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McMullen Museum

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excellent fall semester exhibit

"Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement" is the current exhibit and it is a moving tribute to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Nancy V
Brookline, Massachusetts
A small gem!

If you are an art lover, BC's museum is worth a visit. Check what the exhibits are and the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

"Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement" is the current exhibit and it is a moving tribute to African Americans and their struggle. Mixed media: from hanging fabric, sculpture, historical photos to creatively woven videos and much more. Highly recommended. The museum is at Boston College...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 14 September 2018

If you like fine art then this, permanent collection promises to be something worth the journey. The question is how far? If you had a spare afternoon and wanted to take the T up from the centre of Boston as far as it goes on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Be warned: if you are expecting to see the McMullen Museum's permanent collections from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Gothic and Baroque tapestries, Italian paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and American paintings of the nineteenth .....then .... YOU WONT GET TO SEE ANY...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Located at commonwealth avenue and Having extensive collection of art from Asia ,Europe(16th and 17th century) and America (19th and 20th), and despite the University Museum of Boston College in Brighton, it has a good recognition in the world of art.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Inam K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you are an art lover, BC's museum is worth a visit. Check what the exhibits are and the schedules. Generally well curated.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Commonsense8
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Free for Boston College students (and I’m pretty sure for other students, as well). Great exhibits, and usually has some sort of crafts, music, and/or food to accompany the art!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

LOVE THIS SMALL MUSEUM AT BOSTON COLLEGE! Each semester, they have a new exhibit. On Sundays, they have a 2 p.m. free docent tour! Have been there several times and have always enjoyed our visits. The art exhibits vary. The view of Boston and Brighton...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank margaretmleblanc67
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We took our family to this museum to see a special exhibit. The handicapped parking was far from the door and up several little hills. We needed two wheelchairs for our group but like many places, they purchased child-Sized wheelchairs so one of us went...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ChayaYehudit
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I loved both the building and the first exhibit, Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections; Manuscripts for Pleasure & Piety (September 12–December 11, 2016). The collection was superbly curated and the items on display were exquisite. The small scale of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I've been here a few times for different shows and have always been very happy and intrigued with them. The building is lovely, the admission is free, and the whole experience is worth the ride out of town!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Patti C
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