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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

MFA opened its doors to the public on July 4, 1876. Built in Copley Square, the MFA was then home to 5,600 works of art. Over the next several years, the collection and number of visitors grew exponentially, and in 1909 the Museum moved to its current home on Huntington Avenue.

Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.

The Museum has undergone significant expansion and change in recent years; 2010 marked the opening of the Art of the Americas Wing, with four levels of American art from ancient to modern. In 2011, the west wing of the Museum was transformed into the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, with new galleries for contemporary art and social and learning spaces.

Source: mfa.org
Huntington Avenue 465
Exhibitions
Museum's collection
Claude Monet. Grainstack (Sunset)
63
Claude Monet
1891, 73.3×92.7 cm
Kitagawa Utamaro. Three beauties of the present day
23
Kitagawa Utamaro
1793, 37×25 cm
Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Dance in Bougival
43
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
1883, 181.9×98.1 cm
Oskar Kokoschka. Beloved
3
Oskar Kokoschka
1913, 163×97 cm
John Singer Sargent. Genoa, the University
18
John Singer Sargent
1911, 76×61 cm
John Singer Sargent. Carrara: working
3
John Singer Sargent
1911, 35.6×50.2 cm
Childe Hassam. Nocturne, railway crossing, Chicago
2
Childe Hassam
1893, 39.4×27.9 cm
Vincent van Gogh. Woman Rocking the Cradle (Augustine Roulin)
10
Vincent van Gogh
February 1889, 92.7×73.8 cm
Katsushika Hokusai. Fantasma di Oiwa
23
Katsushika Hokusai
1832, 26.3×18.9 cm
Claude Monet. Fisherman's cottage in Varanzhvile
48
Claude Monet
1882, 61×82 cm
Edouard Manet. Street singer
7
Edouard Manet
1862, 174×118 cm
Henri Matisse. Purple robe and anemones
5
Henri Matisse
1937, 84×70 cm
Frida Kahlo. Two women (El Salvador and Erminia)
7
Frida Kahlo
1929, 69×53 cm
Claude Monet. Pond with water lilies (Japanese bridge)
7
Claude Monet
1900, 90.2×92.7 cm
Paul Cezanne. Self-portrait in a beret
4
Paul Cezanne
1900-th , 63×50 cm
Edgar Degas. Race horses in Longchamp
6
Edgar Degas
1875, 36×48 cm
Vincent van Gogh. Portrait of the postman Joseph Roulin
26
Vincent van Gogh
August 1888, 91.2×65.3 cm
Edouard Manet. Victorine Meurent
6
Edouard Manet
1862, 42.9×43.8 cm
John Singer Sargent. Orchestra rehearsal of Jules Etienne Bastard
12
John Singer Sargent
1880, 57.1×46 cm
John Singer Sargent. The girl from Capri
11
John Singer Sargent
1878, 76.8×63.1 cm
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