In its galleries, at venues across the MSU campus and in the community, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum will surprise and engage audiences with the best in contemporary performance, live art and educational programs, focusing on emerging voices and international perspectives, events and programs that engage the community.

Click here for information on our Day Trip to the DIA (June 17)

Every Saturday and Sunday

Public Tours
1 PM and 3 PM, Broad MSU
Free and open to the public
Free docent-led tours of the Broad MSU are offered every Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3 PM. During these 45-minute tours, visitors can learn more about current exhibitions and the architecture of the building. Please meet at the Visitor Services Desk five minutes prior to the tour.

April 2015

Monday, April 20
New in Student Performance: Department of Theatre Film Festival
7:30 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public
Join us for the MSU Department of Theatre’s Fourth Annual Theatre Film Festival featuring short films created in THR404 – Topics in Acting and Directing III. Presented as part of the New in Student Performance ongoing series that showcases MSU students monthly, as the Education Wing becomes a laboratory to develop and showcase their creative research.

Wednesday, April 22
Gallery Talks: 2015 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
1–3 PM, Broad MSU
Free and open to the public
Join Michigan State University Department of Art, Art History, and Design third-year graduate students as they discuss their work included the 2015 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

Thursday, April 23
Gallery Talks: 2015 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
1–3 PM, Broad MSU
Free and open to the public
Join Michigan State University Department of Art, Art History, and Design third-year graduate students as they discuss their work included the 2015 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

Thursday, April 23
Studio Conversation: Jessica Frelinghuysen
6 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public
Detroit-based artist Jessica Frelinghuysen discusses Conversation Domes and her studio practice with Michelle Word, Director of Education. Jessica Frelinghuysen: Conversation Domes is organized by the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Artist Studio Series. 

Friday, April 24
Opening Reception: American Appetite: Transforming Food Culture
5–7 PM, Dr. Milton E. and Beth E. Muelder Collectors’ Lobby (Lower Level)
Free and open to the public
This exhibition, curated by museum studies students in the course Curatorial Practices, takes a multi-themed approach to the way American food culture has evolved and transformed in the past hundred years. Objects emphasize our changing relationship to food from the farm to the factory and the table. Food as symbol, power, wealth as well as nurture, memory, and tradition are explored in a variety of objects from MSU collections. 

Thursday, April 30
The Art of the Cocktail
6–9 PM, Red Haven Farm to Table Restaurant
$55 Members • $65 Public
Purchase tickets here
Explore the art of the cocktail with the Greater Detroit Chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild. Enjoy food from Red Haven as council members explain the history, science, and art of classic cocktails, bitters, food pairing, and shrubs! Prepare to rediscover what a classic cocktail can be! Space is limited so reserve your spot today.

Looking Ahead

Wednesday, June 17
Day Trip to the DIA
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tickets on sale soon!
Join the Broad MSU as we travel to the Detroit Institute of Arts for an exclusive look at Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit. Cost is per person and includes round-trip transportation via motor coach, discounted museum admission, a private 30-minute lecture, a guided audio tour of the exhibition, and a catered lunch. Not a member? Join at any level between now and April 30 to enjoy discounted pricing and advance sale options!

Tickets must be purchased by June 3 and fees are non-refundable after May 31. Space for this trip is limited and tickets will be going on sale soon. See pricing and sale schedule information below or contact Sandra Szymanski at (517) 884-3914 or szyman48@msu.edu with questions.
 
Advance Ticket Sales Schedule
April 17: Tickets on sale for Broad Contemporaries, Curators' Club, and Director's Club members
May 1: Tickets on sale for all members
May 17: Tickets on sale to the general public

Pricing
Curators’ and Director’s Club: $65.00 per person
All Other Members: $80.00 per person
Non-Member: $100.00 per person

Thursday, June 25
The Art of Brewing: Beer Edition
6 PM, Broad MSU
Tickets on sale now!
The art of brewing continues with our second event on Thursday, June 25. Explore the art of beer with Matt Jason and Jeremy Sprague, Founders of Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale in Lansing. Learn about the art behind this process and what goes into brewing different varieties, all while trying Sleepwalker beers made with local products!

Friday, September 25
The Art of Brewing: Coffee Edition
6 PM, Broad MSU
Tickets on sale now!
Join us Friday, September 25, for the conclusion of our art of brewing series. Explore the art and alchemy of coffee with Cara Nader, Owner of Strange Matter Coffee Co. in Lansing. Watch Cara and her team demonstrate the artistry of pour-over brewing while you sample the coffee voted "Lansing People's Choice" for Michigan's best coffee.