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MassArt has nearly one million square feet of gallery, classroom, studio and living space. We welcome visits from students, parents, and the general public. Learn more about life at MassArt.

Virtual Tour

Discover MassArt from the comfort of your own home. View 360° images of our facilities and spaces, and imagine yourself on campus.

Take a Virtual Tour

Undergraduate Tours

Whenever possible, we encourage visitors to tour during the academic year when the campus is bustling with activity. Please note that during the summer some areas of campus may not be accessible including the residence halls. 

Campus visits consists of a half hour information session led by an admissions counselor followed by a student-led campus tour which lasts about two hours. Please plan for a substantial amount of walking. When you arrive for your tour, please check-in at the Admissions Office located in South Hall. To access South Hall, please enter through the Design and Media Center and take a left once inside.

Undergraduate Tours - Select a Date

If you require a disability-related accommodation, please call the Office of College and Visiting Events at 617.879.7280.

Please note parking is not available on campus. Please refer to the details on this page for local public parking and directions to campus.

Group Tours

Whenever possible, MassArt invites groups from schools and other organizations to campus for tours, activities, or shared learning experiences. To request a visit for your group, please submit the form below 3 weeks prior to your proposed visit.

Please note visits are NOT scheduled until availability and details are confirmed via phone or email. Additionally, we are unable to schedule group tours on the weekends.

Request a Group Tour

Groups with students in grades 4 through 12 may be interested in MassArt's gallery education program, Looking to Learn.

Graduate Tours

If you are considering applying to a graduate program for a master's degree or graduate post-baccalaureate certificate and would like a tour of our facilities, please contact gradadmissions@massart.edu or 617.879.7203.

Bakalar & Paine Galleries

MassArt's Bakalar & Paine Galleries are the largest free, contemporary art space in New England. The Galleries exhibit work from leading professional contemporary artists. Learn more and visit

Public Transportation

Whenever possible, we encourage visitors to take public transportation to campus as parking in the area is extremely limited. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) services greater Boston as well as most of eastern Massachusetts by commuter rail, rapid transit, commuter boat, buses, and light rail. The MBTA provides service directly to the door of the College by both bus and the Green E Line.

Green Line: Travel on the "E" train and exit at Longwood Medical Area Station (located outside of MassArt's Design and Media Center).

Orange Line: Travel on any orange line train to Ruggles Station. The college is a five-minute walk from the station. Alternatively, board the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square and exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.

Bus: The following bus routes include stops at or near the college: #39, CT2, #65, #8, #47, #66.

Commuter Rail: The closest stop via commuter rail is Ruggles Station, though the commuter rail provides access to all subway lines. From Ruggles, take the CT2 bus bound for Kendall Square. Exit at Huntington and Longwood Avenues.

Parking

Please note there is no parking available on-campus. Parking is available at a number of commercial public parking facilities near campus; hourly rates vary. MassArt does not validate parking.

  • Evans Way and Palace Roads 
    Metered street parking near the MassArt Tower Building.
  • Standard Garage, 333 Longwood Avenue, 617.632.2765
    On east side of Longwood Avenue, between Blackfan Street and Binney Street.
  • The Galleria, 350 Longwood Avenue, 617.723.1488
    Garage on the west side of Longwood Avenue between Binney Street and Brookline Avenue.
  • MASCO Parking Garage, 375 Longwood Avenue, 617.632.2860
    Garage on east side of Longwood Avenue on Plymouth Street, behind Brueggers' Bagels.
  • Stanhope Garage, 690 Huntington Avenue, 617.734.9915
    Above ground open lot on the corner of Huntington Avenue and Wigglesworth Street near Brigham Circle.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, 20-26 Museum Road, 617.369.3657
    On Museum Road off of Huntington Avenue, between Louis Prang Street and Forsyth Way.