New Media Center at ComArtSci brings creative opportunities to students

A new media center to drive students’ ingenuity and inspire collaborative work is under construction in the Communication Arts and Sciences building at Michigan State University. According to ComArtSci Weekly, the college’s weekly newsletter for students, this new space will include a newsroom, motion capture lab and a game design studio. The space was temporarily up and […]

The Historical Evolution of the High Heel

What are seen as a symbol of the female population, high heels, have a very interesting backstory. Contrary to what the majority of people know and believe, heels were originally invented for men (like so many other things). According to Roman Mars in his article “A Short History on the High Heel,” from class status […]

From Sepia to Selfies: Photography exhibit opens in State library

The Historical Society of Greater Lansing opened a photography exhibit on Sept. 18, at the State of Michigan Library. “From Sepia to Selfies: 150 Years of Lansing Photography,” showcases 150 years of Lansing and East Lansing history—including the history of Michigan State University. Vice President of the Historical Society of Greater Lansing Bill Castanier said […]

NEXT shows off Lansing’s young artists

Throughout February, the MICA Gallery in Old Town will be filled with youthful art of all shapes and sizes. MSU advertising professor Henry Brimmer is curating NEXT, an exhibition of projects from high school and college students that are shared in hopes of instilling youthful energy in Lansing. These projects include any type of art, […]

InterCIDADES brings Brazilian art to Lansing

It’s a well-known fact that art is often cross-cultural, but did you ever consider that an exhibit could be international? “InterCIDADES,” originally a Brazilian exhibition, became an international exhibition in October when it was brought to Lansing. For curator Jefferson Kielwagen, this was a very exciting time. “This is my first time doing anything on […]

ArtPrize 2010

ArtPrize 2010 was a huge success, pulling over 1,700 artists into Grand Rapids from 14 different countries to display art in over 190 venues and over 465,000 community members cast their votes to pick this year’s Top Ten ArtPrize winners. Started in 2009 by Richard Devos of Grand Rapids, ArtPrize is meant to bring the […]