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DIA Behind the Seen Talk: In the Garden

  • Environmental Interpretive Center 4901 Evergreen Road Dearborn, MI, 48128 United States (map)

7:00 p.m.  Refreshments & Networking

7:30 p.m.  Project Announcements

8:00 p.m.  In a Garden Presentation by Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) Speaker's Bureau Member Wendy Evans

This talk explores the hidden meanings associated with images of flowers, plants and gardens in some of our favorite works of art.

Wendy Evans was raised among the museums of London, England.  She has advanced degrees from Oxford University in England and Wayne State University in Detroit.

She taught Art History at Wayne State University and elsewhere and is a long-time volunteer at the Detroit Institute of Arts.  She gives presentations on a variety of art subjects in libraries, senior centers, country clubs and to many groups around Michigan. She gave an invited lecture on American Art at the Anhui Sanlian University in Hefei, China.

Wendy received the United Way Community Services Heart of Gold Award, the DIA Volunteer Council Distinguished Service Award, the 2014 Birmingham-Bloomfield Cultural Arts Award and a 2015 Esteemed Women of Michigan award from the Burnstein Community Clinic.

Known  for her English accent and crazy socks, Wendy loves to share her passion for art with audiences. More at