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Danforth Art

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Founded in 1975 as the Danforth Museum of Art, Danforth Art serves as an important arts center for the surrounding region. It holds a collection of 3,500 American artworks dating from the 18th century today. Artists include Gilbert Stuart, James McNeill Whistler, and Charles Sprague Pearce. Also in the collection are 300 works from the school of Boston Expressionism. The museum also offers changing exhibitions, various education programs such as studio art classes and workshops, and artist lectures.

Danforth Art


Danforth Art Museum\School recently became part of Framingham State University. The Danforth Art Museum is closed to the public while renovations are underway at the Jonathan Maynard Building on Framingham’s Centre Common. There are no exhibitions currently on view. The Maynard Building will reopen in 2019 as the Danforth Art Center at Framingham State University, and will house the Danforth Art Museum and the Danforth Art School, as well as FSU art classes.


123 Union Avenue
Framingham, MA 01702
Phone Number
508 620 0050
Wednesday: 12pm–5pm Thursday : 12pm–8:30pm Friday: 10am–5pm Saturday: 10am–5pm Sunday: 12pm–5pm
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This location was created on 2016-02-21 by Ben M. .   It was last updated on 2018-08-02 by Maria DeFelice .

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