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

Beginning in the Fall

The Cooper Gallery is offering exhibition tours by gallery staff on Saturdays at 3:00pm. Space is limited to 15 and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For groups larger than 8, (whether you are coming for a weekly tour or planning a separate private tour) please submit your request here.


Tours of the Hutchins Center:

The Art of the Hutchins Center

Beginning in the Fall

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