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  • 07/16/2015 - 8:16am
    Great time to volunteer! VOLUNTEERS FOR GREAT LAKES FOLK FESTIVAL, AUG. 7-9 EAST LANSING The Michigan State University Museum's Great Lakes Folk Festival is seeking volunteers for a variety of positions for the three-day annual community event, set for Aug. 7 - 9 in downtown East Lansing.
  • 07/13/2015 - 2:36pm
    While the featured artists and programs change each year, the constant that always weaves through the MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival is the tremendous showcase of mastery, honor and celebrations of traditional arts and cultural heritage.
  • 07/07/2015 - 12:21pm
    The MSU Museum is pleased to announce a new staff member, Ashleigh Houghton, the Education Team office assistant.
  • 06/29/2015 - 1:01pm
    In recognition of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on June 26, 2015 to legalize same-sex marriage, "Quilt for Equality" is now on display at the MSU Museum through September 2015. The MSU Museum is home to the Great Lakes Quilt Center, with a collection of more than 700 historic and contemporary textiles, research and archival documents.
  • 06/29/2015 - 8:38am
    The MSU Museum will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday, Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5. Regular hours resume on Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m.
  • 06/02/2015 - 1:40pm
    MSU Museum ornithologist Dr. Pam Rasmussen is part of a team of ornithologists who have just described a new species from Central China, the Sichuan Bush-warbler. She has contributed to the discovery of ten new species, as featured in MSU Today. Currently Dr.
  • 06/02/2015 - 9:16am
    The MSU Museum has selected the 2015 Nelson Mandela Museum-Michigan State University Museum Curatorial Fellowship recipient, Douglas McFalls, a Ph.D. student in the Educational Policy program with a specialization in culture based education and museum studies.  
  • 06/01/2015 - 10:35am
  • 05/28/2015 - 2:11pm
    Roots, Rhythms, Richness! MSU Museum’s 2015 Great Lakes Folk Festival is Aug. 7 – 9 in Downtown East Lansing More artists just added: Bob Bernard | Waltz Fiddle | Lake City, Mich.
  • 05/21/2015 - 9:17am
      There's a giant hole in the ground right in front of the museum building! What's going on here?   The MSU Museum worked with MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities to create a small outdoor pop-up exhibit that explains the project, "Full Steam Ahead."