Welcome…

…to the Art, Science, and Culture Collaborative at Michigan State University. The goal of this group is to build community and to centralize communication and coordination of those doing (or interested in exploring) the intersections among, the arts, the sciences, and culture/ society.

Check out the items below to see what’s going on in the MSU Arts, Science, Culture Collaborative community.

Join the Art, Science, Culture Collaborative

If you would like to participate in the community, here is how you can you can join our STEAMpower Project:

Register for the Commons

  1. Go to https://commons.msu.edu/
  2. Click on REGISTER
  3. Learn more: Register for the Commons

Join the Art, Science, and Culture Collaboration

  1. Go to the Art, Science, and Culture Collaboration Group: https://commons.msu.edu/groups/msu-art-science-culture-collaboration/ 
  2. Click the JOIN button to join the group.
  3. Learn more about groups: Join Groups in the Commons

Explore the Groups for Next Steps

  1. Click on the Welcome and Introductions post. 
    • Add a reply to introduce you, your work, and your interests!
  2. Learn more about the Group: Explore the Group for Next Steps

See more details here: Joining the Arts, Science, Culture Collaborative.

STEAMpower Project Dialogues

A collaborative that discusses and supports work and exploration at the intersection of art, science, and/or culture. 12-1:30pm in the STEM Building Generator Room (2110), third Weds. of the month. To participate in the lunch, register here.

STEAMpower Fellows

Currently, we have two new fellows program running, check back here for future fellowship opportunities: description of STEAMpower Fellows Program. These Fellowships were made possible by Dr. Judith Stoddart and MSU’s Arts Strategy.

Additional News


  • Arts/Science Collaborations in the STEM Teaching & Learning Facility: Two Fellows Programs for STEAMpower

    Arts/Science Collaborations in the STEM Teaching & Learning Facility: Two Fellows Programs for STEAMpower

    Through the MSU Arts Initiative, the new STEM Teaching & Learning Facility is offering two unique opportunities for faculty, staff, and graduate students to learn and work together to build interdisciplinary collaborations across arts, humanities, and STEM. STEAMpower Faculty/Staff Fellows. We seek four staff or faculty in any discipline (arts, sciences, social sciences, etc.) with […]


  • New Course Offering in Art and Science

    New Course Offering in Art and Science

    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 […]


  • Giraffe Skulls and Graphite Pencils

    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 […]