Jake Gunter's lighting design for 'Small Infinities.' Isaac Newton in the foreground, played by Ben Spiro '17, and Hannah Smith, Newton’s mother is in the background, played by Sabrine Iqbal '17. Photo: Jake Gunter.

2017 Recipients of the Wiesner Student Art Awards

There is common misconception that all MIT students prioritize psets over practicing piano, performing Shakespeare, drawing, painting, dancing or designing lighting cues. The 2017 recipients of the Wiesner Student Art Awards—Jacob Gunter, Nathan Gutierrez, Rachel Osmundsen and Hallie Voulgaris—counter this … Continued

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Mass MoCA

Council for the Arts at MIT members are invited to venture to western Massachusetts for a weekend trip, Friday, November 4 through Saturday, November 5, 2016.

A payment of $350 per person is due at the time of registration. This cost includes meals and admission to the museums, but does not include hotel or transportation. The payment is non-refundable after Friday, September 30, 2016. 

Please see below for group rates at the Orchards Hotel.

We can arrange roundtrip transportation by bus from Cambridge for an additional $140 per person if a minimum of 20 people sign up. Anyone wanting to park at MIT and take the bus would be charged an additional $25 for parking.

To register, visit arts.mit.edu/camit-mass-moca

Michael Koerner Awarded Honorary Degree

CAMIT Member Michael Koerner receives an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, from the University of British Columbia on Thursday, May 26, 2016. According to the university’s website, honorary degrees are conferred on deserving individuals who have made substantial contributions to society, such as: Leading … Continued

Sue Ding, Wayang Documentary.
Sue Ding, Wayang Documentary.

Funded CAMIT Grants

The Grants Committee met to evaluate grant requests on May 11, 2016 and awarded $44,350 to undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff. This newsletter provides details about those who will receive funding from CAMIT for their art projects.