Exhibit Inspired by Teachings of MSU Professors Travels to Ireland

Starting at Michigan State University and traveling nearly 4,000 miles around the world, the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Galway, Ireland, hosted a photography exhibit at its Center for the Creative Arts and Media that showcases the work of the 127 photographers from 39 countries who were students of the first Photography Specialization course, taught by MSU Professors Peter Glendinning,…

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‘Illuminating Survivor Voices’ Through the Arts

A poem by Associate Professor Nancy DeJoy, addressing the issue of silence in cases of sexual abuse and how the isolation and silencing of survivor voices is detrimental to the lives of survivors and to the community, will be exhibited December 4-12 at the Broad Art Lab in downtown East Lansing. The poem, Illuminating Survivor Voices, which originated from survivor…

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2019 MSU Arts Weekend June 28-30

Join us on Mackinac Island for a special weekend at one of the world’s finest hotels where you will enjoy private porch receptions, unique programming, fine gourmet dinners, and good company! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCtHcxL_PI4&feature=emb_title Activities Include Private porch receptions and gourmet dinnersAn enjoyable evening of musical theatre with a performance by MSU Department of Theatre studentsGuided tour of the Manoogian Art CollectionSustainable Design: Fashion and…

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Department of Theatre to Present Sexual Politics Series

MSU’s Department of Theatre is proud to present its Sexual Politics Series, a unique and timely performance of published and ensemble-created works exploring how theatre, as an art form, has illuminated, illustrated, and even misrepresented issues of discrimination, empowerment, and abuse on several levels. “It was incredibly challenging to find theatrical pieces from the past that addressed this subject responsibly,” said Alexis Black,…

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ATD Student Creations on Display in Local Pop-Up Shop

Apparel, Textile, and Design (ATD) students took part in a design competition while learning about the retail and licensed merchandise industry during an event hosted by Top of the World, a collegiate headwear and apparel supplier. Some of the students created DIY pieces while others sketched outfit ideas for MSU gear. For the DIY portion, Top of the World provided…

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Forgotten Culture Focus of WOCI Artist-In-Residence

Using her art to shine a spotlight on Indigenous voices, traditions, and ecology, Nanibah Chacón is bringing her message and talent to Michigan State University as the Fall 2018 Womxn of Color Initiative (WOCI) Artist-in-Residence. A painter, muralist, and art educator from New Mexico, Chacón creates public murals and artworks that engage community and the local landscape. Her work, which captures Indigenous…

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Studio Art Major Helps Digitize World’s Largest Insect Collection at Field Museum

Last spring, when Charles Benoit, a Studio Art major with a minor in Museum Studies, participated in the Culture, Community, and Social Impact in Chicago study away program, the group visited the Field Museum, where Benoit learned they were digitizing the largest insect collection in the world.  After the talk, he spoke with the museum’s Insects Director. That meeting eventually led Benoit…

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Eight Student-Produced Short Films Featured at Traverse City Film Fest

This year’s Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF), which runs July 31-August 5, will feature several Michigan State University student-produced short films.  On Saturday, August 4, at noon at Old Town Playhouse, 148 E Eighth Street, Traverse City, a collection of eight short films from College of Arts & Letters and College of Communication Arts and Sciences students will be shown. The screening is free and…

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Theatre2Film Program Cultivates Success with New Feature Film

Theatre2Film and its artful student storytellers are once again heading to the Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF). This year’s festival, scheduled for July 31-August 5, will feature projects that showcase the work of dozens of MSU faculty and students. Among this work is the Theatre2Film project, Crandie’s, a comedy about a talented chef who makes a fresh start at a Michigan diner until…

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Students Debut Films and Games at International Film Festival

Student films, interactive games, and immersive experiences will transcend audience expectations once again at the Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF). This year’s lineup includes a feature film and short films by students from the College of Arts & Letters and College of Communication Arts and Sciences. A gaming gallery, called The Woz, also will be on display, designed exclusively by the…

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