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‘–Art Impact Connect: Art Impact Connect is an organization dedicated to inspirational projects that signify the synergy between art in all its forms, its impact culturally, socially or emotionally, and its ability to connect people of all backgrounds.
–Collected Detroit: Collected Detroit believes that the Detroit area is an enormous well of world-class art. It displays and sells not only the work of Detroit’s established and emerging artists, but celebrated works from internationally renowned artists as well. Collected Detroit supports the city’s creativity and talent and works towards spotlighting Detroit as a destination and resource for serious artists and collectors.
–MM-O-DD: Metropolitan Museum Of Design Detroit (MM-O-DD) provides access to experiential educational enrichment opportunities through collaborative programming and exhibitions.
Explore the intersection of social justice and art/design in Steps toward Justice, an exhibition opening at Collected Detroit September 11.
Steps toward Justice features portraits of Rosa Parks by the renowned 94-year-old painter/sculptor Artis Lane, whose bust of Parks was selected for President Biden’s Oval Office.
The exhibition, which runs September11-October 23, will feature multimedia imagery — from paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and prints to a Presidential medal — relating to Civil Rights icons/issues across the globe. It will also document Lane’s design process, exploring the ways in which she channels her personal experience/inspiration to the viewer through art.
Experiential activities in the galleries will allow viewers to connect on a personal level with the artist, her subjects and with deeper social justice issues, past and present.
The exhibition opening will take place Saturday, September 11 from 6-9pm.
A talk on Saturday, September 25 at 2pm by art historian Deborah Lubera Kawsky will address Lane’s Civil Rights imagery and the role of art/artists as instruments of social justice.