Category Archives: Temporary Exhibits

Behind the Scenes: Packing Up John Halaka

Our recent art exhibition, John Halaka: Landscapes of Desire has come to an end and we began the deinstallation process last week. Here are some behind-the-scenes photos of what it’s like to pack up an exhibit. The large canvas pieces … Continue reading

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Creative Dissent exhibition

We continue to get high praise for the Creative Dissent exhibition. This quote is from the “Stage and Canvas” section of the December 18 – 24, 2013 edition of Real Detroit Weekly: “Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings is a breathtaking … Continue reading

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Shaheen Deinstall

The Alfred Shaheen exhibit closed this past weekend so the Curatorial team spent the week condition reporting objects and packing them away. Here are a few snapshots of the process: I also want to give a shout-out to blogger, Vintage … Continue reading

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Another note about QR

Almost immediately after I made the QR codes and the exhibits opened I realized that I didn’t have complete control over the usage stats – especially to outside sites like Wikipedia. I mentioned it in my last post about the … Continue reading

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QR Codes in Exhibits

If you don’t know what a QR code is you may want to skim the Wikipedia article about them. You may have seen them on your soup cans or postage stamps. They have been gaining popularity over the past few … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Motawi Tileworks

We have opened yet another new exhibit this year! This was our fifth opening in 2010. Motawi Tileworks opened last night to an enthusiastic crowd. If you haven’t been to see us yet, I wanted to show you a preview … Continue reading

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ACCESS and Artwork

The ACCESS main building located in the South end of Dearborn, on Saulino Court, has recently been completely renovated. ACCESS called upon our Curatorial Department last winter to help with filling up some of the bare wall space with artwork, … Continue reading

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