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The Legacy of Charles Lang Freer: Detroit and Washington, D.C.

Sunday, October 07, 2012 |3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

  • For Everyone

 Lecture Hall



Five speakers explores the life of Charles Lang Freer, his role as a cultural force in Detroit, and the gift of his art collection to the nation. They offer brief presentations on Freer's legacy as represented by his home on Ferry Street and the Gallery in Washington, D.C. that bears his name. Speakers include Dr. Kenneth Myers, chief curator and head of the museum’s department of American art.


Cosponsored by Freer House/Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute/Wayne State University, Asian & Islamic Art Forum, Associates of the American Wing, Japan America Society of Greater Detroit and Windsor, Detroit Historical Society, and Americana Foundation.