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Upcoming Events

Aeromoto: In Conversation


Co-founders Mauricio Marcin and Maru Calva discuss the history and collection of Aeromoto, a public art library and community space in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez.
 

Sep. 22, 2017

3:30PM - 5:00PM

ART 1.120

Conversation & Cribbage


In a public presentation related to their exhibition Kind of About Michigan, Anika Steppe and Marta Lee will outline their summer trip around the state and then answer questions in a Q&A, all while playing Cribbage, a favorite Midwestern pastime.
 

Sep. 22, 2017

5:00PM - 6:00PM

VAC Center Space Gallery

Visual Arts Center’s Fall 2017 Season Opening


Join the VAC for the opening of five new exhibitions.
 

Sep. 22, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Visual Arts Center

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates


In a site-specific installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Larry Bamburg, the Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence, pursues a process of making that is determined by an arbitrary set of rules to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells.
 

Sep. 22 – Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto


This exhibition presents over 300 artists’ books from Mexico City-based non-profit art library Aeromoto in a setting made conducive to perusal and discovery by greenery, couches, and hammocks.
 

Sep. 22 – Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center

American Dream


This exhibition presents work made during a recent course taught by The New Barbizon group, a collective of Russian-born, Israeli-based artists who have returned to the tradition of plein air painting.
 

Sep. 22 – Oct. 20, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Kind of About Michigan


Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe show new paintings and photography made in response to a shared summer road trip to Michigan.
 

Sep. 22 – Oct. 20, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Mille Otto


Mille Otto presents work made by students participating in the Summer 2017 Learning Tuscany study abroad program in central Italy.
 

Sep. 22 – Oct. 6, 2017

Visual Arts Center

“Epic Collections: American Pursuit of Indian Paintings”


As part of the Art History Lecture Series and capitalizing on the current Blanton Museum exhibition, Epic Tales from Ancient India, Amy Poster will bring together a group of Indian painting collections and the collectors who assembled them to illustrate the intriguing stories behind their history.
 

Sep. 25, 2017

4:00PM

ART 1.120

Visiting Artist Lecture: Caroline Wells Chandler


Caroline Wells Chandler will discuss his work, the strata leading up to his current work, and the influences that inform his practice.
 

Sep. 28, 2017

4:00PM

ART 1.102