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Art & Soul: The Visual Arts - Ann Arbor's International Museum Of Dinnerware Design

Jul 11, 2019

Julianne Harvey, "Sweet Dreams," 2019 porcelain.
Credit International Museum of Dinnerware Design / dinnerwaremuseum.org

This week, "Art and Soul" is about the visual arts.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with state and local arts leader Omari Rush and Dr. Margaret Carney, director of the International Museum of Dinnerware Design in Ann Arbor.


About the International Museum of Dinnerware Design

Dinnerware Design Display
Credit International Museum of Dinnerware Design / dinnerwaremuseum.org

The International Museum of Dinnerware Design was established in 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  [It is] a charitable 501(c)(3) organization holding pop-up exhibitions until [they] get a bricks and mortar facility.  The International Museum of Dinnerware Design has a curated collection of over 7000 objects. 

The International Museum of Dinnerware Design collects, preserves, and celebrates masterpieces of the tabletop genre created by leading artists and designers worldwide. Through its collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, it provides a window on the varied cultural and societal attitudes toward food and dining and commemorates the objects that exalt and venerate the dining experience.

To view the museum's collections, click here.  To learn more out their ongoing "Butter" exhibit (now through August 25), click here and here.

To contact the museum for more information, click here.

Omari Rush and Dr. Margaret Carney in the WEMU studio
Credit Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

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