CHARLES MCGEE MURAL. © SAL RODRIGUEZ

CHARLES MCGEE MURAL. © SAL RODRIGUEZ

 

Detroit Art Week
July 20 – 22, 2018

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Detroit Art Week is an annual self-guided tour and celebration of contemporary art and culture in Detroit. For three days, we invite 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 exceptionally beautiful.

 
 
 
 
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 CAROLE HARRIS  + ALLIE MCGHEE. © KATE GOWMAN

CAROLE HARRIS  + ALLIE MCGHEE. © KATE GOWMAN

 

Honoring
Carole Harris +
Allie McGhee

 

The inaugural edition of Detroit Art Week will kick-off on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm with an artist talk and exhibition of work by veteran artists Carole Harris and Allie McGhee at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Harris, a fiber artist, redefines and subverts the basic concepts of quilting, while McGhee, an abstract expressionist painter, explores ideas about harmony in the universe.

 
 
 
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© DARIO CALMESE

 

Programs

 

Detroit Art Week programs will encapsulate the unique diversity of contemporary art and culture in Detroit. The work of nearly 100 artists will be on view. Happenings will take place at MOCAD, Flowers of Vietnam (named one of the best restaurants in America by GQ), Red Bull Arts Detroit, Stanley Kresge Estate, What Pipeline and at the studios of Scott HockingCristin Richard and Scott Campbell.

 
 
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Fête Featuring Waajeed, Black Noi$e and BEIGE

 

To support art education at Detroit Cristo Rey High School, Detroit Art Week will host an evening of cocktails and music at the historic Stanley Kresge Estate, featuring a live set from legendary producer and DJ Waajeed and hometown favorites Black Noi$e and BEIGE. Detroit Cristo Rey provides college-preparatory Catholic education to students from disadvantaged families.

 
 
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