Motown Museum to Reopen after First Phase of $50 million Expansion

Hitsville USA photo courtesy Motown Museum

During high school, when I would take the bus to and from school, I would look out the window and see this house that really did not look like a house. I always thought that it was an at-home salon business.

The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion

Photo by Nadine Ijewere, Joy as an Act of Resistance 2018 courtesy DIA

If you are looking for new and exciting artwork, then go check out the new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts. “The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion,” organized by Aperture, was curated by Antwaun Sargent.

Detroit Institute of Arts Showcases Motor City Car Design

Black 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback and Red 1970 Plymouth Barracuda photo by Lillian Grantham

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has acquired an extravagant array of automobiles and artwork for a unique exhibition.

“Wild Lights” at the Detroit Zoo shine brightly this winter

"Wild Lights" path at the Detroit Zoo photo by Lillian Grantham

The “Wild Lights” are back at the Detroit Zoo. For the ninth year in a row, the illuminated outdoor experience began last month and is planning to stay open until Jan. 9, 2022.

Henry Ford College Welcomes JJ the Mime

James Jones, American Deaf Mime Artist performs in Paris for the first annual World of Mime honoring Marcel Marceau. September 22nd, 2011

James Jones, American Deaf Mime Artist performs in Paris for the first annual World of Mime honoring Marcel Marceau. September 22nd, 2011. Photo courtesy JJ the Mime.

Priceless Art in Storage

Photo of Chuck Close "Self Portrait" hanging in MacKenzie Fine Art building F at Henry Ford College, Dearborn, MI

In many of the buildings at the main campus of Henry Ford College in Dearborn there are paintings, prints, and sculptures strategically placed that perhaps do not get the attention they deserve.

Henry Ford Community College Alum Karen Imarisio Shares Her Passion for Paper

This Book Is a Camera A Pop-Up Book Camera by Kelli Anderson. Photo by Kip Krigel

Henry Ford Community College alum Karen Imarisio turned her hobby into a lifelong passion. Imarisio curated the exhibit “Inspiration and Innovation: The Art of Paper Engineering,” at the Stamelos Gallery Center at University of Michigan- Dearborn.

Detroit’s Buried History

Coleman A. Young who was mayor of Detroit from 1974 - 1993 is buried at the Elmwood Historic Cemetery

Take a guided tour with Executive Director of the Elmwood Historic Foundation, Joan Frear Capuano, and learn centuries of Detroit history.

Vault of Midnight Opens a New Detroit Location

Mural on exterior wall of Vault of Midnight comic store in Detroit. Photo by Katherine Warden

Since 2016 there has been one iconic spot on Library Street in downtown Detroit to buy comics. Vault of Midnight moved this month to a larger storefront on East Grand Boulevard near the I-75 and I-94 interchange.

Black Violin - Impossible is Possible

Wil Baptisite and Kev Marcus of Black Violin. Photo credit - Mark Clennon

Black Violin is a Grammy nominated musical duo based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With Wil Baptiste on viola and Kev Marcus on violin, they are one part classical, one part hip-hop, and one hundred percent uniquely innovative sound.


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