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Arts and Culture


At MSU, there is entertainment for everyone! Below is a list of some of the fun things to do while you're here at MSU.

  • Broad Art Museum: expressly dedicated to exploring contemporary culture and ideas through the probing gaze of international artists, the Broad Art Museum at MSU is a place where artists’ ideas, words, and actions create a vibrant center for questioning and understanding the world.
  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts: The Wharton Center presents a diverse array of performances including Broadway musicals, comedy, music, dance, plays, opera, and family shows. It is also the home of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, which performs 17 concerts annually. 
  • Breslin Student Events Center: state-of-the-art arena hosts special events such as concerts, commencements, ice shows, sporting events, banquets, conventions, and trade shows.
  • MSU Museum: offers anthropological, biological, folklife, geological, and historical exhibits and programs. 
  • Abrams Planetarium: houses a Digistar 5 computer graphics planetarium projector and a 150-seat Sky Theater.
  • Horticulture Gardens: six distinct gardens over 7.5 acres provide a living laboratory where plants and people grow together. 

For more events coming soon make sure to visit for more information. Here, you can find upcoming performances, speaker series, or art exhibits happening at MSU.