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Danforth Museum of Art

123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702-8223
+1 508-620-0050
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Nice jewel in an unexpected place.

Very nice local museum that a nice morning or afternoon can be spent. Always something being... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
CoachK2525
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Dedham, Massachusetts
Wonderful small museum

Great museum that is not overwhelming or too large. Special exhibits are sometimes available... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
bette227
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Established as a grass roots organization in 1975 by a committed group of citizens, the Danforth Museum of Art has grown to become a vital cultural resource. Located in Framingham, Massachusetts, 30 miles west of Boston, the Museum provides visitors with entertaining and educational experiences in the visual arts. The Danforth educates the public through its collection of American art, changing exhibits of contemporary artists, classes and workshops in the Museum School, and a variety of community outreach programs.
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6 Apr 2017
“Nice jewel in an unexpected place.”
24 Feb 2017
“Wonderful small museum”
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123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702-8223
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very nice local museum that a nice morning or afternoon can be spent. Always something being highlighted on a changing calendar.

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great museum that is not overwhelming or too large. Special exhibits are sometimes available. Relaxing.

Thank bette227
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great community art museum. New location in Framingham Center. Always something new to see. Lots of variety.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This excellent local museum is moving to a new location in Framingham Center. The old location in downtown Framingham was in an old building that succumbed to a dying boiler and infrastructure woes. The new location is just off Rt 9, so more convenient to...More

Thank ChristinePark
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I like to support small city art museums. This is one of several my 9-year old grandson & I visited this month. The last time I had been to the Danforth was around 1978 when I took an etching class! It was great to come...More

Thank nancydr2
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Loved it all but my fav - From My Window: Jason Berger At Home Abroad talented artist. Loved this museum!

Thank Mason C S
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Downtown Framingham is one of the most amazing downtowns in the area. One of the reasons is that it has a museum and art school there. Taking it out will further throw the area into the dump it's turning into. Very sad.

Thank CoachMeMaria
Reviewed 18 December 2015

it was ok not my favorite parking is a problem the area does not seem desirable at night has some nice exibets

Thank kay b
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The Danforth has an open and comfortable layout. They change exhibits all the time, so it's worth going back regularly to see the new works. We visited on a Saturday when children were attending a birthday party - looks like a fun space to have...More

Thank Annabella G
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Interesting exhibitions in pleasant galleries. The Danforth offers a nice choice of a small museum in the Metrowest area. Their participation in the Museum Reciprocal program makes membership an excellent value.

Thank Noname1Boston
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