Automakers Prep Large Donation to Rescue Detroit Institute of Arts

May 14th, 2014

Installing work at DIA, via Detroit NewsA coalition of Detroit Automakers (GM, Ford, Chrysler) has announced plans to donate about $10 million each over the next decades in order to aid the city’s bankruptcy exit while protecting its art collection at Detroit Institute of Arts.  The museum will also be soliciting donations from other corporations.  “For this to work, the Legislature has to be in and part of it,” says an unnamed CEO considering a donation. “Business groups are encouraging the Legislature to make it happen.”

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