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Welcome


Hacking Arts ignites entrepreneurship and innovation within the creative arts. We bring together creative technologists, artists, innovators and hackers at MIT to explore the future of the arts at our annual Conference, Tech Expo and Hackathon.

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Welcome


Hacking Arts ignites entrepreneurship and innovation within the creative arts. We bring together creative technologists, artists, innovators and hackers at MIT to explore the future of the arts at our annual Conference, Tech Expo and Hackathon.

Hacking Arts 2016 will mark the fourth annual festival held at the MIT Media Lab, fostering community and celebrating innovation in the creative industries: Design, Fashion, Film/Video, Gaming, Music, Performing Arts, Virtual/Augmented Reality and Visual Arts.

Hacking Arts  is organized by the MIT Sloan School of Management Entertainment, Media & Sports Club in partnership with MIT's Center for Art, Science, and Technology and the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship.

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About the Weekend


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About the Weekend


Create an interdisciplinary team of creative students and young professionals and  take on challenges at the cutting edge of arts and technology. Teams get 24 hours to design, build and present to a panel of judges with all-star mentorship and plenty of toys.

Engage in conversation with expert innovators in a series of panels covering everything from dance and robotics to biotech’s influence on the arts. Get a front seat view as innovative start-ups take the stage, network with a creative community and experience genre-bending performances.

 

Get up close and personal with interactive artwork and new tools from cutting edge innovators, representatives from top creative companies and local artists and technologists. Immerse yourself in new VR environments, play interactive video games, generate new visuals with your body and come ready to be surprised.

Who comes to Hacking Arts?


Artists, engineers, hackers, creative technologists, innovators, entrepreneurs. Do you have a passion for art and want to see how technology can catalyze the next generation of creative expression? Hacking Arts is for you.

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Who comes to Hacking Arts?


Artists, engineers, hackers, creative technologists, innovators, entrepreneurs. Do you have a passion for art and want to see how technology can catalyze the next generation of creative expression? Hacking Arts is for you.

Students:

Find new like-minded peers from other colleges and universities and join forces to  create together and win prizes in the Hackathon. Try out new toys and get inspired by the Tech Expo. Find your next internship with our sponsors and start-ups. Get inspired and make connections at the Hacking Arts Conference.


Professionals:

Find inspiration and conversation at the Hacking Arts Conference. Broaden your community of creatives across Boston and New England. Bring your ideas and get a first look at new innovations at the Tech Expo.  Share your expertise and mentor teams in the Hackathon.

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Newsletter


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Newsletter


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SPONSORS & PARTNERS


Hacking Arts 2016 offers many opportunities for partnership at our conference, tech expo and hackathon. We are already hard at work building partnerships with technology and media companies, art institutes and museums and local and regional universities to bring our shared love of creative innovation to a larger community. Here are the 2016 Sponsors, Partners and Friends of Hacking Arts. You can learn more about each one here.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERS


Hacking Arts 2016 offers many opportunities for partnership at our conference, tech expo and hackathon. We are already hard at work building partnerships with technology and media companies, art institutes and museums and local and regional universities to bring our shared love of creative innovation to a larger community. Here are the 2016 Sponsors, Partners and Friends of Hacking Arts. You can learn more about each one here.

Sponsors:

Partners & Friends of Hacking Arts: