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June 27, 2018

On view August 2, 2018 through February 28, 2019

April 10, 2018

On view May 3, 2018 through December 31, 2018

February 13, 2018

György Kepes Photographs: The MIT Years, 1946-1985
MIT Museum, Kurtz Gallery for Photography
March 21 - July 15, 2018

July 27, 2017

György Kepes Photographs
From Berlin to Chicago, 1930-1946
September 21, 2017 - March 5, 2018

April 5, 2017

The Diamond Trace: Kimberley South Africa in Photographs by Patrick Tourneboeuf
On view April 12, 2017–September 4, 2017
Kurtz Gallery for Photography, MIT Museum

September 30, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, MA – In celebration of the grand re-opening of the exhibit Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson, the MIT Museum will host “An Evening with Arthur Ganson” on Tuesday, October 18th from 6:00 – 8:00pm.  The evening will include a conversation with Arthur Ganson fa

September 28, 2016

Despite careers separated by a century, architect Désiré Despradelle (1862–1912) and artist Grazia Toderi (b. 1963) share a conception of the city and urban architecture as spectacle. 

September 27, 2016

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The MIT Museum will host its 19 th (XIX) annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event on November 25 th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. in MIT’s Rockwell Cage Gymnasium at 120 Vassar Street in Cambridge, MA.

July 1, 2016

Enjoy free admission and engineering activities all day!

April 1, 2016

Build Your Own Computer Game—Animation—Science Writing—Ocean Science—Coding—Robots—and more!

Massachusetts April Vacation Week: Friday, April 15—Sunday April 24, 2015

February 10, 2016

MIT Museum to open new exhibition celebrating MIT's Centenary:Imagining New Technology: Building MIT In Cambridge

March 1 - September 6, 2016

January 13, 2016

MIT Museum February Vacation Week Feb Fest
February 15-20, 2016

How to Build a City in Six Days

November 30, 2015

MIT Museum Hosts a Free MoSAIC Math-Art Festival, December 11-12, 2015

Celebrating Math, Science, Art, Industry, & Culture (MoSAIC) Traveling exhibition, activities and talks at the MIT Museum

November 3, 2015

Expert in creating museum exhibitions died suddenly on Oct. 28. Donald Stidsen, the longtime exhibitions manager at the MIT Museum, died last Wednesday, Oct. 28, while driving to work with his wife, Kate McHugh.

October 20, 2015

MIT Museum Hosts 18th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event on Friday November 27th

Watch last year's chain reaction!

September 2, 2015

MIT Museum Announces Fall Lineup of Exhibitions, Programs, and Events

August 3, 2015

Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst

Kurtz Gallery for Photography, MIT Museum

Sept. 5, 2015 - Jan. 3, 2016

June 15, 2015

Free Fun Friday on June 26

Enjoy free admission and engineering activities all day!

May 26, 2015

Epstein endows directorship of MIT Museum

Toasting the announcement of Mark Epstein's gift to endow the directorship of the MIT Museum


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