upcoming events at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), allow visitors to get
an inside look at Nazi-era provenance research at the MFA, and the recent gift
of the heirs of Bettina Looram de Rothschild-on view in the exhibition Restoring a Legacy: Rothschild Family
Treasures through June 21.
For more on the Rothschild
gift and exhibition at the MFA, visit the press
release on mfa.org.
and Found: Research on Nazi-Era Looting and Restitution at the Museum of
Fine Arts (April 9, $20): The MFA's Curator for
Provenance explains the Museum's research on Nazi-era
provenance, or ownership history, of its encyclopedic collection-including
the recent gift of objects from the Rothschild heirs. Learn more about
restitution during the Holocaust with the film Stealing Klimt, following the lecture.
a Legacy: Rothschild Family Treasures (June 18, $65): The MFA's
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture Curator and Curator for
Provenance tell the behind-the scenes stories of the Rothschild
collection as it was taken by the Nazis during WWII, and then its return
and safe-keeping at the MFA.