MIT MUSEUM STUDIO SPACE IS AN EXPERIMENTAL LAB FOR ART AND SCIENCE. WE HOST MIT CLASSES, WE PROMOTE EVENTS, WE HELP MIT STUDENTS TO DEVELOP THEIR INDEPENDENT CREATIVE PROJECTS, WE DESIGN OUR OWN EXHIBITS FOR THE MIT MUSEUM COMPTON GALLERY AND WE SPONSOR OUR CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS.
STS.035 EXHIBITING SCIENCE
Project-based seminar covers key topics in museum communication, including science learning in informal settings, the role of artifacts and interactives, and exhibit evaluation. Students work on a term-long project, organized around the design, fabrication, and installation of an original multimedia exhibit about current scientific research at MIT. Culminates with the project's installation in the MIT Museum's Mark Epstein Innovation Gallery.