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Exhibitions & Programs

The Mark Epstein Innovation Gallery features Sampling MIT an innovative gallery showcasing some of MIT's current research, while the second floor galleries exhibit the history of artificial intelligence at MIT, holograms, and the mechanical sculptures of Arthur Ganson. And don't forget to mark your calendars for the many interactive programs and demonstrations that take place throughout the year.

Luminous Windows 2011
December 10 - April 1, 2011
Hologram, Jean-Marc Sor Butterflies (No. 1) by Yves Gentet

New Gallery Opening Soon!

Beginning January 8, the new Thomas Peterson '57 Gallery will open on the second floor of the MIT Museum, complementing the current, popular exhibitions. This new, spacious gallery has been under renovation since the beginning of June, and will now be home to the largest exhibition in the Museum's history, The MIT 150 Exhibition. Over 150 artifacts make up this unique and revelatory exhibition, open to the public through December 31, 2011.

MIT 150 Exhibition
January 8 — December 31, 2011
Boston's Central Artery, Big Dig Model on loan from
The MA Dept. of Transportation

Big Dig model


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Cambridge Science Festival
Presented by the MIT Museum
April 30 - May 8, 2011
Experience nine jam-packed days showcasing Cambridge as an internationally recognized leader in science, technology, engineering and math. Mark your calendar, tell your friends, and prepare to be entertained, enlightened, and amazed by the latest and most outlandish discoveries.


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The MIT Museum: Ideas in the Making
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MIT 150 Exhibition

MIT 150 Exhibition
MIT 150 Exhibition
Opens January 8, 2011
Celebrate the history of MIT–the spirit, the people, and the innovations that have helped to create some of the nation's most important technological and scientific achievements.
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