Diwali: The Festival of Lights
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Come celebrate Diwali, an ancient Festival of Lights, at the MFA and experience music, dance, story hour, gallery tours exploring highlights from the collection of South Asian art, and much more.
Diwali at the MFA celebrates an ancient Festival of Lights observed around the world by many cultures and religions. On Diwali, Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, and Jains—some of the world’s oldest religions—light a diya (oil lamp) with family and friends, celebrating the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. Enjoy music by Awaaz Do and dance performances with Chhandika and South Asian Nation, engage with members of Subcontinental Drift Boston for an openView more
Free admission begins at 4 pm; all Diwali events are free.
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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.
The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For general access information, call 617-267-9300, or e-mail email@example.com. For program information, call 617-369-3189.
The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. For general access information, call 617-267-9300, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For program information, call 617-369-3189.View less