Sally's Night | Saturday, June 24 8:30 - 10:00PM

MSU Museum Collaborates with the Smithsonian on Sally’s Night Program on June 24

Michigan State University (MSU) Museum is proud to announce its collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution on the upcoming Sally’s Night program. As part of the nationwide celebration honoring the 40th anniversary of Dr. Sally Ride’s first spaceflight, the MSU Museum, along with 20 other Smithsonian Affiliate organizations, will host space-themed

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Michigan State University Science Festival | April 1-30, 2023

MSU Museum Collaborates Across Campus and with the Smithsonian on Engaging MSU Science Festival Programs

The 11th annual MSU Science Festival is taking place throughout the month of April at Michigan State University and various locations throughout the state. The MSU Museum, as a partnering venue, has collaborated with the Smithsonian and other entities on campus to present special programs for this year’s festival. Celebrating

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Tracked & Traced

“Tracked & Traced” Podcast Named 2022 Best Use of New Media by Michigan Association of Broadcasters

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters named the Tracked & Traced podcast the winner of the Best Use of New Media award for Public Radio Group 2 during its 2022 Broadcast Excellence Awards ceremony on Friday, March 17, 2023. The Tracked & Traced podcast is a collaboration between WDET-FM, Detroit’s NPR

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Prompt Response: Exploring Generative AI

Exhibition and Programs Explore AI Generative Art at the MSU Museum and Across Campus

The MSU Museum is pleased to announce a new, rapid-response exhibition and programs series that will explore the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) generative models on society. Prompt Response: Exploring Generative Artificial Intelligence will examine the latest developments in emergent AI technology, including OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 and ChatGPT, which have

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Immersive Visualization Institute in the Science On a Sphere Gallery

Michigan State University Immersive Visualization Institute Accepting Applications For Summer Program

Deadline extended to Friday, April 21! The Immersive Visualization Institute (IVI) Summer Institute is now accepting applications for faculty and graduate students interested in exploring digital display technology platforms at MSU. IVI partnering venues include Abrams Planetarium, the 360 Degree Panoramic Display Space in the Library’s Digital Scholarship Lab, and

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Sounds of Religion

MSU Museum to Present Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the Diversity of American Religious Life Through Sound

Choirs singing. Monks chanting. The reading of religious texts. These are religious sounds. But so too are the creaking of church pews and the clanking of pots during the preparation of a communal meal. Sounds of Religion is a Smithsonian exhibition that explores how rituals and gatherings of religious communities

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NASA sky image

Observing With NASA

MSU MUSEUM PRESENTS OBSERVING WITH NASA AN AUTHENTIC DATA EXPERIENCE WITH ASTRONOMICAL IMAGING The MSU Museum will host Observing With NASA, an exhibit kiosk from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory that engages visitors in the art and science of NASA imagery, in the Science on a Sphere Gallery from February 7

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Food Fight! Open Call

Open Call for “Food Fight!” Exhibition

Applications deadline extended through Friday, April 14! MSU Museum’s CoLab studio invites proposals for Food Fight!, an exhibition and public programming series that explores issues related to food security, production, and sustainability, and the social, environmental, political, and economic relationships humans have with food. Applications are now open through April

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Immersive Visualization Institute in the Science On a Sphere Gallery

Immersive Visualization Institute

EXPORING THE “ECOSYSTEM” OF DATA VISUALIZATION TECHNOLOGIES AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY Abrams Planetarium, MSU Libraries, and the MSU Museum have collaborated to foster an “ecosystem” of immersive visualization technologies for teaching, learning, and research at Michigan State University. Since 2019, the annual “Immersive Visualization Institute (IVI)” has brought together diverse

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MSU MUSEUM SECURES GRANT FROM STATE OF MICHIGAN ARTS AND CULTURE COUNCIL Award will support the Sounds of Religion exhibition and programming MSU Museum has been awarded a grant of $24,000 from the State of Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC). The grant was awarded through the MACC peer review

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