Subject of the Month

A monthly display featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

July 2019

Photo of sculpture and people on campus of Wayne State University

This month we celebrate Creative Detroit and the creativity of our city's artists in all media. Explore our vibrant poet community, view our university art collection, learn about the lives and works of celebrated artists.  

Our guide includes information about the many art activities and venues you can explore in the city of Detroit. We invite you to enjoy the City's cultural riches.

Selectors: Veronica Bielat and Serena Vaquilar
Library homepage slideshow photo credit: PunkToad on Flickr

Websites, July 2019

Detroit Art Week logo

Kresge Arts in Detroit logo

Art Detroit Now logo

Locally Produced Shows


The Detroit Poetry Collection

This collection of over 500 books and chapbooks, has a broad focus. Included is the work of poets who were born or who have resided in the metropolitan Detroit area, as well as those who have written about Detroit, or have had intellectual connections to the Detroit poetry community. The collection was assembled in part from donations by poets.

Wayne State University Press

Logo for the Wayne State University PressThe Wayne State University Press is a distinctive urban publisher committed to supporting the core research, teaching, and service mission of WSU by generating high-quality scholarly and general-interest books of global importance.

Through its publishing program, the Press disseminates research, advances education, and serves the local community while expanding the international reputation of the Press and the University.