Lois Teicher to Receive Benard L. Maas Prize for Fine Arts, May 29, 2014 at The Berman

May 12, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

The Benard L. Maas Foundation, in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, has named Lois Teicher the recipient of the 2014 Benard L. Maas Prize for Achievement in Fine Arts.

The Maas Prize is awarded annually to celebrate and honor individuals and organizations whose work enhances Jewish life in Michigan in the categories of performing arts, fine arts, and humanities. The 2014 award is being given in the fine arts category and will be presented at Federation’s 10th Annual Leadership Awards Night on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 5:15 p.m. at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 West Maple in the West Bloomfield .DIA GUVVY 2008

An artist who continuously challenges herself to grow intellectually, Teicher has shared what she has learned through an extraordinary body of work. There is no other Jewish woman of her experience or stature working as a sculptor in the region. Creating sculptures for specific sites, she demonstrates a mastery of techniques and knowledge of structure, materials and fabrication resulting in  installations that are truly exceptional.  Among her many honors, Lois has received the Michigan Governors Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Michigan Art and Patrons Award from the Arts Foundation of Michigan and the Mayors Artist Award in Dearborn, Michigan.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Aug
21

A Detroit River Cruise Experience: Creatures of the Sea

Our Annual Detroit River Cruise is diving deep this year with a “Creatures of the Sea” themed celebration to send summer off with a splash! Get on board for music, drinks, eats and the best views of the city. Bonus points for dressing up in seafaring style! Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:30 – All aboard! […]

Sign Up
Aug
23

NEXTGen Detroit’s BGS Appreciation Event

NEXTGen Detroit wants to thank you for driving the future by inviting you to the BGS (Ben Gurion Society) Appreciation Event Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM M1 Concourse 1 Concourse Dr. Pontiac, MI 48341 Food Truck Rally, Cocktails, Music, Thrill Rides, And More! This event is only open to Ben Gurion Society members, […]

Sign Up
Aug
26

Detroit Ride for the Living

Sunday, August 26th | 9 AM The Krakow JCC’s Annual Ride for the Living is a 55 kilometer bike ride from Auschwitz to JCC Krakow that commemorates Jewish history and celebrates the miraculous rebirth of Jewish life in Poland today. This year, JFMD’s Israel & Overseas Department  and the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit are pedaling in solidarity and organizing a satellite ride right here […]

Sign Up
Aug
28

NEXTGen Detroit and MIBA present: Start-Up Nation 201

Here’s your chance to hear first-hand from experts about the culture of business in Israel and take your knowledge of the Israeli business sector to the next level. If you’re interested in working in Israel or with Israel-based companies, don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn and have your questions answered! Tuesday, August 28th at […]

Sign Up