ACT Graduate Open House Fall 2016

Considering the Art, Culture and Technology graduate program? Join us for our Open House on Wednesday, October 26 followed by a reception and lecture! This is your chance to meet our faculty and students, familiarize yourself with our program, tour the ACT facilities, and learn how to prepare your application and portfolio.


Application Deadline: December 31, 2016
Artists and cultural producers with diverse backgrounds and innovative transdisciplinary practices are encouraged to apply. Admission is based on a careful examination of the applicant’s artistic and academic record, including relevant samples of completed work, a statement of purpose, and letters of recommendation. Admission to the graduate program is processed by the Department of Architecture and facilitated by MIT’s web-based admission system. Learn more about the online application and portfolio requirements here.


Meet the Faculty
Gediminas Urbonas: Director + Associate Professor
Renée Green: Professor
Azra Akšamija: Associate Professor
Lara Baladi: Lecturer

Nikola Bojić: Visiting Lecturer
Carla Fernández: Visiting Lecturer
Claudia Joskowicz: Lecturer
Tobias Putrih: Lecturer
Pedro Reyes: Visiting Lecturer

Tentative Schedule of Events

11 AM | Check-in

11:45 AM | Class Visit

12:30 AM | Welcome + Lunch

1 PM | Faculty Presentations

Faculty Panel: Portfolio Review + Candidate Interviews

2:30 PM | Application and Curriculum Overview + Financial Aid + Resources

3 PM | ACT Facilities Tour

4:30 PM | Q & A

MIT List Exhibition, Edgar Arceneaux: Written in Smoke and Fire

5 PM | Reception

6 PM | Special Open House Lecture by Carla Fernández, The Barefoot Designer


Wiesner Bldg (E15)
Lower Level
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA


  • time
  • cost
    Free and open to the public.

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