Detroit Art Week (July 20 – 22, 2018) is an annual self-guided tour and celebration of contemporary art and culture in Detroit.
For three days, Detroit’s art scene invites visitors to attend gallery and museum tours, open studios, intimate studio and site visits, artist talks, and various special programs, alongside the parties, music, nightlife, and culinary experiences that make summers in Detroit so beautiful. Detroit Art Week is free and open to the public.
The vision of Detroit Art Week is to help establish Detroit as a global destination for contemporary art and culture and its mission is to promote Detroit artists, galleries, and cultural institutions worldwide. By promoting to the world art and culture in Detroit and creating a space for dialogue, DAW aims to inspire art practitioners and professionals, help stimulate the local art economy and small business, and show everyone a good time.
Detroit Art Week encapsulates the unique diversity of contemporary art and culture in Detroit. The work of nearly 100 artists will be on view via exhibitions, site visits, open studios, studio visits, performances, parties and more.
Happenings will take place at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Flowers of Vietnam (named one of the best restaurants in America by GQ), the Heidelberg Project, PLAYGROUND DETROIT, Red Bull House of Art, Stanley Kresge Estate, What Pipeline and at the studios of Hamtramck Ceramck, Scott Hocking and Cristin Richard, and many others.
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