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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 5 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 7 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Civil Rights in West Michigan & America 6:00 pm
Civil Rights in West Michigan & America @ Henika District Library
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Professor Mike Light from Grand Rapids Community College will be coming to speak on this topic. There will be a documentary shown as well as a presentation and discussion. This is a Great Michigan Read event linked to the reading of X: a Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz.
Malcolm X – The Film 6:00 pm
Malcolm X – The Film @ Big Rapids Community Library
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Malcolm X - The Film @ Big Rapids Community Library | Big Rapids | Michigan | United States
 
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 12 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Tasty Reads & “Vegan Soul Kitchen” 12:00 pm
Tasty Reads & “Vegan Soul Kitchen” @ Peter White Public Library
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Tasty Reads book discussion group at Peter White Public Library will read, discuss and cook from the book “Vegan Soul Kitchen” by Bryant Terry. Guest speaker is Natasha Lance from Northern Vegans.
Malcolm and the Interpretation of History 6:00 pm
Malcolm and the Interpretation of History @ Escanaba Public Library
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm
Malcolm and the Interpretation of History @ Escanaba Public Library | Escanaba | Michigan | United States
Dr. Willis will facilitate a discussion of how the interpretation of history shaped Malcolm’s life and how, later, Malcolm sought to reshape the teaching and interpretation of African American history. Dr. Alan Scott Willis is a professor of history at Northern Michigan University where he teaches African, African America, and religious history. He is
Community Book Discussion 6:30 pm
Community Book Discussion @ Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Come to the library for a lively discussion on the book’s themes, context, and more.
Placing X: A Novel in Michigan Cultural History 6:30 pm
Placing X: A Novel in Michigan Cultural History @ Niles District Library
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
On Thursday, April 12, at 6:30, the Niles District Library and the Niles History Center will co-host a program called “Placing X: A Novel in Michigan Cultural History,” presented by Dr. Michelle Johnson. During the program, Dr. Johnson, a public scholar in the fields of African American history, literature and
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Books with Background: The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson 6:30 pm
Books with Background: The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson @ White Lake Township Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part book group, part historical talk, this program is ideal for non-fiction readers. Historical background presented by Oakland Community College professor emeritus of history Dennis Fiems. Books will be available at the information desk after March 12.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Malcolm X’s Religious Journey 7:00 pm
Malcolm X’s Religious Journey @ Peter White Public Library
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scholar and Northern Michigan University History Professor, Dr. Alan Willis, will speak on Malcolm X’s religious views and journey.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 19 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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National Finals, Washington, D.C.
National Finals, Washington, D.C.
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day
 
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Movie Night: I am not your Negro 7:00 pm
Movie Night: I am not your Negro @ Cromaine District Library
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movie Night: I am not your Negro @ Cromaine District Library | Hartland | Michigan | United States
Join us for a free movie screening of an Oscar-nominated documentary I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO tonight. This powerful film, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. This film provides excellent historical context to this year’s Great Michigan Read selection, X: a Novel
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
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Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System 9:30 am
Made in America: The History of the American Industrial System @ The Henry Ford Museum
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.
Great Art: New Start 10:00 am
Great Art: New Start @ Detroit Institute of Arts
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am
Click here for program information and museum hours. This ongoing program is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Public Program.

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