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Danforth Museum of Art

123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702-8223
+1 508-620-0050
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Danforth museum, intimate but interesting

No matter how often you go, their changing exhibits keep you coming back. This is an essential... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2014
Janis L
Framingham museum

I especially liked some special exhibits on black art that were there recently but their other... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2013
Framingham, MA
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Established as a grass roots organization in 1975 by a committed group of citizens, the Danforth Museum of Art has grown to become a vital cultural resource. Located in Framingham, Massachusetts, 30 miles west of Boston, the Museum provides visitors with entertaining and educational experiences in the visual arts. The Danforth educates the public through its collection of American art, changing exhibits of contemporary artists, classes and workshops in the Museum School, and a variety of community outreach programs.
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123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702-8223
+1 508-620-0050
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

No matter how often you go, their changing exhibits keep you coming back. This is an essential cultural piece of this community. It highlights the multiethnic flavor of our world.

1  Thank Janis L
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I especially liked some special exhibits on black art that were there recently but their other exhibits are good and often changing and you can get a library pass to visit for free.

Thank 257Ginnie
Reviewed 29 July 2013

It's silly that it took my family and I over 14 years to visit the Danforth Museum of Art. I knew they offered art classes but, I was not aware of the wide range of art forms that were represented. I especially loved the children's...More

Thank MissyTMetrowest_MA
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The Danforth Museum has grown a lot over the years. Under its current director, Kathrine French, the museum has had a number of wonderful exhibits and I find it to be a museum well worth the visit. Their special exhibitions have been excellent, well mounted...More

1  Thank Leftaris
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Off the Wall, A Community of Artists, and Picture This can be seen for one more week. The first two show a great variety of work from local artists. This museum will be moving to a larger building in Framingham, and hopefully will be equipped...More

Thank Rgcs1123
Reviewed 29 July 2013

pictures tend towards the more contemporary. small museum. easy to see it all in an hour or less. parking available.

Thank Joanel
Reviewed 13 October 2012

and found myself lost in wonder. Modern art and private collections, this is a small and unique find, perfect for meditation and just getting a different perspective. Rare and eclectic.

2  Thank Rita V
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Danforth is becoming the museum to visit for a look at contemporary New England art (a really comprehensive and well-chosen invitational each year) and a strong collection of the Boston Expressionists. You can see this museum in about an hour (and have a terrific and...More

1  Thank AlanFramingham_MA
Reviewed 9 July 2012

It has been several years since I went to the Danforth. As I recall, it was a surprisingly lovely museum...surprising because it is nestled in downtown Framingham, a place I would not have expected such a nice art museum. I highly recommend a visit!

1  Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 29 May 2012

The outside is nothing to look at, but the guts of the museum are busting. This is not a museum you will spend an entire day in, but they have a good variety of ever changing works. I've taken several classes at the museum and...More

1  Thank Ashland A
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