The Dearborn Community Fund will host their annual Multi-Arts Night on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Studio A at the . The event–which will feature art, music and creative writing–is free and open to the public.
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.
There 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 and Performing Arts Center and was a major supporter of arts and cultural programs in Dearborn. Padzieski .
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 in partnership with the and the .
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.