Current + Upcoming Exhibitions

Special Projects

  1. 2018 Max Wasserman Forum: Future Genders. Photo: Judy West

    FUTURE GENDERS: 2018 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art

    Future Genders, the 2018 Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art was a two-day conference featuring artists and cultural practioners, who are at the forefront of criticically analyzing and reimagining how we think about, experience and repesent gender.  View videos of conference panel sessions and explore multiple perspectives on gender from important voices in the visual arts, architecture, activism and scholarship.

  2. Student Lending Art Program

    Student Lending Art Program

    View our new online web portal for the  List Center’s Student Lending Art Program.  Explore the collection by viewing a selection of works available for borrowing.  Learn more about artworks in the collection through the words and experiences of MIT students who’ve participated in the program.

  3. Cai Guo-Qiang, Ring Stone, 2015 Woodblock 16 x 20 in.

    Dean's Gallery: Thirty Years of Artistic Innovation

    Thirty Years of Artistic Innovation features the List Center’s 30th Anniversary Print Portfolio documenting  the museum’s unique role as a creative laboratory where the world’s leading contemporary artists find a platform to freely experiment and push existing boundaries.

  4. Thomas Ruff, Nacht 2 I from Nachtsphotos, 1993

    Intuition and Vision

    Intuition and Vision presents artworks drawn from the MIT List Visual Arts Center’s student loan and campus loan collections. Spanning the historical breadth of both collections, the exhibition assembles a diverse selection of artists. On view at MIT’s Stratton Student Center.

  5. Joan Jonas: They Come to Us without a Word

    In 2015 Joan Jonas’s They Come to Us without a Word was presented by the MIT List Visual Arts Center in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State at the 56th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. Jonas, a pioneering figure in video and performance art, occupied the entirety of the Pavilion’s five galleries with a new video installation involving drawings and sculptural elements.