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  • 01/25/2016 - 3:31pm
    New Species of Bird Discovered in India and China by International Team of Scientists A new species of bird has been discovered in northeastern India and adjacent parts of China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the U.S., India and Russia. The bird, described in the current issue of the journal Avian Research, has been named Himalayan forest thrush Zoothera salimalii. The scientific name honors the great Indian ornithologist Sálim Ali, in recognition of his contributions to the development of Indian ornithology and nature conservation.
  • 01/22/2016 - 10:59am
    MSU Museum’s Michigan Traditional Arts Program  REVIEW PANEL TO EVALUATE TRADITIONAL ARTS NOMINEE SUBMISSIONS JAN. 25: PUBLIC INVITED 
  • 01/19/2016 - 8:26am
    Chocolate lovers indulge for a great cause MSU MUSEUM CHOCOLATE PARTY BENEFIT IS SET FOR SUNDAY FEB. 28
  • 01/13/2016 - 9:24am
    Student Voices: MSU Student Protest  EXHIBIT OPENING & RECEPTION AT THE MSU MUSEUM, MONDAY, JAN. 18
  • 01/13/2016 - 9:08am
    Up Cloche: Fashion, Feminism, Modernity MSU MUSEUM EXHIBIT EXPLORES FASHION, IDENTITY AND HISTORY
  • 01/05/2016 - 10:48am
    SEAL – Tots Preschool Program for 2-to 5-year-olds  
  • 12/17/2015 - 11:39am
    Ever wondered about all the birds mentioned in the holiday standard, “The Twelve Days of Christmas?" Pamela Rasmussen, MSU Museum assistant curator, integrative biologist and coordinator of MSU’s global bird sounds website AVoCet, can help.
  • 12/14/2015 - 10:44am
      Museum closings: Thursday, Dec. 24 - Sunday, Dec. 27 Thursday Dec. 31 - Sunday, Jan. 3 Note: The Museum will be open between the Christmas and the New Year’s holidays, from Monday, Dec. 28 through Wednesday, Dec. 30. The Museum will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 4, 2016.
  • 12/04/2015 - 2:22pm
    “Krampus: the Holiday Devil” a new display at Michigan State University Museum features a number of historical and contemporary Krampus figures from the Val Roy Berryman Christmas Collection. The exhibit takes inspiration in part from a new feature film, “Krampus” opening Dec. 4, about a boy who rejects Christmas and accidentally summons this Christmas demon to his family home.
  • 11/30/2015 - 12:10pm
    Please join us for this week's Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives brown bag presentation: "Metal Spinning: An Autoworker Skilled Trade and an Artist's Craft" Tom Pierson Retired General Motors Skilled Tradesman/Artist Thursday, December 3 12:15 - 1:30 in the MSU Museum Auditorium (co-sponsored by Motorcities/The Automobile National Heritage Area)