The studios are getting occupied shortly by the local artists!
It’s almost ready. Studios are ready to be occupied. Parking Lot is being Paved. It will be a great destination to visit with families!
Veterans Dormitory that will house veterans who are transitioning from bouts of despair back to independent living. The building is big enough for four veterans and a house manager. It will serve as transitional housing and offer them benefits, programming and art therapy.
The Partnership was presented with the Revitalization Award by MotorCities National Heritage Area! On October 30, nominees and dignitaries gathered in the Capitol's Rotunda for the 6th Annual Michigan Auto Heritage Day & MotorCities Awards of Excellence, which recognizes "community partners and their outstanding efforts related to promotion and preservation of Michigan's rich automotive and labor heritage.
We are so proud to be able to share the progress at all three of buildings. Thank you so much for all the support!
Hometown Life recently published an article chronicling the history of the Village Arts Factory property and updates on our project, including how we’ll use the space, inside and out. Read the
The Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) awarded the Partnership a $45,000 grant that will be used for lighting and outdoor landscaping at the Arts Warehouse. MCACA has
This Ford Factory is all painted, new windows installed. Back to its glory days.
Cut Short is a permanent outdoor memorial garden, consists of twenty one 6'x 6' white posts placed in lines like the white crosses of Arlington National Cemetery. However, posts are cut in various lengths representing those who served a full career and those whose lives were "cut short". The memorial, designed by Top 20 ArtPrize Artist Pamela Alderman, is being installed on the grounds of the Village Arts Factory.
Please contact Jill Engel if you want updates or want to ask questions about studio space. This will be big ARTS destination. Coming Soon!