Office for the Arts at Harvard

The Office for the Arts at Harvard (OFA) supports student engagement in the arts and integrates the arts into University life. Through its programs and services, the OFA teaches and mentors, fosters student art making, connects students to accomplished artists, commissions new work, and partners with local, national, and international constituencies.

The Office for the Arts at Harvard works to enrich society and shape communities in which the arts are a vital part of life. OFA offers a variety of events and opportunities for public engagement in the arts.

Highlighted Programs

Harvard University offers learning activities, events, and programs to our friends and neighbors in Allston-Brighton, Boston, and Cambridge on our campuses and in your communities.

The Harvard Ceramics Program provides a creative learning environment for a dynamic mix of students and professionals from the University, greater Boston, and international communities.
ARTS FIRST, a four-day arts festival held each spring, features more than 225 music, theater, dance, film, and visual arts events, most free of charge and open to the public.
The Harvard Art Museums’ advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and art museums through research, teaching, professional training, and public education.
The Ed Portal provides Allston-Brighton residents of all ages with access to Harvard’s educational, cultural, arts, and recreational resources.
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