Welcome to the Office for the Arts!

Last updated August 16, 2022.

We are here to support your artmaking!

Welcome to campus! Our staff supports student artmaking and engagement with the arts – offsite and onsite, virtually and in-person –in our main office building at 74 Mt. Auburn Street. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. In August and September, our staff will be on a hybrid schedule and will be available in-person or virtually during regular office hours. We look forward to hearing from you every day of the week! Here's how! Contact staff members anytime by email, phone or at our main reception desk by email or by calling 617.495.8676. We are here to support student artmaking, and look forward to hearing from you. 

For all performing arts and other gatherings, the OFA will be following University on-campus event guidance for any in-person events.

For first-year students and all undergraduates, the OFA is ready to support your discovery of artmaking at all levels. Want to start artmaking? Want to find out ways to work on your already honed skills? Is there an artist you'd like to suggest as a guest artist? We want to hear from you! Contact our staff.

Reach out to OFA Director Jack Megan.

Do you have virtual Office Hours?

Yes! Our staff is ready and waiting to meet with you both virtually and in-person. If you have a question or want to make an appointment, please contact our staff. We want to hear from you! 

How can I meet artists?

Yes! All visiting artists and Learning from Performer events are taking place both in-person and virtually. To stay informed, sign up for The Beat weekly emails.

Reach out to Alicia Anstead, Associate Director for Programming.

Will there still be dance events and classes?

Yes! View a list in-person of credit and non-credit classes at the Dance Center. Learn more about upcoming dance cyphers here

Reach out to Elizabeth Epsen, Communications and Program Coordinator for Dance. 

I'm interested in a music subsidy, grant or a fellowship. What should I do?

The OFA supports student artmaking and learning outside the curricular offerings. If you want to find out about possibilities or make a proposal, visit our funding page, and please be in touch with questions.

Reach out to Stephanie Troisi, Student Coordinator.

Can I take a class at the OFA Ceramics Studio?

Yes, you most certainly can. Find out about the lineup of classes and visiting world-class ceramics artists.  

Reach out to Kathy King, Director of the OFA Ceramics Program.