Visitor Policies

ACCESSIBILITY

Please inquire at the reception desk for any assistance you may require or call us at 617.353.3329 before your visit.

CAMERAS

Non-flash photography is permitted based on the exhibition. Please ask the receptionist at the front desk for further information.

BELONGINGS

For the safety of the artwork and your personal comfort we ask that certain items be checked with our front desk attendant. Items will be stored in a secured space during your visit. This includes backpacks, skateboards, oversize bags larger than 11 x 17, and luggage. Personal items such as purses and camera cases can be kept at all times. The Boston University Art Galleries are not responsible for unattended bags or belongings in or near the galleries. Tour groups are advised to leave their backpacks and large belongings at the front desk.

LOST AND FOUND

Please consult the front desk for lost items.

CELL PHONES

Phone calls are not permitted in the galleries.

SKETCHING

Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than eight and a half by eleven inches (twenty-one and a half by twenty-eight centimeters). No easels, stools, or sketching while sitting on the floor is permitted.

FOOD & DRINKS

Outside food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries.

SMOKING

Smoking is not permitted in the Boston University Art Galleries.