Exhibitions On View

Image of dancers in a Tangible Media Group project

Making Digital Tangible

Through August 31, 2020

Hiroshi Ishii, founder and director of the Tangible Media Group at the MIT Media Lab and influential visionary of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), has spent the last quarter century pursuing his quest to make the digital world tangible.

Photograph of Herreshoff boat

Lighter, Stronger, Faster: The Herreshoff Legacy

Through May 1, 2021

Visit this groundbreaking exhibition tracing the legacy of influential naval engineer Nathanael Greene Herreshoff.

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson


Press a pedal or turn a crank and you’ll put Ganson’s machines into motion.

In Motion exhibition: video that transforms into 3D sculpture

In Motion


Explore how motion, an essential element of our world, can be harnessed and deployed in a variety of ways. 

The MIT Moderns


Explore modernist graphic design through the important contributions of the MIT Office of Design Services in the 1960s-1980s, one of the most innovative design practices of its time in the country.