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Penny Stamps Speaker Series

David Yurman

Dreaming with Your Hands

April 10, 2014

David Yurman

Jewelry designer David Yurman founded his company in New York in 1980, and quickly became known as America’s leading fine jewelry and luxury timepiece designer.  A student of the master sculptors Jacques Lipchitz and Theodore Roszak, Yurman is also an artist with a lifelong passion for design and innovation.  Along with the simple goal to make beautiful things to wear, Yurman remains actively committed to supporting the community and the arts through the David and Sybil Yurman Humanitarian and Arts Foundation.  Created in 2001, the foundation provides support for charitable initiatives including The Whitney Museum of American Art, Studio in a School, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Robin Hood Foundation.

With support from the University of Michigan Museum of Art and Ruth Taubman Jewelry Design.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public.