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Call for Artists: Darkroom Detroit Open Call for Photography Extended to July 1st

What does your life looks like in this ‘new normal’? How are you using your creativity to cope? Darkroom Detroit is organizing an online exhibition to feature photography made in response to changing historical moments of the time, expanding the theme of its upcoming online exhibition to feature photography made in response to all current events. […]

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Call for Artists: PLAYGROUND DETROIT Announces 20/20 Emerging Artists Fellowship

The 20/20 Emerging Artists Fellowship from PLAYGROUND DETROIT will provide financial support and professional mentorship for artists to develop their individual practices, to identify, elevate and promote Detroit-based artistic excellence. The Call for Artists 2020 Fellowship Application opens for submissions on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 20 Emerging Detroit artists each receive $2,000 Fellowship Award from […]

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Call for Artists: SaveArtSpace to curate public art billboards for Detroit Art Week 2019

SaveArtSpace, a Brooklyn/Detroit-based public art non-profit has partnered with PLAYGROUND DETROIT to bring public art to Detroit via ad space and group gallery exhibition during Detroit Art Week, in celebration of Ellen Rutt’s upcoming featured installation opening to the public on Saturday, July 20th. We invite artists of all ages and talents to submit between April 2 and May 28, 2019. […]

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“DEPTH” EXHIBITION CALL FOR ARTISTS VIA DETROIT SCIENCE LAB GALLERY OPEN THROUGH OCT. 5TH

Detroit Science Lab Gallery is currently seeking interactive, participatory works for DEPTH, a free exhibition that explores the power and complexities of water and its many roles in the physical and social world. Water is life. Its presence affects all living things. From creation stories about life on Earth, to the looming devastating effects of pollution […]

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ARTIST OPEN CALL: FALL 2016 ARTIST RESIDENCY WITH PLAYGROUND DETROIT AT PONYRIDE

PLAYGROUND DETROIT has partnered with Ponyride to facilitate a new artist residency program providing artists with an incubator space to create excellent artwork in a dynamic environment within the Detroit creative community. This residency simultaneously hosts one Detroit-based artist and one visiting artist who are provided with private live/work space and co-working area at Ponyride in […]

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CALL FOR ART: MATRIX HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS ART DONATIONS FOR OFF THE STREETS HOMELESS YOUTH PROGRAM

Matrix Human Services is a 501(c) 3 organization that has served the Detroit community and surrounding areas for more than 108 years with programs at more than 40 locations. It is their mission at Matrix to work towards ending poverty and creating opportunities for the people that they serve to grow and sufficiently sustain their […]

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PD PRESENTS: CALL FOR NYC ARTISTS TO SHOW TALENT AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST 2013

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is announcing a call for any NYC-based artists with a Michigan ‘connection’ to do an outdoor installation at the 2nd annual F.A.S.H Fest, organized by Presence II Productions.  PLAYGROUND DETROIT has been invited back to participate for the second year, with a 10 x10’  granted open air space at the festival. Our installation […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: PLAYGROUND DETROIT TO SHOWCASE TALENT AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST

 PLAYGROUND DETROIT is announcing a call for Metro Detroit-based artists to participate in the up-and-coming Michigan F.A.S.H Fest, organized by Founder/CEO Leslie Ann Pilling and Presence II Productions.  We have been graciously granted a 10 x10’ open air space at the festival. Our space is limited so the display will be tight: we want to see […]

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