Tag: Arts

Chelsea Arts Initiative Strengthens Its Community

From D&B Strategic Marketing The Chelsea Arts Initiative (CAI) grew in response to voices in the Chelsea Community that expressed a longing for the cultural arts that once inhabited the community in the mid-late 1990s. For more than a decade, Chelsea was a vibrant, energetic visual and performing arts community. The history of Arts during this time included art businesses both profit and nonprofit ...

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The Detroit Institute of Arts Commissioned a Mural for the Local Police Department. Amid Backlash, the Artist Who Made It Wants It Gone

A piece of public art sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) and installed at a local police station has fomented a wave of controversy among artists, activists, and others. Now, the artist behind the work wants it removed. The artwork, a vinyl print pasted on the facade of a police department in the Detroit suburb of Sterling Heights, depicts a group of ...

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Detroit Institute of Arts Faces Controversy Over Police Mural – ARTnews.com

This past weekend, the Detroit Institute of Arts received pushback after it unveiled a mural at the police department of nearby suburb Sterling Heights. After the museum posted images of the painting on social media last week, artists and activists accused the DIA of being “pro-cop.” The museum said that the mural—an enlarged vinyl version of a 2018 painting—had been created with the “input” ...

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Summerfair helps showcase, promote the arts 

CINCINNATI, Ohio — On Saturday, Cincinnati's 54th annual Summerfair welcomed hundreds to Coney Island to check out the work from national artists. Jess Sheldon was one of those artists. She's the owner of Cityscape Tiles, a business she started eight years ago. It was inspired by her interest in photography.  “I started documenting things, especially as our city started to change, that are being ...

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New Art on the Streets pieces dot downtown streets, buildings in Colorado Springs | Arts & Entertainment

The time is nigh to once again stroll through downtown in search of new Art on the Streets pieces.This year’s 23rd annual outdoor sculpture garden will feature seven sculptures, four murals and one performance-based mural. The performance portion has happened, but the mural is still up on the east exterior wall of The Majestic Building, 17C E. Bijou St.The annual Art on the Streets ...

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