Marshall Fredericks Museum Hosts Two Award Winning Artists Nov. 28th

Let's Talk Art: A Discussion Between Artists and Curator

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The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum  is hosting two award-winning and nationally recognized artists at the program “Let’s Talk Art: A Conversation Between Artists & Curator” on Tuesday, November 28 from 6:00-8:00pm. This event is part of a cultural program series that ties into the special exhibition, Vitality and Continuity: Art in the Experiences of Anishinaabe, Inuit, and Pueblo Women currently on view at the Museum.

Dr. Denene De Quintal, Ph.D. from the Detroit Institute of Art will moderate the discussion between artists and audience. Kelly Church and Lois Beardslee, both featured artists in the Vitality and Continuity exhibition, will provide a behind the scenes investigation into the exhibition and the details behind their inspirational and powerful artwork. Visual aids from the artists will punctuate the conversation. Light hors d'oeuvres will be available for all attendees.

Kelly Church is an award-winning artit, eductor, and activist; an Ottawa/Pottawatomi blak ash basket maker, member of the Gun Lake band of Michigan, an a Grand Traverse Ban of Ottawa and Ojibwe descenent. 

Lois Beardslee is a multiple award-winning Native American artist, illustrator and Anishinaabe author.

Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum; located on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road, Saginaw, MI.  General Museum hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday noon to 5:00 p.m.

Admission is free.  For more information, call (989) 964-7125 or visit the Museum’s website at

 Free event parking can be found at Saginaw Valley State University at the Fine Arts Circle and/or at J-Lots

For any questions, please call 989-964-7125 or email mfsm@svsu.

Exhibition Credits: “Vitality and Continuity: Art in the Experiences of Anishinaabe, Inuit, and Pueblo Women” is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, Bonifas Arts Center, Dennos Museum Center, Midland Center for the Arts, and Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum.

This exhibition is one in a series of American art exhibitions created through a multi-year; multi-institutional partnership formed by the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the Art Bridges Initiative. This exhibition is on display at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum  through January 6, 2024.


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