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.

This offering includes three weekly one-hour live sessions led by an MIT Museum Educator, with projects and challenges supported via Google Classroom between sessions.

Each workshop includes:

  • 3 one-hour virtual sessions with an MIT Museum Educator
  • All of the supplies you need to complete the class projects and challenges shipped to your home
  • Access to Google Classroom to continue discussion and ask questions as you work on projects in between sessions.

TOPICS

Outside the Box Engineering
Learn how to design and build puzzle boxes using simple tools and materials, and CAD software.
November 5, 12, 19
7:00-8:00 pm

$105/pp (includes materials and shipping costs)
Register for this course here

Knot Just Numbers
Explore how origami and knot tying can be used to solve real world problems.
January 7, 14, 21
7:00-8:00 pm

$105/pp (includes materials and shipping costs)
Register for this course here

Imaging Science
Take your photography to the next level as you explore the interplay between the physics of light and your camera.
March 4, 11, 18
7:00-8:00 pm

$125/pp (includes materials and shipping costs)
Register for this course here.

GUIDELINES

  • Participants must be 18+
  • Must book at least two weeks in advance
  • No refunds beyond two weeks prior to start date
  • Materials can only be shipped within the continental US
  • Max 12 participants per workshop

ACCESSIBILITY

The MIT Museum aims to make its online programs accessible to as many individuals as possible. Live closed captioning services (CART) will be provided when requested at least two weeks in advance of a program. Please email mitmuseum-access@mit.edu to request CART services or suggest other accommodations that would help you fully participate in this program.

Explore the intersection of art and science in our hands-on short course series for adults.