Public Programs

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

Cambridge Science Festival

April 13 - 22, 2018

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

Iron Builder "Chain Reaction Link" Competition

April 21, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Have you built awe-inspiring chain reactions and delighted your friends? Or, want to challenge your building skills? Then register your team and compete for Chain Reaction glory! Teams will receive a box of materials, building prompt, and have two hours to impre

Teen Science Café: Mindful Matters

May 12, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

An exciting event connecting local teens with MIT scientists and each other.

Spring into Science Saturday

Spring 2018

Learn from MIT students as they "show and tell" the amazing work they are creating on campus. 

Idea Hub

Idea Hub

Saturdays, 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. 

What's on!

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

April 13-22

Cambridge Science Festival

Saturdays

Idea Hub