ULI Boston -WLI MIT Public Art Collection Tour


2022-06-23T17:30:00 - 2022-06-23T19:30:00

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    MIT Visual Arts Center 20 Ames Street Cambridge, MA 02142 United States


    Standard Pricing Until June 23 Members Non-Members
    Private $30.00 N/A
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $30.00 N/A
    Retired $30.00 N/A
    Student $20.00 N/A
    Under Age 35 $30.00 N/A

    Join your WLI colleagues for a private art walking tour showcasing the MIT Public Art Collection across some of the MIT campus. We'll view select artworks and consider how art and the architectural environment have enhanced MITs campus design on this tour featuring renowned contemporary artists.  The tour will be led by a representative from the MIT List Visual Arts Center. 


    About MIT's art program: 

    MIT’s Percent-for-Art Program, administered by the List Visual Arts Center, now allocates up to $500,000 to commission art for each new major renovation or campus construction project. The policy was formally instituted in 1968, but earlier collaborations between artists and architects can be found on MIT’s campus. When architect Eero Saarinen designed the MIT Chapel in 1955, sculptor Theodore Roszak designed the Bell Tower and sculptor Harry Bertoia designed the altar screen. In 1985, architect I.M. Pei and artists Scott Burton, Kenneth Noland, and Richard Fleischner collaborated on Percent-for-Art projects for the Wiesner Building and Plaza, home to the MIT List Visual Arts Center and the Media Laboratory. 


    MIT Public Art Collection