Potential Art Exhibit 2018

The Neutral Zone is pleased to host the 36th annual Potential Art Exhibit in 2018; a juried exhibition that showcases the work of Washtenaw County high school artists. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 21st from… Read More

Neutral Zone Closed for Spring Break

The Neutral Zone will be closed from March 26 through March 30, due to the schools’ spring break.  Drop-in and programs will resume on Monday, April 2nd.

Register Now for Summer Programs

Our summer programs offer a week-long opportunity to dive into the most popular NZ programs we have to offer.  They begin the week of June 25, and go through August 18.  Click on the “+” sign below for… Read More

Arab Night

A Night of Arab Dancing, Food and Poetry. For questions contact charlie@neutral-zone.org

Ann Arbor Poetry Slam Finals

From 6-8pm on Thursday, April 12th, the highest scoring teens from the four high school preliminary bouts will grace the Neutral Zone stage to perform their poems in hopes of winning the opportunity to travel out of state… Read More

89.1 WEMU Creative Impact Program featured our Youth Owned Records with Adam Ruff and Charlie Reischl

The Neutral Zone has been doing great work with Ann Arbor-area kids for a long time.  Did you know it has its own record label?  ‘Youth Owned Records’ is teaching kids the ins and outs of the music… Read More

NZ Alumni Carlina Duan received the Fulbright grant and Edna Meudt Memorial Award

In I Wore My Blackest Hair, Fulbright grant and Edna Meudt Memorial Award recipient Carlina Duan delivers an electric debut collection of poetry. With defiance and wild joy, Duan’s poems wrestle with and celebrate ancestry and history, racial consciousness,… Read More

Winter Fund Drive 2017-18

I Didn’t Set out to Change the Community Clarence Collins, III, Community High School 2018 I didn’t set out to change the community. I just set out to make music. But at Neutral Zone, I learned that those… Read More

DIY Zone: Arts & Technology Showcase

This was such a phenomenal event! For those who couldn’t make it check out the photos and recap video of the event here… Video https://youtu.be/AcXudByqxxM Photos https://www.flickr.com/photos/zone/albums/72157668966849869

freNZ & the Last Word Beefsteak 2018

January 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Our 3rd Annual Beefsteak Dinner revives an almost-lost 19th century American tradition. Eat and drink with abandon. A finger-fed feast of choice meats, craft beer and revelry among friends to raise… Read More