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Whether our students aspire to change the world or simply want to thrive as artists, designers, or teachers, MassArt prepares them to excel. By immersing themselves in the College’s thoughtful coursework and engaging community, MassArt students gain the perspective, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary to make a meaningful impact in their careers and their lives. 

Our Mission 

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a public, independent institution that prepares artists, designers, and educators from diverse backgrounds to shape communities, economies, and cultures for the common good.

Our Values

  • We pursue a just, compassionate, and equitable learning environment
  • We cultivate rigorous creative practices by observing, questioning, making and remaking
  • We honor courage, honesty, mutual respect, and self-expression
  • We believe in the power of art and design to transform our world
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Founded in 1873, MassArt has been educating forward-thinking artmakers, designers and educators for more than 150 years.

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621 Huntington Ave,
Boston, MA 02115

(617) 879-7000