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October 23

Guided Tour

Sunday, October 23, 1 pm - 2 pm

UMMA's award-winning docents will guide visitors to experience art through active looking at selected highlights of the collections. Expect a lively and engaging conversation on a different theme each week. 

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Special Event

Sunday, October 23, 2 pm - 3:30 pm
Hussey Room, Michigan League
911 N University

Ann Arbor, MI 46844

This talk explores the impact of long term economic malaise and rapidly changing technology on public attitudes towards libraries, archives, and museums. It also considers new found institutional interest in audiences and their needs and the formal obligations of collecting repositories to serve "the public good.”
Participants:
Margaret Hedstrom, Associate Dean & Professor, School of Information, UM
Bradley Taylor, Associate Director, Museum Studies Program

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

categories: Special Events



Guided Tour

Sunday, October 23, 2 pm - 3 pm

Join a docent tour of Multiple Impressions, the largest and most diverse exhibition of contemporary Chinese prints to be seen in the US since 2000. Learn about the diversity of the contemporary art world in China and the fascinating techniques used to make these works.

categories: Gallery Talks and Tours



Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints

Sunday, October 23, 8 pm - 10 pm
Apse

In association with the exhibition Multiple Impressions: Contemporary Chinese Woodblock Prints the SMTD@UMMA series is pleased to present an evening of chamber music that explores the wide variety and long history of musical sounds made by wooden instruments. Performed by students and faculty on violins, cellos, guitars, marimbas and woodblocks, recorders, clarinets, and bassoons, wood will thud, ring, and hoot.

The SMTD@UMMA concert series is made possible in part by the Katherine Tuck Enrichment Fund.

Multiple Impressions was organized by the University of Michigan Museum of Art with the cooperation and support of the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China. It is made possible in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Henry Luce Foundation, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies, Confucius Institute, and Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

categories: Exhibitions Related Program, Performing Arts