A new curator has begun work at MSU’s Broad Art Museum. Caitlin Doherty has deep roots in contemporary art, having worked around the world in places as varied as rural Ireland and Doha, Qatar. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Caitlin Doherty about her career, her plans, and the recent death of the Broad’s founding director, Michael Rush. She says the job of a curator is to be a bridge between the artist, their creations, their vision, and potential exhibitions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.