Michigan Modern: Saving a Legacy: Minoru Yamasaki

Michigan Modern: Saving a Legacy: Minoru Yamasaki

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun, 10/23/2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC

Location
Cranbrook Art Museum deSalle Auditorium
39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

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Michigan Modern: Saving a Legacy: Minoru Yamasaki

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun, 10/23/2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC

Location
Cranbrook Art Museum deSalle Auditorium
39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Watch Previous Lectures

“Serenity and Delight: The Architectural Humanism of Yamasaki”
Dale Gyure, Professor of Architecture, Lawrence Technological University

“Preserving the Yamasaki & Associates Office Records”
Mark Harvey, State Archivist, Archives of Michigan

“Restoring the Yamasaki Pools, McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Wayne State University”
Richard Hess, Senior Associate, Quinn Evans Architects

Admission is FREE – Seating is Limited

The Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research and the State Historic Preservation Office invite the public to a free lecture series and debut of the book, Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America. The Preserving Michigan Modern lectures will alternate locations between Cranbrook Institute of Science and Cranbrook Art Museum on Sundays, October 16, 2016, through November 6, 2016, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

The lectures will be introduced each Sunday by Gregory Wittkopp, Director of the Center for Collections and Research, and Brian Conway, State Historic Preservation Officer, each of whom have essays in the publication. Cranbrook’s Head Archivist, Leslie Edwards, also contributed to the book and is one of the many notable Preserving Michigan Modern speakers.

Each lecture will cover the designers and landmarks of Michigan Modernism, the archives that preserve these modernist legacies, and the physical architectural preservation of these landmarks.

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Cranbrook Art Museum's Lower Level Galleries are open. Enjoy Pay-As-You-Wish Admission through October 29.