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MIT Libraries Exhibits

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MIT Libraries Exhibits

The MIT Libraries hosts a variety of exhibitions and displays throughout the year at our exhibits spaces, the Maihaugen Gallery and the Rotch Library exhibits spaces. Exhibits include historical documents, photographs, rare books, maps, artwork and artifacts from Libraries’ collections and the Institute Archives, as well as artwork from the community. Themes cover many disciplines including history, science, music, art & architecture, culture and current events.


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RRotch Library Exhibit

International Tangier

Curated by Dr. Michael A. Toler Location: Main gallery Joint reception with “Retrospective”: November 17, 2016 at 7:30pm An exhibition of prints from the glass negatives collection of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan...

October 24, 2016 - December 15, 2016
RRotch Library Exhibit

Retrospective: 15 Years of AKPIA Posters

Curated by Dr. Sharon C. Smith Location: Reading room walls & columns Joint reception with “Tangier”: November 17, 2016 at 7:30pm Description coming soon

October 24, 2016 - December 15, 2016
MMaihaugen Gallery Exhibit

The Great Stride: MIT Moves to Cambridge

MIT was one of the initial occupants of Boston’s Back Bay in the 1860s, but within 40 years there was little vacant acreage for the maturing Institute to acquire in the rapidly developing neighborhood. By...

February 22, 2016 - November 30, 2016
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