Installations & Collaborations

Energy Lines

The MIT Museum Studio and Compton Gallery

Energy Lines is the work of the class of STS.035 Exhibiting Science. 

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. 

Glass: Between Liquid and Solid


Through objects, tools, and samples, explore the evolution of glassworking technology.

Right Now: Polaroid's Invention of Instant Photography


See a rare large-format camera from the museum’s Polaroid collection.

Slide Rules Display

Slide Rules


Take a close look at the iconic tool that enabled the design of almost everything built before calculators became ubiquitous in the 1970s.

What's on!

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