Public Programs

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

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.

Neuron Paint Night

May 24, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Create your own painting of cerebral cortex neurons with artist Daniela Gamba and hear from Amy Robinson Sterling, Executive Director of Eyewire about neuronal structures and her cutting-edge, video game-based citizen science project.

Cerebral Cinema Series

June 12, July 10, August 14

Join us for our Cerebral Cinema series. Hear from researchers and then compare real science to depictions on the big screen.

Brainy Trivia

June 26, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a night of science trivia and short talks by science researchers. See how you'll fare with categories ranging from anatomy to artist-scientists.  Sign up as a team—6 people maximum—or come and make new friends.

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.

May 3

ArtWeek Tour


Idea Hub