Polaroid Day

Saturday, November 09, 2019 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

MIT Museum
265 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us for a special day celebrating Polaroid and its development of instant photography. Hear stories of how artists informed the technology and how technology provided new ways for photographers to work.

Meet the curators responsible for the development of The Polaroid Project exhibition and offer your own personal Polaroid-inspired stories. Visitors are invited to bring their favorite Polaroid photographs as we build a temporary installation documenting the personal use of the technology over the decades. Explore polarization, Polaroid cameras and more in hands-on workshops in our Idea Hub and throughout the Museum.

Our Polaroid Spotlight Tour series kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with an inside look at the development of the exhibition offered by two of its curators, our own Curator of Science and Technology, Dr. Debbie Douglas, and Polaroid’s former Director of Cultural Affairs, Barbara Hitchcock.

Free admission for former Polaroid employees for the day.

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