Public Programs

Explore the fascinating world of MIT—cutting-edge research, engineering, and innovations—from the safety of your home.

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Movie Nights

Ongoing

Join us for Movie Nights, a new series combining great flicks and lively conversation all from the comfort of your own home. You supply the popcorn and we’ll invite the MIT researchers who will weigh in on the movie’s subject area. 

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Curator Talk: The Polaroid Project

October 29, 2020

Join curators Deborah Douglas, William Ewing, and Barbara Hitchcock for a special in-depth look at The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology.

Museum Mini Courses for Adults

Ongoing

Explore the intersection of art and science in our hands-on short course series for adults. Choose a topic, then learn about current and past MIT research as you build, experiment, and create.

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Hands-on Science for Families

Ongoing

Explore the intersection of art and science in our hands-on short series designed for families. Choose a topic, then gather the family together as you learn about current and past MIT research and build, experiment, and create.

Virtual Idea Hub

Ongoing

Join us as we take our popular maker-space activities live. Build, tinker, and test your skills in fun activities with the guidance of museum staff and other guests. 

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Study Group: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 and the Pandemic

Ongoing

The MIT Museum is organizing a study group in conjunction with MIT Biology’s publicly available course on the coronavirus and pandemic.

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MIT Chats

Ongoing

Hear from experts in their fields in these webinars presented by the MIT Museum Nord Anglia team.

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STEAM Activities at Home

Ongoing

All cooped up and running out of STEAM? Here are some MIT-based resources for students, parents, and teachers to keep you busy.

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