Community Partners Leverage LEAP’s ENGAGE Placemaking Pilot Program to Bring Public Art Installation by Lansing-based Artist to Lansing River Trail
LANSING, MI –
“Sign Language” Art Installation Unveiling
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
On the Lansing River Trail Outside of the Lansing City Market
325 City Market Drive
Lansing, MI 48912
LEAP and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will unveil a new public art installation generously funded and gifted to the city by the Greater Lansing Destination Development Foundation. The acquisition and installation of the piece titled “Sign Language” was coordinated through LEAP’s new placemaking pilot program, ENGAGE. “Sign Language,” designed by Lansing-based visual strategist and designer Ben Graham, explores the social construction of meaning through the use of traditional communication symbols, and was featured at ArtPrize program in 2015.
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is a coalition of area leaders committed to building a prosperous and vibrant region where business can thrive. To do this, we help entrepreneurs start new businesses, help existing businesses grow, and attract new businesses to the region. For more information about LEAP, please visit www.purelansing.com.