To celebrate its first year of work, the dynamo arts organization Forward Arts added a new event to its repertoire -- the donation-based Art Ride, which took 100 patrons to lesser-ventured city creations like Hamtramck Disneyland, Heidelberg satellite project Street Folk 2
and Power House Productions.
The bike ride culminated at Woodbridge's Anna Scripps Park, where Access Arts hosted seven installations and a number of workshops and showcases from its students. As the Knight Arts
blog reports, over 15 organizations and stakeholders came together to put on the show.
This is a clear example of why art improves the quality of our lives. On
a sunny day, kids built forts with their family and neighbors, and a
diverse crowd admired the art pieces, while mingling in the park and
snaking on delicious treats from the Pink FlaminGO! food truck. It
created a positive energy that people were attracted to, and everyone
walked away with a little bit of culture, whether (sic)
they expected to or
Photographs and more available here