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Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center announces move to Knapp’s building

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center has announced it will be relocating to the Knapp’s Building in downtown Lansing in late 2021 with reopening plans planned in early 2022.

The lease is for at least one year, thanks to the generosity of the George F. Eyde Family, LLC.

The architectural landmark features many attributes, including an above-ground location, natural light, and adjacent parking.

“We’re still seeking our forever home, ‘dreaming BIG,’ and gaining traction with large-scale projects,” the center said. “We’re proud that our role in the Lansing Mayor’s Arts and Culture Commission built momentum

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Irish Arts Center Announces $60M New Building Opening and a Year Of Inaugural Programming

Irish Arts Center Announces $60M New Building Opening and a Year Of Inaugural Programming

Irish Arts Center (IAC), based in New York City and renowned for presenting dynamic, inspiring, collaborative experiences of the evolving arts and culture of Ireland and Irish America in an environment of warm Irish hospitality, will open the doors to its long-heralded new home, a 21,700 square foot hub for the arts at 726 11th Avenue, with a monumental inaugural season of programming, from December 2021 to December 2022. As the organization approaches this pivotal moment, the culmination of a more than a decade-long transformation into one of New York’s most beloved multidisciplinary cultural institutions, they today announce the year-long

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Biden’s Pick to Lead N.E.A. Sees Culture as a Community Building Tool

President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s new nominee to lead the National Endowment for the Arts is a veteran arts administrator and tenured professor at Arizona State University with a background in urban planning and a history of embracing the importance of the arts at the neighborhood level.

The nominee, Maria Rosario Jackson, is a recognized expert in creative placemaking, a process that leverages arts, culture and design to spur economic development in communities and promote social change. Colleagues said she will bring a public policy lens to one of the nation’s top arts jobs.

“She is one of our nation’s

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‘Inter|sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City’ at Miami Design Distict Moore Building through May

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Caroline Holder’s “Land of the Free?” (2019) features ceramics, found objects and collage.

Photo courtesy of DVCAI

At last, this Creole City art returns home.

“Inter|Sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City” is on display at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District. Featuring sculpture, photography, painting, video and installation art, it mirrors the city’s evolving Afro-Caribbean and Creole culture.

But before coming home, it had an impressive journey to Washington, D.C. — one of triumph followed by uncertainty.

Rosie Gordon-Wallace, founder of the Miami-based Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI), curated the exhibit, which opened in November 2019

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