The Detroit Institute of Arts and Art is for Everyone Millage Campaign

The Detroit Institute of Arts’ “Art is for Everyone” Millage Campaign Situation In 2010, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) decided to go to voters in southeast Michigan with a millage proposal to provide financial stability and allow the museum to turn its considerable fundraising skills from operations to endowment.  The DIA also recognized it […]

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Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge Detroit

John S. & James L Knight Foundation’s “Knight Arts Challenge Detroit” Situation In 2012, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced an initiative to establish a series of crowd-sourced grant-making contests to fund the best art ideas from cities across the country. The annual contest, previously piloted in Miami, would be localized to […]

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