Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
Harvard University
104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617.495.8508
Fax: 617.495.8511




The Hutchins Center is open Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Click here for hours and visitor information for the Cooper Gallery.


Tours of the Cooper Gallery:

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art

Fridays at 3:00pm

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art offers weekly exhibition tours by staff on Fridays at 3pm. Space is limited to 15 and on a first come, first served basis.


Tours of the Hutchins Center:

The Art of the Hutchins Center


Join Dr. Sheldon Cheek, Senior Curatorial Associate for The Image of the Black Archive & Library, as he leads a guided tour of The Art of the Hutchins Center. Our collection includes work by Isaac Julien, Romare Bearden, Lyle Ashton Harris,  Suesan Stovall, Charles White, and Hale Woodruff, and an extensive assortment of black film posters. The tour ends with a visit to the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, a vital and unique space at Harvard.

Harvard Gazette: Taking a tour