0

There’s a wonderful show in Midtown’s Work Detroit gallery that is a testament to the imagination and talent of the area’s youth and the community outreach efforts of local learning institutions. “The Gathering of the Herd” features an inspired assortment of baby elephants fashioned out of a wide variety of recycled materials. Some are the […]

Continue Reading

1

The Re:View Contemporary Gallery in Midtown is currently hosting an exhibition of work by Detroit designer Andy Kem. “Interlocker” features mostly functional art objects (like lamps and chairs), but it also includes a large, freestanding sculpture and a few wall pieces. Almost everything on display is made of plywood. The objects’ taut, elegant curves and […]

Continue Reading

0

Keep your eyes (and more to the point, your ears) on the 2:1 Gallery, a new art space in an old building in Detroit’s Eastern Market district. Under the guidance of Gregory Holm, one of the artists responsible for last year’s “Ice House Detroit” project, the space is currently serving as a pop-up sound art […]

Continue Reading

0

Flower Day, the annual floral extravaganza that takes place in Detroit’s Eastern Market, was unseasonably cold and rainy this year. The dreary weather didn’t keep thousands of metro-Detroiters from the bustling market on Sunday, though, and some lucky attendees were rewarded for being there with a few Random Acts of Culture. The Knight Foundation’s Random […]

Continue Reading

A walk in Detroit’s Scripps Park

Published on May 13, 2011 by in Detroit

0

There’s an outdoor art exhibition opening in Detroit this Saturday that will demonstrate not only the talent of participating local artists, but also the spirit of cooperation and community engagement that distinguishes so much grassroots work in this city. Access Arts Detroit, which hosted four outdoor art exhibitions on Belle Isle in recent years, partnered […]

Continue Reading

0
Baby Dee

Cliff Bell’s, downtown Detroit’s beautifully restored Art Deco jazz venue, is hosting a singular music performance this Friday night. The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit presents Cleveland-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Baby Dee and local experimental group The Scavenger Quartet, led by Kresge fellow Frank Pahl. It’s sure to be an extraordinary

Continue Reading

0
“Dissimulation” (detail) by Nate Morgan

The work of 12 Detroit artists is currently on view at the Fred Torres Collaborations gallery in Chelsea. “Live From Detroit” was curated, at Fred Torres’ invitation, by Monica Bowman, founder and director of the local Butcher’s Daughter gallery space. (Click here for photos of the show’s opening party.) I talked to Bowman and Elana […]

Continue Reading

0

DDCDances, the local company known previously as the Detroit Dance Collective, is concluding its 31st season with a concert at Marygrove College on Friday night. “New Moves,” which also includes performances by the Marygrove College Dance Company, will feature works by founding member and artistic director Barbara Selinger,

Continue Reading

1

There’s a beautiful fiber art show currently on view at Wayne State University’s Elaine L. Jacob Gallery in Midtown. “Material Spaces: Veneration Through the Needle’s Eye” includes work by three nationally recognized fiber artists: Carolyn Kallenborn, Beili Liu and Tom Lundberg. Kallenborn and Liu created two stunning, complementary installations that occupy the gallery’s second floor, […]

Continue Reading

0

Marcelyn Bennett-Carpenter’s Turn (one of two installations on view in Hamtramck this month) closed last Saturday night. To mark the occasion, there was an improvisational dance and music performance inside 2739 Edwin, the gallery space that housed the installation (composed of hundreds of translucent, tensile bands

Continue Reading

Please see our Privacy Policy

Trust-E
TRUSTe online privacy certification