Public Programs

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

Teen Science Café: Equity in Healthcare

March 5, 2021

Designed by teens for teens, this event brings together scientists and high-school students to explore new research and discuss what inspires and influences people to pursue careers in STEM. At our next Zoom webinar, meet experts in the field of equity in healthcare.  

Virtual Girls Day: Icky Science

March 13, 2021

 

Girls Day, offered twice a year, celebrates women who are exploring, researching, and innovating in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 

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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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Hacking Hour

Ongoing

Join us for another evening of making and tinkering inspired by the inventive, inquisitive spirit of the classic MIT hack. Enjoy lively conversation while tackling an engineering challenge with simple materials at home.

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. 

Cambridge Science Festival 2021

April 2021

Get ready for a month-long celebration of science with this year’s Cambridge Science Festival!

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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.