Public Programs

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

Cerebral Cinema Series

June 12, July 10, August 14, 6:30 p.m.

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.

Both/And

Both/And: A Quantum Physics Play

Summer 2018

Both/And, an inventive one-act play is part comedy, part poetry, and all inquiry into a major scientific experiment taking place right now.

Idea Hub

Idea Hub

Daily summer hours

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.