MIT Libraries logo MIT Libraries

MIT Logo Search Contact

Current Exhibits

There are no current exhibit announcements at this time. New exhibits are added throughout the year, so please check back.

Upcoming Exhibits

RRotch Library Exhibit

D-Minor Student Work

The Undergraduate Architecture & Design Student Work Exhibit gives prospective students a visual sense of the types of classes and the variety of work they might encounter in the pursuit of an undergraduate  Architecture Major or...

Opens April 5, 2018
RRotch Library Exhibit

Translating Destruction: Contemporary Art & War in the Middle East

In conjunction with the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT sponsored symposium of the same name, contemporary artwork from Issam Kourbaj, a Syrian artist based in Cambridge, UK, provides an art intervention and...

Opens April 25, 2018

Past Exhibits

RRotch Library Exhibit

Author Function


Ended March 21, 2018
MMaihaugen Gallery Exhibit

China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these beginnings, the Institute became one of the most popular...

Ended March 2, 2018
RRotch Library Exhibit

Images from a future without proper care

Treeness. They paint dead tree stumps orange (and also pink). They being some type of public works department and sometimes the trees were already dead and others newly rendered so by their cutting. I noticed...

Ended January 19, 2018
RRotch Library Exhibit

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov

Durdy Bayramov (1938-2014) grew up in an orphanage in Turkmenistan and overcame the significant challenges of his youth to become an acclaimed Eurasian artist and photographer. Through a prolific career as a painter that spanned...

Ended November 26, 2017
RRotch Library Exhibit

Soul Battles

The Psychomachia is a late fourth century text by Prudentius, in which the Virtues and Vices battle over man’s soul. These ‘soul battles’ are vividly depicted as nine combats in the medieval tradition. The Psychomachia...

Ended August 19, 2017
View all past exhibits