Harvard Public Art Tours: Allston


Friday, April 29, 2022 (All day) to Sunday, April 30, 2023 (All day)


Multiple locations along Western Avenue, Allston

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 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: 27
Tour Length: 1 hour (shorter routes included)
Tour Distance: Up to 2 miles
Mobility: Easy grade urban sidewalks

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