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January 2015

Sun., Jan. 4 04-01-2015 10:00:00 04-01-2015 17:00:00 15 Daguerre’s American Legacy Exhibition closing MIT Museum 01/04/2015

Daguerre's American Legacy

Exhibition closing

Fri., Jan. 9
5 - 8 p.m.
09-01-2015 17:00:00 09-01-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 01/09/2015

Second Fridays: Small Instruments

Meet Pawel Romanczuk, composer, instrument builder and founder of Male Instrumenty (Small Instruments), and the MIT students he worked with to create new instruments and musical compositions. Co-sponsored by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) and Culture.pl.

Free with Museum admission.

Sat., Jan. 10
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
10-01-2015 11:00:00 10-01-2015 13:00:00 15 Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics! Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change. MIT Museum 01/10/2015

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore 3D design and printing.

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Sat., Jan. 17
11 a.m. - noon
17-01-2015 11:00:00 17-01-2015 12:00:00 15 Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics! Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change. MIT Museum 01/17/2015

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore and user test a prototype 3D gel pen!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Mon., Jan. 19 19-01-2015 10:00:00 19-01-2015 17:00:00 15 5000 Moving Parts Exhibition closing MIT Museum 01/19/2015

5000 Moving Parts

Exhibition closing

Thurs., Jan. 22 22-01-2015 10:00:00 22-01-2015 17:00:00 15 Photographing Places: The photographers of Places magazine, 1987-2009: Exhibition opening Exhibition opening MIT Museum 01/22/2015

Photographing Places: The photographers of Places magazine, 1987-2009

Exhibition opening

Sat., Jan. 24
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
24-01-2015 11:00:00 24-01-2015 13:00:00 15 Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics! This week: Use Scratch to create your own animated program! Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change. MIT Museum 01/24/2015

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Use Scratch to create your own animated program!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Thurs., Jan. 29
2 - 4 p.m.
29-01-2015 14:00:00 29-01-2015 16:00:00 15 MIT Can Talk Watch MIT undergraduates compete to become a champion orator! Free with Museum admission. 01/29/2015

MIT Can Talk

Watch MIT undergraduates compete to become a champion orator!

Free with Museum admission.


February 2015

Sundays:
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Fri., Feb. 13
5 - 8 p.m.
13-02-2015 17:00:00 13-02-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 02/13/2015

Second Fridays: A Good Night for a Bad Date

Why is it so hard to make relationships work? Have a little fun and some laughs this Friday the 13th while learning about neurological, physiological, and social behavior research studies of gender differences.

Free with Museum admission.

Sat., Feb. 14 14-02-2015 10:00:00 14-02-2015 17:00:00 15 Images of Discovery Exhibition opening MIT Museum 02/14/2015

Images of Discovery

Exhibition opening

Mon. - Sat.
Feb. 16 - 21
16-02-2015 10:00:00 21-02-2015 17:00:00 15 Feb Fest: Light, Cameras, Science! Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 02/13/2015

Feb Fest: Light, Cameras, Science!

During February vacation week, enjoy daily activities, workshops, gallery tours, and demonstrations, and don't miss our Saturday Photography Fair! Free with Museum admission.

Workshop registration is open.

Tues. Feb. 24
6-7:30 p.m.
24-02-2015 18:00:00 24-02-2015 19:30:00 15 Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War Meet Ron Fierstein, author of A Triumph of Genius, the newest biography of Polaroid founder, Edwin Land. Book signing to follow talk. MIT Museum 0/24/2015

Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War

Meet Ron Fierstein, author of A Triumph of Genius, the newest biography of Polaroid founder, Edwin Land. Book signing to follow talk. Read an adaptation from the book here.


March 2015

Sundays:
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Idea Hub: Hands-on Engineering and Design

Explore topics in design and engineering with artistic circuits, 3D programs, and a variety of other hands-on making and tinkering topics!

Free with Museum admission and appropriate for ages 12 and up. Activities are determined based on staff availability and are subject to change.

Sat., Mar. 7
1 - 4 p.m.
7-03-2015 1:00:00 -03-2015 16:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 03/13/2015

Girls Day @ the MIT Museum

Encourage young women to tap into their inner engineer with a day of science-themed activities at the MIT Museum. Meet MIT scientists and engineers from a variety of fields and ask them about their careers as female scientists.

Free with Museum admission.

Fri., Mar. 13
5 - 8 p.m.
13-03-2015 17:00:00 13-03-2015 20:00:00 15 Second Fridays Jump-start your weekend at the MIT Museum. Mix and mingle; relax and unwind! Free with Museum admission. MIT Museum 03/13/2015

Second Fridays: Nautical Night

"Sea" research at MIT in a new light! Delve into ocean science, learn about the MIT Museum's nautical collections, and try your hand at some "knotical" challenges.

Free with Museum admission.




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