Broad Art Museum

Arts & Culture
2:44 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Broad celebrates legacy of Sun Ra

Sun Ra at New England Conservatory, February 22nd, 1992
Credit Pandelis Karayorgis- Wikimedia Commons

The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival takes place in East Lansing this Friday and Saturday. There will be live jazz downtown from a variety of groups and the Broad Art Museum is participating as well with a unique event.

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Arts & Culture
12:28 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Pakistani artist brings projects to Broad Art Museum, streets of EL

Imran Qureshi agreed to create the 'crack art' project called 'Fragmented' on the sidewalks and streets of East Lansing.
Scott Pohl, WKAR

A world-renowned artist from Pakistan got more than he bargained for when he accepted an invitation to display his work at MSU’s Broad Art Museum. Current State’s Scott Pohl spoke with Imran Qureshi yesterday. Broad Art Museum curator Alison Gass has wanted to bring Imran Qureshi to East Lansing practically from her arrival at the museum two years ago.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:05 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

New documentary chronicles the making of the Broad

The angular lines of the Broad Art Museum are embraced by some and disliked by others.
Credit Kurt Stepnitz

Just over a year has passed since Michigan State University opened the Broad Art Museum. Through its design phase, construction and opening, the angular structure has been embraced by some and detested by others, while bringing worldwide attention to MSU.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:32 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Current State #212 | December 3, 2013

Today on Current State: former LSJ executive Mickey Hirten joins City Pulse as editorial director; tar sands shipping in the Great Lakes region; and a new Broad Art Museum exhibit pays homage to a Lansing-born visionary architect.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:17 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

New Broad exhibit features work of Lansing-born visionary

Lebbeus Woods, 'San Francisco Project: Inhabiting the Quake, Quake City', 1995.
Credit Courtesy/SFMOMA/Broad Art Museum

The next major exhibition at MSU’s Broad Art Museum features works by a Lansing-born architect. Born in 1940, Lebbeus Woods passed away last year.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:14 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Broad Art Museum celebrates first anniversary

Founding director Michael Rush (far left), at the ribbon cutting ceremony to open the Broad Art Museum in 2012.
Credit Flickr - Michigan State University Advancement Events

Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is celebrating its first birthday with an event tonight called GLOBAL.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:26 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Hope Gangloff's portraits featured in Broad Art Museum

Alison Gass of the Broad Art Museum says the Gangloff works are kicking off a three-part series of exhibitions tying new works with others from the collection of the former Kresge Art Museum.
Credit Hope Gangloff

The Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University will open four new exhibitions this month, with artist Hope Gangloff launching the first on Friday.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:21 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Broad exhibit features Michigan artist

The Lisa Walcott piece 'Vice Versa' is a series of red balls suspended on elastics that continually bounce.
Credit Courtesy/Broad Art Museum

Another new exhibition has opened at Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum. It features two works by Michigan-based artist Lisa Walcott.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:35 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

The work of young Brazilian artists graces The Broad

A new exhibition has opened at MSU’s Broad Art Museum. “Blind Field” features works from a group of young Brazilian artists.

Current State’s Scott Pohl talked with the museum’s assistant curator, Yesomi Umolu, about “Blind Field”. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:24 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Broad opening new exhibit called "Pattern: Follow the Rules"

The museum designed by Pritzker Prize-winner architect Zaha Hadid features more than 70 percent of its 46,000-square-foot facility focused to exhibition space.
Credit Gabriela Saldivia

Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is opening a new exhibit on Friday.  It’s called "Pattern: Follow the Rules." For Curator of Contemporary Art Alison Gass, it’s her first big exhibition since arriving at the Broad.

She told WKAR’s Scott Pohl that Pattern: Follow the Rules was inspired by the Zaha Hadid design of the Broad Museum building

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Arts & Culture
2:34 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Broad Art Museum unveils three new exhibits

Now that it’s been open for a few months, it’s time for the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University to change things up. Some inaugural exhibits are departing, and three new exhibits go on display this Friday.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with the museum’s curator of contemporary art, Alison Gass, about what’s new at the Broad.

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Arts & Culture
2:29 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Michael Rush, the Broad's founding director, on museum's success, future

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum was designed by architect Zaha Hadid.
Credit Joe Linstroth/WKAR

For the first time since opening, MSU’s Broad Art Museum is closing exhibits to make way for new displays. Founding director Michael Rush discusses how things have gone at the Broad so far.

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NewsRoom
12:00 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Broad Art Museum: Final Weeks of The Gift

The Gift, by Jochen Gerz, is on display at MSU's Broad Art Museum.
Credit Scott Pohl / WKAR

One of the first major installations at MSU’s new Broad Art Museum is called The Gift. People posed for portraits that are hung together at the museum.

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NewsRoom
2:07 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Broad Art Museum: Opening Preview

Eli Broad speaks to reporters at today's preview event at the new Broad Art Museum at MSU.
Credit Marina Csomor / WKAR

Michigan State University will open the Broad Art Museum on Saturday.

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NewsRoom
12:00 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Broad Art Museum: An Inside Look

Architect Zaha Hadid designed this staircase inside the Broad Art Museum.
Credit Dave Trumpie

The new Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University will be dedicated on Saturday.

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