Feb 21 Wednesday
A World War II pilot, fisherman, artist, printmaker, and educator, Fred B. Brian’s many rolesrelied on keen observation. While born in Normal, Illinois, in 1924, Brian found creativeinspiration in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Summers at the family’s cabin in the OttawaForest on Lake Gogebic feature prominently in his work. Brian translates childhoodobservations into narrative artwork. Stories swapped at the kitchen table and surrealmemories of his father placing a fishing boat into the living room for winter storage arethe basis of personal myths in his black and white woodcut prints.
Thursday, September 21, 5:30 pm - Please join us for a reception and an introduction to the exhibition by Holle Brian.
Feb 22 Thursday
SPECIAL EXHIBIT at the Marquette Regional History CenterCONSUMER CO-OPERATIVES IN THE CENTRALUPPER PENINSULA: A MIDDLE WAYJANUARY 29 – APRIL 27The central Upper Peninsula (Marquette, Alger, Delta, and Dickinson Counties), has an extensive history of organizing consumer co-operatives, dating back to the late 1880s. This exhibit outlines how coops were involved in more than just selling goods. They have been active in local politics, aiding strikers, advocating for food safety, supporting immigrants, fostering communities, and fighting against other injustices faced by the working class. Co-ops offered an option between traditional capitalist stores and a socialized economy. View artifact and learn about co-ops. Call 906.226.3571 for more info or visit marquettehistory.org
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