A sidewalk scene with a restaurant, flowers, and decorative lights.
MIT Museum exterior, 2014.

MIT Collects: Part 2

If you think museums are dusty repositories, read on. Meejin Yoon, Professor and Head of MIT Department of Architecture, reminded us at the panel discussion, “Future of the Museum,” “The museum is not just a building, but an institution. As … Continued

Joel Sternfeld, Looking East on 30th Street on a Late September Morning, 2000. © Joel Sternfeld; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

“Photographing Places”: MIT Museum exhibits a broad spectrum of photographic portfolios featured in Places journal

For Joel Leivick, the Carrara marble quarries — the place where Michelangelo obtained the stone from which he liberated his David — represent a complex geological and cultural terrain. Laura Volkerding’s silver gelatin prints document centuries old craft workshops for … Continued