Flint Is Family In Three Acts Community Weekend
|Event Type||Exhibition Lectures|
|Date||Thursday, September 15, 2022|
Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 3:00pm (1d 21h 30m)
|Location||Stamps Gallery (Ann Arbor), MSU Broad Museum (East Lansing), Flint Institute of Arts|
Join us for the community weekend of LaToya Ruby Frazier: Flint Is Family In Three Acts, which brings together five years of Frazier’s documentation of and collaboration with Flint residents as they endured the Flint water crisis. The Acts are being shown across three venues: Stamps Gallery (Act III) at University of Michigan, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (Act II), and Flint Institute of Arts (Act I), for the first time in Michigan and the US.
5:30–6:30pm at the Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor
6:30–8:30pm at Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor
12:00–1:30pm at Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor
Act III walkthrough led by artist LaToya Ruby Frazier in conversation with Shea Cobb and Amber Hasan as they discuss their experience collaborating together to create the work on view. Event is free but prior registration is required. Click here to register.
6pm–8pm at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing
Act II opening reception with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Mr. Douglas R. Smiley
1:00–2:00pm at the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint
Act I Reception with light refreshments in Isabel Hall
2:00–4:00pm at the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint
Panel discussion featuring LaToya Ruby Frazier, Shea Cobb, and Amber Hasan, and Mr. Douglas R. Smiley (father of Shea Cobb and subject of Act II) moderated by Niecole Middleton. Book signing to follow. For more information click here.