Schuette concluded that the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts must be preserved because it’s held “in charitable trust for the people of Michigan.”
“Great artworks shouldn’t be held hostage by a relatively unpopular museum in a declining region,” the columnist writes.
Local rocker Jack White donated $142,000 to the Detroit Masonic Temple to prevent it from going into foreclosure, the temple revealed today. In return, the world’s largest masonic temple renamed its Cathedral Theater to the “Jack White Theater,” where the local musician has played and where his mother used to be an usher. The Jack White […]
A leading Republican in the Michigan legislature introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at protecting the Detroit Institute of the Arts’ world-class collection from a sale to shrink the cit’s enormous $15 billion in long-term debt.
The bid is a big deal in a city trying to rebrand itself and avoid bankruptcy.
Fort Wayne will come to life Sunday as thousands of people are expected to descend on the 88-acre site for a day and evening of live music, large art installation, local food and even a world record.