Critic’s picks: Art museums
Critic Sebastian Smee recommends art exhibits to see, including: DEGAS AND THE NUDE Edgar Degas’s career-long fascination with the nude. Through Feb. 5. Museum of Fine Arts. 617 267 9300, www.mfa.org. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE AMERICAN SCENE, 1929-1945 Exploring the role of African Americans in the visual and performing arts during the Great Depression and World War 2. Through April 22. Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu.