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 Program 2015

  • Deep Wounds—a large-scale installation by Brian Knep that explores universal themes of loss and healing in the aftermath of conflict—will be re-mounted at Memorial Hall in spring 2015 as part of the Harvard Civil War Project.
  • The OFA Public Art Program sponsors public artworks by students in Harvard Yard during the ARTS FIRST festival, April 30 – May 3, 2015. The application deadline has passed.

From our Visual Arts Blog


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Visual Arts Events

Registration for Summer Ceramics Courses
12 week term: May 26 – August 15, 2015
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at Gallery 224

Current Exhibition:
The Bone Yard
Exhibition: July 20-August 15, 2015
Reception: TBD
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM-6 PM or by appointment

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