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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Academy and the Modern

Students will compare and contrast paintings between the academy and paintings from the modern.
What do you notice about the Luis Melendez gallery?
What do you notice about the modern Indian gallery?
In what ways does the artist Luis Melendez speak about the universal human spirit?
In what ways do the modern Indian artists speak about the universal human spirit?
What is creative freedom?
What do you notice about the colors in each of the galleries? Compare the two galleries, why were these artworks made by their respective artists?

Created By

Jeanie Chu