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The McMullen Museum of Art on the Boston College campus is a small gallery with a permanent collection of art from the 16th century to contemporary, as well as a featured exhibit which changes about each semester.
The McMullen Museum of Art on the Boston College campus is a small gallery with a permanent collection of art from the 16th century to contemporary, as well as a featured exhibit which changes about each semester. The collection spans the history of art from Europe, Asia and the Americas, including Gothic and Baroque Flemish tapestries, 16th - 18th century Italian paintings, and American portraits and landscapes from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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