Focusing on American Art from the 18th century to present day, Danforth Art is dedicated to showing the very best examples of contemporary art by both emerging and established artists, as well as an exploration of the School of Boston Expressionism. Our 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 from the traditional to installation and new media.
The permanent collection specializes in 19th and 20th century American art, featuring well-known artists such as:
Also view: Boston Expressionism at Danforth Art
Image: Hyman Bloom, Skeleton in Red Dress, c. 1942-45
oil on canvas, Gift of Drs. Francene and G. Timothy Orrok