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  • 01/22/2014 - 10:05am
    New on view: Carousel Galloper! Few amusement parks exist without a beautifully adorned carousel. Its earliest roots can be traced to Byzantium, where simple baskets were spun around a central pole. The modern carousel as we know is a product of the Industrial Revolution, when advances in metallurgy and machining allowed for the installation of bevel gears and offset cranks, creating the familiar up-and-down motion of the ride. The iconic carousel horses are often referred to as gallopers, jumpers, roundabouts and flying horses.
  • 01/16/2014 - 5:01pm
    Freedom, non-racialism, and democracy are at the center of two new exhibits opening at the Michigan State University Museum on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20: Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada: A South African Activist for Non-Racialism and Democracy, Jan. 20 – April 13 (Main Gallery), and Ruby Bridges, Brown v. Board of Education, and The Greater Lansing Sites of Conscience Project (Entry Hall), Jan. 20 – July 3.
  • 12/19/2013 - 5:49pm
  • 12/16/2013 - 2:49pm
    Museum closings: Sunday, Dec. 22 - Wednesday, Dec. 25 Sunday Dec. 29 – Wednesday, Jan. 1 Note: The Museum will be open between the Christmas and the New Year’s holidays, from Thursday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 28. The Museum will resume normal business hours on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
  • 12/10/2013 - 10:37am
    Extraordinary Document of Our World and Detroit Resurgent Online Visual narratives featuring photographic portraits by Gilles Perrin in collaboration with Ewenczyk show workers in transition in both exhibitions An Extraordinary Document of Our World and Detroit Resurgent now available online from the MSU Museum.
  • 12/06/2013 - 5:03pm
  • 12/02/2013 - 9:36am
    MSU Museum Studies Program SPECIAL Public Presentations on INTERNSHIPS AND RESUMES Wed. Dec. 4 MSU Museum Auditorium, 2nd Floor
  • 11/27/2013 - 11:19am
    The MSU Museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28 – Sunday, Dec. 1. Regular hours resume on Monday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m.
  • 11/26/2013 - 9:35am
    Chocolate torte, cheesecake, truffles, fountains and other delicacies make for an edible exhibit for the MSU Museum's 25th annual Chocolate Party Benefit on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., presented by the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (219 S. Harrison Road) in East Lansing.
  • 11/18/2013 - 6:44pm