Posted Aug. 21, 2012
The public is invited on a guided tour of Dearborn’s “Outside Art Gallery” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Traveling on a small bus, participants will learn more about 22 works of art currently on exhibit throughout the community.
On exhibit are eight Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) Inside/Out Project reproductions, on display through Sept. 12 Midwest Sculpture Initiative pieces, and two Pockets of Perception (POP) student design team sculptures.
The tours, led by artist and educator Wendy Sample, will commence at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center (FCPAC) and make stops at art installation locations in east and west Dearborn.
The tours, part of the “Art Connects Dearborn” project, are presented by the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority, West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority and the Dearborn Community Fund (DCF).
Reservations are required and will be on a first come, first served basis. The cost is $10 per person.
Tours will leave from the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center (FCPAC). Participants will gather at the FCPAC in Wet Room 2 at 6:30 p.m. for a tour overview. The tour lasts approximately two and a half hours and concludes with the return to the FCPAC.
For additional information or to make a reservation, contact the Dearborn Community Fund at 313-943-5478 or mail your reservation to: Art Connects Dearborn Tour, Dearborn Community Fund, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126. Checks should be made payable to the Dearborn Community Fund.