Immerse yourself in a soundscape of glass-blown music. MIT’s Glass Lab Director Peter Houk, star musician Mark Stewart, and their Glass Band colleagues will create a one-of-a-kind symphony of sound.
Every April, as part of this city-wide festival, enjoy performances, learn about cutting-edge research, and meet scientists and engineers of all kinds.
In celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon, join us for a lunar exploration.
Learn how MIT researchers are able to photograph events as fast as light itself, then learn how to use mainstream cameras to shoot your own high-speed photography.
Learn about science through board games! Enjoy an evening of science-themed games with your friends and family, and see how your science knowledge stacks up to others.
Join us as we explore the biotechnology industry and its groundbreaking research.
This is a free event for interested high school students only.
Learn about nano-engineering and how it impacts our lives from the scientists researching it!
Dive into hands-on nautical explorations with members from the MIT Museum’s Hart Nautical Collections staff, MIT researchers, and other partners and friends.
Join us for Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more.
Watch MIT students, staff, and community members compete for over $1000 in cash and prizes as they each share a five-minute talk in the theme of "Back to Square One.” Vote for your favorite competitor and hear tales by local storytellers.
An exciting event connecting local teens with scientists and each other. Get a sneak peek into the future of AI and its impact from researchers.
Join us for an important discussion on the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history.
Help build or just observe this massive chain reaction made up of dozens of individual devices designed by teams from all over the country.
Grab a friend—and a beer—and enjoy an evening of tinkering, knot-tying and building a Rube Goldberg-esque device.
Want help designing your contraption for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction? Join us for contraption construction building help sessions.
Get the ball rolling with a night of Family FUNstruction! Develop your own Rube Goldberg-esque contraption, then at the end of the evening, link your contraption with others to form one mega-chain reaction.
Join us for one or all three evenings in lively conversation about the brain!
Join us for a night of storytelling as we delve into the deepest realms of the mind, wade through our internal wiring, and discover what makes us unique.
Where science fiction meets science reality
Join us for our Cerebral Cinema series. Hear from researchers and then compare real science to depictions on the big screen.
Bid a fond farewell to our robots as they come off view for a brief hiatus.
Both/And, an inventive one-act play is part comedy, part poetry, and all inquiry into a major scientific experiment taking place right now.
Join us for an evening of short presentations and fast-paced, conversations about the mind. Leading researchers and fellow brain enthusiasts will share insights and bust a few long-standing myths.
Join us for a night of science trivia and short talks by science researchers. See how you'll fare with categories ranging from anatomy to artist-scientists. Sign up as a team—6 people maximum—or come and make new friends.
Learn from MIT students as they "show and tell" the amazing work they are creating on campus.
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