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Audacity Project

Audacity Project

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Description
This drawing was created by Richard (Rip) Rapson, president of the Kresge Foundation, to help the board of directors conceptualize a new approach to the foundation’s work in Detroit. Rapson first drew a picture to help board members envision the topic they were discussing when the board was grappling with a challenging issue, and drawing became a standard part of his leadership practice. In this drawing, he sketched a vision for building an inclusive and economically vibrant Detroit in the years after the city’s 2013 bankruptcy and the “Grand Bargain” between state, municipal, and philanthropic stakeholders to get the city out of bankruptcy.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
2015-03-02
place made
United States: Michigan
Associated Place
China
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 17 in; 27.94 cm x 43.18 cm
ID Number
2017.0301.02
accession number
2017.0301
catalog number
2017.0301.02
Credit Line
Kresge Foundation - Thru: Richard (Rip) Rapson
subject
Philanthropy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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