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Enjoy new exhibitions at the MIT Museum and a variety of related public programs and educational workshops.


Watch interviews with the artists on the new exhibition, 5000 Moving Parts. Hear the back story and learn what inspired them to create their work.


News Releases and Announcements


Friday After Thanksgiving, November 28


Free Fun Friday on June 27


Celebrate Science at the Eighth Annual Cambridge Science Festival


Inventions: 2014 Student Showcase opening May 30, 2014


Daguerre's American Legacy: Photographic Portraits (1840-1900) from the Wm. B. Becker Collection


MIT Museum Hosts Hosts 16th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event on Friday November 29th


New exhibition of contemporary kinetic art opening November 21, 2013. 5000 Moving Parts


MIT Museum presents Stanley Greenberg: Time Machines


MIT Museum announces publication of MIT 150 Exhibition catalogue, Countless Connecting Threads: MIT’s History Revealed Through Its Most Evocative Objects


Cambridge Science Festival Events at the MIT Museum Take Place April 13 - 21, 2013!


The MIT Museum Opens New Exhibition from the Vitra Design Museum in Germany: Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things


MIT Museum Presents First U.S. Exhibition by Photographer JoŽl Tettamanti


Hands-on Activities & Workshops during National Engineers Week; Feb. Vacation Week in Massachusetts! Includes Saturday discussion for high school students, "So You Want to be an Engineer?"


November 2012 is Arthur Ganson Month at the MIT Museum. Ganson visits Museum and hosts the 15th annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction Event!

10.26.12 MIT News at Noon launches at MIT Museum
6.15.12 MIT Museum opens new exhibition of holograms in association with the 9th International Symposium on Display Holography. Through September 28, 2013
6.13.12 MIT Museum Participates in the "Open Archives Tour" sponsored by the Cambridge Historical Society. Register now and visit on July 12 to learn about the Solar Houses in the Museum Archives
4.13.12 MIT Museum Opens New Exhibition Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya
3.13.12 6th Annual Cambridge Science Festival presented by the MIT Museum. New programs announced beginning Friday, April 20, 2012
2.17.12 MIT Museum to Open New Photography Gallery on May 3, 2012 with Inaugural Exhibition Featuring Photography of Berenice Abbott
10.26.11 14th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving Event with artist Arthur Ganson
10.12.11 MIT Museum announces top scientists to participate in fall series: Life in the Universe: Are We Alone? Begins Tuesday October 25 at 6.00 p.m.
9.1.11 MIT Museum thanks Frank Conahan for 6 years of service
3.31.11 Join the MIT Museum for Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Venture Capital in America
3.30.11 Cambridge Science Festival 2011: Events and Activities at the MIT Museum
12.3.10 Luminous Windows 2011 opens with holograms of high technical achievement
12.3.10 The MIT 150 Exhibition opens January 8, 2011
11.4.10 Arthur Ganson & the 13th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving Family Event!
10.8.10 Video Games from GAMBIT
9.7.10 Opening today in Compton Gallery: an exhibition about Swiss Typography
5.27.10 MIT Museum opens new display and prepares for summer fun!
5.5.10 MIT Museum Receives 70 Years of Polaroid® History in Donation

4th Annual Cambridge Science Festival April 24 - May 20


Second Friday Event: Meet adventurer and sailor/educator Rich Wilson SM '76 on March 12


Catalyst Collaborative at MIT Museum Feb. 12


MIT 150 Exhibition Declares Winners in Popular Vote


Luminous Windows: New Hologram Exhibit Reflects History, Art and Science


MIT Museum Hosts 12th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving (F.A.T.) Chain Reaction Event on November 27th


MIT Museum commemorates the work of Harold "Doc" Edgerton with the opening of Visionary Engineer, Harold Edgerton


It's Election Time -- Vote for the MIT 150 Exhibition!


Sampling MIT Connects Visitors to Ongoing MIT Research


Thin brick vault unveiled for first time at MIT Museum


40th Apollo Lunar Landing Anniversary exhibition, displays, artifacts at MIT Museum


Volvo Racing Videos to be Shown at MIT Museum on May 13


New exhibition featuring the work of scientist and artist Steve DiPaola opens April 25.


New exhibition featuring the work of structural artist Felix Candela opens April 2.


MIT Museum Launches Unique Anniversary Project


MIT Museum Forum on Holography


MIT Museum Schedule of New Exhibitions and Programs, Spring 2009


Darwin in Society: A day long symposium for educators and interested community members

Exhibit MIT & the Sea
Exhibit Claude Shannon's Ingenious Machines

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