murals http://michiganradio.org en Diego Rivera's Detroit murals get landmark status http://michiganradio.org/post/diego-riveras-detroit-murals-get-landmark-status <p>DETROIT (AP) - Diego Rivera's murals at the <a href="http://www.dia.org/">Detroit Institute of Arts</a> have been designated as one of four new national historic landmarks.</p><p>Federal officials announced the designation on Wednesday.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:32:36 +0000 The Associated Press 17349 at http://michiganradio.org Diego Rivera's Detroit murals get landmark status Revitalizing Detroit with public art (with slideshow) http://michiganradio.org/post/revitalizing-detroit-public-art-slideshow-0 <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-977734.mp3</p><p>Artists in <a href="http://www.seattlemuralart.com/artist-team.htm">Seattle</a> and <a href="http://muralarts.org/">Philadelphia</a> have been painting large murals on abandoned buildings in an effort to revitalize neighborhoods. Philadelphia for example, has around <a href="http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1649278_1421152,00.html">2,000 murals</a> to help brighten the city.</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3308 at http://michiganradio.org Revitalizing Detroit with public art (with slideshow)