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November 23

Guided Tour

Sunday, November 23, 1 pm - 2 pm

UMMA docents will guide visitors through the galleries on tours as diverse as their interests and areas of expertise. Each docent plans a theme and includes a variety of styles and media to illuminate his or her ideas. Themes may be repeated but each docent's approach and choice of objects is unique.


categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Guided Tour

Sunday, November 23, 2 pm - 3 pm

Fred Tomaselli’s works rearrange realities, commingling elements of reality and surreality. His work draws on a wide range of sources. This exhibition will be comprised primarily of Tomaselli’s New York Times collages begun in 2005, which alter the front pages of that daily newspaper. His manipulation of the cover page image through his application of collage, gouache, and watercolor, sets up a striking contrast between the somber detachment of journalistic language that surrounds them. The results are sometimes funny, sometimes sinister, and often both.


categories: Gallery Talks and Tours

November 30

Guided Tour

Sunday, November 30, 1 pm - 2 pm

UMMA docents will guide visitors through the galleries on tours as diverse as their interests and areas of expertise. Each docent plans a theme and includes a variety of styles and media to illuminate his or her ideas. Themes may be repeated but each docent's approach and choice of objects is unique.


categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Guided Tour

Sunday, November 30, 2 pm - 3 pm

Drawn from the extensive holdings of the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan (U-M), this exhibition illustrates the rich history of the city of Detroit through maps, letters, prints, and photographs. From its beginnings as a French outpost to its emergence as a manufacturing powerhouse, the exhibition will focus on the city's growth,  its people, and its legacy. In addition to the riches in this exhibition, docents will explore connections to Detroit found in the permanent collections.


categories: Gallery Talks and Tours