Kids Con New England is the first and only comic book convention just for kids in New England! Kids Con New England® is New England’s first and largest kids-focused comic con & children’s book event! Inspiring art education, literacy and creativity through family-friendly comics, children’s books, art, creative workshops, gaming, and fun activities! Meet amazing family-friendly comic book creators, children’s book authors, artists, learn the comic arts, jedi training, superhero training, gaming tournaments, pirate camp, robotic demos, princess sing-along and storytime, kids sketch-off, puppet show, family costume contest and more!
Grades 6-12: Grab your twenty-sided die and join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No experience is necessary. Beginners and experts welcome.
Grades 6-12: Grab your twenty-sided die and join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No experience is necessary. Materials will be provided.
Have you ever wanted to design your own game? Join Green Door Labs founder Kellian Adams and museum staff to plan and create a digital game set inside the museum. You will work in small groups to invent a game designed to help visitors explore the museum. After prototyping the concept on paper, you will build the game on the digital platform and test it with real museum visitors. The best games have the opportunity to be featured in the museum.
Our Super Smash Bros Brawl event is the first in a series of gaming afternoons planned at the library in the near future! At this drop-in event, kids will be able to play against each other on the Wii, while the library provides snacks, gaming-related reading material, and a craft! For kids in grades 6-12.
Does your family game night need a boost? Join engineers from the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab for hands-on workshops about game design. Visitors of all ages can choose from four different sessions that will change the way you look at board games, video games, and more. Come join the fun and learn how to make your own games with your family!
Get a jump start on your weekend with the Second Friday Program at the MIT Museum! Second Friday Programs are FREE and are oriented for open exploration with opportunities to attend perfromances, demonstrations, and lectures through out the museum galleries.
Friday, August 7
Saturday, August 8
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