museums http://wkar.org en 'City of the Arts' boasts Musee du Towelette Humide http://wkar.org/post/city-arts-boasts-musee-du-towelette-humide <p></p><p><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Every year, thousands of people from around the state and elsewhere visit a museum in the Lansing area: the state of <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-54463_18595_18596-50965--,00.html">Michigan Historical Museum</a> downtown perhaps, or the dynamic new <a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/">Broad Art Museum</a> in East Lansing are two that come to mind. </span> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:39:21 +0000 Emanuele Berry & Mark Bashore 51513 at http://wkar.org 'City of the Arts' boasts Musee du Towelette Humide Notable local architecture subject of ‘East Lansing Modern’ http://wkar.org/post/notable-local-architecture-subject-east-lansing-modern <p></p><p></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:30:22 +0000 Current State 35069 at http://wkar.org Notable local architecture subject of ‘East Lansing Modern’ A look at the history of Motown http://wkar.org/post/look-history-motown <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;">Soon a little piece of Detroit’s history will join the marquees on Broadway. "</span><i style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;"><a href="http://www.motownthemusical.com/">Motown the Musical</a>"</i><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;"> will debut in New York in April. If you can’t make it to Broadway, you can find the story of Motown on display at the <a href="http://www.motownmuseum.org/">Motown Museum</a>. WKAR’s Scott Pohl toured the museum with president and CEO of the Motown Museum, Allen Rawls.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:18:59 +0000 Current State 33220 at http://wkar.org A look at the history of Motown Broad Art Museum Exhibit To Include Portraits Of Locals http://wkar.org/post/broad-art-museum-exhibit-include-portraits-locals <p>German artist Jochen Gerz is producing a photographic exhibit for MSU’s new Broad Art Museum, and you can be part of it. It’s called “The Gift: Lansing, Michigan 2012.” Tue, 06 Nov 2012 05:00:01 +0000 Scott Pohl 26439 at http://wkar.org Broad Art Museum Exhibit To Include Portraits Of Locals Museum Curator's Private Collection on Display in "The Art of Christmas" http://wkar.org/post/museum-curators-private-collection-display-art-christmas <p>An exhibit by Val Berryman, called &ldquo;The Art of Christmas,&quot; is on display at the Williamston Depot Museum.&nbsp; Berryman is curator of history at the Michigan State University Museum.&nbsp; He&rsquo;s been collecting vintage Christmas decorations, figurines and illustrations since 1984.&nbsp; Berryman tells WKAR&rsquo;s Gretchen Millich that for this exhibit, he chose some favorites from his personal collection. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 16:02:27 +0000 Gretchen Millich 3109 at http://wkar.org Museum Curator's Private Collection on Display in "The Art of Christmas"