Art Gallery to close its doors! It's always a sad day when an art outlet closes-- it appears that Susanne Hilberry Gallery struggled after the loss of its founder in 2015. This is why the world needs Arts Leaders and Cultural Managers! To ensure the healthy life of all art institutions, even after their founders pass. http://www.artnews.com/2017/01/11/susanne-hilberry-gallery-detroit-area-stalwart-will-close-after-40-years/
Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Detroit-Area Stalwart, Will Close After 40 Years | ARTnews Installation view of the final exhibition at Suzanne Hilberry Gallery, a solo show of work by Ivin Ballen. COURTESY SUZANNE HILBERRY GALLERY In an email
Happy First Day of Classes! Let's get the reading started! What's going on in the art world? Well, at LEAP our studies dive into how historical events surrounding the arts have shaped policies, and how art, in turn, often reacts to politics. The New York Times is also examining these concepts as a new political cycle is about to begin. Check out the article below to learn more! Don't have a subscription? The New York Times offers full digital subscriptions for just $0.99/week! And if you're new to LEAP, you're going to need one! ;-) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/16/arts/muslim-comics-in-a-mordant-act-of-resistance.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0
Muslim Comics in a Mordant Act of ‘Resistance’ The jokes at Comic Strip Live’s “Big Brown Comedy Hour” took on a more urgent tone in the countdown to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a great day to volunteer and reflect on how you can use your skills to help others!