eli and edythe broad museum http://michiganradio.org en East Lansing's Broad Art Museum marks first year http://michiganradio.org/post/east-lansings-broad-art-museum-marks-first-year <p>EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - More than 114,000 people visited the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing in its first year.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013311070056&amp;nclick_check=1">The Lansing State Journal reports</a> that the museum recently held a celebration to thank donors, leaders of Michigan State University, where the museum is located, and staff members.<br /> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 21:41:00 +0000 The Associated Press 15207 at http://michiganradio.org MSU alumnus plans to show off his private art collection to the public for free http://michiganradio.org/post/msu-alumnus-plans-show-his-private-art-collection-public-free <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) - For years Eli Broad has said he wants to make his vast, collection of contemporary art accessible to the largest number of people possible.<br><br>What better way to do that, the billionaire philanthropist said Tuesday, than to make admission free to the $140 million museum he's building in downtown Los Angeles.<br><br>When it opens next year, Broad said during a hard-hat tour of the half-completed building, people will be able to walk in and view works by Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha and scores of others without paying a cent.<br> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 01:46:00 +0000 The Associated Press 14488 at http://michiganradio.org MSU alumnus plans to show off his private art collection to the public for free Art world, meet East Lansing: could new museum change downtown? http://michiganradio.org/post/art-world-meet-east-lansing-could-new-museum-change-downtown <p></p><p>East Lansing is your classic college town: a laid-back mix of beer, bongs and bookstores. &nbsp;</p><p>But with the opening of a $45 million modern art museum, suddenly the international world is paying attention to "good 'ol Michigan State."</p><p>As Michigan Radio's Kate Wells reports, some locals like the attention more than others.&nbsp;</p><p>For something right across from a Taco Bell, the Broad art museum sure smells like money.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:11:40 +0000 Kate Wells 9922 at http://michiganradio.org Art world, meet East Lansing: could new museum change downtown? MSU Broad Art Museum pushes back opening, touts "virtual" museum experience http://michiganradio.org/post/msu-broad-art-museum-pushes-back-opening-touts-virtual-museum-experience <p>The <a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/">Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum</a> at Michigan State University will not open April 21st as scheduled due to construction problems. Instead, the contemporary art museum will open sometime this fall.</p><p>But for those who just can&rsquo;t wait to see what the inside of the Zaha Hadid-designed museum looks like, the folks at the Broad have created a <a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/VBAM/index.php">&ldquo;virtual&rdquo; museum </a>that anyone from anywhere in the world can access:</p> Sat, 24 Mar 2012 14:20:30 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 6772 at http://michiganradio.org MSU Broad Art Museum pushes back opening, touts "virtual" museum experience MSU's Broad Museum faces unexpected construction delay http://michiganradio.org/post/msus-broad-museum-faces-unexpected-construction-delay <p>A new multi-million dollar art museum at Michigan State University will open months later than planned.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/about/collection.php?about">The Eli and Edythe Broad&nbsp;</a>museum was supposed to be dedicated in April on the East Lansing campus. But Michigan State University officials say supply problems are affecting work on the building.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A university spokeswoman says the building&rsquo;s specially designed glass windows are the source of the problem.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 19:05:40 +0000 Steve Carmody 5840 at http://michiganradio.org MSU's Broad Museum faces unexpected construction delay