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308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Open Everyday 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-9pm

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Past Gallery Shows

Comics: Heroes, Myths, and Tales
Featuring Jerel Dye, Raúl the Third, and the Boston Comics Roundtable
February 15 – May 4, 2019

Claire Ashley
October 20 – February 3, 2018/19

Allison Maria Rodriguez
June 22 – September 29, 2018

Meaghan Schwelm
April 14 – June 14, 2018

Samantha Fields
December 16 – March 18, 2018

Cyrille Conan
June 24 - September 18, 2017

Current A.I.R Artist 2016-2017 – LET’S STORY - Joanna Tam
December 3 –March 12, 2017

Lines and Vines by Elisa H. Hamilton.

Lines and Vines was a growing exploration of houseplants by Fort Point artist Elisa H. Hamilton. The artist brought her favorite houseplants to life on paper and into the gallery in this exhibition about process, growing, and day-to-day beauty. July 23 - September 19, 2016

Emerald City by Kelly Goff
A multi-media sculpture and video installation.
May 21- July 17, 2016

No Planes, No Trains…..Just Cranes by Andrew Neumann
A video installation documenting the changing landscape of the Fort Point community.
March 19 - May 15, 2016

A Map Home
Eve Ewing, our first CURRENT artist-in-residence, is a celebrated artist, educator, scholar and writer. Ewing’s project A Map Home was an immersive installation using swaths of canvas, paint and Sharpie markers that explores themes of place, childhood adventure and exploration, and the ways we connect text and image to make meaning in everyday life. To find out more about A Map Home or CURRENT A.I.R. click here.
December 23 - March 14, 2016

Mimi’s Family
Mimi’s Family, is a series of images by photographer Matthew Clowney of Erica (aka Mimi) Tobias, a transgender grandparent, and her family in everyday situations.
October 17 until December 13, 2015

Small World
Macrophotography exhibit of BCM visitors and staff member Tim Porter
June 13 - August 2, 2015

A Curious Symphony - Floor van de Velde
March 7 – June 7, 2015

The Star Travelers’ Dreams - Faith Johnson
December 13 - March 2, 2015

Monster Party – Studio Miners
September 27 – December 7, 2014

A Distant Episode - Jesse Kaminsky
Video and sound installation all about looking up at the sky.
July 12 - September 22, 2014

Art For Your Feet - Sneaker Museum!home/mainPage
May 5 - July 6, 2014

Art in Recycling - Fay Chandler
Recycled Material Sculptures
December 14, 2013 – February 9, 2014

Intercelular - Melanie Peterson
Large hanging sculptures made from plastic bags!

October 23 - December 8, 2013

Over Hear and Here - Crank Sturgeon
Boston Children’s Museum Centennial show
June 28 – October 6, 2013

Arrangements of Motions - Bernie Zubrowski
March 29 – June 23, 2013

Signs, Letreros, Hyoushiki
Collection of school crossing signs from around the world!

February 14 – March 24, 2013

From August 14th to August 21st, a limited number of lockers will be available while new ones are being installed.

PlaySpace is closed for the construction of a new space for 0 to 3 year olds and their caregivers. While under renovation, look for special Pop-Up PlaySpace experiences and programs throughout the Museum. Learn more about Pop-Up PlaySpace

Our Peep’s World exhibit will be closed for repair August 19th - 21st