Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery

33 East Adams Street    

Detroit Michigan 48226



The Gift Shop At Swords Into Plowshares

​When visiting the Peace Center & Gallery stop by our gift shop! Choose from a variety of peace and justice related items such as small peace poles, books, jewelry, fair trade items, etc. Don't miss the book for young girls and boys "Rebel Girls" at a great price. Also, we have peace bandannas (sorry, Rosie the dog is not for sale!). Support Swords into Plowshares while buying gifts or treating yourself (and your dog)! PS - The gift shop now takes credit cards and can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.The Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery is Southeast Michigan's unique location for peace and justice related art exhibits as well as a location for a number of peace-related events. The Gallery also has a gift shop featuring books, cards and artwork that can be purchased. 




Gallery & Peace Center - Days Open & Hours

Extended Holiday Hours at SIP
Great artwork to purchase from Detroit area artists
and great gift ideas in our gift shop for that special person on your list!

The Gallery will be OPEN  Wednesday, 12/6 noon to 5pm, Thursday, 12/7 noon to 5pmSaturday, 12/9 10am to 4pm (Shop For A Cause). The Gallery will be CLOSED Friday, 12/8 (Shop For A Cause setup)

Normally the Gallery is open every ThursdayFriday and Saturday from 1pm to 5pm.


Current & Upcoming 2017 Gallery Exhibits & Events

December 9 (Saturday) – Shop For A Cause Holiday Mart

10am to 3pm at the SIP Peace Center & Gallery. For your holiday shopping needs, consider attending this 6th annual event where locally produced goods will be for sale along with merchandise by craftspeople in emerging nations. Proceeds will benefit Detroit area non-profits.

A small sample of the participating groups and their wares include: Small World Shop with products produced by emerging nations' crafts people; Peoples World, jams, jellies and knit goods; The Gathering Place, baked goods; NSO Neighborhood Service Organization; META Michigan Peace Team; Book Foundation; Guatemala Committee with handcrafted items from Central America, Westside Mothers Jewelry and much more! The SIP Gift Shop will also be open where we have many items offering a variety of jewelry, accessories, peace and social justice related items.

For information, please call Steve at 248-957-8988. Also, if you can post a flyer for this event (i.e. church, coffee house bulletin boards, etc.) you can download one by clicking here.

For a listing of other Detroit area "Keeping it Local: Holiday Shopping 2017" venues and events, click here.


-  Please call the cell # below if you

plan to bring a large group!



Faith Book and Film Club
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Discussion of Where the Water Goes Around: Beloved Detroit by Bill Wylie-Kellermann. Meets every otherWednesday12:30 - 2:00pm. Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery

Now Through December 29th - Art4Detroit5

This annual show of mainly Detroit area artists is always inspiring and an artistic venture into the talent we have in our City. Art4Detroit5 celebrates the grace and grit that is the City of Detroit and our people.

​Held in conjunction with the Hands4Detroit (a community service project of Detroit Renaissance District of the United Methodist Church), this invitational show gives voice to our diverse visions of the urban experience.


In Peace,
Clara Lawrence, Director
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery