STEAMpower Project

The STEAMpower Project seeks to build undergraduate students’ capacity for exploration and production in the spaces between the arts (visual, verbal, written, exploratory, performative etc.) and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) broadly construed. We are currently exploring artist & scientist in residency programs, workshops, performances, and dialogues as ways to build and connect our current communities.

Current Topics

  • Art and Science Film Festival Hosted by MSU Museum
    MSU Museum Collaborates on a New Outdoor Film SeriesExploring Humankind’s Understanding of the World After two years of social distancing and other precautions due to the ongoing pandemic, the MSU Museum is pleased to bring the local community together in an outdoor public setting for an exciting new films series that will entertain, enlighten, and […]
  • Giraffe Skulls and Graphite Pencils
    Recently comparative anatomy students at Michigan State University found themselves in a room with art graduate students and other members of the community participating in a new series of activities promoting the intersection of arts and sciences. Specimens from the MSU Museum were on loan and displayed for an open drawing session where both artists […]
    Course Title: Art and Science in the LaboratorySTA 491LGiltner Hall, RM 255TTH 3-5:30 ‘Bacteria perform processes. Scientists perform experiments. Algorithms perform actions. Humans perform gender and sex. The question is who or what nowadays doesn’t perform?’ – Chris Salter Why is this course Needed? The integration of arts into science practice has resulted in a […]