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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.

Food in Art




(Overview & big concepts)

Students examine the various ways food is represented in art across cultures.

MFA Connections:

Daniela Edburg, Caillebotte, Gauguin, Model offering table and foods-Old Kingdom

Art-making activity:

Create a still-life using fruit and vegetable prints

Pre-tour group activity:

Favorite food worksheet

Follow-up activity:

Research a specific culture and prepare a dish from that culture.


Created By

Sarah Arcotta