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Danforth Museum of Art
Ranked #5 of 17 things to do in Framingham
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Owner description: 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.
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 wing with art from books or about children's subjects. The atmosphere is calm and tranquil even if some of the artwork isn't. Entry fee is inexpensive and there is free on-site parking (or you can park at the Library).

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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 and of a very high calibre. There has been a special effort to explore the Boston Expressionist artists over the past few years, yielding excellent retrospective exhibitions of these fine world class artists. The permanent collection is also growing and gaining a fine reputation in this region. The special exhibitions feature the work of local artists, regional artists and
national and international artists. it is a very nice addition to the cultural fabric of the MetroWest Boston area.
The museum will be moving eventually to a new location in Framingham Center.
A note: if you live in the MetroWest area it is possible your library has a family pass to the museum......well worth checking out.

1  Thank Leftaris
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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 with air conditioning.

Thank Rgcs1123
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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
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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.

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