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Beyond Borders: Global Africa

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 25
phone 734-764-0395

More than ever in the era of globalization, ideas traverse geographic, generational, and cultural boundaries, even as national borders seem to be closing. Beyond Borders: Global Africa reflects on this moment by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the center of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries. Bringing together a dazzling array of works made in Africa, Europe, and the United States from the nineteenth to twenty-first century, the exhibition demonstrates the international scope and reach of art from Africa and the African diaspora. $10 suggested donation

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/beyond-borders-global-africa
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Beyond Borders: Global Africa
Tuesdays-Sundays, 1 p.m., Fridays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 3 p.m.

Free

Detroit Institute of Arts (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone 313-833-7900

Breaking with Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 27, 2019

Free for members, $10

Flint Institute of Art (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)

The Draft: An Exhibition by Esmaa Mohamoud

Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 11
phone 734-936-3518
humin@umich.edu

@ U-M Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer
African-Canadian artist Esmaa Mohamoud's The Draft explores material and popular Black culture through the realm of athletics. With the use textiles and concrete, The Draft address the ways in which Black bodies navigate spaces as both visible, and at times invisible. free

http://www.lsa.umich.edu/humanities

Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Wed., Sept. 19, 12-1 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 26, 12-1 p.m.
phone 248-370-2008

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Rebecca Baumann will present “Haunted Pages: Rare Books and Their Ghosts,” Sunday, September 16 at 2 pm Baumann is Head of Public Services at the Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Encoutering the Rare Book

Wed., Sept. 19, 12-1 p.m.

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Emily Spunaugle will present “Book Brawn and Book Smarts: Recovering the Labors of the Book Object, Wednesday,” September 19 at noon. Spunaugle is Assistant Professor and Humanities Librarian at Kresge Library, Oakland University. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encoutering the Rare Book

Marcel Dzama: A Jester's Dance

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 23
phone 734-764-0395
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Canadian artist Marcel Dzama is known for imaginative drawings, sculptures, dioramas, and films rooted in the traditions of Surrealism, Dada and outsider art. His 2013 film Une danse des bouffons (or A jester's dance) tells the tale of a romance between two principal figures of these traditions: Dada icon Marcel Duchamp and Brazilian sculptor Maria Martins, who was the model for Duchamp's final, enigmatic artwork Étant donnés. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/marcel-dzama-a-jester-s-dance
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Marcel Dzama: A Jester's Dance

New at UMMA: Life Magazine 1947 Homecoming Photographs

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 18
phone 734-764-0395

In October 1947, just two years after the end of World War II, the popular weekly news magazine LIFE sent staff photographers Lisa Larsen and Ralph Morse to cover homecoming weekend at the University of Michigan. The subsequent article, “Michigan Homecoming,” which brought national attention to UM’s athletic program, featured a seven-page spread with photographs of the campus during a much-anticipated football game between the number-one ranked Michigan Wolverines and the University of Minnesota’s Golden Gophers. This installation provides a unique opportunity to view twenty-one images of that weekend, many of which were not published in the original article. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/new-at-umma-life-magazine-1947-homecoming-photographs
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
New at UMMA: Life Magazine 1947 Homecoming Photographs

Paul Rand: The Designer's Task

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 10, 2019
phone 734-764-0395
matisend@umich.edu
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Paul Rand was a giant of American design, whose influential career spanned the second half of the twentieth century. His visionary and pithy conceptions of corporate and non-profit brand identities—though often graphically minimal—embody the artist’s complex philosophy, interest in modernist aesthetics, and singular wit. This exhibition features posters, book covers, and packaging designs from Rand’s beginnings as a pro bono designer for arts and culture publications like Direction magazine to his decades of crafting trailblazing corporate design for companies such as IBM. Free

https://umma.umich.edu/exhibitions/2018/paul-rand-the-designer-s-task
University of Michigan Museum of Art (map)
525 S. State St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)
Paul Rand: The Designer's Task

Salad Days 1989-1999: Shepard Fairey

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 7
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262

Shape: Defining Furniture In Michigan’s Design Legacy

Through Sept. 30, 7 p.m.

NEXT:SPACE + TOM GIBBS STUDIO DETROITISIT SHINOLA Don’t miss this special furniture exhibition exploring themes of Michigan design, past and present through a carefully curated selection of original, midcentury masterpieces and contemporary studio furniture. Discover important design practices from iconic designers such as Charles & Ray Eames and Florence Knoll, carried on by today’s designers including Alex Drew and NO ONE, Nina Cho, Colin Tury, Hunt & Noyer and more. EXHIBITION Opening: September 7, 7:00-9:00 pm On view: September 7-30, Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

http://bit.ly/2Jz3xjz
Shinola Detroit Store (map)
441 W Canfield St.
Midtown Shape: Defining Furniture In Michigan’s Design Legacy

“Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 30

$7-$24

Detroit Institute of Arts (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone 313-833-7900
“Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

Surrealisimo: Ojos de Mexico

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 14
Flint Institute of Art (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
Cranbrook Academy of Art (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 645-3300

Toyota Lecture Series: Kat Holmes On How Inclusion Shapes Design

Wed., Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m.

Inclusive design is rapidly gaining relevance, but what does it really mean, and how can it be identified or measured? Kat Holmes, named one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business”, is founder of mismatch.design, a firm dedicated to inclusive design resources and education. Holmes led Microsoft’s executive program for inclusive product innovation. Now at Google, Holmes continues to advance inclusion for some of the most influential technologies in the world. Her new book, Mismatch, sets a foundation for why designing with excluded communities is more important than ever and drives better solutions for everyone.

http://bit.ly/2hQbmW9
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