Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art

102 Mount Auburn Street

Cambridge, MA 02138


Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

Closed: Sunday, Monday, and on Official Harvard University Holidays


The Cooper Gallery is dedicated to making the space available to all visitors.

All public areas of the gallery are wheel chair accessible

Assistance may be needed at the entrance; the front door is not automatic

Service dogs are welcome


The Cooper Gallery is located adjacent to the Hutchins Center, next to Peet’s Coffee & Tea.

Parking: Parking at the Cooper Gallery is limited and primarily restricted to Cambridge residents only. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets; however, it is encouraged to take advantage of the areas extensive public transportation system.

Public parking garages in the Harvard Square area:

  1. Church Street Lot: 41 Church Street, between Brattle Street & Massachusetts Avenue, 617-482-7740
  2. Harvard Square Parking: corner of Eliot & JFK streets, 617-354-4168
  3. Charles Square Garage: corner of Bennett Street & University Road, 617-491-6779

By Train: MBTA Red line to Harvard Square Station

By Bus: The following buses to (and from) Harvard Square would be ideal for travel to The Cooper Gallery – 1, 66, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 86, 96

Bikes: Park your Bicycle on the Bike racks around the corner on Eliot Street, next to the bus stop for the 66 and 86. The Cooper Gallery is not responsible for vandalism or theft. Park your bikes at your own risk


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