A Date with Michigan Modernism

Michigan History Museum

702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI
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Begin at the Michigan History Museum, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing to view “Minds of Modernism: Michigan and Mid-Century Design,” a tripartite exhibition that coincides with the publication of two new books on Michigan modernism.

This special exhibition features:
- Drawings and models from the Archives of Michigan’s holdings of William Kessler and Minoru Yamasaki.
- Michigan Modern features residences and lifestyles organized by the State Historic Preservation Office and drawn from the new book Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America by Brian Conway and Amy Arnold.
- Mid-Michigan Modern showcases residences in the Lansing area, curated by Susan J. Bandes, author of Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie.

The Docomomo US/Michigan annual meeting will occur from 11:30-noon. Lastly, the day will feature a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Goetsch-Winckler House in Okemos. 

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