The new MIT Museum, which opened on October 2, is adjacent to the MBTA Red Line’s Kendall Square subway station, making it a de facto eastern gateway to MIT’s campus.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is widely regarded as attracting many of the brightest young minds in the tech sector, so it makes sense that the school’s museum is filled with and driven by screens, interactive features and AI-based software.
Brain, Body + Breath celebrated Tod Machover’s compositions and the MIT Media Lab team as well as the opening of the newly renovated MIT Museum. The evening included three pieces presented in public for the very first time. These compositions … Continued
The amazing MIT Museum has just opened its doors in its brand new location in Cambridge, Massachusetts. John Durant, the director of the museum, sits down with unPlanned to tell us all about it.
Director John Durant on the new location and what makes the institution a special place.
The MIT Museum officially opened its new quarters on Oct. 2. After half a century on the edge of Central Square, it’s moved to the heart of Kendall Square. The museum’s director, John Durant, talks about the new location and … Continued
An immersive, multisensory installation from Swiss artist Dan Acher is coming to the Boston area, reimagining the aurora borealis with a three-hour light and sound show. The exhibit is being held at the MIT Open Space Oct. 6-9, and is … Continued
Après deux années de fermeture, le musée a rouvert ses portes le 2 octobre au sein d’un bâtiment de 5 000 m2 situé dans un autre emplacement du campus, sur Kendall Square.
The MIT Museum officially reopened to the public Monday, Oct. 2. The museum is housed at 314 Main Street in Kendall Square, near the MBTA Kendall/MIT Red Line station and across from the MIT Welcome Center.
On Saturday, the two festivals will present “Science + Fashion,” an all-day exhibit at the Kendall/MIT Open Space with shows and discussions featuring high-tech fashion like smart clothing and advanced fabrics.
This museum is extremely versatile and welcoming to visitors of all ages. It is interesting and eye opening, even for those that are not science-oriented. The unique use of hands-on and auditory elements makes this Cambridge gallery viewer-friendly and engaging, … Continued
Cutting-edge technology and research is on display alongside flexible and transparent architecture and design at the newly relocated and reopened MIT Museum.
Cambridge Science Festival, running all day through Sunday mainly in the festival zone of the Kendall/MIT Open Space – next to the Kendall Square red line T stop and MIT – and in museums and other select locations around town.
New MIT Museum bridges science and art, and inspires of the possible.
Members of the MIT community browse the exhibits at a preview opening of the new MIT Museum, Friday.
Members of the MIT community browse the exhibits at a preview opening of the new MIT Museum.
Every spring, the Cambridge Science Festival (CSF) makes science accessible, engaging and fun for everyone through multifaceted, multicultural events. In spring 2018, Arts at MIT created a list of of CSF events that taking place on the MIT campus. We … Continued
ACT Professor Azra Akšamija framed her Spring 2015 section of Foundations in Art, Design, and Spatial Practices (4.302), around the idea of Wunderkammer, or cabinets of curiosities. These wonder-rooms gained popularity in Europe in the sixteenth century and typically comprised encyclopedic … Continued
Musician and computer scientist Ge Wang prefers “those cases when technology takes a back seat to the human proceedings.”
“Wherever you look in science”, says MIT Museum Director John Durant, “you see the historical importance of finding new ways of visualizing things, leading to greater understanding of the world. From Galileo’s use of his own hand-built telescope to explain … Continued
“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
In their recent talk at the MIT Museum “Reverberations: Spiders and Musical Webs,” CAST Visiting Artist Tomás Saraceno and MIT Professor Markus Buehler (Professor and Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT) discussed their research in materials and structures inspired by … Continued