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The Dennos Museum Center

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temporary exhibits

The Dennos regularly presents a variety of exhibitions, seeking to engage, enlighten, and entertain audiences. Temporary exhibitions change every three to four months. Please visit the pages below for more informaton on our current exhibitions, or see what is coming next with our upcoming exhibits page.

40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
January 19, 2020 — April 19, 2020
In this powerful exhibit featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett, 40 photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a global awareness campaign. 

Pulped Under Pressure
January 19, 2020 — May 24, 2020

With traditional hand papermaking at its core, this exhibition underscores important contemporary issues steeped in history and craft.

Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day
January 19, 2020 — May 24, 2020
For 365 days, artist Karen Bondarchuk produced a crow a day to mark the passing time that her mother - diagnosed with dementia in 2010 - no longer could.

permanent exhibits

The Dennos Museum Center houses a collection of more than 2,600 works of art. Approximately 1,600 objects are prints, sculptures, and other artworks made by the Inuit people of the Canadian Arctic, Greenland, and Alaska. The remainder of the collection includes a diverse array of painting, sculpture, prints, and photography. Significant holdings include contemporary works by Michigan artists, 19th and 20th century American and European graphic art, 18th and 19th century Japanese prints, and 20th century Great Lakes Indian and Canadian Indian art. 

outdoor sculpture

Located on the Campuses of Northwestern Michigan College, the Dennos Museum Center's outdoor sculpture collection is a permanent installtion of thought provoking large-scale works.


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