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Art by State: Michigan

Art by State: Michigan

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Michigan

Michigan
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Lewis Cass (Secretary of War, Senator, Secretary of State)

Statue

Gerald R. Ford, Jr. (Representative, President)

Painting

Senate wing

Fort Mackinac, Michigan (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Gerald R. Ford (by Walker Hancock)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

Harold C. Vogel
b. Detroit, Michigan
Carved two mahogany frames in the Old Hall of the House of Representatives; the baldacchino in the old Senate chamber

Last Updated: November 13, 2013