Detroit Journals

Detroit Attractions

A March 2003 trip to Detroit by lwitkop

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Detroit Attractions

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Detroit offers a great mix of entertainment. Cultural areas center around the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Science Center. You can also find Broadway productions at the Fox Theater, high-class lodgings at the Renaissance center, and great food in Greektown. The campus of Wayne State University is also located in the center of the city. If you're the gambling sort, check out the casinos. Travel to the outskirts of the city for the popular Detroit Zoo. If you feel like crossing the border to Canada, once you're in Detroit, you're only a short drive from the city of Windsor for more gambling and a thriving bar scene.Quick Tips: Detroit gets a bad rap, and in many eyes is a s...Read More

Detroit Institute of Arts

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I visited the museum for the first time when I took a group of students there for a field trip. I must say I was impressed. The exhibit we were most interested in was the Diego Rivera mural because I had just done a project on it in my Spanish class, but we also took a general tour and gave the students time to explore so they could have the general cultural experience. I didn't realize there was such a variety of art in the museum before my visit. There was truly something for every interest, and our guide was quite knowledgeable about the pieces she pointed out during the tour. There was art grouped by movement, time period, and culture. I can imagine students of a particular time peri...Read More

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lwitkop

lwitkop
St. Johns, Michigan