Update: Watch the archived version of the Mind and Hand pageant on the MIT2016 website.
On Saturday, May 7, MIT will celebrate Moving Day, where the Institute will commemorate its 1916 campus move from Boston to Cambridge with a day and evening of on-campus events. Alumni outside of the Boston area can join the celebration and watch MIT’s centennial pageant, Mind and Hand, live via webcast on Saturday evening.
The pageant will celebrate MIT’s history with an entertaining look to the Institute’s future. Killian Court will host pyrotechnic displays, multimedia soundscapes on the facade of Bldg. 10, student performances, and an interactive component blending art and science that will feature the dance troupe Pilobolus.
Watch the pageant above or visit the Mind and Hand webcast page beginning at 8:00 p.m., Saturday. To learn more about Moving Day and MIT’s centennial celebration, visit the MIT2016 website. We hope you will enjoy the pageant!
Pilobolus is an artistic collective, renowned for its unique collaborations that ignore barriers between creative disciplines. The collective performs for more than 300,000 people around the world each year and has been featured on “60 Minutes,” “Sesame Street,” “Oprah,” and “Ellen” Pilobolus has been recognized with many honors, including a TED Fellowship and a Grammy Nomination. Learn more about Pilobolus.
About Moving Day
In spring 1916, after 55 years in Boston, MIT moved its campus slightly west to Cambridge. 100 years later, the Institute will celebrate the campus’ centennial on May 7 with Moving Day at MIT. The festivities will include a community march across the Mass. Ave. Bridge, centennial parties and events throughout the day and evening, and an evening barbecue for MIT alumni. Learn more about Moving Day.