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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.

Caught In the Moment

The artwork in this gallery displays moments caught in time. What is happening here? Who is there? What are they doing and why? From whose eyes is this image represented? How does the artist's use of color, texture, composition, and atmosphere influence how we view this piece? Is this reality or fantasy? Through looking at these works, comparing them with others, we can uncover hidden layers of meaning regarding the piece, its respective culture, and the artist's intention.