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Scrapbook on the Common Ground of the Arts, 1978

Common Ground of the Arts (Organization : Detroit, Mich.)


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: A scrapbook titled "Involvements" documenting activities of Common Ground of the Arts and the involvement of its members during 1978 in the Detroit Council on the Arts; the organizing of the 42nd annual Conference of the Mid-America College Art Association (MACAA), held in Detroit October 25-28, 1978; the Michigan Association of Printmakers; the Artists Guild of Detroit; Detroit-Area Printmakers; studio tours of Common Ground's artists' studios held for graduate students at Wayne State University and members of the Archives of American Art; Common Ground's sponsorship of a Visual Artists Forum at Wayne State University; and the non-profit gallery Detroit Focus. Included are photographs, clippings; publications; and typed introductions for each category of involvement.

Biographical/Historical Note

Common Ground of the Arts was an arts organization in Detroit, Michigan, established to support art and artists and whose members were active in many of Detroit's arts community.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Scrapbook on the Common Ground of the Arts, 1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.