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Published: Aug. 4, 2015

MSU Museum's 2015 Great Lakes Folk Festival Aug. 7-9

Contact(s): Lora Helou MSU Museum office: (517) 432-3357 helou@msu.edu

Downtown East Lansing is set for three days of art, music and fun.

MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival will take place Aug. 7-9. The event will showcase cultural treasures of the Midwest, along with the best of traditional artists from around the country.

Festival hours are 6-10:30 p.m. Friday; noon-10:30 p.m. Saturday; and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go online, view the festival on Facebook and Twitter or call the MSU Museum (517) 432-4533. To view the full festival schedule, click here.

The award-winning Great Lakes Folk Festival is a celebration of culture, tradition and community. The festival is presented by the MSU Museum, Michigan’s first Smithsonian affiliate. The MSU Museum’s Michigan Traditional Arts Program researches, documents, preserves and presents heritage and cultural expressions.

Festival financial support comes from the City of East Lansing, MSU Office of the Provost, University Outreach and Engagement, the National Endowment for the Arts and other MSU departments. Nearly 100 corporations, foundations, organizations and individual donors also support the festival annually.

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