ACT offers a number of resources — facilities and equipment designed to facilitate the creation of art in its many forms, news about potential grants, information about where to purchase the materials needed for the production of art, and URL’s for organizations that may of interest to members of the MIT and art communities.
act rooms / labs
ACT’s core facilities are indispensable assets, vital to the production of artistic research and effective course delivery. These facilities include the following:
- Plaster Casting Room
- Wood Shop
- Welding Shop
- Sewing Room
- Computer and Interform Editing Lab (IEL)
- Photography Darkroom
- Video Editing Suites
- Sound Studio
- Lecture Hall
- Performance Space
The Program in Art, Culture and Technology has a variety of tools available to the students, researchers, and artists in the ACT community. Equipment may only be used by students currently enrolled in ACT classes. Available equipment includes photographic and video cameras, and lighting equipment. Items may be checked out by students for up to one week.
ACT fosters and develops collaborative interdisciplinary relationships with programs in architecture, urban planning, media arts and sciences, mechanical engineering, and other disciplines.
Information regarding support for artists at MIT, including grants, residencies, and related resources.
ACT provides information regarding the purchase of art supplies, links for information of interest to the arts community, and information about ACT policies.