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Las Alas Invisibles exhibition recognizes migrant farmworkers
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Photo of red dress with sunlight shining through‘REDress Project’ comes to MSU
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Photo of two visitors in The CORE looking at sculptural work from AfricaMSU is transforming the art museum experience
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Grace Krajewski dances in front of a projection art installation in the STEM buildingStudent view: Bringing STEM and the arts together
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Seven students stand in front of exhibition text.A third space
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Mannequins wear two green and white designs, on display in the Spartan BookstoreMSU students earn fashion week trip with sustainable designs
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University student lays on a sofa in an outdoor living room set up and throws football in the air.MSU explores intersection of arts and sports
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Graduate Katie Quinlan holds up a poster she designed herself at Ford FieldFrom a Spartan to a Lion
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Kelly Salchow MacArthur rowing with three other teammates.MSU professor and olympian part of Olympian Artists Program
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Five MSU students and MSU Museum staffer Caroline White pose in front of the exhibition MSU students partner with the Smithsonian and MSU Museum
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Three women hold up a poster they designed to promote their wellness activities.Innovative course uses creative arts to combat stress
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MSU Museum, Smithsonian partner to preserve work by African American artists
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MSU Broad Art Museum expands access to permanent collection with ‘The CORE’
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Professor returns to her native community for 1855 Professorship
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Expanding exhibitions at the MSU Broad Art Museum
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Merging the medical and music worlds
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The MSU Museum is “rethinking its strategy and solidifying its place on campus”
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Actor from the Department of Theatre cast performing The STEAM Plays at a local elementary school.Making a case for STEAM over STEM with new musical
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JudithCan the arts help us feel more connected to a place?
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MSU professor Kinitra Brooks asks us to consider who is the monster in horror.How Black horror helps us understand cultural anxieties
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Kota Ezawa, MSU Broad merges sports, art, and social justice
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A student studying at the Beal Botanical GardenArt and Nature in the Beal Botanical Garden
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A photo of a teenager performing on stageThe opportunity of a lifetime with Wharton Center
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Image of colorful abstract artwork on the wall in the College of MusicAt MSU, public art is essential
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Images collected from a photovoice project by Wiba Anung. Photos: Shiloh Maples and Kat JacquesBeyond collaboration at the CoLab Studio
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Image of exhibition with timeline of information, Zaha Hadid designed chairs, and large abstract photo muralThe inspired mind of Zaha Hadid
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Alexis Black directs two women in a black box theatre through an intimate sceneSupporting staged intimacy
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A comic book drawing of a young boy and girl. The girl asks the boy Drawing high schoolers to STEM with plants and creativity
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Luke Haight. Courtesy photo.Graduate voice: The power of music and travel
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Dr. Jon Frey (right) with MSU student Ally Miscikoski (left), a senior Studio Art major, during the 2023 Ceramic Arts in Greece Study Abroad.Students create ceramics inspired by study abroad
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A photo of Beal Botanical Garden150 Years of connecting people, plants, and place
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Students wearing headphones working on laptops to create beats, sounds, poetry, and more.Research project reimagines artmaking
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Class works in the the 360 Degree Visualization Room, surrounded by images and text related to the women they were studyingStudents raise awareness of monuments women
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Maya Schuhknecht winning Miss Michigan, wearing green dress with sash and crown.MSU graphic design graduate crowned Miss Michigan 2023
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Kelly Salchow MacArthur's hands holding a designed poster covering her face, mostly yellow and grey.Professor receives award for vote campaign
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QuiltQuilt gives peek into Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood
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Photo of film professor Peter Johnson interviewing Stanford W. CarpenterAfrofuturism explored in new documentary by MSU Professors
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CMS-D students performing$1 Million MSUFCU gift brings music dreams to life
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