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October 24, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – If you’re looking for unique gift ideas for Christmas, the Weber Center Shop at Weber Retreat and Conference Center offers a special opportunity: a Christmas Open House is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, November 10-12, 2022.

The Open House features unique gifts, limited specials, a variety of Christmas cards, one-of-a-kind art pieces, and more. All are welcome to the Open House in preparation for the beautiful season of Christmas.

The Christmas Open House kicks off on Thursday, November 10, 2022, with a Lunch and Learn program from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Weber Center. Katherine Dusseau, Weber Shop Manager, will speak about specialty items, gift-giving ideas, and Sisters’ original artwork. The event will also feature raffles and door prizes. Bring your own lunch; drinks and dessert will be provided. You can also purchase lunch from Weber Center – egg salad, turkey salad, or chicken salad croissant sandwiches and chips – for $5. Registration is only required if you order lunch. Registrations may be made by calling 517-266-4000 or emailing webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

For information on the Christmas Open House, call the Weber Center Shop at 517-266-4035.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

By Madelyn Birmingham
Content Writer, Siena Heights University

October 20, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Artist Laura Earle will present an artist talk, followed by questions and answers, about the exhibit Unraveling Racism: Seeing White at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2022, in Siena Heights University’s Rueckert Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Ethnic and Gender Studies Institute and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Siena Heights University.  

Unraveling Racism: Seeing White is an interdisciplinary, collaborative exhibition curated by Laura Earle that zeroes in on racial disparity in America. It features the works of 17 dynamic artists who turned the lens around to examine whiteness in America. Gathering regularly to uncover the true impact of whiteness in this country, the artists discussed their findings in depth, developing artwork while in conversation with each other. For further information, visit https://www.unravelracism.com/catalog.

The exhibit is on display at the INAI Gallery adjacent to the Weber Retreat and Conference Center on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and will run through Saturday, January 28, 2023. The gallery is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, or by appointment. In addition, part of the exhibit will be on display at Siena Heights University's Klemm Gallery.

For any questions about the event on artist talk, please contact Julie Barst at jbarst@sienaheights.edu or Chris Carter at ccarter9@sienaheights.edu.



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