February 18, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – A photography exhibit, Quiet Moments, runs from Saturday, March 2, 2019, through Thursday, June 27, 2019, at INAI: A Space Apart, an art gallery and meditation space adjacent to Weber Retreat and Conference Center. An artists’ reception is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019.
In Quiet Moments, photographers Scott Miller and Elaina Robinson offer their experiences of quiet moments, using their cameras to illustrate special times of stillness, observation, and oneness of nature.
Scott Miller, videographer in the Communications Office of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, is a local artist specializing in digital imagery and cinematography. His passion is to guide his audience to see and experience quiet moments in the significant yet overlooked simplicity of God’s fingerprints that he sees all around him.
Elaina Robinson grew up in a rural area on a dirt road near Adrian and felt those landscapes as part of her soul. The images in this series of black and white photos show the power of place as she came to know it with the camera. Her exhibit in Quiet Moments is her senior project for Siena Heights University, where she is majoring in business and minoring in photography.
INAI (pronounced in-EYE), meaning “within” in Japanese, is a contemplative space and art gallery that resonates with the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ mission to seek truth, make peace, and respect life. It houses an art gallery, as well as a quiet space for personal reflection and meditation. INAI: A Space Apart is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
All are invited free of charge to visit INAI: A Space Apart and to enjoy Quiet Moments.
January 16, 2019, Adrian, Michigan – Have dinner and join in a discussion of Patrick Phillips’ enlightening book, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America during Weber Retreat and Conference Center’s Dine and Discuss from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.
In Blood at the Root, Dr. Phillips, a professor at Stanford University, explores the harrowing racial history of Forsyth County, Georgia, where he grew up, and the expulsion of its entire African American population.
Registration is open now so participants can take time reading the book. The cost of the program is $15, which includes both the book and dinner. Books are available at the front desks of Weber Center and the Dominican Life Center, and at the Weber Center Shop. Register online or in person and pick up your book at any of the above locations.
To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or email@example.com.
Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, 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.