DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – The Arab American National Museum is launching an exhibition on themes of displacement and survival as it honors its annual book award winners.

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The museum in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn holds the event Friday evening. It includes a gallery stroll through the exhibit entitled “The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands,” readings by poets featured in the exhibit and a presentation of the 2018 Arab American Book Awards.

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Museum officials say the exhibit features five visual artists and five poets who are Arab immigrants or descendants of immigrants.

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The exhibit, which features paintings, textiles and photography responding to poetry, runs through April 7.

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Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and $10 for museum members.

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