Founding Director Michael Rush

This Wednesday, November 28 in the Broad Art Museum's Education Wing at 7 pm: TRENDING NOW with Founding Director Michael Rush, discussing the museum’s opening weeks plus current issues in contemporary art including Hurricane Sandy’s devastating effect on the international art world.

Broad MSU © Trumpie Photography

Nearly 6,000 people visited the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University during the Nov. 9-11 dedication weekend. Grand opening festivities included museum tours, a public talk with Eli Broad and the museum’s Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, live concerts, discussions with Broad museum staff, art-making activities and more. 

A highlight of the weekend was the announcement made by MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon at a Nov. 9 dinner that the museum officially met its fundraising goal of $40 million. William and Linda Demmer and Julie and Edward...