In its galleries, at venues across the MSU campus and in the community, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum will surprise and engage audiences with the best in contemporary performance, live art and educational programs, focusing on emerging voices and international perspectives, events and programs that engage the community.

Every Saturday and Sunday

Public Tours
1 PM and 3 PM, Broad MSU
Free and open to the public
Free docent-led tours of the Broad MSU are offered every Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3 PM. During these 45-minute tours, visitors can learn more about current exhibitions and the architecture of the building. Please meet at the Visitor Services Desk five minutes prior to the tour.

July

Saturday, July 4
Family Day — CANCELLED
Happy Independence Day! In observance of the holiday, this month’s Family Day will be cancelled and the Broad MSU will be closed. We hope you enjoy celebrating with your friends and families!

Friday, July 10
The Hob Nob Kick Off!
6–8 PM, Broad MSU
Free with RSVP — SOLD OUT
The Broad MSU is launching a series of after work happy hours! Start the weekend right by sipping champagne and eating pizza while accompanied by friends and world-class contemporary art. This is the perfect Friday spot to unwind and connect with art and art lovers. Admission is free with RSVP and includes a complimentary glass of champagne, appetizers, and sweet treats. This event is sold out, but mark your calendars for the next Hob Nob event on October 9.

July 10 Host Committee:
Josh Hovey, Truscott Rossman
Payal Ravani, Lansing Community College
Amber Shinn, MSU Innovation Center
Mayor Nathan Triplett, City of East Lansing
Sarah Triplett, Creative Many

Saturday, July 11
Focus on the Collection
2 PM, Dr. Milton E. and Beth E. Muelder Collectors’ Lobby (Lower Level)
Free and open to the public
In this ongoing series, members of the Broad MSU team select a work from our collection and share with you what they think is special about it.

Friday, July 17
We Collect Stuff
7 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public • Cash bar
In conjunction with The Broad Gift, the Broad MSU invites you to explore the urge to collect. Here at the Broad MSU, we collect art. What do you collect? Join local business owners as they talk collections and collecting. Afterward, enjoy a drink as you stroll through a collector’s alley featuring personal collections of community members.

Participants:
Dave Bernath, Flat, Black & Circular, East Lansing
Ray Walsh, Curious Bookshop, East Lansing
Ruth Creyts, The Salvage Yard Antiques, Grand Ledge

Saturday, July 18
FIND US at ScrapFest
12–4 PM, Old Town (Lansing, MI)
Free and open to the public
We always hope you’ll visit us, but this summer you can also find us out-in-town because #BroadLovesLansing! On July 18, we’ll be at ScrapFest making art from recycled materials with families. Stop by and make/recycle with us!

Wednesday, July 22
Acoustic Lunch: The Accidentals
12 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public
Bring your lunch to the crossroads of American roots music with The Accidentals who will offer a preview of their evening concert at the Pump House. The Acoustic Lunch series is offered in collaboration with the Pump House Concert, held monthly at the neighborhood-run listening room located in the Bailey Neighborhood at 368 Orchard Street in East Lansing. Click here to stay updated on Pump House Concerts.

Friday, July 24
The Art of: The Cart
6 PM
$15 Members • $20 Public (Children 12 and under are free)
Tickets on sale now!
Explore the art of the cart with local celebrities Mark and Krysta McGee of “Mark’s Gourmet Dogs!” Learn about traditional gourmet dog styles from around the country and even some of Mark’s original creations as he and Krysta showcase the cart that got them noticed by Food Network, and led them to a win on the television show “Food Court Wars.” Discover why food carts and trucks are the new incubators of culinary innovation, why they are growing in popularity, and what it takes to run one all while sampling a delicious variety of Mark’s Gourmet Dogs straight from the cart. Event cost is per person and includes event samples and  individual meal by Mark’s Gourmet Dogs, an event take away, and presentation by Mark and Krysta McGee. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Saturday, July 25
Yoga at the Broad MSU
11 AM, Sculpture Garden
Free with advanced registration
Stretch your mind, body, and spirit in the Sculpture Garden this summer at the Broad MSU! Join us on the fourth Saturday of the month as local yoga instructors guide you through morning practice. Please bring your own mat; free with registration. Visit for more yoga on August 22!

Friday, July 31
Altered Tour: Stargazers and Spies
7 PM, Broad MSU / 7:45, Abrams Planetarium
Free with advanced registration
What do star trails, satellites, space junk, and art have in common? Join us on Friday, July 31, for a two-part event held in conjunction with MSU’s Abrams Planetarium. Through the eyes/lens of an astronomer, Director of Abrams Planetarium, Dr. Shannon Schmoll, will give a 30-minute altered tour of Trevor Paglen: The Genres in conversation with Broad MSU Director of Education Michelle Word. Immediately following the gallery tour, the audience is invited to Abrams Planetarium to recreate the star trails of Paglen’s landmark photographs and examine satellites from Earth and from space. The Altered Tour series at the Broad MSU invites scholars and experts across a multitude of disciplines to give guided tours of exhibitions through a non-art centered approach.

August

Saturday, August 1
Family Day, Presented by Farm Bureau
12–4 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public
Enjoy the summer weather outside in the Sculpture Garden as we learn more about these 3-D works from our collection! 

Saturday, August 8
FIND US at Great Lakes Folk Festival
Come celebrate tradition, culture, and community and look for us in our #BroadLovesLansing shirts at the Great Lakes Folk Festival on Saturday, August 8th—we’ll be giving away some Broad goodies, so be sure to stop by and say hi! 

Saturday, August 8
FIND US at Lansing JazzFest
All summer you can also find us all over town because #BroadLovesLansing! On Saturday, August 8 you can find us visualizing sound with family activities at Lansing JazzFest. the Lansing JazzFest is a two-day FREE music festival that brings national, regional, and local acts to an audience of roughly 7,000 people from across Michigan and nearby states.

Saturday, August 8
Focus on the Collection
2 PM, Dr. Milton E. and Beth E. Muelder Collectors’ Lobby (Lower Level)
Free and open to the public
In this ongoing series, members of the Broad MSU team select a work from our collection and share with you what they think is special about it. This month, our Director of Public Relations Whitney Stoepel discusses a Jenny Holzer work from her acclaimed Survival Series.

Friday, August 14
Acoustic Lunch: Rachel Brown
12:30 PM, Education Wing
Free and open to the public
Bring your lunch to the crossroads of American roots music with Rachel Brown who will offer a preview of her evening concert at the Pump House. The Acoustic Lunch series is offered in collaboration with the Pump House Concerts, held monthly at the neighborhood-run listening room located in the Bailey Neighborhood at 368 Orchard Street in East Lansing. Click here to stay updated on Pump House Concerts.

Saturday, August 15
FIND US at ART Feast
Find the #BroadLovesLansing team making prints at ART Feast in Old Town! This exciting art fair will coincide with the successfully established Renegade Theatre Festival, a deal-seeker’s Sidewalk Sale and a mouth-watering Food Truck Rally. Not-just-for-kids, so stop by and make your own print to take home. 

Saturday, August 22
Yoga at the Broad MSU
11AM, Sculpture Garden
Free with advanced registration
Stretch your mind, body, and spirit in the Sculpture Garden this summer at the Broad MSU! Join us on the fourth Saturday of the month as local yoga instructors guide you through morning practice. Please bring your own mat; free with registration.

Saturday, August 29
FIND US at Michigan Pride
Sure #BroadLovesLansing, we also love Michigan Pride! We’ll be out celebrating and supporting the local LGBT community—find us and make your own Pride button!

Saturday, August 29
Teens Take the Broad MSU
5–7 PM, Education Wing
Art, music, and collaborative making. Teens Take the Broad is a free pop-up art exhibition features work by teen artists enrolled in the Broad MSU’s High School Summer Residency camps: Go Fragment, Go Figure, and Go Comic.

Looking Ahead

Friday, September 25
The Art of Brewing: Coffee Edition
6 PM, Broad MSU
Tickets on sale now!
Join us Friday, September 25, for the conclusion of our art of brewing series. Explore the art and alchemy of coffee with Cara Nader, Owner of Strange Matter Coffee Co. in Lansing. Watch Cara and her team demonstrate the artistry of pour-over brewing while you sample the coffee voted "Lansing People's Choice" for Michigan's best coffee.