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In honor of Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Vital Strategies partnered with the Downriver Council for the Arts to host the Collective Healing through Art: Overdose Awareness Day Exhibition featuring pieces from thirty 37 artists from around the state directly...
Spot Lite Detroit celebrated its grand opening in May and plans to become a beacon for Detroit’s creative community. The multiuse venue was developed by 1xRUN, art print manufacturers and producers of Murals in the Market. “Ultimately, Spot Lite is a creative space, a place where creatives...
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and the photos of Detroit-raised photographer Lamar Landers speak for themselves. Landers’ camera catches natural moments and the raw character of his subjects, who include artists and creatives, as well as everyday people. His entry into photography came...
His retrospective, ‘Enshrined: Presence + Preservation’ is on view at the Charles H. Wright Museum.
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This former theater kid now helms a youth development organization that preaches the power of creative arts – and of finding your voice.
Arts + CultureArianna Smith -
The pair have collaborated on a collection of vintage-inspired skirts and dresses.
This week's #ArtistOfTheWeek is the Photographer Isabella Jaii. She has traveled near and far to capture breathtaking photos. Her work is bold, proud and beautiful. She makes it look easy as she does it with such grace and confidence. Check out her work and see for yourself.
The artist says she’s committed to creating safe spaces - but also an escape - for Black people.
The project matches 40 artists of different disciplines for a ‘conversation’ on collaboration.
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Artist and designer Akeem Smith recalls his familial history to tell the tale of dancehall.