Artmaking in the Houses

Adams House

Drama | Visual Art | Music | Poetry | Bow & Arrow Press (contact: email Ana at | Adams Pool Theater (contact: | Adams ARTspace (hosts student artwork and home to the ONLY creative maker space for undergrads) (For painting studio, contact Ana at; For access to and information about Design Lab and Gallery spaces, contact Maryam Eskandari at

Cabot House 

The Third Space (student-run art studio, including ceramics) | Cabot House Musical | Dance studio | Pianos in most living rooms | 2 practice rooms available by key from building manager 

Currier House

Art Studio (OFA Figure Drawing course held here) | Fishbowl (parties, dances, meetings, study-card signings, concerts, theater) | Mousehole (grand piano) | Dance Studio | Practice rooms | 2 pianos available in the mousehole

Dudley House 

Dudley Arts | Art classes | Dance | Knitting | Crafts | Film Series | Exhibitions in Café Gato Rojo 

Dunster House

Music | Music rooms | Drama | Dunster House Opera Society 

Eliot House

Art Studio | Dance Studio | Golden Arm/Movie | Practice spaces (piano, harpsichord, drums, bands, Tower Room with a grand piano donated by Leonard Bernstein) | Recording studio | Woodshop

Kirkland House

Drama Society | Film Society | Music Practice Rooms | Media Room

Leverett House 

Arts Society | Leverett Library Theater | Arts Society: Drama SocietyVisual Arts, Music Society, Film Society,Coffeehouse | Music room | Yamaha digital piano, grand piano, and other pianos

Lowell House 

Art Room |Bells | Dance Studio | Music Practice Rooms (Drum Kit plus microphone w/ speakers, amplifiers, keyboard, etc.) (scroll down) | Lowell House Opera Society

Mather House

Music practice rooms (piano and harpsichord) | Pottery Studio | Wood-Turning Studio | Three Columns Gallery | The Concrete Abstract (Mather newspaper) | Chamber Music at Mather House (OPPORTUNITIES FOR: small instrumental ensembles; early music ensembles; vocal ensembles; flute and recorder consorts; harpsichord classes; figured bass; accompanying string quartets; piano duets; piano trios and more. A fee of $110 per semester is required of all participants. Participation in a second ensemble available for a $75 additional fee. Open to groups already formed and to individuals who would like to join an ensemble. Individual instruction can be arranged. For more information contact Dr. Na'ama Lion, Director of Chamber Music at Mather, at 617-244-4974 or lion@fas, to arrange for your audition. Auditions by appointment. Contact Dr. Lion.)

Pforzheimer House

Art spaces: Art studio, Dance studio (Pfojo) | Piano Holmes Living Room for practice 

Quincy House

4 Pianos | Practice Spaces (solo or ensemble) | Visual Art Space | Underground Gallery | Pottery Studio

All art spaces are wheelchair accessible.

Winthrop House 

Piano in Tompkins Room 


List of House administrators and staff

History of the Houses