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. 

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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Hacking Hour

September 2, 2020

Join us for our monthly evening programs of making and tinkering with plenty of geeky conversation and playful experimentation. MIT researchers will supply the know-how to help us build a variety of whimsical and creative contraptions using everyday objects and materials.

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Science Trivia Night

September 14, 2020

Gather your friends, roommates, and Zoom-mates to test your knowledge of quirky factoids and Institute curiosities. 

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Virtual Girls Day

October 2, 2020

Girls Day, offered twice a year, celebrates women who are exploring, researching, and innovating in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our fall 2020 program will focus on the intersection of art and science.

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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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Join the Conversation

Ongoing

On April 16, we posed a single question on Twitter asking “How has technology kept your life together, when the world seemed to be falling apart?” We are grateful for the very thoughtful, sometimes quite personal responses we received. See what people are saying. Then join the conversation.

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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.