14 January 2016

The University of Michigan Detroit Center, in partnership with Plowshares Theatre Company is proud to present the 5th annual “Youth Theatre Fellows” residential youth theatre camp.  

From June 22-28, 2016, the Youth Theatre Fellows program invites young men and women in grades 8-12 with an interest in theatre to experience the world of performing arts.

This week long camp features several elements to enhance a student’s creativity...

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06 January 2016

Before the decline of its industrial landscape, Lackawanna, New York was a lively steel city that employed more than half its population at the Bethlehem Steel plant. In this city was a small, but unique community of immigrants from the country of Yemen. 

When photographer Milton Rogovin visited the city in 1977, he was fascinated by the people’s interest in embracing modern-day American experiences while continuing to participate in their Yemeni traditions.

Now this unique...

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21 December 2015

Kick off the New Year with the latest Monts Hall exhibition, “Magnificent China: A Photography Exhibition,” January 15 – February 20.

Featuring breathtaking landscapes and cultural scenes captured by photographer Xu Zengquan, "Magnificent China" highlights the numerous natural wonders of the eastern world.

An electrical engineer from Dexter, Michigan, Zengquan has a unique perspective to the world of photography. “When I take pictures, I feel as if I could look through a window...

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21 December 2015

Visit the University of Michigan Detroit Center this Martin Luther King Jr. Day and be part of the inspiring and educational events beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, January 18 with free admission and parking for all attendees.

A simulcast of the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Day Symposium keynote address, presented by Nontombi Naomi Tutu, will take place in the Ann Arbor Room of the Detroit Center from 10 – 11:30 a.m. To assist the Detroit Center in providing the best guest...

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14 December 2015

The University of Michigan Detroit Center follows the official University academic calendar and will be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Sunday, January 3, 2016 in observance of the winter holiday schedule. Regular business hours resume on Monday, January 4, 2016.


  • Monday, December 21: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 22...
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30 November 2015

Assist in the Detroit Center's efforts to empower U-M faculty, staff and student initiatives in the city of Detroit during this year’s “Giving BlueDay.” 

On Tuesday, December 1, consider giving to the University of Michigan Detroit Center and know that your donation supports our mission as we mutually enrich University and Detroit communities through service, education, research and the exchange of culture. We appreciate your support in making the Detroit Center a top resource for...

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17 November 2015

The University of Michigan Detroit Center follows the official University academic calendar and will be closed on Thursday, November 26 - Sunday, November 29, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see below for the complete list of hours over the holiday week.


  • Monday, November 23: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 24: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 25: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m...
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11 November 2015

Kick off the holiday season as the University of Michigan Detroit Center participates in Midtown Detroit’s 43rd annual Noel Night celebration on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 5-9 p.m.. 

This year’s Detroit Center activities include holiday music performances by the Oak Park Voices of Inspiration Choir, Detroit Christian Youth Orchestra, Winans Academy Orchestra, Winans Academy Dance Co., and LSO Dance Company. Guests are also encouraged to participate in the south midtown...

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05 November 2015

Kick off the holiday season as the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents the 6th Annual Sounds of the Season program on Friday, December 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

This free show for senior citizens and their guests’ features seasonal music from the Advanced Choir of Southfield-Lathrup High School (under the direction of Mr. Jeffrey Martin) and the Avondale High School band (under the direction of Mr. Joshua Neuenschwander).

While the...

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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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