McDermott Award: Saturday, April 17

Saturday, April 17, 2010

The deadline to reserve your tickets online has passed. 

No new online reservations are being accepted nor are we able to add tickets to any existing reservation.

General Admission Panel discussion tickets will be available in Lobby 10 on Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (limit four per person) while tickets are available.

Additional tickets may become available on Saturday afternoon if tickets remain uncollected at program start time.  Please inquire about availability at the standby counter in Kresge Auditorium on Saturday, April 17 between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

Please check the McDermott Award homepage for more information:

Schedule of Events

The Council for the Arts is proud to announce this year's McDermott Award recipient: Conductor Gustavo Dudamel. 

To celebrate, we invite you to join us on Saturday, April 17:

Saturday, April 17 at 2:00pm


Moderated by PBS journalist Maria Hinojosa
Doors open at 1:30pm
Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Online Reservations

Tickets are required for admission but free of charge.  You may reserve your tickets here beginning 12:00 pm on April 1.  Tickets must be reserved in advance; no tickets will be available on-site.  The deadline to make your reservation is April 14 or sooner if the venue reaches capacity.  We urge you to make your reservations early!

For information about Friday's rehearsal, please go here.

Ticket Delivery Options

The following options are available to collect your tickets:
  • Pick-up on campus -- Reserved tickets are available for pick-up in the Conference Services Office in Room 12-156 between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm weekdays from April 1-16, 2010.
  • Will-call in Kresge -- Reserved tickets are available for pick-up at the Kresge Auditorium ticket counter from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on April 17, 2010.
You must select a delivery method when you submit this form.

On-campus Parking

Complimentary parking will be available in the West Garage on Saturday, April 17 beginning at 1:00 pm.

Additional information is available at


Questions about your reservation or how/when to collect your tickets should be directed to the MIT Conference Services Office at 617-253-1700 or via email to

Please visit the McDermott Award homepage for additional information.


To request disability accommodation, please contact MIT Conference Services at