Explore the importance of this circle of Ann Arbor-based architects, situating their regional body of domestic work into the larger context of modern architecture in the U.S. that developed on the East Coast and West Coast from the 1930s–1980s.
Nature Center of Oakwoods Metropark near Flat Rock. Make your very own bittersweet wreath to hang on your door, just in time for the holidays. Fee: $5 per person. Preregistration required.
"A Night of Visual Arts, Fashion, Poetry & Dance"
Nature Center of Oakwoods Metropark near Flat Rock. …and all through the Nature Center, Kevin will be talking about the animals of Christmas. Fee: $3 per person. Preregistration required.
The National Fashion and Talent Expo presents "Destiny" a fashion and talent extravaganza.
Born and educated in Detroit, Gilda Snowden has become a local legend and internationally renowned artist. This exhibition of Gilda portraits (some self) is intended to pay tribute, celebrate & show just how many people she has impacted.
Toulouse-Lautrec is best known for his works depicting scenes from cabarets, theaters, dance halls, and brothels. This exhibition features approximately 150 original works on paper, including 35 drawings.
Each artist has created a contemporary work in response to the city's struggles and successes post-1933, touching on broader themes that are relevant across the nation. Topics include the many industries, ideals, and events that have propelled America forward—from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s pivotal yet under-recognized speech in Grosse Pointe, Michigan in 1968; to the development of labor unions, urban farming, and the birth of Motown; to the creation of central symbols of the American dream including sports stadiums and the automobile. The murals reference innovative urban responses to enormous losses in population and exalt the fortitude of the city and its people.
This exhibition features works of art from some of most Europe’s most well-known artists and photographers including Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugène Atget, HenriCartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Christian Boltanski and Gerhard Richter among others. The exhibition also features several new acquisitions featuring work by Wolfgang Tillmans and Bernd and HIlla Becher.
Watch Me Move: The Animation Show is the most extensive animation show ever mounted, featuring both iconic moments and lesser-known masterpieces from the last 150 years. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to see an incredible array of animation techniques in more than 100 animated film segments from across generations and cultures.
This special exhibition spotlights a single extraordinary work by Olówè: a throne he made for Prince Ilori, heir apparent of the town of Isè in southwestern Nigeria. This exhibition is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts. Support has been provided by the Walter Gibbs Endowment Fund. Additional support has been provided by the City of Detroit.
Performing Still Images looks at two distinct ways of addressing the relationship between different media: photography and video in David Claerbout’s "The American Room" and photography as a time-based practice in Matthew Buckingham’s work, “Image of Absalon Projected Until it Vanishes”.
One of the founding members of the Abstract Expressionists, Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974) was an important presence in the artistic life of New York from the 1930s until his death. His paintings, consisting of large images that evoke a universal language of symbols, have become icons in America painting.
Featuring the work of dedicated studio artists, writers and designers who have made significant contributions to the Detroit cultural climate since the mid 1970s.
Mix local brews with local art at this weekly showcase of affordable pieces by Detroit area artists.
25 Detroit art galleries, boutiques and cafes will stay open until 9pm, with special programs and activities on the Third Thursday of every month. Participating venues include: 555 gallery, The Carr Center, Cass Café, City Bird, CCS Center Galleries, Dell Pryor, Detroit Artists Market, N’Namdi Gallery, Germack Coffee Roasting, Heidelberg Project Offices, Henry Ford Community College, Hugh, Kunsthalle Detroit, Library Street Collective, Museum of New Art (MONA), Nest, Nora, Red Bull House of Art, Re:View Contemporary Gallery, Salt & Cedar, Scarab Club, See Art + Design, Signal-Return, Start Gallery, Whitdel, WSU Galleries.
For everyone interested in learning about tips and trends from local and national design experts, interior designers, stylists, business owners and more.
The front room of the gallery features a different local or regional artist every month. The second, smaller room changes every three months and features a variety of works at one time, all from new and evolving artists. The last room is the framing gallery, where customers can bring their own pieces to be framed in gallery-quality, custom frames for a reasonable price.
Well worth the drive through the northern burbs. Multiple exhibits showcase every media from design to multimedia performance to painting, featuring creations by internationally known and local artists.
The high water mark for art films and independent cinema in the Detroit area.
Best known perhaps for its spectacular Diego Rivera mural, the Detroit Institute of Arts is a sprawling hall of arts with an excellent showing of works by the 19th century American landscape artists and works of the Italian Renaissance.
Micro granting dinner celebrating creative projects in the city. $5 gets you soup, salad, and a vote.
Home of the Motor City Theatre Organ Society, plus screening classic films from the '30s-'50s.
The country's first museum dedicated to multimedia and light-based arts.
Adjacent to the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, offers an unparalleled venue for exploring the influences and experiences, historical as well as current, that shape our heritage. Featuring multidimensional programs and showcasing themes related to science, history, literature, visual and performing arts and culture, there is a wealth of opportunities to learn, celebrate and be entertained.
Year-round screenings of the finest first-run art house and indie films. Home of the annual Ann Arbor Film Festival every spring. Also hosts live events.
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Erin Zindle ("EBird") and her friends present a unique holiday show! Erin, just back from maternity leave and more energetic than ever, is the fiery frontwoman of The Ragbirds, Michigan's conveyor of positive, richly rhythmic music that's open to the whole world.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Redford Theatre at Christmas as Dave Calendine performs at the Barton pipe organ. Bring your camera to get a picture with Santa
Rescheduled from Nov. 10. West’s recent effort Yeezus has been hailed by critics as the album of the year; The New York Times raved “the album is one long, efficient, inventive kick in the head,” while the Daily News agreed that Yeezus was "punk in attitude, genius in execution.” This is West's first major solo tour in five years. Kendrick Lamar opens.
We've heard the incredible ukulele feats of James Hill at The Ark and at the Ann Arbor Folk Festival. With the release of "Man With a Love Song," James, recognized as one of the world’s foremost ukulele players, stands poised and ready to take his place in the ranks of today's best young songwriters.
Refuse, Resist, Drink! Vodka Vodka returns for its 5th year as Detroit’s premier Vodka-tasting party. Guests will enjoy a vast assortment of vodkas and vodka-infused cuisine to sample, plus DJ entertainment. A portion of proceeds will benefit The Van House Foundation.Vodka Vodka is sure to be the do-not-miss event of the winter season again!
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