US arts agency official to visit Detroit's cultural area
DETROIT (AP) - The chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts is scheduled to visit Detroit's cultural center area, including the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Jane Chu's planned tour on Monday includes the Sugar Hill Arts District and the Woodward Garden Block. She's also set to visit the art museum and speak with reporters there.
Other participants include U.S. State Department senior adviser Julie Egan, DIA Chief Operating Officer Annmarie Erickson and John Bracey. He's the executive director of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
The federal agency funds local arts programs produced by groups nationwide.