Carpenter Center
for the Visual Arts

Harvard University
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

+1 617.496.5387


Gallery Hours
12–6pm, Thu–Sun

Closed Mon–Wed; Thanksgiving Nov 24 and Nov 25; Christmas Eve, Dec 24, Christmas Day Dec 25; New Year's Eve, Dec 31; New Year's Day Jan 1. 

Exhibitions and programs at the Carpenter Center are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Class Visits and Tours

We welcome classes to visit the exhibitions and bookshop at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. To schedule a group visit, please complete the Class Visit Form at least one week in advance. 

Tours are offered monthly and are free and open to the public. Learn more about Carpenter Center for the Visual Art’s architecture, history, and current program. To receive more information about our upcoming tour schedule, join our mailing list

The first tour is Tue, Aug 29, 12:30–1:30 pm. Please note that this is a pilot program, and that the Aug 29 tour will be followed by a questionnaire. RSVP if you would like to participate. 


MBTA Red Line Stop: Harvard Square

The Carpenter Center is on the east perimeter of the Harvard University campus and east of the Harvard Square Red Line T stop. It is located between the Harvard Art Museums and Harvard Faculty Club, one block north of Massachusetts Avenue, at 24 Quincy Street in Cambridge.