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Collection Exploration: Object Lesson

The MIT Museum is full of objects that fascinate, educate, illuminate, confound, and entertain.

Join us for a new series where we'll engage with the material things in our collection. Each session will showcase one object from the museum and explore its history and context.

“Diplomat Despradelle”: The Story of Six French Drawings
Tuesday January 31, 12-12:30PM

Join assistant curator of Architecture and Design Jonathan Duval to discover the story of six drawings in museum’s collection made by Léon Chifflot in 1900—and why they caused an international sensation when brought to MIT by architecture professor Désiré Desperadelle two years later.

Free with museum admission, no pre-registration necessary.