Category: Art

Informal Learning is Connection

[Mediators] spark conversations, draw out the connections and feelings that each spectator brings in their visit, and prompt them to engage with the art in ways that make sense for them.
Ellie Louson

By Ellie Louson This is the second post in the Informal Learning at State blog series that explores the spaces for informal learning at MSU. While several definitions of informal learning exist, this series will include learning experiences that are non-curricular and accessible to the public. In other words, these are spaces for learning that…

What Would You Say You Do Here? Science Gallery Detroit.

Science Gallery Detroit presents DEPTH - June 8 - August 17, 2019 at the Michigan Science Center

One of the questions we get a lot is “what is the Hub?” “Can you help me figure out how to make a video for my class?” Yes, we can connect you to people who are very good at this. “I need to re-design the curriculum for my program to draw more students.” Great, we…

Reflection: John Duley’s Faith Journey and Morality in Education

As an educator and community leader I can say that a child without direction can get lost very quickly in this fast-paced, ever-changing world. Teaching a child that they matter and are important gives them a sense of purpose and belonging that doesn’t always come from home. A message from Edgewood Village Network Center director Awna Ari

This is the fifth post in a series by guest blogger and MSU professor emeritus John Duley. In it, he shares how his personal faith and experience in education have flourished together in his life and work in Edgewood Village. He posits that moral leadership is essential in education as the world moves toward the…

Science Gallery Lab Detroit Launches in Partnership with MSU

Ants surround the word HUSTLE and Science Gallery logos

Michigan State University has partnered with the Science Gallery Network to bring an award-winning international model for igniting a passion for art and science in young adults to the United States. Science Gallery Lab Detroit opens at 1001 Woodward Ave. on June 16, 2018 with its inaugural exhibition – HUSTLE. Free and open to the…

Join Us for a Conversation about Science Gallery

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Join us on Friday, May 12 for a panel discussion about Science Gallery! What exactly is Science Gallery? And why is MSU’s partnership with Science Gallery to start a Lab in Detroit so exciting? These questions and more will be answered at our panel discussion with Science Gallery International leadership. When: Friday, May 12 from 9:00am to…

Art and Science in Review

Art and Science in Review Built on an unlikely collaboration of MSU units, Peter Carrington’s exhibit, Art and Science: Putting Your Passion to Work, welcomed novel audience experiences of art and meaning for students as well as a few lessons for planning and assessing the impacts of art installations in public-facing university spaces.   Read the full…

Close Observer: Peter Carrington’s Path to Purpose

MSU Hub intern and Journalism senior Stephanie McGavin reflects on interviewing artist Peter Carrington Stephanie McGavin is a senior studying journalism at MSU and a media and communications intern at the MSU Hub. For the Hub, Stephanie assists with the production and editing of written, video, and research work. Science illustrator Peter Carrington’s art collection is…