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MARYGROVE’S INSTITUTE FOR DETROIT STUDIES CELEBRATES NORTHWEST DETROIT WITH LOCAL ARTIST EXHIBIT

Posted by mgcollege

Mar 8, 2019 11:42:49 AM

The Institute for Detroit Studies (IDS) at Marygrove College and Live6 Alliance are proud to present “A Community Collecting: Art from Northwest Detroit,” a gallery exhibition. The opening reception begCollecting Instagramins at 3 p.m. on March 10 and the exhibition runs through April 5 in The Gallery, located on the fourth floor of the Liberal Arts Building. This event is free and open to the public.

“Like Marygrove College, these artists continue to celebrate the rich history of their community, while also working hard to ensure its revitalization,” says Marygrove College President Elizabeth Burns. “We are honored to host this important event.”

This exhibition - featuring artists Monica Brown, Felle, Asia Hamilton, Donna Jackson, Chazz Miller, Darryl Smith, and Megan White - kicks off Marygrove’s 2019 Defining Detroit series, which will also feature noted journalist and author Desiree Cooper on Wednesday, March 20. Ms. Cooper will read from her 2017 book Know the Mother and other works in Madame Cadillac Hall on the campus of Marygrove College.

The Institute for Detroit Studies is funded through a partnership with The Kresge Foundation.

For more information, or to schedule a tour or event in The Gallery during this show, please contact IDS Director Dr. Shaun Nethercott at snethercott@marygrove.edu or (313) 927-1372.

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