Our Campus, Our Canvas

"Northeastern’s campus is a canvas for visual expression that, like the university, is innovative, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and above all, engaged with the world." —Joseph E. Aoun, President


Arc of the Un-Broken Circle II
December 11 – May 18
Gallery 360

May 25 – June 11
Gallery 360

  • Public Art

    Public Art

    Northeastern’s Public Art Initiative is a platform for artists from our community and around the world to showcase the university’s creative energy.

  • Gallery 360

    Gallery 360

    Gallery 360 hosts 20-plus exhibits each year. // Hours: Monday through Friday, 11am -7pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm. Gallery 360 is free and open to the public.

  • Faculty & Student Work

    Faculty & Student Work

    Northeastern faculty and students push their creative boundaries every day, through large-scale public art works, exhibits in Gallery 360, interactive installations, pop-up exhibits, and more.

  • Center for the Arts

    Center for the Arts

    Northeastern’s Center for the Arts, based in the College of Arts, Media and Design, makes creative expression an integral part of the Northeastern experience.

  • College of Arts, Media and Design

    College of Arts, Media and Design

    The College of Arts, Media and Design is Northeastern’s hub for creativity and entrepreneurship in design, communication, and the arts. The college is grounded in the core disciplines of architecture, art + design, communication studies, game design, journalism, media and screen studies, music, and theatre.


  • Northeastern is turning its campus into a canvas (via boston.com)
    June 13, 2015
    Edgar Allen Poe and John Lee Hooker recently showed up on Northeastern University’s campus. No, they’re not back from the dead. The pair was reincarnated by stencil graffiti artist Jef Aérosol—the pseudonym of Jean-François Perroy. He’s been painting murals all over Northeastern this week as part of President Joseph Aoun’s public art initiative. Northeastern is turning its campus into a canvas.
  • LA artist 'El Mac' brings mural to Northeastern campus (via The Boston Globe)
    May 5, 2015
    As he craned his neck at the four-story mural taking shape above the Northeastern University quad this week, Bob Grueter said he had no question about who was responsible for it. Los Angeles-based graffiti artist Miles “El Mac” MacGregor has taken his work to Boston for the first time, much to the delight of those who recognize his distinctive style.