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MIT Museum

265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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April 2019

Balinese Gamelan Music (Cancelled)

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$20

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED BY THE EVENT ORGANIZER. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.  Learn to play the bright, percussive…

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Teen Science Café

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Connect with scientists and each other in an evening of discussion and activities. Dinner provided. For high school students. Cost: Free. Online registration required. Registration here. 

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Creative Kinetic Sculptures in the Idea Hub

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Create a unique art piece engineered to move with gears, cams, linkages, and pulleys in the Museum’s makerspace. Activity held 4/13 & 4/14. Cost included in…

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Maker Telephone (CANCELLED)

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$15

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED BY THE EVENT ORGANIZER. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.  Join a team, rotate from table…

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Science Game Night

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$6

Science Game Night 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. $6/person, $20/group (up to 4 people ages 10+) Pre-registration required. Registration opens March 15, 2019: Register Families, Teens, Adults…

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Robots Mini Tours

April 15 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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One event on April 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Meet the robots on display at the MIT Museum with Debbie Douglas, Curator of Science & Technology. For families with children under age 12. Cost: Included…

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Robots Mini Tours

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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One event on April 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Meet the robots on display at the MIT Museum with Debbie Douglas, Curator of Science & Technology. For families with children under age 12. Cost: Included…

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Mathternoon @ the MIT Museum

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Try your hand (and mind) at a variety of analytical explorations, including paper folding, slide rules, and graph theory challenges. Cost: Included with museum admission. For…

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Intro to 3D Printing and Design

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Design in three dimensions using Tinkercad and explore how 3D printers can turn digital models into reality. Cost: Included with museum admission. For families, teens, and…

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Digital Innovation Tour

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Join Director of Technology, David Nuñez, on an exploration of MIT based digital technologies and innovations on view. Cost: Included with museum admission. Space limited, first-come,…

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Engineering with the MIT Society of Women Engineers

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$23

Learn about real-world engineering challenges and try your hand at designing your own solutions. Cost: $23. Pre-registration required. Families welcome. Registration opens March 15, 2019: Register

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Physics and Photography Workshop for Adults

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$15

Learn how MIT researchers photograph events as fast as light itself, and how to use mainstream cameras to do your own high speed photography. Cost: $15/person.…

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Quantum Dot Workshop

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$23

Learn what quantum dots are and how they are critical to creating many types of nanotechnology in this hands-on worksop. Cost: $23. Includes museum admission. Teens,…

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Accessible Technology: New Ways to Interface with the World

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Find out how researchers are working to create a more inclusive world allowing access to everything from information to transportation for all ages, languages, and physical…

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Drawing Architecture Tour

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Join MIT Museum Curatorial Associate Daryl McCurdy to explore the new exhibition, Drawing, Designing, Thinking: 150 Years of Teaching Architecture at MIT. Cost: Included with museum admission.…

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Neuroscience Paint Night

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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$35

Create a painting of cerebral cortex neurons and hear about Eyewire, a cutting-edge, video game-based citizen science project. Cost: $35. 21+only.  Pre-registration required. Registration opens March…

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Sail Through Engineering Teacher Workshop

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Learn how to integrate hands-on engineering projects into your curriculum, while encouraging students to engage with science and math as tools to solve real-world problems. Free…

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From Kendall Square to You: Biotechnology in Our Lives

April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Learn about how biotechnology shapes our lives and how society shapes biotechnology innovation from MIT students at the heart of our biotechnology revolution. Drop-in. Included with…

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The Herreshoff Legacy Tour

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Explore the Lighter, Stronger, Faster exhibition with Nautical Curator, Kurt Hasselbalch and learn how the Herreshoff brothers revolutionized sailing vessels and boat production. Cost: Included with museum admission.…

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Hot STEAM II: A Science/Video/Art Film Screening

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Free

Presented with CCTV, enjoy a screening of beautiful and bizarre videos that investigate the magic of science, art, and technology. Cost: Free. Limited seating .  

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Chain Reaction FUNstruction

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Work in teams to create a unique chain reaction contraption with physical items such as ramps, string, tape, and motors. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop…

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Gestural Engineering Tour

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Join Brindha Muniappan, Director of Programs, to explore the work of kinetic artist Arthur Ganson, whose moving sculptures are among the most beloved features of the…

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Float Your Boat in the Idea Hub

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Learn how to create an efficient boat design. Build and test your own boat hull in the Museum’s makerspace. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop in.

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Lunar Exploration Expo

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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In celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon, join us for a lunar exploration. Take a look at lunar…

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Float Your Boat in the Idea Hub

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Learn how to create an efficient boat design. Build and test your own boat hull in the Museum’s makerspace. Cost: Included with museum admission. Drop in.

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