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MFA UNIVERSITY MEMBERSHIP

The MFA is delighted to welcome the students of Roxbury Community College to the MFA University Membership program, which entitles them to free admission to the MFA upon presenting their RCC ID. We hope they will enjoy this opportunity as individuals and also that many instructors will visit the MFA with their classes.

The MFA website,www.mfa.org , is your best resource for information on the Museum, from hours and amenities to exhibitions and collections. A few tips are listed below to help you get started.

HOW TO SCHEDULE A GROUP VISIT

Groups Sales handles bookings for all groups and classes visiting the MFA, whether seeking a guided tour or led by a faculty member. It is important to book ahead of time, even for self-guided visits, to be sure that the galleries you want will be available. Scheduled groups receive free admission for faculty members attending with the group. For full information and to make a reservation, go to http://www.mfa.org/visit/groups

RESOURCES ONLINE

Exhibitions: Information on current and upcoming exhibitions, from major traveling shows to rotations of prints and drawings or textiles from the MFA's own collections.http://www.mfa.org/exhibitions

Collections database: An extensive database lets you search for images and information on more than 300,000 works of art from around the world.http://www.mfa.org/search/collections

MFA for Educators: A free teaching and learning tool that lets you create custom art-based lessons to share with your students and colleagues online or in the classroom. In addition to images from the MFA collections, you can upload images from other sources into your Lessons, attach PDFs and Word documents, and link to outside websites relevant to your topic or theme. Students can respond through text, video, or audio. http://educators.mfa.org/

GALLERY PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES

The MFA offers a great variety of programs that are free with admission. Students can explore the tours, demonstrations and other opportunities offered for adults at http://www.mfa.org/programs/galleryactivities-and-tours  or investigatefamily programs at http://www.mfa.org/programs/kids-and-familyprograms. Children under 17 are admitted free at the MFA in out-of-school hours.