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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 Exhibits include historical documents, photographs, rare books, maps, artwork and artifacts from Libraries’ collections and the Institute Archives, as well as artwork from the community.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


Location: Main gallery Opening reception: September 9, 2016 Curated by Dr. Sharon C. Smith A studio photographer by trade, Mike Walker approaches subjects with the intention of drawing something out that one might not see...

August 8, 2016 - October 9, 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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