You’re Invited to Join the Kresge Honors!

You’re Invited to Join the Kresge Honors!
January 23, 2019 paperlesslion
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You are invited to the 10th anniversary celebration of the Kresge Eminent Artists program. Be part of the live audience for “Detroit Performs: The Kresge Honors, A Celebration of 10 Years of the Kresge Eminent Artists in Detroit.” Detroit Public Television is taping the event on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jack White Theatre.

Tickets are free, but limited in number. To secure your tickets, register here! Please use the password:  kresge10.

The Kresge Honors will be hosted by Rip Rapson, president and CEO of the Kresge Foundation, and feature performances honoring some of Detroit’s most prominent  artists,  including the late Marcus Belgrave and David DiChiera, as well as Leni Sinclair, Ruth Adler, Charles McGee and others.


Details from the team at Detroit Public TV:

Detroit Public TV is working with the Kresge Foundation to honor their Eminent Artists.  There are a limited number of tickets that we would love to share with you, our arts supporters.

Be part of the live audience for “Detroit Performs: The Kresge Honors, A Celebration of 10 Years of the Kresge Eminent Artists in Detroit.”

The Kresge Honors will be hosted by Rip Rapson, president and CEO of the Kresge Foundation, and feature performances honoring some of Detroit’s most prominent  artists,  including the late Marcus Belgrave and David DiChiera, as well as Leni Sinclair, Ruth Adler, Charles McGee and others.

This is the 10th anniversary of the Kresge Art in Detroit’s support of arts and artists in the Detroit area.

Since 2008, Kresge Arts in Detroit has recognized 180 Kresge Artist Fellows with $25,000 awards, 10 Gilda Award recipients with $5,000 awards, and 10 Kresge Eminent Artists with $50,000 awards, for a total of more than $5 million.

The Kresge Artist Fellowships represent one aspect of The Kresge Foundation’s investment in the artistic communities of metropolitan Detroit, providing support to artists living and working in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

Come help us celebrate a decade’s worth of one of Detroit’s most illustrious arts awards. Tickets are free, but there are a limited number.

Register here and use password:  kresge10.


The image above is a detail from a photograph by 2017 Kresge Eminent Artist Noah Stephenson.