McMullen From Home

McMullen From Home

While the McMullen is temporarily closed, visit and learn with us online: tour current and past exhibitions in virtual walkthroughs, read digital exhibition catalogues, view Zoom-recorded presentations of current research and publication highlights by prominent scholars on the McMullen’s YouTube channel, watch lectures by curators, listen to podcasts with Boston College professors and students, and explore interactive spotlights to examine works from the permanent collection.

McMullen From Home

Virtual Walkthroughs

Did you miss an exhibition, or would you like to revisit one? Our virtual walkthroughs are like being there.

Martin Parr: Time and Place
Mariano: Variations on a Theme | Variaciones sobre un tema
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s
Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives
Simon Dinnerstein: The Fulbright Triptych
Alen MacWeeney and a Century of New York Street Photography
Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America
Cuenca: City of Spanish Abstraction
Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement
Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature
Nature’s Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape
Esteban Lisa: The Abstract Cabinet
Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic


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Digital Exhibition Catalogues

Read and download full PDF versions of many of our exhibition catalogues.

Arnie Jarmak: Photographing in Chelsea in Transition, 1977–89
Indian Ocean Current: Six Artistic Narratives
William Trost Richards: Hieroglyphs of Landscape 
Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America
Mary Armstrong: Conditions of Faith
Cuenca: City of Spanish Abstraction
Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement
Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature
Nature’s Mirror: Reality and Symbol in Belgian Landscape
New England Sky: Alston Conley
Rafael Soriano: The Artist as Mystic | El artista como místico
Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections
   ...and more e-books on the Internet Archive


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YouTube Channel

Presentations of current research and publication highlights by prominent scholars.

Crash Course in the History of Comics with John McCoy
Members’ Virtual Lecture for “American Alternative Comics” with Co-Curator John McCoy
Members’ Virtual Lecture for “Arnie Jarmak: Photographing Chelsea in Transition” with Co-Curators Diana Larsen and Ash Anderson
Publication Highlight with Jack Lueders-Booth “The Orange Line”
Publication Highlight with Stephanie Schwartz: “Walker Evans: No Politics
“Middle-Class Taste: A Documentary Problem and a Martin Parr Solution”: Samuel Ewing 
“Into the Collection”: Irish Decorative Arts 
Crash Course in Documentary Photography with Alison Nordström 
“‘From the Pope to a Flat White’: Introduction to Martin Parr's Irish Photographs”
Members’ Virtual Preview Day Lecture for “Martin Parr: Time and Place” by Karl Baden
“Mariano: Variations on a Theme” with Nancy Netzer and Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta
Lecture by Michael Bustamente: “Cultural Politics and Political Cultures of the Caribbean Revolution”
Museum Current Panel Discussion: Art Museums Respond to Latin American and Caribbean Migration
Crash Course in Twentieth-Century Cuban Abstraction with Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta
“Into the Collection”: Roberto Estopiñán
Publication Highlight with Alejandro Anreus: “A Companion to Modern and Contemporary Latin American and Latino/a Art
Lecture by Carol Damian: “Mariano: The Woman & the Rooster”
Colloquium Lecture by Kyrah Malika Daniels: “Flashes of Kongo Spirit”
Members’ Virtual Lecture for Mariano: Variations on a Theme with Curator Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta
Publication Highlight: “Becoming Free, Becoming Black” with Alejandro de la Fuente
   ...and more McMullen videos on YouTube


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Lectures

Attend a lecture virtually with the original audio and media.

“Indian Ocean Current”: Prasannan Parthasarathi and Salim Currimjee
“How the Sea Kills the Trees: William Trost Richards and New Narratives for Marine Painting”: Linda S. Ferber
“Science in an Art Museum”: Richard Newman
“Alen MacWeeney”: Karl Baden
“William Trost Richards”: Jeffery Howe
“The Fulbright Triptych”: Simon Dinnerstein
   ...and more McMullen lectures on the Terrace


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Podcasts

In-depth discussions of exhibitions and art by experts in the field.

Art in Focus: “Martin Parr” with Professors Monsignor Liam Bergin and Joshua Snyder
Art in Focus: “Aftermath” with Professors Mark Cooper and Jane Cassidy
Art in Focus: “Martin Parr” with Professors Robert Savage and Sean McGraw
Art in Focus: “Mariano” with Oliver Wunsch and Kevin Lotery
Art in Focus: “Mariano” Interview with Curator Elizabeth Thompson Goizueta
Art in Focus: “Taking Shape” with Peter Krause and Ali Banuazizi
Art in Focus: “Taking Shape” with Dana Sajdi and Sahar Bazzaz
Art in Focus: “Taking Shape” with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Suheyla Takesh, Part II
Art in Focus: “Taking Shape” with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Suheyla Takesh, Part I
Art in Focus: “Indian Ocean Current” with Prasannan Parthasarathi
Art in Focus: “Indian Ocean Current” with María de los Ángeles Picone and Sylvia Sellers-García
Art in Focus: “Indian Ocean Current” with Mara Willard and Andrew Grant
Art in Focus: “Indian Ocean Current” with Laura Hake and Heather Olins
Art in Focus: “Alen MacWeeney” with Lisa Kessler and Greer Muldowney
   ...and more McMullen podcasts on the Terrace


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Interactive Spotlights

Explore the most recent interactive display of an object from the McMullen here. Check back frequently as the collection grows.

Arthur Clifton Goodwin, The Custom House Tower from Long Wharf, 1913
Mourning Fan, c. 1830–34
Samuel M. Griggs, Rocky Coast, 1866
Alessandro Nelli, Augustus of Prima Porta, 1880–1900
James Miller, Peaceable Kingdom, n.d.

 


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