Kresge Foundation Launches Art X Detroit to Celebrate Artistic Excellence and the City’s Creative Spirit


DETROIT, MI.- Spring is the perfect time for renewal, and the Kresge Foundation will do its part to awaken residents and visitors with an explosion of creativity when it sponsors Art X Detroit, a five-day arts experience that takes place April 6-10, in the city’s Midtown District. The event features 38 Kresge Foundation Artist Fellowship awardees and Kresge Eminent Artists who will debut new works, sharing their expressions on canvas, in sculpture, through the written word, music, dance and more in theatres, art galleries, museums and university centers throughout Midtown. Art X will also include several panel discussions and workshops with Kresge awardees alongside national speakers and local art experts. This free event is produced by the University Cultural Center Association, a nonprofit organization that has spearheaded reinvestment in Midtown through the arts, beautification and economic development. “Kresge has organized