Category: Art & architecture & planning

What’s New

What’s New

Spring 2018

Photographic Archive Comes to MIT The Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC) at MIT is now the home of the Kamil and...

 Bibliotech
Exploring artists’ books at MIT

Exploring artists’ books at MIT

New videos offer a closer look at our unique collections

Rotch Library is home to a small but growing collection of contemporary artists’ books — a type of art object that defies...

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Artist’s Talk & Workshop with Visiting Artist Tammy Nguyen

Artist’s Talk & Workshop with Visiting Artist Tammy Nguyen

March 20, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

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LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

Important step in ensuring tool's usability

The LayerCake development team at AKDC@MIT (James Yamada, designer/developer, and Sharon C. Smith, PI) is delighted to announce that our soon-to-be-released...

Humanities
The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Vast collection documents life in the Middle East from the 1920s to the 1970s

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Kamil...

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Mapathon for Puerto Rico

Mapathon for Puerto Rico

December 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MIT Libraries hosts a second #PRMapathon

  The MIT Libraries are hosting a second Mapathon to add and verify data in OpenStreetMap, assisting relief efforts in Puerto...

Art & architecture & planning
Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

AKDC hosts the Ambassador from Turkmenistan and the daughter of Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov

  On Thursday, 9 November 2017, Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., Program Head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC), welcomed His...

Art & architecture & planning