Exhibitions On View

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. 

Etel Mittag-Fodor, Ball and Bowl, 1928.

Arresting Fragments: Object Photography at the Bauhaus

Through September 1, 2019

In celebration of the Bauhaus centennial, the Museum presents Arresting Fragments: Object Photography at the Bauhaus, featuring 90 prints from Bauhaus Archive, Berlin, collections.

Drawing, Designing, Thinking: 150 Years of Teaching Architecture at MIT

Through August 25, 2019

To mark its 150th anniversary, the MIT Museum, in collaboration with the MIT Department of Architecture, presents a dynamic exhibition exploring architecture, education, and design through the lens of student work.  

photo 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.

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