Attracting visitors with famous showman P.T. Barnum’s Feejee Mermaid sculpture, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology drew dozens to its 150th anniversary celebration Saturday.
Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.
The Harvard Art Museums participated in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday.
An employee at the Indulge India food truck serves customers at the #mfaNOW launch party on Saturday night. Indulge India was one of four food trucks--others included Bonetown Burgers, North East of the Border, and Sheherazad--that served crowds on the Linde Family Wing parking lot throughout the evening.
#mfaNOW launch party attendees gather around an installation set up in the Museum of Fine Arts' outdoor exhibition on the Linde Family Wing parking lot on Saturday night. #mfaNOW is a season celebrating contemporary art and artists, according to the museum website.
On Saturday, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts hosted its first #mfaNOW event, an all-night celebration of contemporary art intended to draw in the city’s younger crowd.