Veil of Ruin

Spencer's Art House: A design laboratory and community space

A project in Flint, MI by Andrew Perkins

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A vacant funeral home turned artists' residency, design laboratory, and model for material reuse.
Backers: 140
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $12,000 of $12,000
Dates: Sep 26th -> Oct 19th (23 days)
Project By: Andrew Perkins
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October 18th - via:
We've reached our goal of $12,000, thanks to all the wonderful people who have pledged money, spread the word, and sent us wonderful encouragement. But Spencer's is a BIG project. With lasting impact, the projects are endless. Please continue pushing... (Read More)

Michael Moore donates to Flint Spencer Art House Kickstarter, fundraiser at 'critical point'

October 18th - via:
FLINT, MI — Michael Moore recently made a donation to the Spencer Art House project, putting organizers just within reach of obtaining the funds they need. The work is an effort to rehab a 120-year-old former funeral home in Carriage Town, using almost exclusively recycled materials. (Read More)

Organizers rehabbing former funeral home hold Kickstarter campaign to continue renovation

October 1st - via:
FLINT, MI - The organizers behind the Spencer Art House project--an effort to rehab a former funeral home in Flint's Carriage Town using recycled materials--are looking for funds. Part of the Flint Public Art Project, the people behind the effort recently released a video talking about the project and describing what they've already done and what they hope to do next. The video is part of a Kickstarter campaign--a way to raise money from various donors online. (Read More)

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