Museum of American Bird Art

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The Museum of American Bird Art (MABA) at Mass Audubon is a family-friendly, professional art museum set on a 121-acre wildlife sanctuary (with 2 miles of trails) located 15 miles south of Boston. As part of New England’s largest conservation organization, MABA's mission is to connect people and nature through art. Our exhibitions feature works by internationally recognized artists inspired by nature, and we offer a wide variety of programs and classes for all ages.

Location: 963 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021
Phone: 781-821-8853
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5 pm; Trails open Tuesday-Sunday, 9 am-5 pm

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Youth Art Contest

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Youth Art Contest 

Open to artists ages 4–18 of all skill levels. Submit your work by June 15! Get details >

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Parties

Looking for a unique, nature- and art-themed birthday party for your child? MABA has just the thing! Book a party >

News & Events

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Museum of American Bird Art

Special Event CANCELLED - April 18, 2020

CANCELLED (to be rescheduled). Listen as internationally-renowned author David Sibley discusses his new book, What It's Like to Be a Bird, enjoy a book signing, and take in an exhibition of more than 40 original paintings Sibley created for the book.

Great Horned Owl

Museum of American Bird Art

Special Event Late May 2020 (POSTPONED)

Come and enjoy the wonders of owls with crafts, games, and more. Meet live owls, find out what makes them unique, and discover which owls you can find in your own backyard! (POSTPONED to late May; exact date TBD)

MABA campers painting a long mural on paper

Museum of American Bird Art

At Wild at Art Summer Camp in Canton, campers ages 3 to 15 have fun as naturalists, teaching artists, and trained counselors lead them in outdoor explorations and creative art projects. Registration now open for summer 2020!

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Upcoming Programs

May 9, 2020 (Saturday) 10:00am - 12:00pm
During this class you will be able to see Trailside Museum's Raven up close and discover more about these intelligent, mischie... Learn More >
May 30, 2020 (Saturday) 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for a fun family day at the Museum of American Bird Art! Children under 2 are free. All are welcome!See amazing live O... Learn More >
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