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Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America   
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Event Category:
Art & Museum Exhibits
Price:
GRAM Members Ė Free Adults - $8.00 Senior Adults & College Students(W ID) - $7.00 Youth (ages 6-17)  
Dates and Times:
May 18-August 24, 10:00AM-5:00PM; (TUE - WED: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm THURSDAY: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm FRIDAY & SATURDAY: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm SUNDAY: 12 noon - 5:00 pm MONDAY: CLOSED)

When Michiganís industry and design intertwined, Michigan became an epicenter of modern design, with visionaries statewide turning from the simple generation of products to design that rippled throughout the country. Detroitís automobile manufacturers styled automobiles synonymous with the American dream. The stateís furniture designers revolutionized the look of the American office and home. Michigan architects Albert Kahn, Eero Saarinen, and Minoru Yamasaki defined an era. Michiganís industry, prosperity, and educational institutions attracted the design talent that formed the foundation for modern American design. This exhibition celebrates Michiganís outstanding contributions to Modern design, and highlights the people who made it happen.

This exhibition was organized by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office in association with Cranbrook Art Museum and curated by MPdL Studio of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

PHOTO CAPTION:
Michigan Modern at Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Photo: R. H. Hensleigh
Venue Information
Address:
101 Monroe Center NW  
City:
Grand Rapids 
State:
MI 
Zip Code:
49503 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
6168311000 
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6168311000