This week, Art and Soul is about the vibrant visual arts scene in the Washtenaw County area. 89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by state and local arts leader Omari Rush and the director of the Penny Stamps Speaker Series at the University of Michigan, Chrisstina Hamilton.
As the leader of CultureSource, Omari Rush came across a study done about trends in cultural participation across the country. He brought some of the people involved with the study to Ann Arbor to talk about some of their findings.
89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Rush and LaPlaca Cohen managing director Maggie Hartnick for this week's Art and Soul.
This week, Art and Soul is about the vibrant visual arts scene in our area. 89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by Omari Rush, executive director of Culturesource and chair of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. They are also joined by an organizer of the upcoming Threads All Arts Festival in Ypsilanti, Nicole Patrick.
This week, Art and Soul is about the visual arts scene in Washtenaw County. 89.1 WEMU'S Lisa Barry is joined by CultureSource executive director and Chair of the Michigan Arts Council Omari Rush, and special guest Srimoyee Mitra director of the Stamps Gallery, part of the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design.
The arts community around southeast Michigan is excited about new leadership in Lansing. Omari Rush has been named chair of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Rush also serves as executive director of CultureSource after years as Vice President at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Rush discusses his plans for the council with WEMU's David Fair and Deb Polich, president and CEO of The Arts Alliance, in this week's edition of 'creative:impact'.