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
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)
11/24/2015 - 9:08am
MSU MUSEUM CLOSED THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
The MSU Museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26 – Sunday, Nov. 29. Regular hours resume on Monday, Nov. 30 at 9 a.m.
11/18/2015 - 9:57am
11/13/2015 - 2:28pm
LANSING STEWARDSHIP PROJECT, MSU MUSEUM EXHIBIT EARNS MOTORCITIES HERITAGE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The MSU Museum's 2014 exhibit "From the Margins to the Core: Latino Workers in the Nation's Auto Industry" helped earn a 2015 MotorCities National Heritage Area Awards of Excellence for outstanding education earlier this month.
11/13/2015 - 8:56am
The MSU Museum will be closed on home football Saturdays in the fall: Nov. 14 and Nov. 28. This weekend the Museum reopens at 1:00 PM on Sunday, Nov. 15.
11/12/2015 - 3:12pm
MSU MUSEUM TO HOST A DISPLAY OF THE AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT, DEC. 1 - 6
On Dec. 1, Michigan State University Museum joins thousands of individuals and educational, health, and cultural organizations around the world to mark World AIDS Day. In observance of the day, the MSU Museum will display two NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt blocks.
11/04/2015 - 12:37pm
Construct A Truck!
New at the MSU Museum Store: Michigan-Made Model Cars and Trucks
Construct A Truck USA is a Michigan company that designs and manufactures model kits. All the pieces used in the construction of the vehicles are laser-cut plywood made in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.
Educational toys like these are great for kids 5 and up. The difficulty level increases as the size of the model increases.