September 17 • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Ed welcomes Dr. Mary Chinery, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, New Jersey, and Dr. Michael Gross, Associate Provost, who will describe Georgian Court’s Gilded Age beginnings as a country retreat for the George Gould family and its superb transition by the Sisters of Mercy into a leading university and cultural anchor for the City of Lakewood. We’ll explore the beautiful manor house, nestled amid pine, fir and larch trees, designed by society architect Bruce Price in 1898, with its murals and carved interior décor still largely intact.
More at: georgian.edu
September 17 • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor
Dr. Carla Sinopoli, of the U-M’s Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, will highlight her intriguing exhibition at the Kelsey Museum, “Less Than Perfect,” which charts 2,000 years of artists’ strivings after perfection – or deliberate efforts to achieve the opposite.
More at: kelsey museum