News from October 2015

29 October 2015

Experience the works of one of Detroit’s most promising young artists as the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents, “The Artistry of Joshua Johnson.” This inspiring exhibition runs from November 20, 2015 – January 9, 2016 in the Lester P. Monts Hall.

Born in Detroit, Joshua Johnson is a senior at the Douglass Academy for Young Men, located in the historic Woodbridge neighborhood. Johnson began drawing at the age of six, and over time, discovered his true calling with the...

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28 October 2015

With the fall exhibition season in full swing, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present “This, too, is Iran,” a captivating collection of assorted photos by Sally Bjork. Located in Monts Hall, the exhibition runs from November 20, 2015 – January 9, 2016.

In May 2015, Sally Bjork, photographer at the U-M Department of the History of Art’s Visual Resources Collections, took part in a 16-day tour through major cities and regions of Iran. Her charge was to photograph...

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21 October 2015

For an action packed evening, visit the University of Michigan Detroit Center on Friday, November 20 for the screening of "Out of Sight," the fourth and final film in the Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) themed, “My Detroit."

The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

In this four-part series, each film aims to highlight the diversity, opportunity, resurgence and love that embody...

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19 October 2015

While college preparation customarily focuses on students, adult mentors and volunteers are essential to college readiness process.

On Saturday, December 12 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents the 5th annual “Mentor’s Summit: Paving the Path to College.”

With an emphasis on college readiness, presenters will include university admissions and financial aid professionals, in addition to higher education experts.

“The Mentor's Summit was...

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12 October 2015

On Friday, November 6, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will screen "Essential Arrival," the third film in the Friday Fall Film Series (F3S) theme, “My Detroit.” 

The focus for the 2015 series is to examine, explore and challenge what Detroit means to people as individuals and as part of a larger community.

In this four-part series, each film aims to highlight the diversity, opportunity, resurgence and love that embody the spirit of Detroit. With...

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