Public Programs

Explore the fascinating world of MIT—cutting-edge research, engineering, and innovations—at performances, talks, programs, hands-on workshops, festivals, and more.

Idea Hub

Idea Hub

Weekends, noon–4 p.m.

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D printing, chain reactions, and a variety of other creative, hands-on activities. 

Spring into Science Saturday

Spring 2017

Spring into Science Saturdays with MIT students as they "show and tell" the amazing work they are creating on campus. Topics for additional sessions will be announced, so check back here to see the latest schedule and plan your visit.  Join us from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Soap Box Series

Spring 2017 - February 28, March 7 and 14

Join us for one or all three salon-style Soap Box Series events held 6-7:30 pm at the MIT Museum. Meet new people and learn about current research in the field.

Girls Day

March 4, 2017

In November and March we honor the contributions of women in science and encourage young girls to stay excited about all things STEM.

Cambridge Science Festival

April 14 - 23, 2017

Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.

Friday After Thanksgiving

November 24, 2017

Help build or just observe this massive chain reaction made up of dozens of individual devices designed by teams from all over the country.

Science on Saturday

Science on Saturday

2017 programming

Science on Saturday is a free, 60-minute presentation with fun demonstrations in which students can volunteer. 

What's on!

Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events

February 28
Soap Box: Quantum Computers and Philosophy of Science

March 4
Girls Day

Weekends
Idea Hub