Photograph of three wooden shelves in front of a deep teal-green background. The top shelf has a white broken bowl filled with figs and two pink flowers laying on their side. The middle shelf has a loaf of bread. The bottom shelf has a bag of cherries and a white ceramic pitcher.
Painting on tan linen of a window with glare. In front of the window is a woman with dark skin in a dark opened shirt, leaning with one arm up and bent so her hand reaches her forehead. Her face is tilted slightly upwards and her eyes are closed.
Painting on two canvases filled with busy mixes of colors in pinks, greens, reds, and yellows. Some of the colors drip down to the bottom of the canvas.
Painting of an abstract scene, with blocks of yellows, reds, and oranges in the background. A white house with teal roof appears in the center with a black leafless tree. To the far right is an abstract woman with black hair, black and white robe, looking down at small bushes with pink flowers.
Painting of a woman in white slip lying on a white and cream bed, with her hair in a bun. Behind her is a brown wall and two white posts, with the post on the right having a red bird on top.
Black and white photograph of a burst of ornamental grasses, overhanging a thick chain rope. In the background are tombstones.
Grouping of ceramic structures assembled in a rounded ripple shape and painted in yellows, peaches, orange, greys, greens, and white colors. They have black holes and lettering around each stating 'somebody's child'.
June 24 - September 17

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Museum is closed due to exhibition rotation.  We will reopen Saturday, October 7.

The Danforth Museum is closed all Mondays and during the following holidays: July 4, Thanksgiving and the following Friday, December 24 – January 1, reopening on January 2, unless it is a Monday.
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admission fees

Adults: $7.00

Seniors (65+)+FSU Alum: $6.00

Children (through 13): Free

Framingham residents: $6.00

Students High School + College: $5.00

Danforth Members, NARM Members, FSU students, faculty and staff: Free

location + parking

The Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University is located at 14 Vernon St. on the Framingham Centre Common. Free parking and main entrance are at the rear of the building, which is accessed by Grove Street, located to the right of the Danforth Building. The lot entrance is the first left off Grove Street. The Museum is on the second floor and the art school is on the third floor.

Mailing address: 100 State Street, P.O. Box 9101, Framingham, MA 01701. Do not use “14 Vernon Street,” mail will be returned as undeliverable.

GPS Note: Enter “14 Vernon Street, Framingham” (not Danforth Art Museum or Art School) for accurate GPS navigation.