MassArt in the News
Elizabeth Lowrey is the MassArt Commencement speaker for 2019. Ms. Lowrey joins the ranks of Anita Hill, Representative John Lewis, Governor Charlie Baker, David Ortiz, and more in Boston-area college graduation speakers.
The Massachusetts College of Art and Design, also known as MassArt, announced today that is transforming its Bakalar & Paine Galleries into MassArt Art Museum, a new free contemporary art museum that will open in February 2020.
The Massachusetts College of Art and Design announced that it will debut a 15,000-square-foot contemporary art museum in February 2020 called the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM). The spirit of the new museum, according to a press release, will be "welcoming, vibrant, fun, and a bit unexpected."
The Massachusetts College of Art and Design plans to open a free, new contemporary art museum in Boston in early 2020.
The new museum, which will be called the MassArt Art Museum, or MAAM, is part of a renovation project to fully transform the existing Bakalar and Paine Galleries at MassArt on Huntington Street in Boston. The new museum’s brand will be “welcoming, vibrant, fun, and a bit unexpected," according to the college.
WBUR The Artery covers the announcement of MassArt Art Musem, Boston's new free contemporary art museum. The $12.5 million overhaul in the 15,000 square foot space began in June 2017 and will be completed for MAAM's opening in February. The renovation team includes designLAB architects and Dimeo Construction.
On Sunday, May 5, 2019, children and parents gathered at MassArt for Wee the People's "Wee Free Black Mamas" event, making homemade cards for incarcerated women throughout the state.