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PRESS RELEASE: Inside Out Program Coming Back to Auburn Hills

AH-LOGO-AUBURN


INSIDE|OUT PROGRAM COMING BACK 
TO AUBURN HILLS

 Experience the Detroit Institute of Arts in Beautiful Downtown Auburn Hills 

Media contacts: Samantha Seimer, Director of Authorities, City of Auburn Hills; 248.364.6806; sseimer@auburnhills.org; Kyle Scislowicz, Media Communications Specialist, City of Auburn Hills; 248.364.6726; kscislowicz@auburnhills.org

Auburn Hills, MI—July 24, 2017—The City of Auburn Hills, a dynamic community committed to innovation and growth, is pleased to announce that we are once again hosting seven pieces of art that will hang on businesses and city property from July through the end of October in partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).  The DIA will be taking high-quality masterpieces and will be displaying them Downtown through the summer for residents and visitors to explore and appreciate.

The DIA Inside/Outside Program has been running in the Metro-Detroit area for eight years and this is the second time Auburn Hills has been chosen to participate. This program brings high-quality replicas of art from all over the world to communities.  The key of this program is to invite communities to engage with each other, as art has the ability to bring so many people together. This is the first year that the DIA has collaborated with another museum to bring Michiganders a different experience. The Charles H. Wright Museum has graciously given a piece to expand diversity into the collection.

As part of the kick-off of the DIA program, we invite the public to join us on July 28th beginning at 5:30 PM for networking.  Visitors can enjoy an evening stroll as they listen to the docents talk about Vincent van Gogh’s portrait of Postman Roulin, the Still Life: A Letter Rack by Edwart Collyer, and more. The walk will depart from The Den at 6:00 PM and will go around the Downtown, ending at Michigan by the Bottle where there will be an afterglow at 7:00 PM.

The portraits will be on display the rest of the summer and into the fall so that residents and visitors can enjoy artwork on their own at any time. Feel free to visit these art pieces during a lunch break, with your family on a weekend, or take them in while on a run. Their beauty is also displayed for those who visit the downtown area for work and play.

About Auburn Hills
The City of Auburn Hills is a distinguished leader in southeast Michigan. Home to approximately 23,000 residents, as well as a workday population of approximately 100,000, Auburn Hills continues to be a thriving global business address. It is home to over 70 international corporations and hosts the World and North American headquarters for numerous outstanding businesses such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Continental Automotive Systems, Faurecia, and BorgWarner. Auburn Hills’ residents enjoy the amenities of city and suburban living with parks, a revitalized downtown district and a welcoming city complex with a library and community center. Additionally, the city has five colleges and universities, the award-winning Palace of Auburn Hills entertainment complex and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, one of the state’s largest destination shopping centers, providing a variety of cultural, social and educational opportunities to residents, workers and visitors. Learn more at www.auburnhills.org. 

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