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THE DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S FILM SERIES FEATURES
“ART IN THE STATIONS: DETROIT PEOPLE MOVER”
JANUARY 11 & 12 AT THE DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The Detroit Historical Society continues its monthly film series with “Art in the Stations: Detroit People Mover,” showing Saturday and Sunday, January 11 & 12 at 1 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum. Presented in conjunction with the final weekend of the Made by Hand: Detroit’s Ceramic Legacy featuring 110 years of Pewabic Pottery, each screening is free to the public.
In this film, we meet internationally acclaimed artists and watch the planning, execution, and installation of 15 major public works of art in the 13 stations of the People Mover, which connects office buildings and key areas in downtown Detroit.
“Art in the Stations” has been honored with numerous awards, including the CINE Golden Eagle, Columbus International Film Festival Bronze, American Film & Video Festival and an Emmy Award. Running time for this film is 30 minutes.
The 13 People Mover stations feature more than $2 million in mixed media that you can photograph, touch and experience:
· Times Square Station, “In Honor of W. Hawkins Ferry” by Tom Phardel / Pewabic Pottery and “Untitled,” by Anat Shiftan / Pewabic Pottery;
· Michigan Ave. Station, “Voyage” by Allie McGhee and “On the Move” by Kirk Newman;
· Fort / Cass Station, “Untitled” by Farley Tobin and “Progression II” by Sandra Jo Osip;
· Cobo Center Station, “Calvacade of Cars” by Larry Ebel / Linda Cianciolo Scarlett;
· Joe Louis Arena Station, “Voyage” by Gerome Kamrowski;
· Financial District Station, “'D' for Detroit” by Joyce Kozloff;
· Millender Center Station, “Detroit New Morning” by Alvin Loving Jr.;
· Renaissance Center Station, “Siberian Ram” by Marshall Fredericks;
· Bricktown Station, “Baubien Passage” by Glen Michaels;
· Greektown Station, “Neon for the Greektown Station” by Stephen Antomakos;
· Cadillac Center Station, “ In Honour of Mary Chase Stratton” by Diana Kulisek/Pewabic Pottery;
· Broadway Station, “ The Blue Nile” by Charles McGee;
· Grand Circus Park Station, “ Catching Up” by J. Seward Johnson, Jr
The Detroit Historical Museum, located at 5401 Woodward Ave. (NW corner of Kirby) in Midtown Detroit, is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free for all, all the time. Parking in the Museum’s lot is $5 at all times. Group tour pricing and information is available by calling 313.833.1733. Permanent exhibits include the famous Streets of Old Detroit, the Allesee Gallery of Culture, Kid Rock Music Lab, Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad, Detroit: The “Arsenal of Democracy,” Frontiers to Factories, America’s Motor City, and The Glancy Trains. For more information, call the Museum at 313.833.1805 or check out our website at detroithistorical.org.