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High Honors for Heritage

MSU MUSEUM’S MICHIGAN TRADITIONAL ARTS PROGRAM ANNOUNCES 2018 MICHIGAN HERITAGE AWARDEES, TRADITIONAL ARTS APPRENTICESHIP RECIPIENTS The Michigan Traditional Arts Program of the Michigan State University Museum announces honorees in two programs celebrating cultural heritage in Michigan: the 2018 Michigan Heritage Awards (MHA) and the 2018 Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program

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A Perfect and Absolute Blank: Mapping Mars with the 2020 Girls

In his May 2018 Letter, MSU Museum Director Mark Auslander describes the opening of the exhibit “Martian Design Studio.” Ten young women from New Tech in Lansing’s Everett School have been working with Museum staff and ITEC’s 2020 Girls Program to design a Martian city of the future. How have

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Mark Bradford

Turning Points: From Pickett’s Charge to Facing the “Anthropocene”

In his April 2018 letter, MSU Museum Director Mark Auslander reflects on Mark Bradford’s artwork “Pickett’s Charge“, a vast and important work of site-specific art currently on display in the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum. Bradford reflects on the hidden histories embedded within the epic turning point of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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MSU Museum Names Chong-Anna Canfora as Director of Development

As Director of Development for the MSU Museum, Chong-Anna Canfora’s primary goal is to build strong relationships to support the innovative work conducted by the MSU Museum staff, in research, education, and community civic engagement. Chong-Anna (MSU ’97 Sociology) has extensive professional experience in Michigan, including serving as Director of

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