About CAST

Soliciting and supporting cross-disciplinary curricular initiatives that integrate the arts into the core curriculum and create new artistic work or materials, media and technologies for artistic expression.

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Image: Material Formations critique, Skylar Tibbits Design Studio, 2015. Credit: L. Barry Hetherington.

Spearheading a Visiting Artists program that emphasizes creative process, extensive interaction with MIT faculty, students and researchers, and cross-fertilization among disciplines.

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Image: Small Instruments IAP, 2015. Photo: L. Barry Hetherington.

Assisting in the presentation and curation of performing and visual arts or design relevant to the research of engineers, scientists, and the MIT community as a whole.

Image: Evan Ziporyn introduces The Boston Camerata, MIT Chapel, 2015. Photo: L. Barry Hetherington.

Disseminating the creative and intellectual production supported by the Center to the public through performances, exhibitions, installations, and a biennial symposium

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Image: Bevil Conway presents in the panel “Seeing/ Color,” CAST Symposium, 2014. Photo: L. Barry Hetherington.

Supporting graduate students and postdoctoral researchers whose work advances the mission of the Center.

Image: Theresa Zammit Lupi & Michael Cuthbert with the Glaser Codex, Lewis Music Library, 2015. Photo: Sharon Lacey.