With a zeal for facilitating lifelong learning, Bay View Association is excited to announce “Made in the Mitten” theme week, a celebration of Michigan’s rich cultural, historical, and culinary heritage from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, 2024. The climax of the week is an exclusive preview of the exhibit ‘Cranbrook: The Cradle of Mid Century Modern Design,’

This Michigander thematic week kicks off with a deep dive into Hemingway’s Michigan roots through a week-long class led by Professor Donald Daiker, exploring five of Hemingway’s greatest short stories. The sessions run from June 24-28 at 9 a.m. in Loud Hall, Room 12. Register online.

Monday evening enjoy the 7:30 p.m. Monday Night Movie of “Jerry & Marge Go Large,” based on a true story of a Michigan couple winning millions through a lottery loophole. Free admission.

On June 25, meet “Rosie the Riveter in Michigan” at 7:00 p.m. in Campus Club. Historians will share the vital roles played by Rosie the Riveter during WWII, focusing on contributions from Willow Run and Emmet County. Free admission.

June 26 features a compelling talk by Michigan Notable author Micheline Maynard on the success story of Zingerman’s Deli in Ann Arbor. Her session, “Satisfaction Guaranteed,” will provide insights into how the deli became a business school case study. The talk begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets available online.

Experience an exclusive sneak peek into Cranbrook’s significant role in mid-century modern design on June 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Voorhies Hall. Bridget Bartal, a visiting fellow funded by Miller/Knoll, will present “Cranbrook: The Cradle of Mid Century Modern Design” ahead of a comprehensive exhibit and publication due in 2025.

Closing the week, on June 28, Dianna Stampfler will present “Mitten of Plenty” highlighting Michigan’s agricultural diversity and the thriving craft and artisan food and beverage industry. Attendees can enjoy samples during her Friday Forum talk at 10 a.m. Free admission.
Tickets and details at BayViewAssociation.org