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Oscar Wilde Tour of LGBTQ-themed art at the MFA

Wednesday May 29 at 6:15PM

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115

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Boston is known for its Puritanism, but somehow, the Museum of Fine Arts never got the memo. In art circles, it is well known that Boston's MFA has the world's greatest collection of LGBT-themed Classical Greek and Roman art. It is less well known that the MFA's collections are extraordinarily rich in LGBT art of other cultures as well.

On this tour fun and informative 2 hour tour, we will discover:

the male/male couple that were ancient Athens' Uncle Sam
the god Priapus and what he did with his huge appendage
the sexiest Jesus of the Italian Renaissance
the first woman sculptor and her "Boston marriage"
painter John Singer Sargent's secret obsession
and an intersex figure we bet you've never noticed in a famous impressionist canvas!
Come on our tour, and you will never see the MFA the same way again!