The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA)

MOBA is the world’s only museum dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and celebration of bad art in all its forms. Our growing collection awaits your discerning eye. To start your tour, browse our collections.

We have a new Boston gallery:  MOBA is thrilled to announce the opening of our new gallery located inside Dorchester Brewing Company Tap Room, at 1250 Massachusetts Ave, Boston. The  Gallery is open during the Tap Room’s normal business hours (Sun/Mon: 11:30am-9pm, Tues-Thurs: 11:30am-10pm and Fri/Sat: 11:30am-11pm) There is no admission charge. Dorchester Brewing offers house-made craft beer, seltzers, cider & wine. Food is available from their onsite food partner, M&M BBQ.

       NOTE: No one under 21 is admitted on Friday or Saturday nights after 6pm

Saturday, Dec 24, close at 6pm

Sunday, Dec 25, closed all day

Saturday, Dec 31, open until 12:30am



We’re in the News

Lets Talk Art With Brooke: a podcast interview with MOBA’s Curator in Chief

Stories Here: MOBA’s Permanent Acting Interim Executive Director interviewed

Arts Obscura podcast: an entertaining introduction to the Museum Of Bad Art.

  Buenos Aires, Argentina   

José Emilio Burucúa analiza algunos de los cuadros del Museum of Bad Art

José Emilio Burucúa analyzes paintings from the Museum Of Bad Art


Renegade Tastemakers:  This museum highlights art “so bad, it’s good.”

     International Museum Day: Six must-visit museums in the world.

Why Is Some Art So Bad That It’s Good?

Sometimes a work of art is characterized by a string of failures but nonetheless ends up being a gorgeous freak accident of nature.

 Barcelona, Spain

El Prado, el MoMA y ahora el MOBA, el museo de Arte Malo.

In Spain,  Barcelona’s Lavanguardia newspaper discovers the Museum Of Bad Art.

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