DEPTH Closing event to feature renowned "Little Miss Flint" and local artists

WHAT: On Saturday, Aug. 17, Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit will host a closing event to conclude its sophomore exhibition, DEPTH. The event will feature a keynote from 11-year-old water-rights activist, Mari “Little Miss Flint” Copeny. It will include a live performance from poet, activist and DEPTH curator Tawana Petty; along with teen sensations DJ Zay and DJ Mosiah Bey. Admission to DEPTH and the closing event is free. Aug. 17 also marks the last day for free general admission to Michigan Science Center.

The DEPTH closing event will be held in collaboration with Michigan Science Center and African World Festival, produced by Museum of African-American History. The DEPTH Exhibition explores humanity’s relationship to water through the lens of science and art. DEPTH is sponsored by MSU’s Science Gallery Detroit founding partner, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), in partnership with the Michigan Science Center, and supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. DEPTH: closing event, final day for free general admission to Michigan Science Center

WHERE: Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R, Detroit, MI


  • Little Miss Flint
  • Tawana Petty
  • DJ Zay
  • DJ Mosiah Bey