MIT List Visual Arts Center Response to COVID-19

In line with MIT’s guidelines regarding COVID-19, the MIT List Visual Art Center will close to the public beginning Friday, March 13th, and will remain closed until further notice. All events and programs through early May have been canceled or postponed. This decision was made to ensure the health and safety of our staff, visitors, and community.

As we have learned, the CDC recommends that one of the most effective measures for controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus is through social distancing. As a public institution, it is our responsibility to follow those guidelines, as well as the plans set forth by MIT.

Student Lending Art Program Early Return Instructions

The E15 building complex and List Center offices and galleries will no longer be accessible to accept artwork returns.  

If you live in on campus housing and plan to remain on campus, you may keep the artwork in your room. If you decide to move out, please notify Registrar, Lisa DeLong at (email hidden; JavaScript is required), and also contact your Head of House to request permission to secure the artwork locked in your room, or arrange to store the artwork in the Head of House office.

If you live off campus, and you plan to leave Boston, you must notify Registrar, Lisa DeLong at (email hidden; JavaScript is required), however it will be your responsibility to secure the artwork with a trusted family member or friend until MIT’s offices reopen.

We will continue to monitor the situation, and will provide any updates on our website and social media. Please check back in as we share other ways to engage with art, ideas, and creativity during this time.

We look forward to seeing you again soon and wish you all good health.

XCOVID-19In response to COVID-19, the List Visual Arts Center closed March 13, and will remain so until further notice. For more information and updates clickhere.