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.
Monday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Thursday: 10 am–8 pm
Closed Sundays and holidays
*Full listings available in category sections. Click here for information on our Spring 2015 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
Student Exhibitions–Graduating Students, Award Recipients, and Senior Thesis Exhibition
April 23–May 16, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, May 15, 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
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.
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.
Senior Thesis 2015: Strategic Plan 2025
May 15–19, 2015
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Senior Thesis Program celebrates the work of the class of 2015 with an inspiring group exhibition opening on May 15 at SMFA. Featuring film/video, painting, performance, sculpture, photography, drawing and more, the group exhibition culminates the intricacies of the intense one year program for the School's undergraduates. Opening Reception: Friday, May 15, 5–8 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.