Exhibitions at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston feature internationally recognized artists and curators as well as work by our celebrated faculty, alumni, and students.


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Exhibition and Lecture Highlights—Spring 2015 (Click to view PDF)

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Student Exhibitions"Graduating Students and Award Recipients Exhibition"
April 23–May 16, 2015
Mrs. E. Ross Anderson Auditorium + Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery
All students graduating in the class of 2015, as well as any student award recipients from the 2014-2015 academic school year are encouraged to submit work to SMFA's largest annual exhibition of student work. Work will be displayed throughout the entirety of the first and bottom floors of the SMFA.For more information on student competitions and awards click here. Opening reception: Thursday, April 23, 2015 5–7 pm.

"STUDENTS CURATE STUDENTS: Some Assembly Required"
March 7–August 16, 2015
Courtyard Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Curated by MFA candidate Adam Matak, this exhibition will feature work by Anna Paul, Nick Mello, and Matak, all of whom see perception as a layering of experiences, stories, locations, and time, and use fragmentation of visual and intellectual information as components of a larger picture. Artists Talk: Saturday, March 14 from 12–1 pm.

"SMFA at Erbaluce: Mostra II"
April 1–June 1, 2015‚Äč
Erbaluce, 69 Church Street, Boston
SMFA is partnering with Boston restaurant Erbaluce for a series of exhibitions of student artwork. The series, curated by senior Will Ferguson, will showcase the dynamic range of works by current SMFA students—covering different media and perspectives.

2015 Graduate Thesis Screening: END RECORDINGS
April 30, 2015, 5:30 pm
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Featuring works in time-based media by eight graduating MFA candidates, the event will present a vast array of perspectives from Boston’s emerging moving image artists. Aparna Agrawal, Alexandra Borovski, Dana Caroll, Allison Cekala, Kaitlyn Clark, Holden Holcombe, Yin Liu, Yushan Liu, Helina Metaferia, and Nick Procopi.

SMFA Sidewalk Sale 
May 8+9, 2015, 10 am-5 pm
Along Museum Rd, SMFA
Find a unique piece of art at a great price at SMFA's annual Sidewalk Sale. Shop ceramics, photography, screen prints, and handmade cards to jewelry, T-shirts, paintings, and much more by current students.

"The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston"
May 11–14, 2015
The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts
Featuring film/video, painting, performance, sculpture, photography, drawing and more this diverse, group exhibition culminates the dynamic two-year program. Reception: May 14, 7:30–10 pm. Performances: May 13, 5:30–7 pm + May 14, 5:40 pm; 8 pm; 9 pm.

Alumni at the MFA–"Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies"
April 18–September 13, 2015
Lisbeth Tarlow and Stephen Kay Art Wall in the Eunice and Julian Cohen Galleria (Gallery 265), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In his first solo exhibition at the MFA, SMFA Traveling Fellow Fuenmayor (MFA ’04) explores notions of national identity, geographic displacement, and colonial histories.