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RENEGADE CRAFT RETURNS TO DETROIT SEPT. 15 + 16TH FT. ART INSTALLATIONS BY THING THING & KIRBY MILES

Renegade Craft Detroit celebrates contemporary handmade featuring the foremost voices in craft and design. Excited by the creative community in a beloved city, Renegade headed to Detroit for the first time in 2017. Capturing the feeling of an al fresco marketplace, Renegade Detroit gathers street-side with exceptional artists, DJ sets, workshops, and food trucks. PLAYGROUND DETROIT has curated […]

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MURALS IN THE MARKET FESTIVAL 2017 RETURNS WITH WEEK-LONG SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Murals in the Market returns to Detroit with more artists, more exhibitions and more programs than ever. During Detroit Design Month from September 21st through the 28th, Murals In The Market returns to Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market (and beyond) as more than 50+ local and international artists will be painting live throughout the district over […]

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RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR DEBUTS IN DETROIT ON SEPTEMBER 16-17TH

Renegade is a celebration of creative spirit and for each Fair gathers emergent and seasoned independent makers alike. Renegade Craft Fair will be hosting their first ever Detroit Fair on September 16 + 17th at Eastern Market. This event is all about empowering small businesses and the creative community. Join the best artisans and makers […]

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Curbed // ‘Detroit’ movie mural revealed, premiere date set

As Detroit readies for the 50th anniversary of the events from July ‘67 (a riot or rebellion, depending on who you ask), a Hollywood film could take center stage later this month. Detroit, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, details the events at the Algiers Motel, where three young men were murdered and nine others were badly […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT TO OPEN RETAIL GALLERY & EVENT SPACE IN EASTERN MARKET IN 2017

[Detroit, Mich.] – PLAYGROUND DETROIT, a creative catalyst that empowers, supports and promotes Detroit’s top emerging artists, designers and musicians, today announced it will open a new retail storefront, gallery and event space at 2845 Gratiot Avenue. The 1,500 square foot, street-level space is located in a historic building on the outer edge of Eastern […]

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GIRL GIRL GIRL JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN WITH NEW POP UP IN EASTERN MARKET FEATURING CURATED ART, VINTAGE & GOOD TIMES

The Eastern Market district is well known for exceptional and vibrant art. This month, amazing works have found a new place to call home as entrepreneurs Isabella Auchenbach, Lily Shafroth and Chelsea Allen launched Girl Girl Girl. The intimate retail space at at 2448 Riopelle Street will occupy the front section of Salt & Cedar, […]

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MURALS IN THE MARKET FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IN EASTERN MARKET TO CATALYZE PUBLIC ART MOVEMENT

Eastern Market-based fine art publisher 1xRUN has teamed up with the Eastern Market Corporation to assemble more than 40 local and international artists to Detroit to paint large scale murals throughout the district for the first annual Murals In The Market Festival, happening September 17th-25th, 2015. PLAYGROUND DETROIT has partnered with the festival as a […]

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1XRUN ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MURAL FESTIVAL IN EASTERN MARKET FEATURING 45 LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

1xRUN & Eastern Market announced this morning the arrival of the International Mural Festival in Detroit during September 2015. 1xRUN has assembled an incredible line-up of over 45 Detroit-based artists as well as international artists to participate in the first annual public art celebration. “Public art has long been an integral part of the Eastern […]

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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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GO SEE: DE LA TIERRA GROUP ART SHOW PAIRING UPCOMING ARTISTS FOR COLLABORATION IN EASTERN MARKET POP-UP SPACE

De La Tierra is a collaborative art show happening in Eastern Market, Detroit, Michigan on June 21, 2014, co-curated by Salam Rida and Allison Vince. The theme of the show stems from its title, which in Spanish means from the Earth. Two artists are paired to come together and organically create a singular piece based off the symbiotic relationship while also […]

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SURVIVE: TRAVELING EXHIBITION & DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATE RESURRECTION IN DETROIT

Traveling art exhibition SURVIVE has taken its one-night event to Eastern Market in Detroit this June with help from Inner State Gallery. The collection of work, curated by James W. Riley, consists of Los Angeles ‘ rising street artists DREYE, FISHE, SINER, NATHAN SMITH, and KYLE THOMAS of the LTS KOG crews. Riley purposefully chose the “Legacy […]

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COLLISION WORKS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN FOR FIRST CONTAINER STARTS TODAY

Collision Works is an innovative boutique hotel, co-working lab, and public event space growing in the Eastern Market district of Detroit. The concept comes from Shel Kimen, founder of  Collision Works; she left New York City in 2011 for Detroit with an idea to build a 36-room boutique-style hotel built of re-purposed shipping containers.  They just launched their ambitious Kickstarter […]

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