Current Exhibitions
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Currently on exhibit at the University Gallery and Ford Gallery:


  • March 8 - April 11
  • University Gallery
  • Reception: Wed, March 8, 4:30 - 6:30pm

Curated by Prof. Gretchen Otto and Briana Wickoff in partnership with the Michigan Silversmith's Guild, METALS 2017 features the metalwork of 11 regional schools.  

There are approximately 60 pieces in the exhibition.  Instructors were invited to show their work and select several pieces of their students' work.  This jurying process ensured that the objects are not only of high quality but also representative of student's work.  This jurying process ensured that objects are not only of high quality but also representative of students' learning in each program.

This type of exhibition has been presented over the years with different institutions hosting: in 2008 it was held at a gallery in Toledo, Ohio, and in 2013 it was presented by the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit. Institutions participating this year are:

Bowling Green State University

College for Creative Studies

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Eastern Michigan University

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Grand Valley State University

Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University

Northern Michigan University

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Wayne State University

Western Michigan University

Capstone Exhibition

  • March 22 - March 29
  • Ford Gallery
  • Reception: Wed, March 22, 4:30 - 6:30pm