Public Art

Visiting artists and students explore the possibilities and meaning of art in public spaces through creating temporary artworks and engaging in educational exchanges such as site visits.




Photo of Slow Dancing courtesy of
David Michalek

Public Art Programs 2014

  • The Public Art Program sponsors student artworks, to be presented in Harvard Yard during the ARTS FIRST festival, May 1-4, 2014.
  • Take part in INSIDE OUT, a global participatory public art project. We’ll photograph your face and include your image in an art installation to be presented on the Plaza during ARTS FIRST.Photo Shoot & Party: Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8 PM, OFA, 74 Mt. Auburn St.

From our Visual Arts Blog

OFA Ceramics Program hosts contemporary ceramic art exhibition

by Ceramics
Running through August 16, "Ceramic Top 40: New & Selected Works" will feature workshop, curator's talk and opening reception on June 11.
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Lauren Greenfield '87: Inspired by the American dream

by Olivia Munk '16
Photographer and documentarian Lauren Greenfield '87 talks about finding her voice and becoming an artist.
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Visual Arts Events

Visiting Artist Lecture with Amy Santoferraro
7/24 only
Ceramics Studio

Register for Summer Courses
12 week term: May 27–August 16, 2014
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at Gallery 224

Current Exhibition:
Ceramic Top 40 / Selected Works
Curated by Leslie Ferrin of Ferrin Contemporary
May 17–August 16, 2014
Reception: June 11, 6–8 PM

Upcoming Exhibitions:
Fall 2014 Instructor Exhibition
August 25–September 15, 2014
Reception: TBD