Michigan Water Color Society records, 1947-1976

Michigan Water Color Society

Collection size: 33 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Thiry-three exhibition catalogs and brochures.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art society, Detroit, Mich. Seventy artists interested in promoting watercolor as an artistic medium joined together in 1946 to develop a regional organization. Organizers were drawn from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and the Scarab club. The Society organized a lecture series, established a watercolor prize, and sponsored exhibitions. Staged a national watercolor exhibition in 1966.

Loaned by Mary Jane Bigler, member of the Michigan Water Color Society and of the Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University.

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