Building W16: Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium houses a 1,200-seat performance hall and a 200-seat theatre, as well as rehearsal rooms and dressing rooms. These spaces serve as the primary performance facilities for MIT Music and Theatre Arts productions and works by a number of student organizations.

Kresge was designed by architect Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955 to serve as “the meeting house of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.”


Source: Campus Activities Complex


48 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Place Type

MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

An evening of music and dance from Bali and Senegal, featuring Gamelan Galak Tika (under the new direction of Gusti Komin) and Rambax MIT (directed by Lamine...

Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 7:00pm

Recent Events

2.009 final prototype launch

Monday, December 06, 2021

7th Annual PRISM Concert Spectacular

Friday, December 03, 2021

MIT Concert Choir presents "Magnificat!"

Saturday, November 20, 2021

MIT Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven 9

Friday, November 19, 2021

MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble: "We're Still...

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Recent Activity

Chris Murphy posted a photo Tuesday, August 22, 2017

My best shot. My best shot.

Building W16: Kresge Auditorium posted a photo Wednesday, March 22, 2017