The MIT List Visual Arts Center is in the heart of Kendall Square. Visitors encounter a dynamic program of temporary exhibitions in the galleries, as well as renowned permanent and public art collections located across the Institute.
Reservations are not required. Simply check in at the main entrance at 20 Ames Street. We will continue to follow MIT’s COVID protocols.
The List Visual Arts Center is committed to maintaining a respectful and safe environment for all. We hope you enjoy your visit.
Noncommercial photography and video-recording are permitted for most works on view; exceptions will be indicated with a no-photography icon. Flash photography, tripods, and other large equipment are not permitted.
Look, but please don’t touch.
We encourage all visitors to engage with the artwork in a safe and respectful manner. Please do not touch works of art on display.
Phone conversations are not allowed in the galleries. Phone use is restricted to accessing digital tools for objects on view.
Drawing & Writing
Pens and ink are not permitted in the galleries. Pencils are available at the admissions desk.
Coat & Bag Check Policy
Bag and coat check is currently closed; bags must be 11 x 14 inches or smaller (exceptions available for required accessibility-related equipment). Self-check is available.