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If you’ve got a Bank of America checking account, ATM or credit card then you have a free pass (general admission only) to a selection of museums around the country on the first weekend of every month through the Museums on Us program. Please take a photo ID with you, some museums may request it before letting you enter.

On April 4th & 5th you can visit these museums in and around Boston for free by showing your Bank of America card or check:

What you can expect to see:

Museum of Fine Arts(Boston)

Note: Titan, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice is a ticketed exhibit and is not covered by Museums On Us.

Ongoing exhibits include:

  • Splendor and Elegance:  European Decorative Arts and Drawings from the Horace Wood Brock Collection – through May 17
  • Photographic Figures – through May 10
  • Visions of Kyoto – through May 30
  • Showa Sophistication: Japan in the 1930s
  • “And so to Bed”: Indian Bed Curtains from a Stately English Home
  • Gentlemen of Suzhou
  • Celebrating Kyoto: Modern Arts from Boston’s Sister City
  • Preserving History, Making History: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge)

In addition to several permenant exhibits and The Glass Flowers exhibit you will see:

  • The Language of Color (through Sept 6, 2009) is and exhibit about color and its evolution in the natural world.
  • Climate Change: Our Global Experiment
  • Dodo, Trilobites & Meteorites…Treasures of Nature and Science at Harvard.

Decodova Museum and Sculpture Park (Lincoln)

Running through May 17, 2009:

  • Carlson/Strom: New Performance Video
  • Tabitha Vevers: Narrative Bodies
  • Collection Highlight: Harold Tovish
  • Cal Lane: Crude

Danforth Museum of Art (Framingham)

Currently on exhibit:

  • Material Drawing – Audrey Goldstein, Michelle Samour, Julia Shepley, Debra Weisberg
  • Abelardo Morell: Continental Drift
  • Deborah Davidson: Recent Paintings
  • In the Children’s Gallery – Listen to the Wind, The Story of Dr. Greg & Three Cups of Tea (Susan L. Roth)
  • Leo Michelson: Selected Portraits
  • Mary Oestereicher Hamill – regardregard: project china, chinatown
  • Robert Alter: La Defense
  • Meta Warrick Fuller: Sculptures from the Studio
  • Animal Imagery in Native American Art: Objects from the ARTER Collection
  • Pueblo Katsina Gallery

For more info: Museums on Us

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