SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM 1945 WEBB ST
JTG Detroit Project will present on the grounds of The Woods Cathedral a public, large-scale, inflatable sculpture by the Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF) entitled “As We Lay: A smack and then nothing.” A selection of works from the collection of Paul Johnson will also be on view inside the cathedral. Featured artists include contemporary artists and designers that Paul Johnson has supported and represented over the years, including BHQF, Alex de Corte, Bjarne Melgaard, Misaki Kawai, Robert Loughlin, Josh Abelow, Jack Greer, Max Lamb, Gaetano Pesci, Kwangho Lee, Jack Craig, Thomas Barger and Jim Joe.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 10:45 AM – 11:15 AM 2025 CARPENTER AVE, HAMTRAMCK
Popps Emporium is pleased to present The Agent by Jova Lynne. The Travel agent is here to help plan your trip to Paradise, a remote location between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The travel agent is here to assist you in exploring the depths of your imagination – taking you to a place where fantasy becomes reality and colonization becomes conquest. Come to Paradise Travel Company, the place where everyone wishes they were.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM 13015 KLINGER ST
Tour of Powerhouse Productions (Jar House, Play House, Ride It Sculpture Park, Skater House, Squash House, Sound House).
Commissioned by Power House Productions, Nari Ward has created a permanent site-specific installation at Ride it Sculpture Park, the skatepark located along the E. Davison Expressway. Ward’s work, G.O.A.T.anchors the northeast corner of the park, establishing a neighborhood landmark prominently featuring the humble, ruminant animal, the goat, atop a monumental industrial crate tower. As throughout his work, Ward’s use of everyday, unassuming objects take on a transformative life of their own through his skillful handling, sharp wit and vision.
Hamtramck Ceramck is an artist collective that employs ceramics as a platform for multidisciplinary collaboration. Their output becomes a vehicle to discuss the relationship between emergent aesthetic languages and traditional techniques. However, as artists of many disciplines, they are not confined by traditional ceramic guidelines, and create works that integrate other visual arts. Established in 2014 by Ben Saginaw, Amber Locke and Patrick Quinn Based in Hamtramck, Michigan at Portage Garage. Active members include Ben Saginaw, Patrick Quinn, Amber Locke, and Braden Baer. Hannah Smith (Australia) is a past resident (2015).
Lunch and tour of JJ and Anthony Curis’ collection at the W. Hawkins Ferry House. The house was built in 1964 for William Hawkins Ferry, who attended Cranbrook and where he possibly developed his appreciation for modern art and architecture. Over the years, Ferry amassed an enormous art collection and asked Kessler to design a gallery-like, open floor plan for his house. The expansive windows also make use of the great views provided by Lake St Claire.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM 1520 WASHINGTON BLVD
Recovery by Mario Moore is a series of new works based on Moore's journey back to health after undergoing an awake neurological surgery. The artist uses silverpoint drawings, stunning large-scale oil paintings on canvas and copper, and video to explore the treatment of black male bodies in America.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM 1260 LIBRARY STREET
Library Street Collective is excited to announce this year’s iteration of Public Matter and its accompanying gallery exhibition, Xeriscape, featuring artists Nina Chanel Abney, Rosson Crow, Beverly Fishman, Tschabalala Self and Wendy White. The summer exhibition will connect the outdoors with the inside spaces by bringing large-scale artworks to the Belt Alley, as well as incorporating elements of the natural world within the interior exhibition design. This adept group of female artists - each considered a strong member of the contemporary art world regardless of gender - are brought together to present varied perspectives on gender, race, identity, materiality, space and form.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 7:45 PM to 8:15 PM 3525 W VERNOR HWY
What Pipeline presents Andrew D. Olivo 6.7.89 - 6.7.18, an installation of new work by Puppies Puppies that reflects on past trauma, the physicality of transitioning, and mourning the death of an old self.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 9:00 – 10:30 PM 100 S OLD WOODWARD AVE
Reyes Projects presents two solo exhibitions. “Material Relief” by Detroit native, LaKela Brown consists of wall-bound plaster reliefs born from a selection of cast objects. “The Style: Dweller On the Threshold” by Brooklyn based Miles Huston showcases a group of works on paper; geometric compositions build from the artist’s generated system of self-organized logic.
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018 11:00 PM – 12:00 AM MUSIC BY WAAJEED + BEIGE STANLEY KRESGE ESTATE 74 ARDEN PARK BLVD
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 High School provides college-preparatory Catholic high school education, in the Cristo Rey Model, to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit.