MFA Late Nites: Takashi Murakami

  • 13 Oct 2017
  • 8:00 PM
  • 14 Oct 2017
  • 2:00 AM
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


MFA Late Nites: Takashi Murakami

October 13 and 14, 2017 from 8PM - 2 AM

Museum of Fine Arts, Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

October 13 is the kick-off event to MFA Late Nites, the MFA's new seasonal series connecting visitors to art, culture, and community. The MFA is open to the public for ticketed entry to the party from 8 pm to 2 am. The diverse event lineup features programming in partnership with local organizations, artists, and more—making the Shapiro Family Courtyard, Art of Asia galleries and Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art buzz with activity. Guests get a sneak peek at “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics” with the artist present, explore the galleries, and engage in art making. There’s something for everyone, from dancing and DJs to pop-up performances, food showdowns, and much, much more.

Highlights include:

“Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics”
A Collaboration with Nobuo Tsuji and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Sneak Preview with artist present! Opens to the public October 18.

Murakami Shop
Stop by the Murakami Shop to browse merchandise from Takashi Murakami’s KaiKai Kiki product line, and Complex Con T-shirts developed with the MFA.

Chef Showdown
Choose a side—competitive bites of Japanese street food

Japanese Woodblock Prints Artist Toolbox Cart
8 pm–1 am, Level 1, Gallery 176

Spotlight Talks in “Takashi Murakami: Lineage of Eccentrics”
9 and 10 pm, Gund Gallery, LG 31

9:30 and 10:30 pm, Gund Gallery, LG 31

15-minute art jolt talks about one object led by Fletcher Coleman

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