News from January 2011

19 January 2011
Children doing crafts at tables for MLK Day activities

As part of the 25th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, over 100 Detroit community residents (including nearly 50 children) attended activities in honor of this famed Civil Rights Pioneer at the University of Michigan Detroit Center on Monday, January 17.


The program included simulcast broadcasts from Ann Arbor of speeches by Civil Rights Activist Shirley Sherrod and Duke University Professor Dr. Sherman James; showings of two episodes from the acclaimed “...

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06 January 2011
Trains of Thought exhibit

Curated by Gallery Director Stephen Schudlich, the show – Trains of Thought -continues the 2010-2011 exhibition season at Work Detroit in the University of Michigan Detroit Center.


The exhibition features a sharing of creative work that speaks to the topic of trains as a concept, as a symbol and/or as a system of sustainable transportation. This show will run concurrently with a similarly focused exhibition at Work Ann Arbor generated by students of University of...

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