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Volume 3
2008

The Kresge and Broad Art Museums

Students in the 2008 Creative Kids Valentine making workshop.
Students in the 2008 Creative Kids Valentine making workshop.

The Kresge Art Museum at MSU offers many activities for children, families, schools, and the general public through exhibitions, public programming, and docent-led tours. The Museum's permanent collection numbers over 7,000 objects and presents 8-10 changing exhibitions each year.

The new Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, scheduled to open in 2010, will offer new opportunities for the public to be involved in the fine arts, including a program for Alzheimer's patients. Current offerings will expand to even larger audiences.

  • School tours include activities that stimulate interest in art and critical thinking skills.
  • Lectures and gallery walks are led by well-known scholars and experts.
  • Senior outreach includes slide and lecture presentations at senior centers, service organizations, and retirement homes.
  • Summer Art Camp is a place for children to explore and create original art through interactive tours.
  • Creative Kids workshops allow children to have interactive experiences with visual arts and other modes of communication.
  • Online exhibitions are available at the Museum's Web site (artmuseum.msu.edu), and include samples of art from around the world.

For more information about the new Broad Museum, visit special.news.msu.edu/broadmuseum.