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  • 08/06/2015 - 12:54pm
    Tents, chairs, sound systems, stages, banners and booths are being installed today in preparation for the Great Lakes Folk Festival, a three-day celebration of culture, tradition and community produced by the Michigan State University Museum Aug. 7-9 in downtown East Lansing.    Work begins today on the Albert Avenue Dance Stage in downtown East Lansing. Motorists should be advised that some streets in downtown East Lansing will be blocked off beginning Friday morning.  
  • 08/05/2015 - 12:27pm
    Festival facts: travel, transportation and what to bring!   East Lansing streets will be blocked off for the weekend of the Great Lakes Folk Festival.  Bring chairs, and some water and then be ready to soak up 21 hours of programming in music, dance, arts, and culture!   BIKE TO GLFF!
  • 08/03/2015 - 1:19pm
  • 07/31/2015 - 1:25pm
    MSU Museum exhibits, education and programs for the MSU and Greater Lansing community will get a big boost in 2015-2016, thanks to a generous $40,000 gift from the MSU Federal Credit Union.  
  • 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.