MOBA Looks at the Obama Presidential Portrait

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MOBA Looks at the Obama Presidential Portrait When Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of President Obama was unveiled, MOBA’s curator-in-chief, Michael Frank, shared his thoughts on this distinctive image. Mr. Frank believes that Barack in Wrigley Field with Ivy was clearly inspired by the Anonymous painting that was the impetus for MOBA, Lucy in the Field with […]

MOBA is Officially Non-Profit

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The Museum Of Bad Art is a not-for-profit operation. It is run on a shoestring, with no paid staff, no offices, and very little other expense. Admission to our museums is always free. The Internal Revenue Service has certified MOBA as a 501(c)3 corporation, so your gift to MOBA is a tax-deductible charitable contribution. As […]

MOBA Zoo Exhibit in Somerville

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MOBA Zoo Exhibit in Somerville The current show at MOBA’s main gallery is a tribute to the wonderful animals that inspire artists all over the world. Struggling amateurs and accomplished artists portray their pets as well as animals in the wild and even animals that exist only in their imagination. This exhibit includes pets, particularly […]