Living With Our Wild Neighbors

Whether you love them or merely tolerate them, the wild animals that share our community are here to stay. So, how can we coexist peacefully with our wild neighbors? Join representatives from the Humane Society of Huron Valley to discuss humane solutions to human-animal conflict, what to do about orphaned baby wildlife, and dispelling some common myths. The program will conclude with a Q&A session with Eric Wright, Supervisor of HSHV’s Cruelty and Rescue team.

Glidden Pottery: Unique Stoneware for the Mid-Century Table

Glidden Pottery is a unique stoneware-bodied dinnerware and Artware that was produced in Alfred, New York from 1940 to 1957. This presentation by Margaret Carney will highlight the rich history and inspirational Glidden Pottery designs, glazes, and decorations. Part of the the IMoDD Unforgettable Dinnerware lecture series.

This event is in partnership with the International Museum of Dinnerware Design.

DJ Workshop

Are you interested in the art of DJing but don't know where to start? Come join us for an exciting event where you will learn the fundamentals of DJing!

This event is perfect for beginners who are interested in getting started with DJing or for those who just want to learn some new skills. At the DJ Workshop event you'll get hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment and learn the basics of mixing and beat-matching.

Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in DJing or just want to learn a new hobby, this event is the perfect place to get started.


Poetry Reading | Russell Brakefield and Katie Hartsock: Blurry Radiant Landscapes

In his late twenties, poet Russell Brakefield was diagnosed with keratoconus, a degenerative eye condition causing progressive loss of sight. His new collection, My Modest Blindness, traverses this blurry landscape, connecting art, literature, natural history, and pop culture. In her late twenties, poet Katie Hartsock was diagnosed with late-onset Type 1 diabetes. Her new collection, Wolf Trees, meditates on this chronic illness and its daily demands alongside motherhood, mythology, and Midwestern woods.

GIGA2: Guaranteed Income in Ann Arbor

Join us for a event learning about Guaranteed Income to Grow Ann Arbor, a guaranteed income pilot that will provide monthly payments of $528 to Ann Arbor entrepreneurs with low incomes for two years. You must be 18 years old, live in Ann Arbor, make less than 225% of the federal poverty line and be an entrepreneur, broadly defined. Researchers from the University of Michigan will be on hand to talk about the program and answer all your questions.

Film Screening and Q&A | Falling Forward

Film synopsis:
On June 6th, 2022, two Google employees had a private conversation with an A.I. system that claimed it was sentient.

The details were recorded and later released via a publicly available transcript, resulting in an international stir about just how close we are to creating a sentient intelligence system.

This short film is inspired by that conversation. The A.l. responses have not been altered.

Mental Fitness Workout & Workshop: Unlocking Your Full Potential

Are you constantly experiencing stress, burnout, anxiety, beating yourself up for mistakes, fixated on what might happen if you fail? More than likely, your Saboteurs (Mental Stoppers) are running the show and your Mental Fitness is running weak. Mental fitness is your way of experiencing and creating your life.In this workshop, we will unlock new self-discoveries that will increase your inner power, connection, and inner peace.

Introduction to Linoleum Carving

Carve a 3" x 4" linoleum block and print your finished work on a coaster or card using our selection of presses, including the Vandercook cylinder proof press.

No experience is necessary, but please come with an idea or example of imagery you would like to carve. All other materials are provided.

This lab differs from our usual block printing programs because linoleum is a harder material to work with. Expect to spend the majority of the lab carving your project.