Getting Here

Located just one-minute from Storrow Drive (next to Fenway Park) and convenient from both bus and T stops, our affordable programs offer the highest caliber of instruction at Boston’s only public arts high school. Boston Arts Academy is located in the Fenway neighborhood of downtown Boston. Our building is directly across the street from Fenway Park’s Gate B at 174 Ipswich Street.

BAA Outside
There is a drop-off area directly in front of the school.

Driving Directions to BAA: 

From South of Boston

Follow Route 3 North to Boston split (stay right) and take 93 North to Storrow Drive
Take Storrow Drive to the Fenway/Kenmore Square exit (left exit)
Stay left for Fenway
At light, bear right onto Boylston Street Outbound/Riverway
Go through one set of lights. A Shell gas station will be coming up on your right
At the next set of lights, turn right at the Shell gas station, onto Ipswich Street
Boston Arts Academy is in the large yellow brick building on the right. The entrance is around the corner, on the right

From North of Boston

Take I-95 South to Route 1 South
Cross Mystic Tobin Bridge (pay toll)
Proceed up ramp and merge onto Route 93
Take first exit (Storrow Drive)
Take Storrow Drive to the Fenway/Kenmore exit (left exit)
Stay left for Fenway
At light, bear right onto Boylston Street Outbound/Riverway
Go through one set of lights. A Shell gas station will be coming up on your right
At the next set of lights, turn right at the Shell gas Station, onto Ipswich Street
Boston Arts Academy is in the large yellow brick building on the right. The entrance is around the corner, on the right

From West of Boston via the Mass Pike (I-90)

Take Mass Pike to Prudential exit (stay left)
Turn right at the first set of lights
At the Sheraton Boston, turn right onto Dalton Street
Turn left at the next light onto Boylston Street
At the second set of lights turn right onto Ipswich Street
Follow Ipswich Street around and Boston Arts Academy is on the left

Public Transportation:

There are many bus and T routes that service BAA. Please use the MBTA trip planner to find the route that is best for you, click here for the trip planner. The closest stations are: Kenmore, Hynes, and Fenway.

From Kenmore Station – Green Line (B, C, D Lines)

Exit the station following the signs for Fenway Park. Walk up Brookline Avenue. Take the 1st left onto Lansdowne Street. At the end of Lansdowne Street, take a right onto Ipswich Street. Boston Arts Academy is the yellow brick building on the left.
Walk time: approximately 10 minutes.

From Hynes/ICA – Green Line (B, C, D Lines)

Exit the station and walk down Boylston Street towards Fenway Park, away from Hynes Convention Center. *Do not make a right onto Ipswich St at this point – your walk will be longer. Follow Boylston Street to the intersection of Boylston and Park Drive. Cross Park Drive at the crosswalk, turn left, and keep walking. Take a right onto Ipswich Street. Boston Arts Academy will be the yellow brick building on your right.
Walk time: approximately 15 minutes.

From Fenway Station – Green Line (D Line only)

Exit the station and walk down Park Drive towards The Fenway and Landmark Center. Walk across Brookline Avenue at the crosswalk. You will be standing at the intersection of Boylston street & Brookline Avenue. Walk up Boylston Street three blocks (away from the hospitals) and take a left onto Ipswich Street. Boston Arts Academy is the yellow brick building on the right.
Walk time: approximately 15 minutes.

For information about Parking in the Fenway area, please click here.

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