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Friends of Photography: Pick-a-Pic

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Join us for the annual Friends of Photography Pick-a-Pic event in the Marly Room at the MFA. Friends of Photography will bring in three compelling photographs and attendees vote on which one to purchase for the Museum. Vote, dance, drink, and eat - not necessarily in that order! $35 Friends...

Creature Feature: Summer Road Trips in Search of Bigfoot, Photographer Todd Bates Discusses the Making of a Monster

Bayview Room: Museum of Fine Arts

Join the Friends of Photography for an intriguing afternoon as photographer and co-founder of the photography event Carousel, Todd Bates, leads us on a photographic journey in search of the elusive and ever popular "Bigfoot." $5 for Members of Friend of Photography $10 for Not-Yet Members Ticket Fee for Event Only,...

Can I Get A Witness: Gallery Conversation

Please join our Curator of the Photographic Collection Robin O’Dell for a gallery conversation about the exhibition Can I Get A Witness: Photographs by Herb Snitzer. Herb Snitzer (American, b. 1932) has spent sixty years capturing images of people from all walks of life. Internationally famous for his iconic images of...

Bourbon, Jazz, and Herb

Membership Garden: Museum of Fine Arts

Join the Friends of Photography for this celebration of the exhibition Can I Get a Witness: Photography by Herb Snitzer before it closes on August 5th. Listen to live jazz from James Suggs Trio, sip a signature bourbon, and rub elbows with the famed photographer himself.  Cash bar is available....

Friends of Photography: Land of the Lost Dinosaur Photo Safari

  Join photographer Beth Reynolds on a photographic journey to Dinosaur World. This off-site field trip includes transportation, entrance to Dinosaur World, and instruction. Separate lunch at nearby restaurant will be pay-your-own-way.     Tickets are limited. Click Here For Tickets        

Friends of Photography Presents: Pick-A-Pic

Please join the Friends of Photography for the best-ever Pick-A-Pic fundraising event. Guests will view three photographs by California artist Sam Contis, listen to this exciting emerging artist talk about her work, and then vote on which piece will join the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts. Be...

Literary Carousel at the MFA

  Photography from the MFA archives comes alive through the art of the "Ekphrastic," a literary interpretation of a piece of visual art. Eighty hand-picked photographs from the MFA's collection have been compiled into eight presentations, and noted Bay Area authors were invited to write stories or poems inspired by...