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Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:00 AM // Departs from Pioneer High School Visitors Parking Lot

Immersion: Exploring African- American History in Ypsilanti

Photo credit: Ypsilanti Historical Society
 

This day-long immersion explores the rich African-American history of Ypsilanti, Michigan.

UMS is partnering with community artists, scholars, and activists to guide participants through a series of immersive historic, cultural, and artistic experiences.

Participants will visit important historical sites, including places that served as safe houses on the Underground Railroad, as well as the resting places of Ypsilanti’s African-American Civil War veterans from the 102nd Troop (an African-American infantry unit of the Union Army), among others. Workshops will feature artistic demonstrations and resources that can be brought back into the classroom.

This workshop is open to the public. This workshop is also recommended for K-12 Educators, Arts Specialists, and Special Education teachers.

3/3/18 8:00 AM
Departs from Pioneer High School Visitors Parking Lot

Immersion: Exploring African- American History in Ypsilanti

DETAILS

This day-long immersion explores the rich African-American history of Ypsilanti, Michigan.

UMS is partnering with community artists, scholars, and activists to guide participants through a series of immersive historic, cultural, and artistic experiences.

Participants will visit important historical sites, including places that served as safe houses on the Underground Railroad, as well as the resting places of Ypsilanti’s African-American Civil War veterans from the 102nd Troop (an African-American infantry unit of the Union Army), among others. Workshops will feature artistic demonstrations and resources that can be brought back into the classroom.

This workshop is open to the public. This workshop is also recommended for K-12 Educators, Arts Specialists, and Special Education teachers.

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