Cambridge is home to many of the country's most prolific and longstanding creative communities. Within it, Harvard's landmark campus and history are widely recognized, but visitors may not know the diverse constellation of outdoor art, famous architecture, cutting-edge events, and world-renowned cultural institutions for all. Big names in art, leading innovators, and up-and-coming creatives exist where you'd least expect—or sometimes in plain sight.

This self-guided tour features little-known trivia and fascinating backstories, unearthing a new side to Harvard's legacy through its portfolio of public art.