Exhibitions On View

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Through December 31, 2018

An unprecedented opportunity to see and compare the beautifully rendered images of renowned scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934), with contemporary visualizations of the brain created by neuroscientists at MIT and other universities.

György Kepes Photographs II

Through July 15, 2018

György Kepes (1906-2001) was an artistic innovator, theorist, and educator whose work and ideas profoundly influenced art and design practice in the second half of the twentieth century. 

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Through January 30, 2019

To mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS), the MIT Museum plans an historical overview through selected works by CAVS research fellows, students and professors.   

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

Ongoing

Press a pedal or turn a crank and you’ll put Ganson’s machines into motion.

Minsky Arm, created by Marvin Minsky.

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT

Ongoing

Robots and Beyond highlights the transformational MIT robotics research that occurred from the late 1950s onward, shaping and defining the field of Artificial Intelligence today.

Hart Nautical Gallery

Hart Nautical Gallery

Ongoing

A pair of installations in the MIT Museum’s Hart Nautical Gallery trace the evolution of ocean engineering at MIT since the early 20th century.

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