Under Construction Honoring Masco

Join us for “Under Construction”, our signature annual fundraiser at the Michigan League on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6PM. This year we are pleased to honor Masco for their dedication to the Neutral Zone and to the… Read More

Register now for Neutral Zone’s 2018-19 programs!

This year, Neutral Zone is offering programs in the areas of Music Technology, Education, Visual and Media Arts, Leadership, and Literary Arts.  All programs are open to any high school-aged teen and we encourage teens to try as… Read More

2018 NZ Golf Classic

On behalf of the Neutral Zone as well as our event chairs, Chris DeRuyver, John Evangelista and Jinan Hamood, we extend our warmest thanks for the generous support of the 17th annual Neutral Zone Golf Classic. The funds… Read More

This is What Summer Camps Look Like at NZ

We have had some AMAZING summer camps so far including: Volume Summer Institute Video Production DJ Camp Digital Photo 1 Murals Meets Street Art To check out more photos click here

LIVE on Washington 2018

Live on Washington was on June 2, from 3 – 10 p.m.  It was Neutral Zone’s 6th annual outdoor teen music and arts festival, curated and planned by teens.  We had 20 youth curators that featured 75 talented… Read More

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

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