Arts

Henry Ford Hosts Album Art Exhibit and Musical Performances

Image of Harmonica Shah performing at HFC's Sisson Gallery

Henry Ford College hosted an album art exhibit as well as five live local bands in the Sisson Gallery in the MacKenzie Fine Arts building from September 11-26. The exhibit and performances were coordinated by Sisson Gallery curator Steve Glazer.

Henry Ford College Students Visit the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

Photo of a Ford Model B

On Sept. 7, Henry Ford College students visited the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant to learn more about Henry Ford and the Model-T. Each fall semester the Henry Ford II Honors Program offers an Honors Colloquium class specific to Detroit’s history.

Girls of the Crescent Aims to Highlight Muslim Stories in Literature

Image of sisters Zena and Mena Nasiri

Sisters Mena and Zena Nasiri have been working to promote inclusion of female Muslim characters in literature in schools and libraries in Michigan.

For Love, Not Profit

Photo of Rev. Faith Fowler of Cass Community Social Services speaking with a young child

The work of grassroots nonprofits can fall under the radar as news of Detroit’s revitalization focuses on multi-million dollar development projects near downtown and midtown.

Home is Where the Skoolie Is

Photo of the Welch family standing in front of the bus home

Urban Dictionary defines a skoolie as a school bus that has been purchased by a private owner and converted for some other purpose other than hauling people around, such as RVing.

Henry Ford College Presents "Lobby Hero"

Poster for "Lobby Hero"

The 2018 Broadway hit, “Lobby Hero,” by Kenneth Lonergan, is set to take the stage this spring semester at Henry Ford College.

Shinola's Detroit Image

Photo of workers assembling watch components at Shinola's Detroit headquarters

Shinola is saving Detroit—at least that's what “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly thinks.

Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before with the Henry Ford's "Star Trek" Exhibit

Photo of Enterprise Bridge replica

On May 11, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation debuted a new temporary exhibition, “Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds,” dedicated to the cultural phenomenon spanning over 50 years.

Fowling, it Rhymes with Bowling

Photograph of the sign at the Fowling Warehouse

An up and coming sport is taking over the metro Detroit area and beyond. It combines the time-tested game of bowling with the nation’s favorite game, football. Throw in a dash of lawn games and you have fowling.

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