Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Exhibitions

Tutankhamun blockbuster will head to Boston

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, which opened in London this weekend, will also tour to Australia, Japan, Canada and South Korea

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Museums

After accusations of racism, MFA, Boston takes steps to become more inclusive

Museum conducts training sessions, changes procedures and plans a new hire

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Historians bake sourdough bread with yeast that could date to ancient Egypt

The loaf, made with yeast extracted from an artefact at the MFA Boston, could provide valuable insight into ancient civilisations

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Museums

Dutch government gives money for new centre on Netherlandish art at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts

Prime minister takes the unusual step of pledging $200,000 to the US museum

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Civil Rights

State of Massachusetts investigates reported racism at the MFA Boston

"Experiences like this are literally taking away from academic growth", says principal of students who filed a complaint during a class trip

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Boston this weekend

From gender bending fashion at the MFA, Boston to Joan Jonas's animal treasure hunt at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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Exhibitions

MFA Boston dissects the coded language of gender-bending fashion

Exhibition delves into Western pop culture’s great moments of binary disruption

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Exhibitions

Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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MFA Boston acquires photographs by Graciela Iturbide ahead of major exhibition

The works, which came from Iturbide's own collection, include gifts from the Mexican artist

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Cultural policy

UK permits Nazi-looted Meissen figure to leave for Japan despite spoliation claim

There appear to be no winners in what the Arts Council refers to as an “extremely unusual” case

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Leaders

Egon Schiele was not a sex offender

The 100th anniversary of Austrian artist’s death has arrived just in time for the #MeToo movement

Conservation & Preservation

The life of Riley: meet the dog protecting the works at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Analysis

The top ten museum acquisitions of 2017

We look back at some of most important purchases and donations that entered public collections this year