The Unforgettable Dinnerware of Julia Galloway, with a Focus on Her Endangered Species Series

Join us for a virtual visit to Julia Galloway’s studio where the potter will share through conversation and demonstration how she makes dinnerware from beginning to end. This includes idea development and research, things to consider when designing dinnerware, the making process and surface decoration. There will be a live question and answer period at the end of the presentation. Currently, Julia’s pottery is inspired by the growing list of endangered species in the United States.

Film Discussion | Who Killed Vincent Chin?

Author and community member Frances Kai-Hwa Wang joins AADL staff to discuss the documentary 1989 Who Killed Vincent Chin? She will provide background information about this anti-Asian American hate crime that happened in Detroit in 1981 and connect it to violence against Asian American people today.

An in-person screening of this film will occur on Tuesday, May 3rd at the Downtown Library. A virtual screening will also take place immediately prior to this event.

Biblio Files: Episode 76 | Poetry Collections on AADL.TV

What's one of your favorite collections of poetry?

Each week, a few AADL staff members have a brief chat where they answer one question – from "What's your favorite classic?" to "What book didn't live up to the hype?" – in a few minutes.

Join the conversation in the comments section. What book would you have picked for this week's Biblio Files?

Biblio Files: Episode 75 | Pura Belpré Award Winners on AADL.TV

What's one of your favorite Pura Belpré Award winners?

Each week, a few AADL staff members have a brief chat where they answer one question – from "What's your favorite classic?" to "What book didn't live up to the hype?" – in a few minutes.

Join the conversation in the comments section. What book would you have picked for this week's Biblio Files?