New mural on Detroit’s west side promotes solidarity
DETROIT – Well-known local artist Sheefy McFly put the finishing touches on a mural Friday. The mural, painted on the side of Flamingo Vintage, located near the intersection of Junction Avenue and Vernor Highway, was made to promote solidarity. The team behind the mural said the goal is to keep the conversations and movement active. A socially-distanced block party will take place Friday at 4 p.m. to unveil the mural. RELATED: Uniquely Detroit: Artist Sheefy McFly brings love to the city through his artMcFly has painted multiple murals across Metro Detroit.
DIA, Charles H. Wright, more museums to reopen across Detroit after coronavirus closures
DETROIT A number of museums and arts and cultural organizations across Detroit have announced their reopening plans nearly four months after closing to the public due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Coronavirus in Michigan: Heres what to know June 25, 2020Officials said Thursday that The Carr Center, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, Hellenic Museum of Michigan, Michigan Science Center and The Scarab Club will reopen on July 10. The Detroit Public Library, International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) will have different reopening dates but will follow a similar reopening plan, officials said. Many of the Detroit institutions have been closed since mid-March when the pandemic reached the state. Michigan has seen a slight uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations and is seeing an increase in new COVID-19 cases this week.