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Boston University College of Fine Arts

855 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215

Public Transit

Boston University College of Fine Arts is accessible by the MBTA Green Line.
Take the B line to the BU West station. www.mbta.com
BU Shuttle stop M2

Director’s Office

Shiela KibbeDirector ad interim | 617-353-8789
Beth BarefootAdministrative Assistant to the Director  | 617-353-8789
Jill PearsonBusiness Manager | 617-353-8786

Academic Departments

Melissa Riesgo | Administrative Coordinator, Music Education, Theory/Composition & Musicology/Ethnomusicology | 617-353-6888
Virginie Ahyee | Academic Coordinator, Performance and Ensembles | 617-353-2391

Admissions & Student Affairs

Katie Luellen | Director of Admissions | 617-353-5065
Mitch Montealegre | Admissions Coordinator | 617-353-8791
Barbara Raney | Student Services Manager | 617-353-8788
visitSOM@bu.edu | School of Music Admissions | 617-353-3341

Library

Meredith GanglerLibrarian, Music Curriculum Library | 617-353-3731

Opera Institute

Oshin GregorianManaging Director | 617-353-5201

Production & Ensembles

Christopher Dempsey | Assistant Director of the School of Music, Production & Performance | 617-353-8795
Mary GerbiManager of Ensembles | 617-358-3808
Shane McMahonMedia Production Studio Manager | 617-353-3375
Michael BarsanoManager of University Ensembles | 617-353-3358
Aaron GoldbergDirector of Athletic Bands | 617-358-2263
Martin SnowPiano Technician | 617-353-3894
Daniel VozzoloScheduling Coordinator | 617-353-8790

Send correspondence to:

Boston University School of Music
855 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3341
visitSOM@bu.edu

Contact by phone

Performance: 617-353-3390
Design & Production: 617-273-1590

Contact by email

Performance: theatre@bu.edu
Design & Production: design@bu.edu

Send correspondence to

Boston University
School of Theatre
855 Commonwealth Avenue
Room 470
Boston, MA 02215

Box Office

Online: www.bostontheatrescene.com
Phone: 617-933-8600

Phone

617-353-3371

Email

visuarts@bu.edu

Staff Directory

Jeannette Guillemin | Director ad interim | email
Joshua Brennan | Printmaking Technical Associate | email
Jessica Caccamo | Assistant Director for Admissions | email
Suzanne Hemmat | Sculpture & Painting Technical Associate | email
Madeline McElroy | Graphic Design Technical Associate | email
Evan Smith | Media Coordinator | email
Jackey West| Administrative Coordinator | email
Beth Zerega | Assistant Director for Administration | email
Logen Zimmerman | Operations Manager | email

Mailing Address

Boston University
School of Visual Arts
855 Commonwealth Avenue
Room 552
Boston, MA 02215

By Car

From the West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 18 (Brighton/Cambridge). Pay toll, then follow the signs for Cambridge through the first light. Turn right at the next light, keeping the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel on the right. Take Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit and follow Local Directions below.

From the North

Travel South on Route 95 to Route 93. Take Exit 26 onto Storrow Drive westbound to the Kenmore Square Exit (left exit). Use the right-hand side of the exit ramp for Kenmore Square. Follow Local Directions below.

From the South

Take Route 93/Route 3 North to Exit 26 (Storrow Drive/Back Bay). Go west on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square Exit and follow Local Directions below.

Local Directions

From the Kenmore Square Exit of Storrow Drive: At the first set of lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. The road forks here; the right fork is Bay State Road. The left fork takes you into Kenmore Square; in the Square, bear right onto Commonwealth Avenue. The College of Fine Arts is at 855 Commonwealth Avenue.

Parking

There is metered parking along Commonwealth Avenue and many of the side streets.

By Public Transportation

By Train

Boston University is located along the B line branch of the MBTA Green Line. From any Green Line T station stop downtown, take a Green Line Outbound “B” train toward Boston College, and exit the train at the Boston University West T stop, located directly across the street from the College of Fine Arts. From any Green Line T station on the B line west of Boston University, take a Green Line Inbound train toward Government Center, and exit the train at the Boston University West T station.

By Bus

Boston University is located along the route of the 57 bus, which travels from Watertown Yard to Kenmore Station via Newton Corner and Brighton Center. Traveling either Inbound or Outbound, Amory St. is the nearest stop to the College of Fine Arts.

For more specific information on public transportation options, including other train lines and bus routes, visit the MBTA Trip Planner at http://www.mbta.com/rider_tools/trip_planner/.

By Air

Logan Airport is located approximately eight miles from Boston University. A taxi costs approximately $35 and may take from 25 minutes to an hour to reach the University, depending on traffic. The subway from the airport takes about an hour.

Taking the T (MBTA Subway) from the airport

Board the free Airport Shuttle Bus, which stops at all terminals, and ride to the Airport T station on the Blue Line. One subway fare ($2) is required for the rest of the trip, but can be purchased at the entrance to the Airport station. Take a Blue Line Inbound train toward Government Center. Upon reaching Government Center, transfer to a Green Line Outbound “B” train toward Boston College. Exit the train at the Boston University West T station, located directly across the street from the College of Fine Arts.

For additional maps and detailed driving directions, please consult BU maps.

Send us an email

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