Saturday, June 16 - Free MIT Public Art Walking Tour


MIT Public Art

Join the Cambridge Pedestrian Committee and the MIT List Visual Arts Center for a public art walk! Led by Yuri Stone, Assistant Curator of the List Center, the walking tour will highlight a selection of MIT’s extensive, world-renowned public art collection across the campus, both indoors and out. We will see a large-scale floor installation by Sol LeWitt, a number of architecturally-integrated site-specific artworks by Kenneth Noland and Antony Gormley, and works by Louise Nevelson, Alexander Calder, Mark di Suevero, and Anish Kapoor, among others. View the walk map and brochure. Participants will also learn about the unique percent-for-art program at MIT, the process involved in commissioning public artworks, and forthcoming projects that will be realized on campus in the next 5 years. Afterwards, visit the List Visual Arts Center, free and open to the public.

The walk is on Saturday, June 16, beginning at 10:30 AM at the List Center, which is located at 20 Ames Street, and ending around 12:00 PM at the Collier Memorial, near the intersection of Main Street and Vassar Street. The walk is free and no registration is required - just show up and enjoy!

About the List Visual Arts Center

Located in the I.M. Pei-designed Wiesner Building at 20 Ames Street in Cambridge, the List Center is respected as one of the most significant university art galleries in the country for its innovative, provocative, and scholarly exhibitions and publications. The List also oversees a beloved and world renowned collection of public art, many pieces of which come to campus through MIT’s Percent-for-Art program.

For More Information

For more information, contact Greg Hanafin,, 617.349.4653.