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June 2017

How Does a Work of Art End Up in a Museum?

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GRAM, 101 Monroe Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Each of the 5,000+ objects in the collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum has a unique history, or provenance. Some works, which were purchased directly from a living artist, have a rather short history, whereas others have taken long and circuitous routes into GRAM's collection. Registrar Julie Conklin and Curatorial Assistant Jennifer Wcisel will share photos, stories, and documents from the museum archives that bring to life the journeys of these objects. Discover what the back of paintings reveal…

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