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Gallery Talks

Experience the Museum during a 30-45 minute guided tour. Led by knowledgeable guides, you'll have the opportunity to look closely at objects from across the Museum's collection.

Please check in with museum staff at the front desk in the Museum lobby to request to join the gallery talk. Talks are limited to 15 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free with museum admission. No pre-registration required.

AI: Mind the Gap

The irony of artificial intelligence is that it inspires new perspectives on human intelligence. The more we advance AI technology and consider machine ability versus human ability, the more we need to "mind the gap."

Join Exhibit Developer Lindsay Bartholomew for a tour of AI: Mind the Gap and learn about the tremendous promise, unforeseen impacts, and everyday misconceptions of AI – from robot teammates in the workplace to deepfakes in the media.

Upcoming Gallery Talk Dates:
July 28
August 7

MIT Museum Highlights Tour

Join a member of our Visitor Experience Team for this 45-minute introductory tour of the MIT Museum. Learn about the collection, our history, and get your questions answered by our gallery experts.

Every Wednesday at 11am

Drawing After Modernism

Join Assistant Curator Jonathan Duval for a tour of Drawing After Modernism and learn how the architects in the exhibition played with color, ornament, and history in ways that modernism would never have allowed.

Upcoming Gallery Talk dates:
August 4

Essential MIT

MIT is not a place so much as it is a unique collection of exceptional people. Its experimental culture and collaborative spirit drive innovations that encompass global issues and improve our daily lives.

Join Exhibit Developer Lindsay Bartholomew for a tour of Essential MIT and learn how the MIT community works. Asking questions others may not ask, and trying the unexpected in pursuit of a greater solution, are essential.

Upcoming Gallery Talk Dates:
July 30
August 13