11/04/2013 - 9:37am
Families can “explore the extraordinary” at the 2nd annual MSUFCU Family Discovery Day, set for 2 – 4pm on Sunday, Nov. 10 at the MSU Museum.
An afternoon of activities center on the special exhibit: “Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts.” Which profiles National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellows from across the U.S. and highlights Michigan connections.
11/01/2013 - 12:31pm
The MSU Museum will be closed on home football Saturdays in the fall: Nov. 2 and Nov. 30. This weekend regular hours will resume on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m.
11/01/2013 - 9:00am
10/29/2013 - 9:59am
Honoring individuals who continue traditions with excellence is the focus of two annual programs coordinated by the Michigan State University Museum: the Michigan Heritage Awards (MHA) Program, and the Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program (MTAAP).
10/28/2013 - 8:22am
“Beyond the Morning Bell: Women and Work in the Art of Winslow Homer, ” presented by Marie Louden-Hanes University of Findlay
Friday, November 1, 12:15 - 1:30 in the MSU Museum Auditorium
(co-sponsored by the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context and the MSU Women’s Resource Center)
10/25/2013 - 1:11pm
In conjunction with the exhibition Extraordinary Ordinary People: Masters of Traditional Arts, outstanding traditional artists from Michigan, including some from the Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeship program will demonstrate traditional arts throughout the exhibit on Sundays: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, and Nov. 24:
10/25/2013 - 9:38am
A newly remodeled Multicultural Center in the MSU Union features two cases of exhibits on the 2nd floor of the Union that draw from the cultural collections of the MSU Museum. The exhibits highlight diversity in a place on campus where all kinds of students can connect; the exhibits will be up through January 2014.
10/24/2013 - 11:04am
Dig the Past: A Hands-on Intro to Archaeology
What: Learn what archaeologists do by doing it! Dig, sift, and sort your way towards learning about how archaeology builds knowledge about the human past. Handle real artifacts and record your own observations in a field notebook you can take home. Hands-on activities for kids (and adults) of all ages.
Where: MSU Museum Auditorium
When: The following Saturdays from 1-3 PM: October 26, and November 16
Activity is drop-in; visitors are free to come and go as they please.
10/21/2013 - 8:07am
“Trampling Out the Vintage: The Rise and Fall of the United Farm Workers” Frank Bardacke Author and Independent Scholar
Thursday, October 24 - 12:15 - 1:30 in the MSU Museum Auditorium
Co-sponsored by the Chicano/Latino Studies Program and the Julian Samora Research Institute
Frank Bardacke’s Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the UFW is regarded as one of the most important and comprehensive looks at Cesar Chavez and the UFWA.
10/18/2013 - 1:06pm
The MSU Museum will be closed on home football Saturdays in the fall: Oct. 19, Nov. 2, and Nov. 30. This weekend regular hours will resume on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m.