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Special Exhibit: MIT Glass Lab - Science, Engineering , and Art
Started in 1972, the MIT Glass Lab was launched as an interdisciplinary course in the MIT's department of Materials Science and Engineering, called "Materials Processing: An Historical and Engineering Approach." The exhibition will showcase glass produced in the Lab, cane design, 3D glass printing, as well some of the instruments made for the MIT Glass Band. The band was formed in 2012 as a collaborative project. A performance will be given by the MIT Glass Band, date and time to be announced. This special exhibition will highlight the Glass Lab's illustrious past, its focus on the future, as well as the creations of the many talented artists associated wit the MIT Glass Lab over the years.

When: Aug 15, 2018 12am to Oct 21, 2018 12am in Sandwich, MA

Sandwich Glass Mueseum - Minds and Hands: The MIT Glass Lab

"Mens and Manus" - "Minds and Hands" - is the motto of the Masachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT. It perfectly describes the spirit of the MIT Glass Lab. It is a place where MIT sutdents from a wide array of backgrounds in science and engineering learn the ancient art of glass blowing, working in teams and exploring artistic approaches to glass. This exhibition will showcase glass produced in the Lab, cane desgn, 3D glass printing as well as some of the instruments made for the MIT Glass Band. This special exhibit will highlight the Glass Lab's illustrious past, its focus on the future, as well as the creations of the many talented artists associated with the MIT Glass Lab over the years.

When: Aug 15, 2018 12am to Oct 21, 2018 12am in Sandwich, MA

Mind and Hands: The MIT Glass Lab

Special Exhibit at the Sandwich Glass Museum - Mind and Hands: The MIT Glass Lab. A glass whale's tooth with a scrimshaw-like design made by a graduate of the Ocean Engineering department; a still life depicting greatly-enlrged blood cells by an instructor of Biological Engineering; lenticular glass objects produced by a unique hot glass 3D printer invented in a collaboration between the Glass Lab, Mechanical Engineering and the MIT Media Lab - these are a few examples of objects in this upcoming exhibit. "Mens et Manus"- is the motto of the MA Institute of Technology (MIT). It perfectly describes the spirit of the MIT Glass Lab, hosted by MIT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Glass Lab has existed for more than 40 years. Mind and Hands is a celebration of artwork work that often illustrates the collision of art and science, made by Glass Lab students, instructors, and alumni. Several group projects will include G3DP, a hot glass printer; Virtual Glass and the MIT Glass Band. A group of students, faculty, alumni and others, work together to make musical instruments out of glass, then compose musical arrangements using the unique sounds produced by these instruments.

When: Aug 15, 2018 12am to Oct 21, 2018 12am in Sandwich, MA

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About Sandwich, MA
The Town of Sandwich Massachusetts was founded in 1639 and is located on both sides of the Cape Cod Canal in Barnstable County. It is the oldest town on Cape Cod.

The beaches in the area stretch for miles and provide a stunning view. Sandwich is a vacation destination with plenty of recreational activities include golfing and tennis as well as hiking, biking and swimming. The Heritage Theatres are comprised of six state of the art movie cinemas.

Historical points of interest include the Sandwich Glass Museum and the Heritage Museum & Gardens. You may also find the Hoxie House of interest which was built in 1675 and is the oldest house on Cape Cod. There is also a Fish Hatchery which raises half a million fish to stock the state's many ponds.

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