More than 50 Years of Graphic Design Expertise on Display

Popcorn bags, board games, scarves, posters and more – the MSU Union Art Gallery’s Women in Design exhibit is not to be missed. And on Friday, November 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. the newest gallery on campus, located on the second floor of the MSU Union, is hosting a reception in honor of its first exhibit and the designers…

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Arts Management Student Assists Local Art Scene

Arts and Cultural Managment and Residental College of Arts and Humanities senior Marcus Fields has made a huge impact on multiple arts organizations in Lansing. Recently, he played a cruical role in the $22,500 grant received by the Lansing Arts Gallery from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grants. We sat down with the College of Arts &…

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New MSU Union Art Gallery Opens

A new art gallery on Michigan State University’s campus is breathing new life into the second floor of the MSU Union. Managed by the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, the MSU Union Art Gallery opened its doors to the public on Oct. 14, bringing the number of gallery spaces managed by the department to four, including the two galleries…

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Screenings for #DirectedbyWomen Films

Women directed only 9 percent of the top 250 domestic grossing films in 2015. However, as an ongoing count managed by #DirectedbyWomen catalyst Barbara Ann O’Leary proves, close to 10,000 women have directed films since the inception of the moving image. The agnès films video team, comprising MSU alumnae Savannah Smith, Sarah Shaw, Lindsey Spitzley, Jenna Ange, and Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC)…

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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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