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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Join us for an evening celebrating «Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights.» Enjoy an array of festive musical performances, engaging tours, and family-friendly activities. Explore the MFA’s collection of Judaica, view a one-of-a-kind menorah, and join a community candle lighting.
Hanukkah at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is presented in partnership with the Jewish Arts Collaborative (JArts) and CJP — Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. Supported by an anonymous donor.
Welcome and Community Candle Lighting
Menorah Installation: Ziv by Somerville-based artist Ariel Basson Freiberg (Ariel Freiberg Paintings). James McClurkin, of CNC Furniture Factory assisted with the menorah’s fabrication.
Music + Storytelling
Family Song and Story Time
4:30-5:30 pm | PJ Library with Stephen Brickman
5:30-6:15 pm | Ladino with Sarah Aroeste Music
¡Klezperanto! with Ilene Stahl, clarinetist for the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and Klezperanto, her ensemble of local music all-stars
6:45–7:15, 7:45–8:15, and 8:30–9 pm
Book of J
5:30-6, 7:15-7:45 and 8:15-8:45 pm
The Wandering Rabbi
Wandering from 7-9pm
Art- Making Activities
The Search for Light with local artist Tova Speter—founder of The MEM Project
ASL Interpretation 7-8 pm
Face Painting with The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
Drawing in the Galleries
6-9 pm | Gallery 171
Tours and Talks
Meet the Artist with @CynthiaEidSilverWhisperer
5, 5:30 and 6 pm | Gallery 258
5:30 pm Talk is ASL Interpreted.
6, 7, 7:30 and 8 pm
American Sign Language Tour