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Freshmen Orientation
July 25 2014
Wayne State University
Freshman orientation sessions for students entering Fall 2014 begin in May. We look forward to meeting you and making your transition to Wayne State as smooth as possible.Visit Undergraduate Admissions for more information.orientation@wayne.edu
Prospective students: Tour the Dept. of Theatre and Dance
September 9 2014 at 4:00 PM
Old Main
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to offer tours of our programs and facilities to all students interested in pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in theatre or undergraduate studies in dance. If this day/time is not a good one for you, here is our total list of upcoming tours: Tuesday, September 9, 2014Friday, September 26Friday, October 17Tuesday, October 28Tuesday, November 25Tuesday, December 16Tuesday, January 6, 2015Friday, January 23Friday, February 13Tuesday, February 24Tuesday, March 10Friday, March 27Tuesday, March 31Tuesday, April 7Friday, April 24
BERG / BRONER, Sculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists
September 22 2014 at 9:00 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Wayne State University’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts presents the art exhibition BERG / BRONERSculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists Irving Berg and Robert Broner were great artist friends involved in art education and the community of artists in the Modernist Art Movement. Modernism aimed to depart from the traditional forms of art, using found objects with shared experiences with other artists. The incorporation of found objects into their works is one way in which the sculptures and prints exhibited by these two friends are connected. Irving Berg, Wayne State 1943 and ’50, was a head of the art department at Detroit’s Cass Technical High School and a supervisor of student art teachers at Wayne State University. Berg’s artistic achievements as a sculptor, ceramist, jewelry designer and photographer are well recognized. His work is in the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne State’s Reuther Library. He created the sculpture garden Camp Maas, Lake Orion, MI, devoted to large, outdoor pieces by him and many of his students. He was honored with awards from the Michigan Council for the Arts and the Detroit Institute of Arts and he is a recipient of Wayne State’s Arts Achievement Award. Robert Broner, Wayne State 1945, was a professor of art at Wayne State University, at Haifa University in Israel and at Cooper Union of Art in New York. Broner introduced techniques central to the growth of 20th century printing, fabric texture imprint, found objects flattened, Xerox, and wood collage assembled prints. He was first to use circuit boards as the plate. Broner exhibited work at Israel Museum, Jersalem; the British International Print Bienniale; Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris; and Museum of Modern Art, New York. His work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts; Guggenheim Museum, NY; Museum of Modern Art, NY; and National Gallery of Art, Washington. BERG / BRONER, Sculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists runs September 22 through 27. HOURS:Monday, Sept. 22, 9am to 5pmTuesday, Sept. 23, 9am to 5pmWednesday, Sept. 24, 9am to 5pmThursday, Sept. 25, 9am to 5pmFriday, Sept. 26, 9am to 6pmSaturday, Sept. 27, 9am to Noon The exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Harriet Berg and Nahama Broner. Special thanks also to Tom Pyrzewski, Wayne State University Galleries, and Michelle Perron and Todd Erikson, College for Creative Studies. Self-parking is available in nearby Wayne State Structure 1 and Structure 5, as well as at meters on surrounding streets. Guests with unique mobility needs are recommended to consider Wayne State Lot 31 or the Detroit Historical Museum’s lot, as they are nearest to the conference center. The exhibition runs in cooperation with the 2014 Mid-America Print Council Conference hosted by Wayne State University, September 24–27. During the exhibition the international light installation program DLECTRICITY takes place throughout Midtown Detroit the evenings of September 26 and 27.
Department of Music Tour
September 25 2014 at 12:30 PM
Old Main
We encourage all prospective students to attend our tour which includes music facilities, Schaver Music Recital Hall, our renovated recording studio, sound design lab, practice rooms and various classrooms. Review our audition requirements and curriculum prior to the tour. Prospective students are welcome to invite a guest or parent to the tour. The Department of Music is located at 4841 Cass Ave. in 1321 Old Main (the clock tower building). Use the campus map and allow plenty of time to park. The nearest parking is in Structure 6 and Lot 60.
BERG / BRONER, Sculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists
September 26 2014 at 9:00 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Wayne State University’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts presents the art exhibition BERG / BRONERSculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists Irving Berg and Robert Broner were great artist friends involved in art education and the community of artists in the Modernist Art Movement. Modernism aimed to depart from the traditional forms of art, using found objects with shared experiences with other artists. The incorporation of found objects into their works is one way in which the sculptures and prints exhibited by these two friends are connected. Irving Berg, Wayne State 1943 and ’50, was a head of the art department at Detroit’s Cass Technical High School and a supervisor of student art teachers at Wayne State University. Berg’s artistic achievements as a sculptor, ceramist, jewelry designer and photographer are well recognized. His work is in the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts and Wayne State’s Reuther Library. He created the sculpture garden Camp Maas, Lake Orion, MI, devoted to large, outdoor pieces by him and many of his students. He was honored with awards from the Michigan Council for the Arts and the Detroit Institute of Arts and he is a recipient of Wayne State’s Arts Achievement Award. Robert Broner, Wayne State 1945, was a professor of art at Wayne State University, at Haifa University in Israel and at Cooper Union of Art in New York. Broner introduced techniques central to the growth of 20th century printing, fabric texture imprint, found objects flattened, Xerox, and wood collage assembled prints. He was first to use circuit boards as the plate. Broner exhibited work at Israel Museum, Jersalem; the British International Print Bienniale; Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris; and Museum of Modern Art, New York. His work is in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts; Guggenheim Museum, NY; Museum of Modern Art, NY; and National Gallery of Art, Washington. BERG / BRONER, Sculpture and Prints by WSU Mid-Century Modernists runs September 22 through 27. HOURS:Monday, Sept. 22, 9am to 5pmTuesday, Sept. 23, 9am to 5pmWednesday, Sept. 24, 9am to 5pmThursday, Sept. 25, 9am to 5pmFriday, Sept. 26, 9am to 6pmSaturday, Sept. 27, 9am to Noon The exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Harriet Berg and Nahama Broner. Special thanks also to Tom Pyrzewski, Wayne State University Galleries, and Michelle Perron and Todd Erikson, College for Creative Studies. Self-parking is available in nearby Wayne State Structure 1 and Structure 5, as well as at meters on surrounding streets. Guests with unique mobility needs are recommended to consider Wayne State Lot 31 or the Detroit Historical Museum’s lot, as they are nearest to the conference center. The exhibition runs in cooperation with the 2014 Mid-America Print Council Conference hosted by Wayne State University, September 24–27. During the exhibition the international light installation program DLECTRICITY takes place throughout Midtown Detroit the evenings of September 26 and 27.
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