Gil Schafer — Creating Places to Call Home: How Tradition, Style, and Memory Can Inspire Ways of Living
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Gil Schafer — Creating Places to Call Home: How Tradition, Style, and Memory Can Inspire Ways of Living

Award-winning architect Gil Schafer III, AIA, appears live as part of The War Memorial’s Art & Antiques! Prior to establishing G. P. Schafer Architect, PLLC in 2002, Gil worked in several distinguished architecture practices and worked on large-scale projects around the country. Over the last twenty years, Gil’s work has involved him in projects in numerous and varied locations.

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Kenneth J. Myers — Making the DIA's Great Collection of American Art Even Greater: Recent Acquisition of American Art from 2013 to 2018
Nov
2
2:00 PM14:00

Kenneth J. Myers — Making the DIA's Great Collection of American Art Even Greater: Recent Acquisition of American Art from 2013 to 2018

Since joining the Detroit Institute of Arts in 2005, Kenneth Myers has served as curator of American art and Head of the American Art department. He came to the DIA from the Smithsonian Institution, where he was curator of American art at the Freer Gallery of Art. At the Freer, he organized numerous exhibitions focusing on the work of James McNeill Whistler, co-curated the exhibition Mr. Whistler's Galleries: Avant-Garde in Victorian London, and wrote the related book, Mr. Whistler's Gallery: Pictures at an 1884 Exhibition (2003).

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