Sam Karres Reception
October 24, 2012 · 4PM Hatcher Graduate Library
Urban Expressionist painter Sam Karres has spent his life deriving his inspiration from the city of Detroit. He captured Greektown before the casino, at a time when it was truely a Greek neighborhood and the known Greek hang out was the Macedonia Coffee house. This reception was to honor Sam Karres and his gift of sketchbooks dating from 1975-1996 to the Hatcher Graduate Library. The collection will support the study of both Greek America and Detroit.