Through our series of webinars, learn how you can use your camera to observe the world at different scales and get inspired by guest experts.
Houseplants have grown increasingly popular over the last year of confinement. Whether a novice or pro, join us and fellow indoor garden enthusiasts for a conversation about the science of houseplant care.
Girls Day, offered twice a year, celebrates women who are exploring, researching, and innovating in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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.
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.
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.
Our popular Teen Science Cafe connecting teens with researchers and each other goes online!
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.
The MIT Museum is organizing a study group in conjunction with MIT Biology’s publicly available course on the coronavirus and pandemic.
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.
Join us for an evening discussion with author Thomas Levenson and his friend and fellow science writer Carl Zimmer as they explore the intersection of science, math, and the birth of the modern financial system by way of Levenson’s newly published book, Money for Nothing.
Gather your friends, roommates, and Zoom-mates to test your knowledge of quirky factoids and Institute curiosities.
Join in a two-week celebration of documenting the world through photography. After a kick-off webinar, take and share your own images then come back for a final event, and meet winners from the MIT Koch Institute's annual photography contest who will discuss their work, and pick their favorites from your submissions.
Our popular Teen Science Cafe connecting teens with researchers goes online!
Our popular Teen Science Cafe connecting high school students with scientists goes on-line!
Join Seth Riskin, Manager of the MIT Museum Studio and Compton Gallery, for a workshop inspired by Professor Gyorgy Kepes’s photograms.
PLEASE NOTE: These workshops have been cancelled.
PLEASE NOTE: All drop-in activities are suspended while the museum remains close. Drop by and watch as a scanning electron microscope (SEM) magnifies objects over 5000 times.
Join us for Feb Fest, our annual celebration during February school vacation, with daily hands-on activities, workshops, and more.
Create a painting of cerebral cortex neurons and hear about Eyewire, a cutting-edge, video game-based citizen science project.
Learn about nano-engineering and how it impacts our lives from the scientists researching it!
Want help designing your contraption for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction? Join us for contraption construction building help sessions.
Join us for a special day celebrating Polaroid and its development of instant photography. Hear stories of how artists informed the technology and how technology provided new ways for photographers to work.
Each November and March we honor the contributions of women in science and encourage girls to stay excited about all things STEM.
Celebrate LGBTQ+ contributions to Boston area university research through short presentations and the chance to mingle with researchers and others.
Our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon continues into the night with a 21+ over-the-moon event.
Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon. Travel back to 1969 to learn about MIT’s critical role in the mission, and meet researchers who will offer a glimpse of the future of space exploration.
Join author Christina Lanzl and Richard Bertman, as they discuss Bertman's work and new book Richard Bertman:The Sculptures.
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.
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