The MIT List Visual Arts Center is located on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the heart of Kendall Square.  As the contemporary art museum at MIT, visitors encounter a dynamic, changing program of temporary exhibitions located in our galleries, as well as renowned permanent and public art collections located across the Institute.

Find directions via google maps  here or for more info visit Getting Here.

Our exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public. 

Gallery Hours:

Tuesday–Sunday 12 to 6 PM; and until 8 PM on Thursdays.  Admission and programs are FREE and open to the public.

Closed Mondays and major holidays.  

Stay up-do-date on our upcoming programs and events by subscribing to our e-news here

Interested in learning more?  Book a guided tour of the List Center’s exhibitions or MIT’s campus public art collection here.

Visitor Video and Photography Policy

The List Center welcomes visitors to take non-flash, personal-use photography from a handheld device in the galleries unless otherwise noted. Tripods, lighting equipment, and other camera extensions such as selfie sticks are not permitted.

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XCOVID-19In response to COVID-19, the List Visual Arts Center’s galleries remain closed until further notice. For more information and updates clickhere.