Welcome to the Arts, Cultural Management & Museum Studies Program Activities page! Here you’ll find an opportunity to see what our program in action looks like through the work of our students and faculty, events related to organizations we’re interconnected with, and opportunities to engage with our program.


ACM&MS In Action!

Check out our students, faculty, and alumni in action participating in program events, work experience, internships, course objectives, advocacy, and having fun together!

Post-grad M.A. student Sal working for the L.S.O.
M.A. Student Zane installing an exhibition at the MSU Broad Art Museum
M.A. student Katie selects and installs a new work to hang in the MSU Broad Art Museum vault
Recruiting for undergraduate minors at the CAL Fall Welcome Event
Sarah and Laura at their LiveNation internships
Post-grad M.A. student Joel hired as Director of Artistic Engagement
M.A. graduate Natalie working with community partners
Student created exhibition through Curatorial Practices course
ACM&MS graduate Taylor in her role at the Greater Lansing Arts Council
Undergraduate and M.A. student Taylor working as an Event Assistant for AOL
Students and faculty participating in Arts Advocacy Day in Washington D.C. in 2018
Josiah leading a youth educational program
Working with collection objects in preparation for exhibit installation
M.A. students and alumni take a fun trip to Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids
Students and faculty attend the CMU Jazz Weekend

ACM&MS Courses In Action

Curatorial Practices

The virtual exhibition Foodways: Continuity & Change was created by the Spring 2021 students of Museum Curatorial Practices (MUSM 488 & 888). Enter the virtual exhibition space by clicking the button below!

Accompanying this course, professor Donna Braden wrote the following blog about the process of development of the virtual exhibition Foodways: Continuity & Change and her role as an instructor. Donna has had 43 years of experience as a curator at the Henry Ford in Dearborn, MI where she began as an assistant curator moving her way up to recently be named senior curator. Donna has earned degrees in anthropology, museum studies, and liberal studies and is an accomplished author.