Museum and Galleries

Student inspecting art at Harvard's Fogg MuseumFrom ancient artifacts to contemporary artworks, Harvard's museums and galleries house astonishing collections that illuminate a wide range of disciplines. They are open free of charge to all university affiliates, and several with an admission fee to the public.

Harvard Museums


Harvard Art Museums


Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
Arnold Arboretum
Fisher Museum at the Harvard Forest
Museum of Comparative Zoology (not open to the public)
Artemas Ward House Museum
Warren Anatomical Museum
Harvard University Herbaria (not open to the public)
Mineralogical and Geological Museum (not open to the public)

Harvard Galleries

Gallery 224 at OFA Ceramics Studio
GSD Kirkland Gallery at Graduate School of Design. Contact to schedule a visit.
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at Hutchins Center
Rudenstine Gallery at Hutchins Center
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Joe Zone, Gallery Coordinator, 617.495.8657,
Harvard Libraries: Loeb Music Library; Fine Arts Library; Contemporary Art research guide
Jacek E. Giedrojć Gallery, at The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
The Harvard Monday Gallery (Contact gallery)
Penthouse Art Gallery in Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH) 
Arts @ 29 Garden
Three Columns Gallery at Mather House
Adams House Arts Space
Each Spring, the Harvard Student Art Show exhibits and sells student artwork.


Other than Gallery 224 at the OFA Ceramics Studio, a 680 sq. ft street-facing exhibition space, the Office for the Arts does not manage any art exhibit space.

For information on gallery space at Harvard Medical School, contact Tania Rodriguez