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This image shows six works of art created by incarcerated mothers. (Credit: lsa.umich.edu)

Mothers Behind Bars Speak Out Through Art

Women behind bars at more than three dozen prisons around the country have put their voices into one large piece of artwork that’s now on display in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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Art X Detroit Festival Returns In April

“Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience” will take over Midtown once again this spring as the free, five-day arts experience celebrates Detroit’s arts scene April 10-14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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Writers Wanted For ‘Short on Words’ Contest

For those brave enough to have their written work judged, this is an opportunity for you.

CBS Detroit–03/16/2013

To Die Upon a Kiss by Fred Wilson can be seen at the DIA. (Credit/DIA)

At The DIA, Look Up, Way Up For Art

The recently acquired To Die Upon a Kiss, a Murano glass sculpture in the form of a chandelier by artist Fred Wilson is on display at the DIA and will hang from the ceiling in one of the contemporary galleries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2013

Feodor Rückert, Loving Cup, 1899–1908, silver gilt, enamel, garnet, Siberian hardstone. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of Russian Enamel (photo: Travis Fullerton. © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)

Detroit Institute Of Arts Exhibition Features Rise And Fall Of The House Of Fabergé

More than 200 precious objects made under the direction of Karl Fabergé provide a glimpse into a bygone era of Russian imperial glory in the exhibition Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts through Jan. 21, 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Art Aims To Draw Attention To Detained American Amir Hekmati

An art exhibition opening this week in Detroit aims to help build support for the release of a former U.S. Marine who is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

(Facebook Photo/Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU)

Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum Opens Saturday

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum features a facade of pleated stainless steel and glass, a look that distinguishes it from the traditional brick buildings that surround it on the East Lansing campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

"Elephants" by Adonna Khare (Credit: artprize.org)

ArtPrize Announces Winners Of 2012 Competition

A Burbank, Calif., artist has won the top cash prize at the fourth annual ArtPrize international competition in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

"Love Is..." by Judy Rogers (Credit: artprize.org)

Vandal Strikes ArtPrize Entry In Grand Rapids

A large, rotating sphere that was installed in Grand Rapids as part of the annual ArtPrize competition has been damaged by a vandal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

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University Of Michigan Gets $32.5M Gift For Art School

An art and design graduate of the University of Michigan and her husband are making a $32.5 million donation to her former program, the school announced Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

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