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McMullen Museum, Boston

3.9
#31 of 35 in Museums in Boston
The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College organizes and presents innovative, multidisciplinary exhibitions that receive national and international recognition, attracting audiences from the Boston area and beyond.

The McMullen is in the vanguard of museums creating exhibitions that extend past traditional art historical presentations, providing political, historical, and cultural context for works on view. It plays a major role in the cultural and intellectual life of Boston College, as well as the international community of scholars and art enthusiasts.

In keeping with the University’s central teaching mission, the Museum’s exhibitions are accompanied by scholarly catalogues and related public programs. The McMullen Museum of Art was named in 1996 by the late BC benefactor, trustee and art collector John J. McMullen and his wife Jacqueline McMullen.
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  • Have been once to see an exhibit I had read about. The nice part is that it is a small museum so one can see it all in one visit. The downside is, don't make a special trip, too small for a day's...  more »
  • "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...  more »
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  • Small, but beautifully situated on the Chestnut Hill campus. If you’ve been to many/most of the other museums in the Boston area, or even if you haven’t, this one should be on your list.
  • Rating not a reflection on the museum contents but to highlight that it is closed during the Summer months. See photo.

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