Temporary Exhibits at CRMI
Waltham Watch Factory
Visit our newest exhibit in the lobby of the world-renowned Waltham Watch Factory, just a few blocks from the museum. The exhibit provides a captivating overview of the people, ideas, and inventions behind the Watch Company’s climb to prominence – and its tragic decline. The gallery is filled with compelling historical graphics from the museum and Waltham Historical Society, plus key artifacts from the museum and private collections, some not seen publicly in decades.
The exhibit at the Waltham Watch Factory is open to the public Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 211 Crescent Street, Waltham.
Many thanks to Watch Factory LLC, developers of the Watch Factory complex, for making this exhibit possible.
From textiles to the biotechnology, Waltham’s innovative minds have touched every industry across the globe. Over its rich industrial heritage, the city has spawned thousands of companies and served as an incubator to the industrial age, technological age, the information age, and the coming biotech age.
This temporary exhibit at the IBM Innovation Center, 404 Wyman Street, Waltham is open now through the fall. Open 9a.m. to 4p.m., Monday through Friday.
Computation: Mechanical Aids for Mathematics
Running August 15, 2012 – June 2013
Journey through time and explore the tools humans have used to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. From the abacus to the calculator, hands on and static exhibits provide a chronological look at the portable inventions man has created to assist with math. Visitors will discover how use an adding machine, slide rules, early calculators, and other mathematical implements.
Running July 15, 2012 through February 23, 2013
The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation will host Wayne Strattman, the world’s foremost maker of kinetic plasma sculpture, in a major solo exhibition opening July 15. Strattman, known to millions via the high-voltage plasma he designed to light up the Borg ship in the Star Trek movies, will be showing off a (literally) luminous array of eye-dazzling works that pushes what’s possible with light.
Take a look at what’s coming soon.
Take a look at our past temporary exhibits.