Out of the Crate

Salvador Salort-Pons on Building a Stronger Collection for the DIA

The museum’s director talks the latest ‘Out of the Crate’ exhibit, authenticating work, and artists with limitless creativity

Trumbull & Porter Showcases its Detroit Art Collection in New Book

Proceeds from the hotel’s project benefit a local poetry nonprofit

Artist Ellen Rutt Is Painting Detroit, and the Rest of the World, Too

From abandoned structures to basketball courts, Rutt prefers painting concrete over canvas
Michigan Central Station Promises a Spectacular 3D Light Show

Michigan Central Station Promises a Spectacular 3D Light Show

While the holiday season has come to an end, metro Detroit is still celebrating. The North American International Auto Show commences this Friday, Jan. 18 at the Cobo Center, and with the exhibition comes an agenda of activities and parties taking place throughout the Motor City.

Exploring MOCAD’s Upcoming Exhibit Useless Utility

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s soon-to-open exhibit, Useless Utility, investigates an omnipresent reality where an all-consuming work life and everyday domesticity blend; a product of America’s deindustrialization.
Ruben and Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love

Fine Art and Fashion Collide at the Detroit Institute of Art’s Latest Exhibit

Ruben and Isabel Toledo: Labor of Love takes over the museum until July
Burning Bodies (2018) by Wael Darweish

A Midtown Exhibit Reveals Untold Stories of Middle Eastern War Refugees

Poet and playwright Biba Sheik grew up in Bloomfield Hills with her father, Morris, a Lebanese immigrant who struggled to gain citizenship when he first came to America in 1951.

Q&A: Amani Olu, Creator of the First Detroit Art Week

In 2016, when curator, writer, and artist, Amani Olu came to Detroit by way of New York City, he knew he wanted to contribute to the city’s cultural landscape beyond his work as an art publicist.
Crowd, North Ingalls Mall

Don’t Miss These Metro Detroit Outdoor Art Fairs

From paintings to photography to ceramics, local visual artists showcase their latest works

10 Metro Detroit Art Exhibits to Visit This Summer

Between beach days and weekend getaways, make time to stop by local installations

Punk Graphics, Shepard Fairey Exhibits to Debut at Cranbrook Art Museum

Following a series of exhibitions that focused on street art, Cranbrook Art Museum is now attempting to explore the cultural impact of punk and post-punk through its new exhibits ...

Artwork to Humanize the Incarcerated

In prisons across the state, art is bridging gaps. In March and April of this year, the Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners held its 23rd art show exhibiting work from 582 artists across 28 prisons.

The Detroit Photographer Celebrating the Female Body from Behind

When an amateur photographer in her late twenties, Ohio native Kacy Johnson embarked on a journey to Brazil to further pursue her passion for photography.

Muralist Desiree Kelly Hosts First Solo Exhibition in Ferndale

Wayne State University alumni and professional artist Desiree Kelly will be hosting her first solo exhibition at AtomArt Gallery in Ferndale on May 5.

Pretty/Ugly Exhibit Explores the Beauty of Flaws

Opening this week at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Pretty/Ugly will feature artwork from children and teens from ages 12-19 in an exhibit that will reflect on self-love.

Women Wednesday Spotlight: Gina Reichert

A longtime resident of Detroit’s Banglatown neighborhood, located just off the Davison Freeway and straddling the Detroit and Hamtramck borders, Reichert has been involved in cultivating creative and sustainable art solutions in the city.