Places for the Spirit – Traditional African American Gardens
January 18–March 10, 2013
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1600 N. Dixboro Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Hours: 10:00 AM–4:30 PM daily
An exhibition of black and white photographs by Vaughn Sills featuring African American folk gardens. In the spirit of outsider and folk art traditions, these gardens capture a unique aesthetic and cultural significance. Gardens from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina are represented along with their creators.
Sponsored by Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum
Lectures by Vaughn Sills, January 29, at 2:00 and 7:00 PM.
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- Making Their Own Way: African Americans in the Culinary World
- Places for the Spirit – Traditional African American Gardens
- Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography
- State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De Léon, Amanda Krugliak
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- El Otro Lado - The Other Side
- Building Islam in Detroit: Foundations, Forms, Futures
- 18th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners
- Interrupted Life: Incarcerated Mothers in the United States
- Infinite Mirror-Images of American Identity