Upon entering the Noble and Greenough campus, follow signs for the Arts Center. Parking is available adjacent to the buildings and at several other parking lots on campus. Unless otherwise authorized, please do not park in slots designated for handicapped use or in those areas marked “for admissions.”
The Foster Gallery, and the whole of the Arts Center in which it is located, is universally accessible to handicapped visitors. Handicapped parking slots are available immediately outside the main entrance. Please call the gallery if you have specific questions regarding access.
While you're in Dedham...
Where to Dine
Isabella’s, 566 High Street, Dedham, MA
Named for Arts patroness Isabella Stewart Gardner, this bistro-style favorite offers a novel array of salads and a succulent blend of Mediterranean and Italian entrees, all arranged with artistic flare.
Supplementing Your Foster Gallery Experience
The Museum of Bad Art, 580 High Street, Dedham, MA
Visited by locals and cross-country tourists, the MOBA is one of the few free museums in the world. The paintings are housed in the basement of the Dedham Community Theater, itself a vintage reminder of double feature films from the ‘40s. Secreted among the art: “Sunday on the Pot with George” and “Pablo Presley.” The full collection numbers 250 but only 20 to 25 are shown at any one time.
Fairbanks House, 511 East Street, Dedham, MA
781.326.1170. Open Tues-Sat. 10—5; Sunday 1-5.
This is the oldest surviving timber frame house in North America, built in 1636.
Dedham Historical Society, 612 High Street, Dedham, MA
Visit the library, Tues-Fri. 9-4; Museum, Tues.-Fri. Noon-4.
Dedham Square Art Guild, 553 High Street, Dedham, MA