The Lost Generation: Women Ceramicists and the Cuban Avant-Garde | La generación perdida: mujeres ceramistas y la vanguardia cubana is now open to the public in the Daley Family and Monan Galleries. Works from the McMullen’s permanent collection, including the Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch Collection, are displayed on the first floor of 2101 Commonwealth, except when events and classes are held. Please check this calendar for availability of the permanent collection 24 hours before visiting. 

The McMullen Museum is closed April 15 and May 27.


Hours: Monday–Friday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm, Saturday–Sunday, noon–5:00 pm

The McMullen Museum of Art is located at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue on the Brighton Campus of Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts. The campus is approximately six miles west of downtown Boston. For extensive directions to the campus, including downloadable campus maps, instructions on using GPS and Google, and any current updates, please visit the Boston College directions page.

Driving, approaching from points west: Continue past the Museum and make a U-turn by Greycliff Road. From Boston: Follow Commonwealth Avenue to the campus entrance, right before Lake Street.

Public Transportation: The Boston College branch of the MBTA's Green Line (B) ends at the Boston-Newton boundary on Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue back to the east about 400 feet.


On days with Boston College home football games, there is no parking available at the Museum. See here for more information on parking and the schedule.

Monday–Friday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm, Saturday–Sunday, noon–5:00 pm: Parking is free at the McMullen. There are two wheelchair-accessible parking spots in front of the Museum. Additional visitor parking is available in front of the Museum, in the Theology and Ministry Library parking lot, and areas marked “P” on the map below.

Additional one-hour parking is available, as posted, on Commonwealth Avenue. Tour groups may drop off guests directly in front of the Museum before proceeding to visitor parking. Further information on visitor parking policies and rates are available on the Boston College Department of Parking and Transportation website.

The McMullen Museum is wheelchair-accessible and exhibition floors are connected by an elevator. The Museum has four transport chairs that visitors are welcome to use.


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