With the exception of Imani Uzuri's keynote/performance which will take place at Holden Chapel, all conference events will take place in Paine Hall, at the Harvard Department of Music.
We are located at 3 Oxford Street, behind Harvard University's Science Center.
Food & Drink
Just a two-minute walk from the Music Building, by far the nearest source of sustenance are the food trucks in front of Harvard’s Science Center. Check out truck schedules for Friday & Saturday »
Harvard Square is the nearest area to the conference with restaurants, cafés and bars. Less than 10-minutes away on foot, here are some recommendations for places to get quick bites to eat.
Neighbours on Brattle Street, just off Harvard Square. Felipe’s offers quick tacos, tortillas and quesadillas, while Crema has a range of soups, quiches, baked goods and coffee.
This tiny pizza place offers a creative variety of toppings, so you can grab a couple of slices and head back to hear the next session.
All vegetarian, fresh and local, Clover serves speedy wraps, salads and plates to go or eat in.
Cafés, Tea & Coffee
If you’re in need of some downtime there are several places to sit down and get some work done or gather your thoughts.
- Crema Café, mentioned above, is popular but has plenty of seating, hot drinks and pastries.
- A little further afield, Biscuit sells a delicious range of pastries as well as hot & cold sandwiches.
- Also nearby are Starbucks, Hi-Rise Bread Company, and Peet’s Coffee & Tea.