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

Scene painting, translucent-style

by Artist Development Fellow
A session on how light can change a backdrop's imagery concludes a summer of scene-painting for Christina Rodriguez '15.
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Land of milk, honey and conflict

by Artist Development Fellow
VES concentrator and Artist Development Fellowship recipient Ethan Pierce '14 undergoes "rapid reorientation" on an artistic journey to the Middle East.
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Visual Arts Events

New Voices Lecture with Arthur Halvorsen
9/23 only
Ceramics Studio

Artist-in-Residence Lecture with Jessica Brandl
9/25 only
Ceramics Studio

Gallery 224: Home Team Exhibition
9/11 - 10/3
Ceramics Studio

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at Gallery 224

Current Exhibition:
Home Team
September 11–October 3, 2014
Reception: Thursday, September 11, 6-8 PM

New Voices Lecture with Arthur Halvorsen
9/23 - 9/23
Ceramics Studio

Artist-in-Residence Lecture with Jessica Brandl
9/25 - 9/25
Ceramics Studio

Gallery 224: Home Team Exhibition
9/11 - 10/3
Ceramics Studio