You're Invited to The Land Grant: Flatbread Society
The Land Grant: Flatbread Society


I am excited to invite you to a full weekend of public programming at the Broad MSU in conjunction with the exhibition, The Land Grant: Flatbread Society. Join us as we bake, break, and eat bread in the museum, dance to the music of Vetiver and the Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle, and engage with Flatbread Society members and scholars about land and grains.
Click here to read more about this exhibition, on view now through October 12, 2014.

Questions about these events? Contact me at [log in to unmask]. Can't wait to see you there!

Many thanks,
Augusta Morrison
Public Programs Assistant
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9 | 7–9 PM {Red Cedar Distillery}
Artisan Distillery Workshop
Join Kris Berglund, University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at MSU, for a workshop on artisan distilling of wheat spirit at the Red Cedar Distillery. Limited to 15 people—click here to register!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 | 12–2 PM {Broad MSU Sculpture Garden}
Bread Making Workshop
Award-winning pastry chef Boris Portnoy leads a workshop on bread mixing, proofing, and baking outside in the sculpture garden. Space is limited—RSVP to [log in to unmask] to reserve your spot!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 | 6 & 7 PM {Broad MSU}
Artist Talk and Threshing Party
Hear from San Francisco-based artist Amy Franceschini on The Land Grant: Flatbread Society at 6 PM, then join the Broad MSU and members of the Flatbread Society in a grain threshing party with live music from Vetiver and the Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle at 7 PM. RSVP
appreciated to [log in to unmask].
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11 | 12–3 PM {Broad MSU Sculpture Garden}
Material Encounters: What We Make
Join Flatbread Society artists, local makers, and other specialists in a discussion about what we make, how we make it, and what inspired the methodology. Discussion topics will include the alchemy of bread making and distilling spirits, small-scale farming and the process of distributing food from farm to table, as well as agrarian mythology and folklore.
RSVP appreciated to [log in to unmask].
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12 | 1–3 PM {Broad MSU}
Symposium: Food As Thought
Examine contemporary viewpoints on the nature of farming and agriculture, our changing relationship to grains, and the commodity of natural resources. Invited guests include Dr. Lawrence Busch, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Standards in Society at Michigan State University; Dr. Tara McDowell, Associate Professor and Director of Curatorial Practice at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia; Claire Pentecost, artist; and Amy Franceschini, artist. Moderated by Alison Gass, Show Curator and Creator of the Land Grant project. RSVP appreciated to [log in to unmask].
Flatbread Society is a project initiated and rooted in Oslo by Futurefarmers as part of Slow Space, a public art programme for Bjorvika harbour in Oslo produced by Situations and commissioned by Bjorvika Infrastruktur. Support for this exhibition is provided by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Broad MSU’s general exhibitions fund. Image: Flatbread Society, Temporary Bakehouse, 2013. Courtesy the artist.
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
at Michigan State University

547 E Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI 48824 • 517.884.4800
Contemporary Art. Free Admission.
Closed Monday
10–5 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
12–9 Friday
10–5 Saturday & Sunday
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Thank you for your interest in The Land Grant: Flatbread Society.

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