Thursday, August 18, 2016
Taking Back Detroit
(Exhibits (Museum, Gardens, ...))
This exhibit features photographs from a recent National Geographic story that explores the city of Detroit's comeback since filing for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history in July 2013. more information...
Michigan State University alumna, Susan Ager, wrote the National Geographic article, "Taking Back Detroit." The photographs from that story, taken by photographer Wayne Lawrence, and a newly created National Geographic map of Detroit make up the exhibit.
Meanwhile, even as "Taking Back Detroit" takes up residence at the MSU Museum, Detroit continues to write its story of revival. To that end opening July 18, the exhibit will also profile the work of Michigan State University faculty, researchers, educators and students who have undertaken community-based projects to enhance quality of life in the region.