This week, “Art and Soul” is about the visible arts in our local community.  WEMU’s Lisa Barry is joined by point out and local arts leader Omari Rush and Amina Iqbal of the Ann Arbor Area Group Foundation to discuss about the art alternatives offered by the basis and what new possibilities lie in advance as we emerge from the earlier yr in a pandemic.

Amina Iqbal is a senior neighborhood investment decision officer with the Ann Arbor Region Neighborhood Foundation, who began in that place just a several months right before the pandemic was formally acknowledged and all the things improved. 

She talks about that encounter and how the foundation regarded how the arts and society sector engage in a substantial role in moving us forward and bringing us together. 

She shares how the foundation delivered hundreds of 1000’s of dollars to help neighborhood businesses during the pandemic, which includes building many grants programs for community arts corporations.  

Transferring forward, the basis options to launch an arts and lifestyle COVID aid and restoration application in the spring.  They also will focus on furnishing more arts grants, simply because they want to keep on to invest in the arts and tradition of Washtenaw County.

  

**Particular thanks to Paul Keller for providing the Artwork & Soul topic audio.**

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