Johnny Gandelsman performs for the first annual Terry and Rick Stone Concert in MIT’s Kresge Auditorium on October 30, 2015. Credit: L. Barry Hetherington.


JS Bach: Complete Cello Suites Johnny Gandelsman, violin February 8, 2020 / 7:00pm Kresge Auditorium, MIT Building W16 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA Reserve a seat Following up on his celebrated debut recording of JS Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas, Grammy award-winning … Continued

Spider's Canvas at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France on November 23, 2018.
Spider's Canvas at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France on November 23, 2018. Photo by Aurelie Cenno.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation approves $1 Million grant to MIT to support the further integration of CAST into the research culture of the Institute

Third Mellon grant brings the Mellon Foundation’s total support for CAST to $4,000,000 through 2024 “CAST was established in 2012 with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,” said Faculty Director Evan Ziporyn and Executive Director Leila Kinney,” and … Continued

As part of MIT Sounding, Haitian rapper, poet and singer BIC performs his work in collaboration with Jean Appolon Expressions, a Cambridge-based Haitian contemporary dance company. Photo by Caroline Alden.

Performer BIC Shares the Joy of Music and Poetry to Promote Social Equity

The Haitian poet and rapper discusses the rich outcomes of a week-long residency at MIT. Can art, poetry and music generate social change? That question was  enthusiastically explored this April during a visiting artist residency with Haitian poet and rapper … Continued

Artist standing in front of a large wall painting.
Matthew Ritchie at the ICA, where the British-born, New York-based artist had an 18-month residency. Credit: Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe.

An Artist Inquires into the Computational Substrate at MIT

Matthew Ritchie researches technology’s growing scope as CAST visiting artist. Matthew Ritchie is no stranger to the MIT campus. The contemporary artist, who works in installation, performance, painting, drawing, sculpture and sound, created a site-specific installation at the Zesiger Center … Continued