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Published: Thursday, 8/4/2005

Parkwood Gallery displays 3 artists' works

Parkwood Gallery, at the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, 1838 Parkwood Ave., Suite 120, presents an exhibition of works by Casey Bradley, Debra Buchanan, and Sarah Miller from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23. A reception is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 19. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information: 419-254-2787 or www.acgt.org.

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The Arts Commission's Young Artists at Work program, which runs through Aug. 12, is developing murals for St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center and Flatlanders Sculpture and Supply. The St. Vincent commission carries the theme "A Proud Past, a Promising Future" as part of the celebration of the hospital's 150th anniversary. The Flatlanders project, "The Earth Experiment," has been commissioned by gallery owner Ken Thompson.

The mural projects are under the instruction of Andres Orlowski, assisted by Adam Russell and Keturah A.N. Bobo. Students are also working with writing clinician Larry Levy of the Glass House Writing Project to create poetry expressing their thoughts and feelings on the theme of jazz as part of the Art in TARTA project.

The YAAW program, in its 12th year, brings together 25 youths, ages 14 to 18, to study and to practice painting and literary arts. They receive minimum wage pay and work 30 hours a week with fellow young artists and a faculty of local artists to complete public art projects. Information: 419-254-ARTS.

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The University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St., Ann Arbor, presents Pop! through Sept. 25. The exhibition revisits the impact of pop art through more than 100 images from the 1950s to the early '70s by iconic artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Richard Hamilton, Ed Ruscha, and Claes Oldenburg.

Guided tours are 2 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 14 and 21 and 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. Information: 734-763-8662.



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