News from February 2015

25 February 2015

The University of Michigan Detroit Center continues the fourth annual Sankofa Film Series with a screening that features the revolutionary artist, Ibn Pori Pitts. The film, “Portraits of a Revolutionary Artist” begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 13 and includes free admission, parking and light refreshments.

“Portraits of a Revolutionary Artist” traces the...

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13 February 2015

U-M Detroit Center Communications Director Mike Morland sits down with Actor, Musician and Activist Antonio David Lyons to discuss his four week scholar in residency at the University of Michigan. Topics include: Lyons one man show "We Are Here," his experiences in Michigan and Detroit, his upcoming TV project "The Book of Negroes," and how he got his start in acting. 


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05 February 2015
Students spelling out 'ArcStart' with their bodies

ArcStart is a three-week residential program for high school students that offers an the opportunity to explore the built environment first-hand through an introduction to architectural design. Participants will experience the rewarding intensity of a college architecture studio, partake in skill-building workshops that reinforce analytical and conceptual problem...

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04 February 2015

Experience the acclaimed works of artist M. Saffell Gardner at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, February 19 – March 20, 2015 with the exhibition “The Artistry of M. Saffell Gardner.”

Located in Lester P. Monts Hall, “Artistry” features an extensive collection of Gardner’s paintings and creative works. An opening reception for this exhibition is scheduled for Thursday, February 19 from 6-9 p.m. Beginning at 7 p.m., M. Saffell Gardner will lead a gallery discussion about his...

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