Danforth Art

Framingham, MA

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Address: 14 Vernon St, Framingham, MA 01702, USA How do we get there? Number: 508.620.0050
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What was once known as the Danforth Museum of Art, now called Danforth Art, is just 30 miles west of Boston and provides all who visit with entertaining and educational experiences in the visual arts.

Kids, it's time to get creative!

Danforth Art features a wonderful collection of American art, as well as changing exhibits of contemporary artists, so those creative kids can be inspired, particularly if they are art students themselves.

Focusing on American art from 18th century to present day, Danforth Art is dedicated to showing the very best examples of contemporary art by both emerging and established artists.

Their compelling exhibitions and permanent collection feature over 3,500 works of art, so offer all ages can explore a range of media and artistic forms of expression.

If you do feel like your creative juices just want to flow after seeing the collections, you can channel them by taking part in the classes and programs that Danforth Art offer, so one day your artwork might be on the walls, being admired by OTHER families who visit!

So get creative, and explore the collections of Danforth Art, and you never know just how it might inspire you!

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Via Public Transportation

The Framingham Commuter Rail Station on the Worcester/Framingham Line is less than a mile away from Danforth Art. This train departs from South Station. For schedules and fares, visit the MBTA web site.
The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) stops near the Museum. Visit the MWRTA web site (www.mwrta.com) or call 508-935-2222 for more information. Click for MWRTA routes and schedules.

From Boston and Points East

Take the Mass Pike West to Exit 13, Framingham and Natick. After toll booth, bear right onto Route 30 West. Continue on Route 30 about 1 mile and make a left turn onto Route 126 (Concord Street). Continue about 1 mile and at Dunkin' Donuts take a right onto Lincoln Street. Take your first left onto Pearl Street. Continue up the block. Danforth Art will be on your right. Enter the parking lot before the stop sign at Union Avenue.

From Worcester and Points West

Take the Mass Pike east to exit 12 and make a right turn after the toll booth onto Route 9 east. You'll come to a set of lights at Temple Street, with a strip mall and Friendly's on the right; continue straight through on Route 9 another mile to the Framingham/Edgell Road exit. At end of the off ramp, turn right at the light onto Main Street. This road becomes Union Avenue after you pass the Minuteman statue on your left in the small square. Proceed on Union Avenue about one mile. Make a left turn onto Lexington Street and an immediate right into the museum parking lot.

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How much does it cost?






$5.00 for students with ID


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13 years


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Danforth Art FAQ’s

Grab something to eat in the area, there are plenty of places to enjoy!

If you want to visit frequently, check out membership as it saves you money after only a couple of visits!

Danforth Art offers a wide variety of art opportunities and resources for children, teens, adults, teachers, and families.

The parking lot has accessible spaces and the main entrance from the lot is a power assist door. An elevator provides direct access to both the museum and to the art school. Restrooms have fully accessible stalls. There are benches in each gallery. Service dogs are welcome

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