Detroit Institute of Arts
“It’s a great way to give expression of what Detroit is by bringing everybody together,” says Professional photographer Shawn Lee.
The plan has been touted as the blueprint for Detroit’s future and key in the city’s sojourn through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
“It’s important to note that the DIA is not in bankruptcy, in fact it is functioning extraordinarily well.”
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $40 million to prevent the sale of Detroit art and help city retirees.
“This is a settlement. This is not a bailout, and I want to be very, very clear about that,” the governor said.
People as far away as the United Kingdom have come forward offering donations to the bankrupt city of Detroit.
A federal judge has asked foundations and others to raise $500 million to protect pieces in the DIA while assisting pensioners.
The Detroit fashion scene is growing and bringing with it a bevy of fashion events.
The fair market values of some of the most popular pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts – including Bruegel the Elder’s “The Wedding Dance” and a Van Gogh self-portrait – have been released.
Celebrate Kwanzaa in Detroit at one of the cultural institutions in the city that hosts special events, activities or has collections where visitors can learn about the African American experience.