Open Mic Night with The Laughing Medusa + Stylus

McMullen Museum of Art

Boston College’s own feminist publication, The Laughing Medusa, and poetry, prose, and art publication, Stylus, are teaming up for an evening of open mic performances to transform the Museum into an after-hours coffeehouse. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be provided. Drop-in performances welcome. Send questions to

Kids and Families Workshop: Exploring Collage with Eco-Friendly Portraits (Ages 5–12)

McMullen Museum of Art

Inspired by Wangechi Mutu’s I’m too Misty collage in Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives, the McMullen Museum invites children and families to explore the artistic use of collage. Following a brief tour of the galleries and an introduction to other additional artists and movements that employed collage in their works, visitors will make an […]

STITCH and the McMullen Present: DIY Night: Finger Knitting with Loop Yarn

McMullen Museum of Art

For its next Do-It-Yourself event, the Museum is teaming up with BC’s STITCH organization for a night of knitting without needles. We’ll be using loop yarn to create projects like scarves, small rugs, bags—you name it. Pop in anytime between 4:00 and 8:00 pm to try your hand at this simple technique. If you already […]

Into the Collection: Maritime Works

McMullen Museum of Art

Into the Collection offers visitors an opportunity to view and learn more about various objects from the McMullen Museum’s permanent collection rarely on display. Assistant Director Diana Larsen, with the help of the Museum’s Student Ambassadors, will present on maritime paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Visitors are invited to learn from Museum staff, […]

New! Story Time in the Galleries for Children and Families (Ages 0–5)

McMullen Museum of Art

The McMullen Museum is pleased to announce a new monthly program, Story Time in the Galleries, for children ages 0–5. We invite young ones to explore themes in the Museum’s exhibitions as we read stories in the galleries, examine works of art up close, and engage in artmaking activities. For its first event, the McMullen […]

Bob Ross Paint Night (BC Students Only)

McMullen Museum of Art

We’re nothing if not wholehearted supporters of our students. And when BC’s students speak, we do our best to listen and honor their requests. And so, the McMullen Museum is excited to present the first of two Bob Ross Paint Nights this spring for BC students and their friends. Join us as we follow along […]

Crash Course in the History of Video Art with Georgie Friedman

McMullen Museum of Art

Interested in the history of video art, but haven’t had the chance to take a full class in it? The McMullen Museum is pleased to invite Professor of Video Art, Video Installation, and Time-Based Media at Boston College Georgie Friedman for an hour-long crash course in the history of video art for Museum Members. (FYI: […]

Experimenting in the Darkroom Photography Workshop (BC Students Only)

Devlin Hall

Curious about how black-and-white print photographs are made? Want to try your hand at making analog prints from your own digital images? This is your chance to try some old school darkroom printing right on campus. As part of its continuing Do-It-Yourself series, the Museum is teaming up with Art Club to invite students to […]

McMullen Spring Celebration

McMullen Museum of Art

Free; open to the pubic; prior registration for basket-making and egg hunt required at In celebration of spring, the McMullen Museum invites visitors to participate in a day filled with children’s programming, music, artmaking, storytelling, and guided tours of the current exhibition. Children may decorate baskets and find eggs hidden throughout the Museum grounds […]