List Visual Arts Center

List Visual Arts Center information

Location
Boston , USA
Address
20 Ames St, Weisner Bldg
Getting there
Bostont: Kendall/MIT
More information
listart.mit.edu
Prices
donation $5
Opening hours
noon-6pm Tue-Sun, to 8pm Thu
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The stated goal of the List Center is to explore the boundaries of artistic inquiry – to use art to ask questions, not only about aesthetics, but also about culture, society and of course science. Rotating exhibits push the contemporary art envelope in painting, sculpture, photography, video and just about every other medium imaginable.

This is also where you can pick up a map of MIT’s public art, proof enough that this university supports artistic as well as technological innovation. The university’s progressive Percent-for-Art program requires that a certain percentage of every new building and renovation project be earmarked for art acquisitions. If you want a professional opinion, book a free tour.