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MIT List Visual Arts Center

20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA 02139

The List Visual Arts Center (LVAC) is the contemporary art gallery of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is known for temporary exhibitions in its galleries, which are located in the MIT Media Lab building. The exhibitions are open to the public and admission is free to all. LVAC also administers the permanent art collection distributed throughout the university campus and student housing. The collection includes over 3,000 prints, photographs, drawings, paintings, sculptures, textiles, collages, and other objects of contemporary art. The public sculpture collection includes over 50 major works by such artists as Alexander Calder, Jorge Pardo, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Louise Nevelson, Sarah Sze, Dan Graham, Jean-Robert Ipoustéguy, Cai Guo-Qiang, Jaume Plensa, Frank Stella, and Mark DiSuvero. The public art has been called "one of the best collections of its kind" in a guide to American sculpture parks and gardens.

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