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MOCAD’S “DUAL VISION”: CREATIVITY IN CONTEXT ON VIEW THROUGH AUGUST 8

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s current exhibitions feature a range of poignant offering in these anxious months as winter transitions to spring. Radical Remedies serves as an apt commentary on the social and political landscape that we are collectively living through, centering the experience of Black, Brown, and Indigenous Detroiters; Motor City Underground examines […]

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Tiny Canvas Exhibition Proceeds Will Be Donated to Detroit Justice Center & Forgotten Harvest

To support those in need, a selection of Detroit artists have transformed 15 handcrafted canvases. Proceeds from artwork sales will be shared with artists, and donated to Forgotten Harvest and Detroit Justice Center. For every canvas sold, 100 meals will be provided to local families in need due to the coronavirus. Canvases were generously made and provided by Pence Fine […]

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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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“What Color Do You Want to Start With?” EXHIBITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STEP

In our first exhibition of 2018, “What Color Do You Want to Start With?” will feature 100 works by 70 different artists, all of whom have a developmental disability. The exhibition opens with an evening opening reception on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6-9P and runs until February 1, 2018.  The artists featured are from the Services […]

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ELLEN RUTT & PATRICK ETHEN MAKING A MESS, VIA THE COMMITTEE [PREMIERE]

“Andy [Miller] is one of my favorite videographers in the city,” celebrated Detroit-based artist and graphic designer, Ellen Rutt confirms; “When I invited him over and explained the concept- ‘we wanna trash this thing I built,’ he totally got it. It really couldn’t have been more comfortable and fun working with him.”  Watch the exclusive premiere […]

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REDBULL HOUSE OF ART ALUMNI GROUP EXHIBITION FEATURING OVER 50 DETROIT ARTISTS

Redbull House of Art will host an alumni group exhibition opening on May 21st from 7pm-11pm featuring over 50 of the Detroit artists that have been featured in the rotating gallery/incubator residency space in Eastern Market. Featured artists include: ALLISON VINCE JOSHUA A GAUDETTE (AMOXI RAJ) ANTHONY LEE ANTOINE “SLEEP” MCDOWELL ASHLEY WILLIAMS AUSTIN BRADY […]

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ART X DETROIT TAKES OVER MIDTOWN FEATURING EXPERIENCES CREATED BY KRESGE FELLOW ARTISTS

Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience will take over Midtown Detroit this spring as the free, 10-day arts experience celebrates Detroit’s arts scene for three weekends, (April 9-12, 16-19, and 25-26). The third edition of AXD will feature an exciting collection of dance, literary, musical and theatrical performances, film screenings, visual arts installations, workshops, panel […]

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THE FORTRESS EXHIBITION FEATURING ARTISTS STEVEN KUYPERS & STEVEN MCSHANE

Both Detroit-based Steven Kuypers, sculpture artist [College for Creative Studies, BFA 2009] and Steven McShane, metal artist [College for Creative Studies, BFA 2010] pursued their passions of art and craft, leading to a business partnership made only in Detroit. After meeting at CCS, the two forged a collaborative effort to support their respective crafts and work […]

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READ NOW: ∞ MILE ONLINE ART JOURNAL RELEASES ISSUE #5 EXPLORING ARTISTS & THE CITY

∞ mile (infinite mile) is a recently launched monthly online Detroit-based art journal.  Through reviews, interviews, articles, writings and photo essays, ∞ mile  fosters critical discourse in support of art and culture in Detroit.  Inflecting on Detroit and its nuanced, experimental and diverse art scene, ∞ mile seeks to proliferate and formalize discussions and critique. The release of issue #5 contains contributions by […]

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