MIT Museum Presents North American Premiere of Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Experience “The Enemy” By Visiting Artist Karim Ben Khelifa

MIT Museum Presents North American Premiere of Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Experience “The Enemy” By Visiting Artist Karim Ben Khelifa

The project immerses participants in discussions about violence and humanity by using pioneering VR technology to present interviews with soldiers on opposite sides of conflicts in Israel and Palestine, The Congo, and El Salvador.

October 5 – December 31, 2017

MIT Museum Presents György Kepes Photography

MIT Museum Presents György Kepes Photography

The MIT Museum will honor Professor György Kepes (1906- 2001), one of the most influential art practitioners, educators and writers of the twentieth century, through two exhibitions featuring rare and never-before-seen photographs that span more than four decades of his creative practice.

From Berlin to Chicago, 1930-1946 September 21, 2017 – March 5, 2018

György Kepes Photographs Kepes at MIT, 1946-1974 March 16 – August 2018 (date TBC)

The "Big Hole", social landscape project, September 2012. Market Photo Workshop + Les Rencondres d'Arles. ©Patrick Tourneboeuf/Tendance Floue

First Solo US Exhibition of Works by Patrick Tourneboeuf

The MIT Museum’s Kurtz Gallery for Photography presents the first solo US exhibition of French photographer Patrick Tourneboeuf (b. Paris, 1966) in The Diamond Trace: Kimberley South Africa in Photographs.Tourneboeuf examines the afterlife of Kimberley, South Africa, a city that grew after the discovery of a large diamond, and declined when the gems became scarce. Through captivating images of its streets and squares, center and outskirts, stadium and cemetery, and famous “Big Hole,” Tourneboeuf examines the social landscape of Kimberley.

April 12, 2017–September 4, 2017

An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art

An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art

An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art,
a group exhibition curated by Henriette Huldisch, brings together works by Andrea Büttner, Sophie Calle, Alejandro Cesarco, Jason Dodge, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Antonia Hirsch, Jill Magid, Park McArthur, Lisa Tan, Erika Vogt, Susanne M. Winterling, and Anicka Yi.

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 18, 6-8 PM

MIT’s Center for Art Science & Technology (CAST) Presents Symposium Exploring Contemporary Convergences of Digital and Material Worlds

MIT’s Center for Art Science & Technology (CAST) Presents Symposium Exploring Contemporary Convergences of Digital and Material Worlds

BEING MATERIAL will draw leading artists, scientists, engineers, and scholars from around the world to explore the future of programmable materials, 3D/4D printing, synthetic biology, and wearable technologies.

April 21 – 22, 2017

Tala Madani: First Light

The MIT List Visual Arts Center presents the first American solo museum exhibition by Tehran-born, Los Angeles-based artist Tala Madani.

May 20 – July 17, 2016

MIT Museum Opens New Exhibition: Imagining New Technology: Building MIT In Cambridge

MIT Museum Opens New Exhibition: Imagining New Technology: Building MIT In Cambridge

When MIT President Rafael Reif and Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons place small replicas of MIT’s Dome and Cambridge’s City Hall into a collaboratively built 3D model at the new exhibition at the MIT Museum, they will be launching a project that the combined MIT/Cambridge community will help to create over the life of the exhibit—a crowd-sourced 3D printed model of the MIT campus and surrounding community.

March 1- September 6, 2016

List Projects: Ann Hirsch

List Projects: Ann Hirsch

Ann Hirsch’s work in video and performance considers the effects of technology on popular culture; many of her projects examine how young women are portrayed and present themselves in social media and online.

January 5- February 21, 2016

Umbrella Project participants color the nighttime sky during the premiere performance at PopTech last fall. Credit: Pilobolus.

MIT Members Invited to Color Nighttime Sky with Pilobolus & UP: The Umbrella Project

A collaboration between the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus, UP will bring together members of the MIT community to participate in a large-scale live performance piece using umbrellas outfitted with LED lights.

May 8, 2013

Muntadas: About Academia

Antoni Muntadas, the Spanish-born, New York-based artist, is the second Audain Visual Artist in Residence for the 2012/13 year.

January 4, 2013