Beginning in late February and concluding in June, MIT’s Century in Cambridge celebration featured both academic and commemorative programming. MIT invited its global community of friends, including friends and neighbors in Cambridge and beyond, to attend scheduled events, which are detailed in the listings below.

Killian Court Toast to Tech

Past Events

Killian Court Toast to Tech
Saturday, June 4 to Sunday, June 5

Thank you to everyone who joined in the Century in Cambridge closing festivities at Toast to Tech!

MIT alumni, faculty, students, and staff raised a glass to the next hundred years at an evening celebration that included fireworks, dancing and live music, and desserts by The Sweet Lobby and Winnette McIntosh Ambrose ’98 (winner of Cupcake Wars 2011). 

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View of MIT and Charles River
Saturday, May 7

MIT commemorated its move across the Charles River with an afternoon and evening of celebratory events.
Coverage at MIT News

Crossing the Charles with MIT family and friends
Afternoon parade and competition

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Students at the MIT Open House; photo: Aram Boghosian
Saturday, April 23

Please visit the MIT Open House website for activity listings, visitor information, and more.

Calling curious folks of all ages!

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Volunteers painting
Tuesday, April 19

Part of the Together in Service program, which comprised the following programs:

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Cambridge Science Festival logo
Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 24

This spring marked the 10th anniversary of the Cambridge Science Festival!

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Frontiers image
Tuesday, April 12

Beyond 2016: MIT’s Frontiers of the Future

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MIT Music and Theater Arts logo
Thursday, April 7 to Saturday, April 16

All were welcome to attend Small Infinities, a play by MIT Professor Alan Brody.

Performance dates:

Thursday, April 7
Friday, April 8
Saturday, April 9
Thursday, April 14
Friday, April 15
Saturday, April 16

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MIT Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, April 2

MIT Music and Theater Arts hosted an evening to celebrate music at MIT!



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77 Massachusetts Avenue, Photo: Christopher Harting
Wednesday, March 30 to Thursday, March 31

Designing Places for Inventing the Future:
The Campus—Then, Now, Next

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Imagining New Technology Exhibition
Monday, February 29

The Institute community and friends were invited to begin the celebration with a reception for the opening of Imagining New Technology: Building MIT in Cambridge, a special exhibition at the MIT Museum.

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