A native Detroiter and renowned jazz bassist, Marion Hayden lives in Highland Park with her husband, artist M. Saffell Gardner. Together, the couple served as review panelists for the inaugural Community heART Highland Park program (CAHP). From June to August 2018, the $50,000 regrant program funded murals, community art trails, outdoor art festivals, and arts education programming in Highland Park. The grants, designed by and for Highland Park residents, supported individual artists, schools, small businesses, and community organizations. After a year of incubation the CAHP program will transition to the newly-formed Highland Park Arts & Business Council.
On February 15, 2019December 21, 2021