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MIT Libraries Exhibits

A window into MIT’s remarkable special collections and archives

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 Exhibits include historical documents, photographs, rare books, maps, artwork and artifacts from Libraries’ collections and the Institute Archives, as well as artwork from the community.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

Mind and Hand in the Print Shop: Letterpress at MIT

This exhibit celebrates the centuries-old art of letterpress, brought to new life by members of the MIT community. The collection includes pamphlets written, designed, hand-set, and hand-printed by MIT students on the Beaver Press, a...

March 6, 2019 - March 29, 2019
RRotch Library Exhibit

GIS & Data Lab at Rotch Library

GIS & Data Lab is an exhibit that highlights the new lab space at MIT’s Rotch Library. The new GIS & Data Lab is now open on the 1st floor of Rotch Library and has...

Ended March 15, 2019
MMaihaugen Gallery Exhibit

Come Fly Away: Images of Flight from the Vail Rare Book Collection

Featuring selections from the extensive Vail Rare Book Collection and Vail Collection of Aeronautical Prints, Broadsides and Clippings, Come Fly Away is a window into hundreds of years of human interest in flight. These collections,...

November 5, 2018 - March 31, 2019
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