https://maam.massart.edu/index.php/exhibition/joana-vasconcelos MassArt Art Museum
621 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
MassArt Art Museum is closed in alignment with MassArt's decision to close its campus in response to COVID-19.
Renowned Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos will premiere a new monumental site-specific installation. Known for her unprecedented multimedia works, Vasconcelos, in her first U.S. solo show, will honor Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, an enslaved woman whose court battle for her freedom in 1781 helped make slavery illegal in Massachusetts. The large-scale installation entitled Valkyrie Mumbet, is the newest in her Valkyries series, named after Norse female war goddesses, which pays homage to inspiring women.
MAAM is free and open to the public year-round. You’ll find us at the entrance of the MassArt campus, just steps from the MBTA Longwood Stop on the Green Line (E). We’re also less than a half-mile from both the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Wednesday, Friday: 12p–6p
Saturday, Sunday: 10a–6p
Closed Monday & Tuesday