Art Museum Day The Campus as Museum

May 18, 2016

20 Ames Street, Bldg. E15
Cambridge, MA 02139

The List Visual Arts Center is pleased to join with the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) to celebrate Art Museum Day! For Art Museum Day 2016, the List welcomes visitors to consider the Campus as Museum by exploring the exhibition on view in our galleries and viewing public art across the Institute on guided tours.

Schedule of Events

12 to 6 PM: Visit the Galleries 

Take the opportunity to view the exhibition List Projects: Narrative Color before it closes on May 22. Join in the conversation with global museum community during your Art Museum Day visit by posting on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with #mitlist. Check out other submissions on our Connect page.

2 to 3 PM: Public Art Tour. Click here to register. 

4 to 5 PM: Public Art Tour. Click here to register. 

Take a guided tour of MIT’s public art collection to view select installations, sculptures, and paintings across campus, including a special look at the brand-new additions to the Percent-for-Art program by artists Leo Villarreal and Antony Gormley

For more information, contact:

Mark Linga
[617] 253-4680

  • Chord, 2015
    Cellular stainless steel structure that comprises 33 polyhedrons that make up a vertical helical chain
    905 stainless steel elements of varying section sizes and 541 stainless steel balls
    Overall size: 1706 x 321 x 341 cm
    Building 2, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
    Commissioned with MIT Percent-for-Art Funds
    Photo: Peter Vanderwarker
    Courtesy of the artist and MIT


XGalleries Re-openingAs of January 11, the List Center Galleries are Open and Free to All. No Reservations Required.Learn more about our visit protocols.