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Collecting Stories: A Mid-Century Experiment
Why are some artists celebrated, and others forgotten? “Collecting Stories: A Mid-Century Experiment” examines a short-lived moment in the MFA’s history when it launched a trial initiative to acquire contemporary American art, reflecting a new interest among art museums in the US to collect and display work by living American artists. In 1941, the Museum established a “Provisional Collection” as a repository for contemporary paintings, allowing the Museum to hold works without addingView more
Seniors (65+) $23
Children 6 and under Free
Youths 7–17* Free / $10*
Students (18+)** $23**
*Youths 7–17 admitted free weekends, weekdays after 3 pm, and Boston public school holidays; otherwise admission for youths is $10.
**Participants in the University Membership program receive free admission. NH and ME resident students also receive free admission.
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115(Neighborhood: Fenway/Kenmore)
Self Parking Options
Visitors to the MFA have three self-parking options: the Huntington Lot, the Fenway Lot, and the Museum Road Garage, all of which have entrances on Museum Road. The Huntington lot offers closer parking to the Huntington Avenue Entrance and the Fenway parking lot is more accessible to the State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance.
All parking facilities have handicap spaces.
Please take your parking ticket with you; all parking facilities are automated. Payment for parking may be made in the garage lobby, or by credit or debit card at the exit lanes of the lots. Scan your membership card to receive the discounted rate.
For additional information, please call the garage at 617-369-3657.