The Association of Art Museum Curators plans to hold its annual conference in Detroit as a show of support for the Detroit Institute of Arts, which is having some items in its collection assessed following the city's bankruptcy filing this summer.
The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $110,000 to settle a lawsuit by four horse racing stewards who claim they lost jobs or had hours cut because they were perceived to support a Republican for governor in the 2006 election.
A West Michigan pastor who was told about suspected child abuse can't be prosecuted for failing to report it, the state appeals court said Friday, citing a law that gives clergy protection in cases dealing with confidential information.
Art museums treat estimated values of their art like state secrets. In fact, major museums such as the Detroit Institute of Arts don’t even know precisely what all of their multimillion-dollar treasures are worth.