DEARBORN, Michigan – The public is welcome to enjoy a stirring and impressive variety of music, art, and creative writing at Multi-Arts Night on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Studio A at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI 48126.
The artwork presented at this event was inspired by 12 sculptures found in various locations across the city through Dearborn’s Art in Public Places Project, a component of the Michigan Sculpture Initiative.
Multi-Arts Night highlights include the presentation of award-winning writing and art entered in the 2012 MSI Visual and Writing Contest, and a display of “found object” sculptures and writing pieces created during a series of workshops with elementary students from the Dearborn Public Schools.
Guests will be able to vote for their favorite student sculpture and writing piece in the program. The school of each winner will receive a gift certificate to purchase art supplies for their art class. The event also features a performance by the Royal Garden Trio, recognized for their music in the popular advertisements for the Detroit Institute of Arts, and a presentation by Dearborn photographer Teresa Lousias. here is no charge to attend Multi-Arts Night. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the program.
This year’s Multi-Arts Night will be dedicated in memory of Frank Padzieski who funded the construction of the Padzieski Gallery at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center and was a major supporter of arts and cultural programs in Dearborn. Padzieski passed away in January 2012 at age 103.
Multi-Arts night is coordinated by the Dearborn Community Fund, whose mission is to support arts, cultural and recreational programs that benefit the Dearborn community.
Dearborn’s Art in Public Places Project is spearheaded by the Dearborn Community Fund (DCF) in partnership with the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (EDDDA) and the West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (WDDDA).
For more information about Multi-Arts Night, the Midwest Sculpture Initiative, or other projects sponsored by the DCF, or how to contribute to the Fund, call 313-943-5478 or visit www.dearborncommunityfund.org.