The second annual Midtown Art Fair takes place Sunday, July 16 from 1-6 p.m. across from the DIA. The fair is free to the public and features 40 visual artists representing a wide range of mediums and styles. The fair is hosted by Michigan Arts Access, a nonprofit organization which provides access for young people and adults living with disabilities to creative outlets like visual arts and music production.
DJ Bruce Bailey will be providing music at the fair, Detroit visual artist Daniel Cascardo will be hosting an Art Action Experience, there will be creative activities for kids and food trucks will be available on site. All proceeds from the Midtown Art Fair will go to support their arts programs for children, youth and adults with disabilities. For more information, visit their website.
Michael Gielniak, Ph.D. is the executive director of Michigan Arts Access. He joined CultureShift to discuss how the event has expanded since last year and the impact he hopes it will have on the Detroit community. Take a listen using the media player below.
Listen: The Midtown Art Fair celebrates its second year of inclusivity in the heart of the Cultural District