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Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery
The Swords Into Plowshares Gallery and Peace Center is Southeast Michigan's unique location for peace and justice related art exhibits as well as a location for a number of peace-related events. The Gallery also has a gift shop featuring books, cards ...
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Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 2-5pm
Here’s your summer read! We invite you to read On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Synder. Join us at Swords into Plowshares on Sunday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m. for a discussion of this provocative little book. This short book offers twenty pithy, often sobering, suggestions based on the happenings in the 20th century. Here are two quotes from the Prologue: “History does not repeat, but it does instruct.” “History can familiarize and it can warn.”
Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1-3pm
Tunes and Tales is a mother daughter duo who preform children's stories using narration, live viola and cello music, and masked movement. Suitable for children aged 4-10 and families. The stories come alive and find a place in the hearts and minds of all who hear them. Pricilla Hawkins on the Cello Shandra Lowery-Sachs on the Viola (member of DSO)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
Join in conversations taken from Krista Tippet's NPR series on "civil conversations"
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-4pm
Annual k thru 12th grade student artwork representing the United Nations Rights of the Child. Visual & performing arts venue.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-4pm
We are proud to invite you to view the artwork of children aged kindergarten through 12th grade. This exhibit's mission is to transform the world by encouraging peace and human rights through art education, based on the United Nations Rights of the Child. Sponsored by Wayne state University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 2-3:30pm
This award winning documentary tells of the movement of women seeking to be ordained as priests in the Roman Catholic Church. In 2008, the Roman Catholic Church issued an order of excommunication for the "crime of attempting the sacred ordination of women". This documentary tells of the events leading up to this punishment and the work of men and women to challenge this feudal act.
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8pm through Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:30pm
8pm through Saturday, May 17 at 9:30pm
Meet Emma Goldman, the fiery, passionate and fully human anarchist who emerges from Howard Zinn's play Emma, presented in a staged reading of selected scenes. Her messages on feminism, war, freedom and workers' rights are as necessary now as they were 100 years ago. A co-production of Matrix Theater Company and Swords into Plowshares Center
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at noon through Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 6pm
noon through Saturday, April 12 at 6pm
Gallery presents this exhibit from Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday or by appointment.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 10am-noon
Beginning August 8th and meeting each second Thursday of the month from 10:00am to noon., Non-Violent Communication Skills Training will be meeting at the Peace Center. Group dates are: August 8, Sep. 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12, Feb 13 and April 10. Although ideal, attendance at all the meetings is not required. Come when you can. The group will be guided but will set its own agenda deciding whether to read, listen to CD’s on non-violent communication or find other means to hone our skills in bringing about more peace in the world. If you are interested in participating or wish to know more about these gatherings, either call Pauline Feltner at 313-392-9437 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.