Mother and Child, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor


Mother and Child, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor

“Mother and Child” sculpture by John Pappas in 1990 is in the Mother and Child Unit at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Looking Forward, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor


Looking Forward, by John Nick Pappas, Sculptor

The “Looking Forward” statue by John Pappas in 2000 is located in BASF Waterfront Park in the City of Wyandotte. Pappas won a competition for this commission.

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John Nick Pappas Meets The Queen Of England


John Nick Pappas Meets The Queen Of England

Pappas was invited to exhibit in the international sculpture exhibition in Chelsea Harbour, England and was one of a handful of sculptors who were selected to meet the Queen of England.

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John Nick Pappas


John Nick Pappas

John Pappas was born in Detroit, the son of Greek immigrants. Growing up Greek was his first language and he served as an altar boy in the Greek Church.

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Transporting The John Pappas 1978 Sculpture


Transporting The John Pappas 1978 Sculpture

A huge crane and four flat bed trucks were needed to get the thirteen bronze figures moved from the Pappas Studio to the Blue Cross Blue Shield location in Detroit.

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Wicker Rocking Chair, circa 1830-1900


Wicker Rocking Chair, circa 1830-1900

Wicker Rocking Chair, circa 1830-1900 (Wicker with scrolls on back).

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Low-Back Armchair, circa 1850-1900


Low-Back Armchair, circa 1850-1900

Low-Back Armchair, circa 1850-1900 (Lowest back chair photographed).

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Boston Rocker, circa 1840


Boston Rocker, circa 1840

Boston Rocker, circa 1840 from Starkweather family (Black rocker with stencils on back and seat).

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Museum Advisory Board Report

Author: 
Nancy Wheeler, Board Chair
Parent ID: 
Ypsilanti Gleanings
Museum Advisory Board Report
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Clone of From the President’s Desk

Author: 
Alvin E. Rudisill
Parent ID: 
Ypsilanti Gleanings
Clone of From the President’s Desk
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