March 22, 2018

Belle Isle Conservancy to receive $12,000 donation for aquarium

The Belle Isle Conservancy will accept a $12,000 donation Saturday from the Michigan Glass Project to go toward operating the newly reopened Belle Isle Aquarium.

The check will be presented in the aquarium at noon. Visitors will be able to view a special aquatic-themed glass art project created by Urban Pheasant Glassworks Studio and displayed in a 650-gallon tank.

Urban Pheasant Glassworks was a sponsor of the 2012 Michigan Glass Project, a three-day fundraising collaboration held last June in Detroit. The project brought in artists from around the country to make art pieces. The donation is the result of the proceeds from