TCFF to Shine Spotlight on Student-Produced Films

Several Michigan State University student-produced films will be screened at this year’s Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF) scheduled for July 26-31 in Traverse City, Michigan. The films feature the work of MSU's College of Arts & Letters, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and College of Music.  Here is a complete list of all the MSU student-produced films and when…

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Student Work on Permanent Display in East Lansing

Two Department of Art, Art History, and Design students now have their artwork permanently displayed in downtown East Lansing as the winners of the MSUFCU (Michigan State University Federal Credit Union) mural competition. Malarie French, Graphic Design and Packaging double major, and Will Mianecki, Graphic Design and Professional Writing double major, created the winning design, which was painted by MFA graduate student Sam Bennett,…

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‘Hmong Memory at the Crossroads’ Film Premiere

The College of Arts & Letters Department of Romance and Classical Studies will premiere the documentary film Hmong Memory at the Crossroads at 4:00 pm, Monday, February 15, 2016 in the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. Admission is FREE and open to the public. A discussion and reception will follow. https://vimeo.com/138744767 Film Synopsis…

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AAHD’s Graphic Design Program Holds Day of Design

All MSU students working toward completion of a BFA in Graphic Design were required to participate in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design’s Day of Design on Friday, December 11. Held in the ground-floor main hallway of Kresge Center, graduate presentations were from 9 – 11 am, and undergraduate reviews were conducted from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. A…

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(SCENE) Metrospace Reopens to the Community Featuring Local and National Artists

Current exhibition: Place in Proximity East Lansing’s (SCENE) Metrospace reopened at an evening reception, Friday, September 18, at 110 Charles Street under operation of the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. The City had closed the space in April. In June, East Lansing city leaders announced an agreement for MSU to take over programming and…

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Traverse City Film Festival 2015

The Traverse City Film Festival was a success for Spartans again this year. Check out the photos from student-film screenings, classes taught by MSU faculty and staff, and the general festivites at this collaborative event!

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Accessible Art Exhibit at the Broad Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cwmv85UDIQ&feature=emb_title Touching artwork at museums is almost always forbidden. But the “Accessible Art” exhibit at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum asked museumgoers to do just that. “Exceptions,” a student-run art and literary journal for students with visual disabilities, hosted the “Accessible Art” exhibit to show that art in exhibitions can be inclusive to those with visual disabilities. The…

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Independent Film to be Screened at Film Festival

“The Evolution of Bert,” a film by Jeff Wray, associate professor of film studies, is being screened in The Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles this month. The PAFF’s goal is to present and showcase the broad spectrum of black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help destroy negative stereotypes. The 75-minute independent feature film tells…

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