Boston museums closed
The city is on lockdown as federal agents and the military search for second suspect in Boston Marathon bombings
By The Art Newspaper. Web only
Published online: 19 April 2013
With Boston in lockdown today, as federal agents and military search for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, the city’s museums are closed. The Museum of Fine Arts Boston has posted on its website that the museum will be closed to the public today. The ICA Boston, the Harvard Art Museums and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, all posted on Twitter that they would be closed “due to public safety concerns”. The day after the two explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 170, area museums had opened free to the public.
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