Calendar of Events
David C. Turnley is a world renowned photographer, filmmaker, and University of Michigan Alumnus. He received the Pulitzer Prize in photography and filmmaking for his coverage of The Revolutions of 1989, including the fall of the Berlin Wall and Tiananmen Square in China. In addition, he was twice awarded the World Press Picture of the Year, the prestigious Robert Capa Award for Courage and four Overseas Press Club Awards. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to view twent-five iconic photos October 4th – November 9th.
Gallery of the International Institute in the School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave. Free. (734) 763-9200. firstname.lastname@example.org www.ii.umich.edu [map]
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Allies for Disability Awareness Community Organization (ADACO) is excited to put on our 2nd annual disability art show! It will showcase over 80 works from disabled students and community members. The Duderstadt center will be transformed into a wheelchair accessible, visual and auditory handicap accessible space where all types of art can be enjoyed by all types of people. The exhibit will kick off with an opening ceremony that will include music by The Dicks and Janes, The G-Men, and a violin duo.
Duderstadt Center Art Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd. Free. Donation. (231) 620-1790. email@example.com http://www.facebook.com/adaco1 [map]
UMMA staff give a 30-minute talk about various themes in the museum’s collection.
12:15-12:45 p.m., meet at the UMMA information desk, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
Exhibits by various local and regional artists. Refreshments. Sept. 28: “Primitive Rag Dolls” by Jody Hayden. Oct. 26: “Lee’s Lines,” an exhibit of scarves, purses, and fiber jewelry by mother-and-daughter fiber artists Brenda and Krista Fandrei.
5-8 p.m., Artistica, 3203 Broad, Dexter. Free. 426-1500. [map]
Please join us Friday, September 28, 2012, from 6-8:30 PM for the opening reception of Cleveland Artist’s Charles J. Mintz photography exhibit, “Every Place I Have Ever Lived” at the Argus Museum. Mintz chronicles the foreclosure crisis in America and significant population changes in Industrial Midwest cities through a photographic journey to the neighborhoods he has lived. Four years after this project began, the crisis continues. The installation is not designed to answer the questions, but to ask them.There will be an Artist’s Talk on the project October 27, 2012 at 10 AM. The show will hang through November 16, 2012. The Argus museum is located on the 2nd floor of the Argus I Building, 525 West William, Ann Arbor; Museum hours are M-F 9-5, or by appointment. For additional information contact the museum curator, Cheryl Chidester, firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-769-0770.
Argus Museum, 525 West William. Free. 734-769-0770. email@example.com [map]
Cleveland photographer Charles J. Mintz discusses the current exhibit of his photos that chronicle foreclosures in industrial Midwest cities.
10 a.m., Argus Museum, Argus Building 2nd floor, 525 W. William. Free. 769-0770. [map]
Every Sun. Docent-led tour, with audience participation, of highlights of UMMA collections.
1 p.m. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 763-UMMA. [map]
Oct. 14 & 28. Docent-led tour of the current exhibit of military paintings that is highlighted by West’s iconic 1776 painting, The Death of General Wolfe, which flouted the conventions of the time and became one of the most celebrated paintings in Britain.
2 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]