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Eleanor Anderson
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As part of WDET’s program of community outreach, producer Mike Blank and the Hannan House have been collecting and producing oral histories from senior citizens throughout the region. This collection…

Detroit Institute of Arts Community Program, May-June 2015
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During the recent Diego Rivera/Frida Kahlo exhibit at the DIA, Hannan artists not only had an opportunity to tour the exhibit but also to create their own retablos as seen…

“Sunbeam” Project
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Bob Sestok conducted a series of workshops with older artists (see below) in 2010 to share mutual experience and ideas from which he drew inspiration for the “Sunbeam” sculpture now…

“Transitions” Tile project, front lobby installation at Hannan Foundation
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Artists: Matt Lachowski, and Deanne Rogers, with in-kind support from the Ceramic Department at Wayne State University. Senior artists from at Hannan reviewed the work visiting the design studio at…

The Community Group Program at the DIA
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The Community Group Program at the DIA is a unique opportunity for the museum to partner with local agencies to provide one-of-a-kind art experiences in the galleries and studio with…

Master Artist Series at the Hannan Café – November and December 2014
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Four master artists/ educators were engaged to bring their talents and experience to the community in multi-generational tours and drop-in workshops free and open to the public. Families and people…

Vito Valdez, Stories in Art and Culture, Painting, Collage and Mixed Media
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Beginning with a tour of galleries at the DIA,   participants learned from Vito about the physical making of a variety of work, the maker/artist and the story they left behind. …