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Architecture BY HAND

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


In an age of machine dominance, the Glen Arbor Arts Center celebrates the human hand in its By Hand project. On April 13, Traverse City architect Ken Richmond, and Steve Stier, a Benzie County resident who is an expert in historic barn restoration, talk about the relevance of hand work in the creation of contemporary and historic architecture. The program begins at 1 pm.
When Richmond attended architecture school at Notre Dame University in the 1980s, he drafted all his structures with pencil and paper, a practice he continues today. Stier, a driving force behind the restoration of the Leelanau Poor Farm Barn, focuses on barns built in the period between 1840 and 1940. He has built a career restoring buildings designed and erected before modern technology and computer-assisted design. During the program, the conversation will touch on why both these people continue to work by hand, how the human hand enhances the creative process, and remains relevant and essential to human life.
This By Hand program is free. The GAAC is located at 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The By Hand project runs March 29 – May 30, and is comprised of a series of visual art exhibitions and community conversations. The By Hand project enjoys the support of a Michigan Humanities Bridging Michigan grant. For more information go to / EVENTS.


April 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S. Lake Street
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
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231 334 6112
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