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James Mason and Fashion Show Party guests at  LUCID: 2019 MassArt Fashion Show - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Join Us for The Fashion Event of the Season! 

2023 Fashion Show Party | May 13, 2023 
MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) | MassArt 

The MassArt Fashion Show Party is a not-to-miss event that brings together fabulous, fashion-forward folks from across the city to celebrate and support the unparalleled creativity of MassArt's fashion design students. 

As the nation’s only independent public college of art and design, MassArt is dedicated to providing an exceptional and affordable education for the next generation of artists, designers, and educators. MassArt is committed to providing a quality education to all students regardless of their ability to pay. Proceeds from the Fashion Show Party provides vital funds for MassArt's Fashion Department and our deserving students.

As we continue MassArt's 150th anniversary celebrations, join us for an unforgettable evening on May 13, 2023 to preview these stunning collections before they hit the runway! Enjoy dinner and cocktails in the MassArt Art Museum with Co-chairs Jane Hoffman (Maxwell) and Emma Pickard along with other fashion VIPS before taking a front-row seat to view the Fashion Show in our Design and Media Center. The ingenuity and excitement that resdies within the walls of MassArt will not disappoint.   

BeCOME a Fashion Show Party VIP

The 2023 Fashion Show Party has SOLD OUT! If you are interested in supporting the next generation of fashion designers at MassArt, please consider making a donation below. For more information on this years fashion show and to purchase individual general admission tickts for either the 5:30PM or 8:00PM show, please click here to navigate to this year's Fashion Show website.  

  Make a Donation 

Event Details 

The MassArt Fashion Show Party is a ticketed VIP event will take place on Saturday, May 13 at 6PM MassArt’s campus, located at 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, in the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) galleries. While there are no physical tickets issued for this event, all guests will be asked to check in upon arrival. Public transportation and ride share options are highly encouraged for ease of access to campus, but parking will be provided.

Parking & Transportation

Fashion Show Party VIPs and their guests are invited to park in MassArt’s Ward Lot, located at 135 Ward Street, directly across the street from campus. An attendant with the guest list will be available on site to grant access to the parking lot and signage will be posted to help guests navigate to the Fashion Show Party entrance at MAAM. 


Driving directions to 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115:

From Mass Pike East, Route 90:
Take exit 22, Prudential Center/Copley Square. Stay to the left (Prudential Center). Follow ramp to Huntington Avenue. Continue straight on Huntington Avenue to MassArt on right, two blocks after the Museum of Fine Arts.

From the South, Routes 3, 24, 93:
Follow route 93 north (Southeast Expressway) toward Boston.  Take exit 18, Mass Ave. Follow frontage road to third set of lights. Take left, to Massachusetts Avenue. Follow ramp to first set of lights, crossing Mass. Ave. to Melnea Cass Boulevard. Follow Melnea Cass Boulevard to Tremont Street. Turn left on Tremont Street and drive one block. Turn right onto Ruggles Street. Follow Ruggles Street to Huntington Avenue. Take a left onto Huntington Avenue. MassArt is one block up on the right.

From the North, Routes 95/128, 93:
Upon approaching the city limits take Leveritt Circle exit. Follow signs to Storrow Drive. Travel Storrow Drive to Copley Square/Back Bay exit. Turn Right onto Beacon Street. Follow Beacon Street to Exeter Street. Take a left onto Exeter Street and follow to Huntington Avenue. Take a right onto Huntington Avenue and follow it to the college.  MassArt is on the right, 2 blocks after the Museum of Fine Arts.


Reserved Parking for Fashion Show Party VIPs in MassArt's Ward Street parking lot (135 Ward Street, Boston):

(From the East) At the intersection of Huntington and Longwood Avenues, take a left across the trolley tracks onto Longwood Avenue. Continue straight about 30 yards until you reach the stop sign. Take a left at the stop sign onto St. Alphonsus Street, and then take first right onto Ward Street. Continue for approximately 200 yards. MassArt’s parking lot is on the left.

(From the West) At the intersection of Huntington and Longwood Avenues, take a right and follow the previous directions.

Upon arrival, please tell the parking lot attendant that you are here for the MassArt Fashion Show Party. After parking, walk across Huntington Avenue toward campus, follow the sidewalk to the MassArt Art Museum. 

Public Transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) services greater Boston as well as most of eastern Massachusetts by commuter rail, rapid transit, commuter boat, buses, and light rail. The MBTA provides service directly to the door of the College by both bus and the Green E Line.

Green Line: Travel on the "E" train and exit at Longwood Medical Area.

Orange Line: The Commuter Rail may be the best option for many Orange Line riders during the shutdown. The college is about an 11 minute walk from the Ruggles Station. Alternatively, board the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square and exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.

Bus: The following bus routes include stops at or near the college: #39CT2#65#8#47#66.

Commuter Rail: The closest stop via commuter rail is Ruggles Station, though the commuter rail provides access to all subway lines. From Ruggles, take the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square. Exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.


Questions?  For more on this year's Fashion Show Party or for sponsorship information, please contact Kathy Calnan, Executive Director of Advancement, at or 617.879.7012. 

Mailing Address:
MassArt Foundation
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 USA