Danforth Art Museum and School

Framingham, MA

Where are we going?

Danforth Art Museum and School
123 Union Avenue


What is there to do?

NOTE: The museum re-opens April 2019.

Love to surround yourselves with creativity and inspiration when it comes to the wonderful world of art? Then why not explore the Danforth Art Museum and School on your next family day out?

Located 30 miles west of Boston, the Danforth Art Museum offers all who visit entertaining and educational experiences in the visual arts. 

During your visit, you can explore the many collections that cover a range of themes and artists, including a collection on American art, changing exhibits of contemporary artists, classes and workshops in the School, and a variety of community outreach programs.

Focusing on American art from 18th century to present day, Danforth Art Museum is dedicated to showing the very best examples of contemporary art by both emerging and established artists. The compelling exhibitions and permanent collection of over 3,500 works of art offer countless opportunities for all ages to explore a range of media and artistic forms of expression.

The mission strongly supports education, with 400 yearly studio art courses offered in the School, as well as family workshops and artist lectures offering numerous opportunities to learn and create.

Suited more for the older kids, Danforth Art Museum is a great way for kids, especially budding artists, to appreciate the beauty within the genre. 

How much does it cost?

Adults: Call for prices!


Need a little extra help?

Danforth Art offers FREE parking and is handicapped accessible!


When can we go?

Hours vary by season so call ahead

Open year round but closed some major holidays


Any top tips?

Check out the various art classes geared towards specific age groups, including summer art classes too!

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