All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Jul 8

In Conversation: Gertrude’s Eye: An Intimate Look at the Gertrude Kasle Collection

This program is free and open to the public, but space is limited: click here to register.

Join Assistant Curator Jennifer Friess for a conversation about the exhibition Exercising the Eye: The Gertrude Kasle Collection, which focuses on Gertrude Kasle’s pioneering role as a contemporary art gallerist and collector in Detroit. This tour will highlight key artists from Kasle’s private collection, including Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and Grace Hartigan and will explore Kasle’s significant efforts to foster new visual and cultural ideas in the Midwest during the 1960s and ‘70s.

Lead support for Exercising the Eye: The Gertrude Kasle Collection is provided by the University of Michigan Office of the Provost, Michigan Medicine, and the University of Michigan CEW Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund.