MSU Museum

Marsha MacDowell photo
Peter Whorf / WKAR

Current State's Peter Whorf and MSU professor Marsha MacDowell discuss the art of Chinese Quilts at the MSU Museum.

postcard of the Edmund Fitzgerald
upnorthmemories / Flickr

On the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Current State tours the Michigan State Museum's photo exhibit 'Iron Hulls,' which explores the life of Great Lakes sailors. 

Jim Brozek exhibition photo
Jim Brozek / MSU Museum

A new MSU photography exhibit looks at Great Lakes ships from the inside. Current State's Peter Whorf visits the "Iron Hulls and Turbulent Waters" exhibition at the MSU Museum.


Scott Pohl/WKAR

The parking lot in front of the MSU Museum has disappeared. In its place, there are steam shovels, enormous piles of dirt and a deep, deep hole. Workers are in the midst of an ongoing project to maintain the university’s extensive steam tunnel system.

The stories fossils can tell

May 1, 2014
Joe Linstroth/WKAR

Kids go crazy about dinosaur fossils at the museum. Most of us grow out of that dinosaur phase, and those dinosaurs become reminders that we are turning into fossils, at least to our kids. But fossils are much more than just old bones. They can tell stories about where we came from, and about our planet’s history.

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