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The Future of Museums, Public Spaces and Parks with Sir David Adjaye

  • Detroit Film Theatre (The entrance to the theater is right by the John R dropoff area for the DIA) Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202 U.S.A. (map)

Named the world’s most influential architect by TIME magazine, Sir David Adjaye OBE is a leading voice on design and architecture’s role to influence change and create social solutions.  On October 16th, Adjaye will be speaking at the DIA  about the pressing social responsibility of those who design public spaces.  

Adjaye will be joined by Michael Van Valkenburgh, landscape architect of the Obama Presidential Centre and winner of the international design competition to transform Detroit’s West Riverfront Park. The conversation will be moderated by Jamie Bennett, Executive Director at ArtPlace America, New York, NY.

October 16 | 5-6PM
Detroit Film Theatre

Admission is free, but registration is required. Please go to:

Co-sponsored by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, University of Michigan, College for Creative StudiesMidtown Detroit, Inc. and the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the DIA Plaza | Midtown Cultural Connections Design Competition.