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The MIT 150 Exhibition

Through December 31, 2011

model of buildings

Photo Credit: Patrick Gillooly/MIT

The MIT 150 Exhibition brings together a unique collection of 150 artifacts — many of them never seen in public before — that evoke the life and work of the Institute.


Ten thematic areas define this exhibition in the MIT Museum’s new Thomas Peterson '57 Gallery.

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Deborah G. Douglas

Deborah G. Douglas is the Curator of Science and Technology at the MIT Museum who developed, and curated The MIT 150 Exhibition. She has curated two dozen exhibitions on a variety of MIT-related science and technology topics, including the MIT Museum's Mind and Hand: The Making of MIT Scientists and Engineers.

A specialist in aerospace history, Douglas is the author of American Women and Flight since 1940 and several essays, articles and reviews. Douglas has held positions at the National Air and Space Museum, the NASA Langley Research Center, the Chemical Heritage Foundation and taught as an adjunct assistant professor at Old Dominion University.