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October 26

Special Event

Tuesday, October 26, 4–6 p.m.
4701, Haven Hall

In this presentation, KeunYoung Kim (UM PhD student, Anthropology and Museum Studies) will show that China's self assertion of "unified multinational country" is a very flexibly used rhetoric and will discuss the status of ethnic museums in China and how cultural diversity is dealt with in museums.

This event is sponsored by the Museum Studies Program at the University of Michigan.

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On Beauty and the Everyday: The Prints of James McNeill Whistler

Tuesday, October 26, 8–11 p.m.

James McNeill Whistler - Annie Haden (detail) - 1860, drypoint - University of Michigan Museum of Art, Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker, 1954/1.344Just as the Whistler exhibition highlights the influence of Europe on this American visual artist, the UM Percussion Ensemble, directed by Professor Joseph Gramley, presents works influenced by the adopted countries of several international composers, including a new commission from Kojiro Umezaki, raised in Japan but making his career in the United States, and two works by Argentine-born composers who now live and work abroad: Alejandro Vinao and Osvaldo Golijov.

categories: Exhibitions Related Program, Performing Arts