Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Past Exhibitions


PAST EXHIBITIONS 

The MSU Union Art Gallery opened its doors during the fall of 2016. It is programmed and operated by the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. Located on the second floor of the MSU Student Union just off of the Abbott Road entrance to campus this space maintains a diverse range of visual art exhibitions twelve months of the year.
 

MSU STUDENT LIFE: FROM THE DORM TO THE FOOTBALL STADIUM

Featuring work by Robert F. Crawford

July 22 – September 13, 2019

 

TEXTSCAPE

A solo exhibition featuring work by Hongtao Zhou.

Textscapes are 3D printed documents to reemphasis printing in modern technological world.

May 17 – July 12, 2019

 

COSTUME PARTY AT THE MOSLEM TEMPLE

An exhibition featuring MSU Artist/Designer-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies Qais Assali.

March 15 – May 11, 2019

Reception March 15, 6­–8pm

Artist Lecture March 20, @MSU Broad Art Museum, 7PM

 

The Wash (As It Seams)

Solo exhibition featuring the work of Babette Shaw.

January 21 – March 2, 2019

Artist Lecture January 31 6pm, Natural Science Rm. 326

Reception February 1, 6 ­– 8pm

 

TEAL QUILT PROJECT

Comfort, heal, advocate, and educate through community-participatory art

October 25-December 15, 2018

Reception October 28, 1-3 PM

 

THEN NOW

A solo exhibition featuring the paintings and sculptures of Dianne Wolter.

August 3-October 5, 2018

Reception September 8, 3-5 PM

 

SELF

A solo exhibition featuring the paintings of Clarissa R Gerber.

May 25 - July 21, 2018

Reception July 21, 1-3PM

 

In Our Nature: Dialogues Between Humans and the Environment

Curated by Museum Studies students in Professor Susan J. Bandes’s Curatorial Practices course, this exhibition explores the varied ways that humans and the environment interact over time and across the globe.

April 20 - May 12, 2018

 

WATER Puerto Rico......Flint a Human Right

A solo exhibition featuring Karen Hampton MSU Artist-in-Residence: Critical Race Studies

January 19 - March 23, 2018

 

GRAND RIVER

A solo exhibition featuring the work of Jeffery Evergreen.

October 16 - December 16, 2017

 

Knitting the Resistance

Crafting political protest from the 2017 Women's Marches.

July 21, 2017 –  September 16, 2017

 

Nowhere

A solo exhibition featuring the sculptures of Matthew Boonstra.

May 20 - June 20, 2017

 

(RE) Dress: Outfitting Controversy

Objects from the MSU Museum and Broad Art Museum Curated by MSU Museum Studies Students

April 21, 2017 - May 10, 2017

 

1963 / 2017 Measured in Moments

Photographs by Leonard Freed in dialogue with Ta-Nehisi Coates

February 17, 2017 - March 31, 2017

 

Color Pattern Form

An exhibition featuring the paintings of Maria Rose Adams and the ceramics of Jeff Blandford

December 2, 2016 - January 27, 2017

 

Women of Graphic Design

An exhibition featuring Alumnae of the MSU Department of Art, Art History, and Design.

October 14, 2016 - November 20, 2016