt just announced that it is preparing to unveil its very own contemporary art museum, MassArt Art Museum, in February of 2020.

“This is a place to open eyes, expand minds, and create opportunity through the lens of contemporary art,” said curator Lisa Tung.

05/08/2019
Introducing the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM)

Imagine the unimagined: Introducing the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM), Boston’s newest contemporary art museum, opening February 2020 at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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MassArt Art Museum's cover photo
05/08/2019

MassArt Art Museum's cover photo

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05/08/2019

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The Bakalar and Paine Galleries are making a BIG announcement tomorrow that we are so excited to share with you! Take a ...
05/07/2019

The Bakalar and Paine Galleries are making a BIG announcement tomorrow that we are so excited to share with you! Take a cue from this joy-inducing install shot of Rebecca Baumann’s “Color Study III,” 2015 and get ready to celebrate with us!

Exhibited: Bakalar and Paine Galleries, "Color Fields," 2015.
Artwork courtesy of the artist and Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand.
Image: Zachary Allan

The glass windows in the Bakalar and Paine Galleries lobby are in the process of being installed and they look absolutel...
04/24/2019

The glass windows in the Bakalar and Paine Galleries lobby are in the process of being installed and they look absolutely amazing!

04/23/2019

Thanks to everyone who joined us at MassArt last night for the opening reception of our 30th Annual MassArt Auction! It’s our largest fundraiser of the year for student scholarships (90% of our students receive financial aid). You can bid on Paddle8 for your favorite pieces through noon on Friday, April 26th. Half of the participating artists are Massachusetts College of Art and Design Alumni too. Thanks to all of our sponsors and especially to TwinFocus Capital Partners, LLC for your steadfast support.

Check out the view from our future gallery offices on the third floor! We're excited to have the exposed ceiling beams f...
04/17/2019

Check out the view from our future gallery offices on the third floor! We're excited to have the exposed ceiling beams for hanging new and dynamic contemporary art installations. The third-floor platform in the galleries will also provide visitors with an additional perspective to view exhibitions!

Thank you Boston Arts Academy for the kind words, and directing the honoree spotlight on our Executive Director, Lisa Tu...
04/16/2019

Thank you Boston Arts Academy for the kind words, and directing the honoree spotlight on our Executive Director, Lisa Tung!

Through Lisa Tung’s vision and expertise, the MassArt Bakalar & Paine Galleries are being recognized as a venue for thought-provoking contemporary exhibitions. Lisa has championed the expanding impact of Massachusetts College of Art and Design's premier exhibition space as a vital cultural resource for the college, Boston, and beyond.
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We are honored to recognize Lisa Tung both for her professional accomplishments, as well as her support of Boston Arts Academy and the next generation of artist-scholar-citizens!
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#BAAHonors2019 #BostonArtsAcademy #GiveToBAA #SupportBAA #artseducation #artsed #nonprofit

Have you seen the latest Bakalar and Paine Galleries fence wraps? We love that students and the local community can see ...
04/10/2019

Have you seen the latest Bakalar and Paine Galleries fence wraps? We love that students and the local community can see renderings of the great changes coming to the MassArt campus.

Also, take a look at pictures of the gallery renovations from one of our recent walkthroughs. It may not look like much, but seeing those big walls go up in the former Paine Gallery made us all very happy!

The annual MassArt Auction is almost here! This year we are celebrating the auction's 30th anniversary in the MassArt De...
04/10/2019

The annual MassArt Auction is almost here! This year we are celebrating the auction's 30th anniversary in the MassArt Design and Media Center while the Bakalar and Paine Galleries renovations are underway. Work in the auction is available to preview online now and on-campus starting April 23rd leading up to the big event on Saturday, April 27th. All proceeds from the auction go to scholarship aid and academic programming for MassArt students!

Preview the auction and prepare to bid on Paddle 8!
https://paddle8.com/auction/massart

Congratulations to MassArt faculty Stephen Tourlentes and Yoav Horesh, as well as Art Education alumna and former galler...
04/08/2019
At deCordova, New England Artists Take A Biennial Bow

Congratulations to MassArt faculty Stephen Tourlentes and Yoav Horesh, as well as Art Education alumna and former gallery assistant at the Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Chanel Thervil on being selected for the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum New England Biennial! The exhibition is on view through September 15th.

Check out this great write up on WBUR with some of the participating artists: http://ow.ly/Ivza30omK3g

Encompassing every corner of the museum, as well as part of the sculpture garden and terrace, the exhibit only scratches the surface of the vast range of art-making happening regionally.

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10/26/2018

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MassArt Art Museum's cover photo
10/26/2018

MassArt Art Museum's cover photo

JR Artist and TIME magazine have partnered to create a powerful exploration of the divisive issue of gun safety that fun...
10/25/2018

JR Artist and TIME magazine have partnered to create a powerful exploration of the divisive issue of gun safety that functions as both a traveling art piece and the cover for October’s issue of TIME. Stop by any time 6-9PM on Monday, 10/29 for a free screening of the short video in the DMC Atrium at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. More info: time.com/Guns-in-America

Please join us tonight for our Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture & For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Speech and Public Ar...
10/16/2018
Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture: For Freedoms Town Hall

Please join us tonight for our Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture & For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Speech and Public Art, moderated by Steve Locke ‘01, with panelists Sabrina Dorsainvil ‘12, Kate Gilbert, Stephen Hamilton ‘09, and Sneha Shrestha [aka IMAGINE]. Free and open to the public: https://massart.edu/tyrone-maurice-adderley-lecture-freedoms-town-hall

For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Speech and Public Art. Moderated by Steve Locke '01, Associate Professor, MassArt. Featuring Sabrina Dorsainvil ‘12, Kate Gilbert, Stephen Hamilton '09, and Sneha Shrestha.

Please join us on Tuesday, October 16 for our Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture & For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Speec...
10/11/2018

Please join us on Tuesday, October 16 for our Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture & For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom of Speech and Public Art, moderated by Steve Locke ‘01, with panelists Sabrina Dorsainvil ‘12, Kate Gilbert, Stephen Hamilton ‘09, and Sneha Shrestha [aka IMAGINE]. Free and open to the public: https://massart.edu/tyrone-maurice-adderley-lecture-freedoms-town-hall

We're excited to share our big news: We surpassed our $12 million fundraising goal and renovations are now underway in t...
09/13/2018
We Did It!

We're excited to share our big news: We surpassed our $12 million fundraising goal and renovations are now underway in the Bakalar & Paine Galleries.

See more about the campaign here: https://massart.edu/unbound

And read more about our exciting upgrades here: https://massart.edu/node/11

Thanks to all of our supporters!

We know it's Wednesday, but with the start of the school year right around the corner, every day feels like a Monday! #M...
08/22/2018

We know it's Wednesday, but with the start of the school year right around the corner, every day feels like a Monday! #MusMeme #BakalarandPaine #MassArt

It’s MassArt’s Day of Giving! If 502 donors give a gift of any amount today, our matching donors will double their g...
05/02/2018

It’s MassArt’s Day of Giving! If 502 donors give a gift of any amount today, our matching donors will double their gifts. Help support the artists of tomorrow: www.MassArt.edu/dayofgiving #massartgives #artistsoftomorrow

Our last silent section of the night closes soon, thanks to everyone who came tonight to support living artists and the ...
04/08/2018

Our last silent section of the night closes soon, thanks to everyone who came tonight to support living artists and the artists of tomorrow! #massartauction

It’s almost time, our 29th Annual MassArt Auction is tonight! It’s the college’s largest fundraiser for student sc...
04/07/2018

It’s almost time, our 29th Annual MassArt Auction is tonight! It’s the college’s largest fundraiser for student scholarships. #massartauction #stateschool #supportlivingartists #artistsoftomorrow

Our 29th Annual MassArt Auction, which funds student scholarships & academic programs, is April 7th but bidding is live ...
03/27/2018

Our 29th Annual MassArt Auction, which funds student scholarships & academic programs, is April 7th but bidding is live now via https://Paddle8.com/auction/massart Public preview hours also begin March 29th. #MassArtAuction

Today is your last chance to see “Legacy of the Cool: A Tribute to Barkley L. Hendricks” and “Living Treasure and ...
03/03/2018

Today is your last chance to see “Legacy of the Cool: A Tribute to Barkley L. Hendricks” and “Living Treasure and Fabulous Follies.” The galleries are open 12:00pm-6:00pm today and are free and open to the public. #legacyofcool #fabulousfollies

Join us tonight for our last Drawing Together of the semester, 6-8pm, with guest artist Keith Morris Washington! Free an...
02/28/2018

Join us tonight for our last Drawing Together of the semester, 6-8pm, with guest artist Keith Morris Washington! Free and open to the public, no art experience needed and we provide supplies. #drawingtogether #artforall

Tomorrow is Family Day, 11am-4pm! All ages are welcome, it’s free and open to the public. MassArt students will lead a...
02/23/2018

Tomorrow is Family Day, 11am-4pm! All ages are welcome, it’s free and open to the public. MassArt students will lead art activities based on the works on view. There’ll be free refreshments too. Come flex your creative muscles with us! #familyday #artforall #fabulousfollies #legacyofcool

Congratulations to Ekua Holmes, winner of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. You can see two of her portrait...
02/19/2018

Congratulations to Ekua Holmes, winner of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. You can see two of her portraits in the galleries now in “Legacy of the Cool,” on view through March 3rd. #ekuaholmes #legacyofcool #corettascottkingaward

Join us tonight for poetry and art-making at Drawing Together, it's free and open to the public.
02/14/2018

Join us tonight for poetry and art-making at Drawing Together, it's free and open to the public.

Next Wednesday night, join us for a free public lecture by Andres Serrano at 6pm in Tower Auditorium.
01/30/2018

Next Wednesday night, join us for a free public lecture by Andres Serrano at 6pm in Tower Auditorium.

Thanks to everyone who came out to draw with us tonight! If you missed it, we’ve got 5 more free Drawing Together sess...
01/25/2018

Thanks to everyone who came out to draw with us tonight! If you missed it, we’ve got 5 more free Drawing Together sessions this semester (Wednesdays 6-8PM through February 28th). No art experience is required and we provide the supplies.

There’s a lovely review of “Legacy of the Cool: A Tribute to Barkley L. Hendricks” in the “Boston Globe” today...
01/21/2018

There’s a lovely review of “Legacy of the Cool: A Tribute to Barkley L. Hendricks” in the “Boston Globe” today, highlighting works by Shawn Theodore, Elia Alba, Delphine Diallo, Deborah Roberts, and Ekua Holmes in the spread. Come see what the buzz is about, it’s on view through March 3, 2018. #legacyofcool

We’re excited to open our spring exhibitions tonight! Please join us for the reception, 6:30-8pm, free and open to the...
01/17/2018

We’re excited to open our spring exhibitions tonight! Please join us for the reception, 6:30-8pm, free and open to the public.

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