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November weekends are sold out for "Writing the Future: Basquiat and the #HipHopGeneration!" Make sure to reserve y… https://t.co/DxqvH3p218Commuters in Argenteuil hold their umbrellas against the falling snow. This winter scene by Claude #Monet is perfec… https://t.co/KdE79Dzlzt"What do our collections offer at this time of turmoil and divisiveness? Do works of art from the past matter in mo… https://t.co/OvNtgZqnT8
10/30
2020
Looks like the Boit sisters found a new playmate 🥰 This week's fan favorite goes to melimardue on Instagram for thi… https://t.co/Q0LSEQJJAo @cocolechat "Model for garden gates" is part of the MFA's collection! You can see the work on view in our exhibition "Women Take the Floor."We couldn't celebrate #NationalCatDay without Little Miss Hone and her kitten! 👧🐱 https://t.co/zH55dmvlrHAnswer: Miguel Cabrera made numerous portraits of Rubio y Salinas This is the earliest of Cabrera’s portraits!Curated by local high school students, "Black Histories, Black Futures" focuses on works by 20th-century artists of… https://t.co/OKbq7k8Hwd
10/29
2020
Considering a visit to the Museum? Since our reopening in September, visitors have let us know how the MFA has made… https://t.co/SszJNtvpHy
10/28
2020
#mfaConservation is hard at work preparing more galleries to open on Nov. 11, including our gallery of Song Dynasty… https://t.co/x1ofK0rJyX#TriviaTuesday: What 18th-century mestizo artist, trained in Mexico City in a high European style, was considered t… https://t.co/Cugjzf9GSI
10/27
2020
Installation is underway for "#Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression," which has been redesigned to be presented in… https://t.co/Xs6I3Lz5iEWe're celebrating #NationalPumpkinDay with these 2004 silkscreens by #YayoiKusama! 🎃: "A Pumpkin (BY)" and "A Pump… https://t.co/Hhpi8iIye8A cult classic of early 1980s hip-hop, "Beat Bop" was #Basquiat's sole foray as a rap producer. His drawings for th… https://t.co/1glTWvXrp3 @CelestinKetlen November time slots are going fast, but there are still tickets available for Basquiat and the… https://t.co/j2Eb0qgZZT
10/26
2020
Boston artist Charles Winslow Hall, born Caroline, spent most of his adult life as a man, and this delicately rende… https://t.co/FUCf0i9zrj
10/25
2020
#JohnSingerSargent painted this portrait of Gretchen Osgood Warren—member of a prominent Boston family and an accom… https://t.co/h4XufIiy1L
10/24
2020
Throughout the 1980s, @FABNEWYORK was a key figure in elevating graffiti & hip-hop culture onto an international st… https://t.co/78dABIKFsuCan a self-portrait depict more than just an artist’s physical appearance? See "Personal Space: Self-Portraits on P… https://t.co/KUIMjMSpqz
10/23
2020
This week's fan favorite goes to lizalbertstudio on Instagram for this wonderful shot with #YoshitomoNara's "Your D… https://t.co/9TYgMGrenMTOMORROW: We tour a first-of-its-kind @mfaboston exhibition that presents the work of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat i… https://t.co/6wHfC798rv
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston"Cézanne: In and Out of Time” looks at the trailblazing artist and considers what sets him apart. Reserve your time… https://t.co/t6sbv5ix0Y
10/22
2020
Answer: Peggy Guggenheim!Pins, puzzles, packs and more! The newly redesigned online MFA Shop is open. Get your very own #Basquiat and the… https://t.co/Aff3jA3YnvDid you miss "#ElsaDorfman: Me and My Camera" when it opened in February? See it when it returns on November 11! E… https://t.co/ZGIo5cpKTP
10/21
2020
Tickets for the opening weeks of "#Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression" are going fast! November time slots are no… https://t.co/DdkJ704P6Y @gtrancommunity We apologize for the inconvenience! Due to heavy demand, our site is running slower than usual. @goodmanjeff We apologize for the inconvenience! Due to heavy demand, our site is running slower than usual. If you… https://t.co/Zb01GwrgYD#TriviaTuesday: These small dynamic sculptures were #ClaireFalkenstein’s scaled models for her most famous work: "T… https://t.co/vsGC8Y1hld
10/20
2020
@LijiaWang7 Thank you for your patience while we resolved a technical issue! November tickets are now available for… https://t.co/AAERy7RnN2 @MarvinBerkowitz Thank you for your patience while we resolved a technical issue! November tickets are now availabl… https://t.co/uf6CcmIloQ @viewfrommypinky Thank you for your patience while we resolved a technical issue! November tickets are now availabl… https://t.co/fxSx3GYHrH @yourturntolearn Thank you for your patience while we resolved a technical issue! November tickets are now availabl… https://t.co/dbUvykKppi @MarvinBerkowitz We apologize for the inconvenience! We are working through a technical issue as quickly as possibl… https://t.co/apfD4EbuEb @yourturntolearn We apologize for the inconvenience, tickets are not yet sold out! There is a technical issue we ar… https://t.co/1NxQFLCP27 @viewfrommypinky We apologize for the inconvenience, tickets are not yet sold out! There is a technical issue we ar… https://t.co/o6A5HiwXl8 @hkergrrl We apologize for the inconvenience, tickets are not yet sold out! There is a technical issue we are worki… https://t.co/kPVxofQqBR
10/19
2020
It's finally here! 👑 "Writing the Future: Basquiat and the #HipHopGeneration" is now open to the public. October t… https://t.co/Jz6TaX5o8W
10/18
2020
@viewfrommypinky Unfortunately we are unable to offer a wait list for sold-out time slots!In "Chuva Sobre São Paulo (Rain over São Paulo)," Maria Auxiliadora da Silva captures the vibrant life of Brazil's… https://t.co/d8gFYUkgXiSome of us remember the 80s without having to go to a museum. For those who don't, check out the new Basquiat exhib… https://t.co/SlZNThNtm4
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10/16
2020
"This week I got to see art, culture, & history that has been a part of me since I was a child. Inspires me & my ar… https://t.co/ZQzxBT32DjExplore the 1st printed English edition of Samuel van Hoogstraten’s 1678 book "Inleyding tot de hooge schoole der s… https://t.co/oQgtpMzYfK @shutupthia October tickets for Basquiat are sold out! November tickets go on sale next week, October 19 for member… https://t.co/RULOo6Mjy0Our fall art classes are going online in November—set up your home studio and let your creativity take over! 🎨 Regi… https://t.co/ZbV2HY0tLv
10/15
2020
Congrats to #SimoneLeigh and to our friends @ICAinBOSTON, who are commissioning new work by the artist for the U.S.… https://t.co/Q9CBc1wpIB @artnome We're so glad you enjoyed your visit!Worn by #Rammellzee when he performed as his futuristic alter ego Gash-o-lear, this 180-pound ensemble was meticulo… https://t.co/GeqAAcwQsoMuseum lover alert! What we see on gallery walls will be different because of the pandemic. WBUR's @asheaarts finds… https://t.co/sWrXET6ymz
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10/14
2020
Happy birthday to #RileyTheMuseumDog 🥳 This three-year-old's favorite place in the Museum? The Folk Art Gallery, of… https://t.co/LZEJuFe5TK @irafcummings Basquiat tickets are sold out for October! Tickets for November go on sale next week (October 19 for… https://t.co/swzGXIjONTMark your calendars! Tickets for the opening days of "Monet and Boston: Lasting Impression" go on sale next week… https://t.co/QaZgZMPaWR @redheadedgirl Thank you for visiting! @LiveFamousWells Thank you for being a part of the exhibition!Thank you @mfaboston For Inviting A Lynn Kid To Be Apart Of Bringing This Basquiat & The #HipHopGeneration Exhibit… https://t.co/jWxRNmgjam
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonAfter much anticipation, get ready to be blown away by Basquiat and #HipHopGeneration @mfaboston 10/18. Powerfully… https://t.co/YxlSpL3I0Z
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonThanks so much to @MakeebaMcCreary for allowing me to help contribute to the @mfaboston #Basquiat exhibit. It was a… https://t.co/c9A6tcgd1c
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10/13
2020
We're taking our second annual #IndigenousPeoplesDay celebration online! Tune in for the free virtual event at 5 pm… https://t.co/OkBS3BlDrJ
10/12
2020
Long before contact with Europeans, Mi’kmaq women wove & dyed porcupine quills into their clothing, jewelry & regal… https://t.co/VH5RJtYQdg
10/11
2020
#CharlesWillsonPeale filled a role in Philadelphia similar to the one John Singleton Copley played in Boston, paint… https://t.co/JNvgP5LifX
10/10
2020
On Wednesdays & Saturdays throughout October & November, we're offering free walking tours of @ProblaK's "Breathe L… https://t.co/SXE2F6sKeqJust a few more days until "Writing the Future: Basquiat and the #HipHopGeneration" opens to members! Let's take an… https://t.co/jRzZjTZ93CSpent the afternoon with some of my favorite pieces of art @MFAboston. They’ve done an excellent job making art ava… https://t.co/LxXCEQvcAK
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonWe’re thrilled to have hosted @NLintheUSA at the MFA this week! Congratulations @NLAmbassadorUSA and Consul General… https://t.co/USV3Xe2ZeS
10/9
2020
We’re marking #IndigenousPeoplesDay on Monday with an online celebration of Indigenous art & artists! Programming i… https://t.co/hxku6otIUuAnswer: Philadelphia!🥰 The feeling of being back in the galleries again 🥰 This week's fan favorite is @jendeaderick! Keep sharing your… https://t.co/UNsMuDNihZ
10/8
2020
Earlier this year, we convened local musicians, artists, educators, academics, financiers, social workers & creativ… https://t.co/7hnOvJRMwT
10/7
2020
One of the most acclaimed photographers of her generation, #CindySherman creates pictures of herself in a wide rang… https://t.co/Vedvftq2Cc#TriviaTuesday: Although he studied in Paris, artist Thomas Eakins lived all his life in which U.S. city? 🖼️: "St… https://t.co/eZT50zlBXiThanks to KAWS for lending us this 1979 painting by @LeeQuinones! We can't wait for you to see it in "Writing the F… https://t.co/ntJSXhZZaf
10/6
2020
This portrait of Peskelechaco, a Pawnee leader, was painted in 1823 by Charles Bird King. Don't miss seeing it in o… https://t.co/HOpJNapAVZ
10/5
2020
In "Cocktails" (about 1926), #ArchibaldMotley uses a warm color palette to show women enjoying drinks together. See… https://t.co/m1imLDKm26#Millet, born #onthisday in 1814, grew up in the tiny hamlet of Gruchy on the coast of Normandy. He left as a young… https://t.co/7YwqT4O1sv
10/4
2020
Preparations for "Writing the Future: Basquiat and the #HipHopGeneration" are in full swing! 👑 Here, watch our team… https://t.co/NzubCr1nqf
10/3
2020
This weekend, @BankofAmerica cardholders receive free admission to the MFA thanks to the #MuseumsOnUs program! Don'… https://t.co/E3zA1o6XGCWe're excited to welcome Cathy E. Minehan as Chair and Edward E. Greene as President of our Board of Trustees, as w… https://t.co/0toLETyM44The large Hebrew letters painted on this Dutch plate spell #Sukkot, the fall festival starting this evening, also k… https://t.co/r2geOp4FDG
10/2
2020
Exciting things are happening in our Gund Gallery! With masks on and couriers calling in via Zoom, curator… https://t.co/xqMbRQIbLtHappy Mid-Autumn Moon Festival! 🌕 🎨: "Badger and Moon" (Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century), ink and color on… https://t.co/D9HK0DUGsvWe love seeing people back in the galleries! Have you been to the Museum yet? 📷 Share your photos with us using… https://t.co/PNRHWbULz4
10/1
2020
Now streaming! We're taking our second annual Latinx Heritage Night online, in partnership with @AmplifyLatinx and… https://t.co/HAz4sdcG71Join us tonight, 9/30 at 7pm for the annual Latinx Heritage Night in partnership with the @mfaboston and @Chase to… https://t.co/lz5FavtOwE
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonWatch Anne Nishimura Morse, Senior Curator of Japanese Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston One of her tips for… https://t.co/Ktg7FDLnLm
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston @phyllistf So sorry for any misunderstanding! We're working hard to figure out how we can safely host in-person cla… https://t.co/ivcexESvCyThis year's @RoxFilm is going virtual! 🎞️ Stream an exciting array of films any time you choose or recreate the exp… https://t.co/FZ2lmQzs8SThis week on our Art for This Moment blog, Nancy Berliner, Wu Tung Senior Curator of Chinese Art, considers this Qi… https://t.co/lbC2B5OPrfAnswer: Luchita Hurtado!
9/30
2020
Need a pick-me-up on #NationalCoffeeDay? Book your tickets to see this silver coffee pot (cafetera, about 1770) fro… https://t.co/6zGRytjBPOEl @mfaboston celebrará una noche latina virtual en honor a la herencia hispana https://t.co/otMiFDgE4R https://t.co/9Rcq1lKuNB
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston#TriviaTuesday: Can you name the artist who painted this work? Learn more about “Untitled” (about 1969) in a Spot… https://t.co/3267Hqtq1x
9/29
2020
This Wednesday, we’re taking our annual Latinx Heritage Night online to recognize & honor the enduring cultural con… https://t.co/W1AGmjZ33iSee #BeaufordDelaney's "Greene Street" (1940) and other beloved MFA icons in our reopened Art of the Americas Wing!… https://t.co/5PRDb74KNt
9/28
2020
Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts Reopens Its Doors To The Public. @PaulWBZ reports. https://t.co/bPdJSlp1vM
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonCongrats to @mfaboston on their reopening this week! We're proud to support their efforts with a donation of our… https://t.co/nq1MHQhT7i
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonThe @mfaboston is open again! So good to be there again! https://t.co/SJl6TJ99oM
Retweeted by Museum of Fine Arts, BostonWelcome back, Boston 👋 October tickets are selling fast, but you can still reserve your spot to see Childe Hassam’s… https://t.co/dadk5OS61w
9/27
2020
Welcome "bark," Boston! #RileyTheMuseumDog is ready for our first day open to the public 🐶 Timed-entry tickets ar… https://t.co/LrGOlFQo44We've missed you, Boston! Opening weekend is SOLD OUT, but you can still reserve tickets for October to see the Art… https://t.co/NOPXvQN8gm
9/26
2020
This week we unveiled "No Weapon Formed Against Thee Shall Prosper," an installation presented as part of… https://t.co/Jaf1Unsy0q
9/25
2020

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