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Gallery & Museum Exhibits & Tours - Week of September 16, 2019






 
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Monday


September 2019
 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses": U-M Residential College.

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Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation of these figures by different artists through the ages.
RC Art Gallery East Quadrangle, 701 East University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. (734) 763-0032. https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/news-events/all-events.detail.html/65767-16654022.html [map]



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Tuesday


September 2019
 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses": U-M Residential College.

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Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation of these figures by different artists through the ages.
RC Art Gallery East Quadrangle, 701 East University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. (734) 763-0032. https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/news-events/all-events.detail.html/65767-16654022.html [map]



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Wednesday


September 2019
 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses": U-M Residential College.

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Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation of these figures by different artists through the ages.
RC Art Gallery East Quadrangle, 701 East University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. (734) 763-0032. https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/news-events/all-events.detail.html/65767-16654022.html [map]



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Thursday


September 2019
 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses": U-M Residential College.

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Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation of these figures by different artists through the ages.
RC Art Gallery East Quadrangle, 701 East University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. (734) 763-0032. https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/news-events/all-events.detail.html/65767-16654022.html [map]



 Noon  Free! 

"Open Office Hours with Director Christina Olsen": UMMA.

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Every Thurs. & Fri. beginning Sept. 12. All invited to chat with the UMMA director about recent exhibits and ideas for the museum.
Noon-1 p.m. (Thurs.) & 3-4 p.m. (Fri.), UMMA Living Room, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]


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Friday


September 2019
 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses": U-M Residential College.

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Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation of these figures by different artists through the ages.
RC Art Gallery East Quadrangle, 701 East University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. (734) 763-0032. https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/news-events/all-events.detail.html/65767-16654022.html [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

U-M Clements Library Tour.

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Sept. 6, 15, & 20. Docents give a behind-the-scenes look at the historic Clements building and collections.
11 a.m. (all dates), 3 p.m. (Sept. 6), & 2:30 p.m. (Sept. 15), Clements, 909 South University. Free; preregistration requested at myumi.ch/650X8. 764-2347. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Open Office Hours with Director Christina Olsen": UMMA.

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Every Thurs. & Fri. beginning Sept. 12. All invited to chat with the UMMA director about recent exhibits and ideas for the museum.
Noon-1 p.m. (Thurs.) & 3-4 p.m. (Fri.), UMMA Living Room, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]


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Saturday


September 2019
 10 a.m., noon, 2, & 4 p.m.  Free! 

Public Tours: U-M Natural History Museum.

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Sat. & Sun. 30-minute tours showcasing some of the museum's beloved and new exhibits. "Museum Highlights Tour" (10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) shows a mastodon couple, the Majungasaurus, and some of the new research labs. "Wonderful World of Whales Tour" (Noon & 4 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) shows how whales and dolphins made the transition from land back to water.
10 a.m., noon, and 2 & 4 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Saturday Sampler": U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

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Every Sat. Docent-led tours of the museum, including "Back to School" (Sept. 7), a kid-friendly tour (Sept. 14), "University of Michigan Excavations" (Sept. 21), and a tour of the current exhibit Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile (Sept. 28).
2-3 p.m., Kelsey Museum, 434 S. State. Free. 764-9304.


 7-10 p.m.  Free! 

"UMMA After Hours": UMMA.

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The museum is open late tonight with live music, gallery talks, art activities, and more. Highlights include a talk by NYU painter and printmaker Meleko Mokgosi on his newly commissioned work, Pan-African Pulp, and a chance to vote on photos to be added to the UMMA permanent collection.
7-10 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]


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Sunday


September 2019
 10 a.m., noon, 2, & 4 p.m.  Free! 

Public Tours: U-M Natural History Museum.

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Sat. & Sun. 30-minute tours showcasing some of the museum's beloved and new exhibits. "Museum Highlights Tour" (10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) shows a mastodon couple, the Majungasaurus, and some of the new research labs. "Wonderful World of Whales Tour" (Noon & 4 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) shows how whales and dolphins made the transition from land back to water.
10 a.m., noon, and 2 & 4 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Parker Mill Tours: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Every Sun., beginning Sept. 8. WCPARC naturalists lead tours of an 1870s grist mill, still fully operational.
1-4 p.m., Parker Mill County Park, Geddes Rd. (just east of US-23). Free. 971-6337.


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"A Glimpse of the Kelsey Museum in French and English": U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

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Docent-led tour of museum highlights, with many parts repeated in French.
2 p.m., Kelsey, 434 S. State. Free. 764-9304. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"The Power Family Program for Inuit Art: Tillirnanngittuq": UMMA.

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Docent-led tour of the current exhibit of Inuit art from the 1950s to the present.
2 p.m., meet at the UMMA store, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]





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