Stories from the Museum: The MFA Blog

Perspectives from across our Museum illuminate the stories of MFA Collection, the special exhibitions we bring to our community, and the programs we create to celebrate the power of art.

Civil Rights Movement Photopgrahy: Selma, Alabama (1965)

July 13, 2020

This photograph, taken on March 15, 1965 by the United Press International (UPI), shows a row of Civil Rights clergy leading demonstrators and mourners to the Rev. James Reeb’s funeral… READ MORE

Conserving the Collection

July 1, 2020

One of the most exciting aspects of working in a museum is the chance to make new discoveries. This spectacular pietre dure, or hard stone, panel depicting a vase filled with brightly colored… READ MORE