March 2 trip to the Boston Museum, of Fine Arts
Plants Unlimited, on route 1 in Rockport, is organizing a trip to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday, March 2.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States, attracting over one million visitors a year. It contains over 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. It is also the 54th most visited art museum in the world, as of 2010.
The museum was founded in 1870 and its current location dates to 1909. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), opened the doors of its new wing for the Art of the Americas in 2010. The Art of the Americas Wing, as well as the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard, are the focal points of the MFA‘s transformational expansion and renovation project, planned and designed by architects Foster + Partners (London). The Art of the Americas Wing allows for the display of more than 5,000 works from the Museum‘s American collections, more than doubling the number previously on view. It represents the most expansive initiative focused on American art and culture happening in the world today, broadening the definition to include works from North, Central, and South America that span the course of three millennia, up to the late 20th century. Adjoining the wing is the Shapiro Family Courtyard, one of the most distinctive architectural spaces in Boston, which serves as a dynamic gathering place for MFA visitors and as a venue for special events.
The cost for this trip is $89.99 and includes admission tickets into the museum. Plants Unlimited tours are convenient and fun, with scheduled pick-ups along route 1 starting in Belfast at 6:00 am and traveling south. For complete information or to reserve your seat call Plants Unlimited at 594-7754, visit their website www.plants-unlimited.com or order securely online