The Encouragement Experience: Featuring an interactive art installation

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Date: September 11, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Woodward | Warren Park
Category: Community

Join Wayne State University Office of Economic Development and TechTown Detroit at Woodward | Warren Park on the campus of Wayne State University for a stroll through the Encouragement Experience!

Featuring an installation by Ange Zelenak: artist, graphic designer and owner of local business, Inkcourage.

TechTown Detroit client and alumni small businesses specializing in art, design, fashion and home décor will be present for a special pop-up shopping opportunity. Check them out:

  • Inkcourage
  • Coffee Upcycle
  • House of African Prints
  • Love Travels Imports
  • Modestia Collection
  • Blessed Candle Co
  • Socotra Island Soaps
  • Tail-Labrations
  • Art Collective of Beasuny Love
  • Sweet Thoughts
  • Bags to Butterflies
  • Yotique

Each Encouragement station contains uplifting messages of positivity, kindness and motivation. Children and adults can have hands-on fun with make and take activities, and enjoy on-site entertainment. The park’s wide open lawn, benches and bistro tables provide ample space to sit and relax.

The event is free for the public, and registration is encouraged, but not required. The Encouragement Experience is an official happening of Design Core Detroit’s Month of Design.

Volunteers will be on hand to guide you through the Experience, and safety protocols with be followed.

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