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.

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


McMullen From Home

Digital Exhibition Catalogues

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

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.

Publication Highlight with Alex Dika Seggerman: “Islam & Surrealism: Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar’s Postwar Painting in Egypt”
Walk + Talk with Founder of the Barjeel Art Foundation Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
Panel Discussion: “Exploring the Intersections between Blackness and Islam”
“Into the Collection”: New England Artists
Preview Day Lecture: “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950–1980s” by Suheyla Takesh
“Currents Presents”: Artist Q+A with Penny Siopis
“Currents Presents”: Maria Molteni
Lecture by Nicholas O’Donnell: “Nazi-Looted Art: History, Restitution, and Practice”
Publication Highlight with Prof. Kevin Lotery: “The Long Front of Culture”
Lecture by Prof. Patricia Simons: “Black Women in Italian Renaissance Art & in Modern Whitewashing”
Museum Current Lecture by Vatican Museums Director Barbara Jatta: “Raphael in the Vatican”
Lecture by Daria Borghese: “The Galleria Borghese: From Cardinal Scipione’s Private Collection to Public Museum” 
Publication Highlight with Prof. Aurelia Campbell: “What the Emperor Built”
   ...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: “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
Art in Focus: “William Trost Richards” with Margaret Summerfield and Scott Reznick
“Tracking the Eagle” part 1
“Tracking the Eagle” part 2
“Tracking the Eagle” part 3
   ...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.

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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