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Embracing Our Differences Michigan is attracting attention from all over the area. Read about some of the wonderful things our exhibit is inspiring in our communities.

Embracing Our Differences Michigan accepting new submissions for 2023 exhibit

September 6, 2022
The Eastern Echo

Embracing Our Differences Michigan is accepting art and quotation submissions for its 2023 exhibit. The nonprofit organization is an art and educational program revolving around diversity, inclusion, and equity.

AAPS School Board visits Embracing Our Differences Michigan exhibit

August 1, 2022
AAPS District News

At their retreat last week, the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education visited an exhibit that uses the power of art and prose to promote diversity. They became the latest members of the AAPS community to visit Embracing Our Differences Michigan at Gallup Park and three other locations in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. 

Embracing Our Differences | I Spy Update

July 7, 2022

I spy “the art installation at the SE corner of Huron Parkway and Geddes,” writes Ellen Bauerle. “These are the ‘Embracing Our Differences’ banners in Gallup Park,” says Marilyn Knepp. “Wonderful billboard-size pieces on diversity and equality,” adds Amy Barnett. EOD ( started their annual exhibit in 2004 and receives entries from around the world. 

Nancy Margolis on FYI – CTN Ann Arbor

July 1, 2022
FYI - CTN Ann Arbor

Nancy Margolis & Lynne Settles with Embracing Our Differences share how these billboard sized arts at area parks are changing the way people think about equality.

‘Embracing Our Differences Michigan’ Can Be Viewed at Parks in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti

June 8, 2022
The Detroit Jewish News

Sixty vinyl banners enlarge images representing ideas by local and distant artists paired with slogans submitted independently by other interested contributors.

U-M, Michigan Medicine are ambassador sponsors to Washtenaw County’s new program Embracing Our Differences Michigan

May 18, 2022
U-M, Michigan Medicine

To elevate the diversity of our experiences, stories and identities through creative expression, U-M and Michigan Medicine became major sponsors of the new non-profit organization, Embracing Our Differences Michigan.

Art is blooming in the parks this summer

May 10, 2022

Deb Polich, president and CEO of Creative Washtenaw, at the WEMU studio talks with Nancy Margolis and Lynne Settles of Embracing Our Differences Michigan about the impact art has in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti communities.