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Harvard Public Art Tours: Allston

By Harvard Ed Portal, Office for the Arts

Sunday, December 4, 2022

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A panoramic view of a wall comprised of hundreds of plexiglass tubes of different colors connected and stacked in horizontal rows on top of each other. A large, modern-designed building with many windows is seen above the art installation.

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

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Named after Washington Allston—a visionary painter and 1800 Harvard graduate—the town of Allston features vibrant, eclectic art that reflects the neighborhood's creativity and diversity. On this self-guided walking tour, you'll discover "can't-miss" public art installations along Western Avenue and learn the stories behind them and their artists. Follow along to explore hand-painted murals, sky-high sculptures, 25-cent art prints, and more!

 

Tour Stops: 25

Tour Length: 30-60  minutes (shorter routes included)

Tour Distance: Up to 2 miles

Mobility: Easy grade urban sidewalks

 

Download Information: Visit Harvard is a free mobile app by the Harvard Visitor Center that features a collection of self-guided tours. The Visit Harvard mobile app can be downloaded by anyone with a smartphone, tablet, or desktop, to be enjoyed from wherever you might be visiting, whether it’s in-person at Harvard or from the comfort of your own home. Download Visit Harvard on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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