Last December, Detroit was named America’s first City of Design by UNESCO. Since, Detroit has proven its title and boasts a thriving art scene.
Coming up this month in the art Community:
Head to Ponyride on December 8th for a holiday soiree celebrating Detroit’s local makers. The event is free with registration. Residents of Ponyride will open their studios for a chance to meet the designers, see their workshops and shop locally crafted goods. Skyy Vodka in collaboration with merriment and festive entertainment will keep the craft cocktails coming throughout the night.
On December 9th, Mocad is hosting a live drawing fundraiser. 70 artists divided into two, one-hour shifts will create a piece of art in front of a crowd of spectators. After completion, the art immediately becomes available to purchase for $40.
Celebrate Library Street Collective’s latest solo exhibitions featuring Beverly Fishman’s PAIN MANAGEMENT and Thrush Holmes’ PERSONAL WORK on December 10th.
Mocad will host a novel/comic book swap in the name of preservation of illustrated stories on December 14th. Enjoy character themed cocktails while trading pre-read illustrated stories for new favorite.
On December 17th, participate in Mocad’s workshop and learn the basics of hand weaving from instructor Levon Kafafian while using high tech materials with interactive qualities. The workshop includes supplies to weave a mini rug for your coffee mug that reveals its designs with heat.
Running until March 19, 2017, the evolution of twentieth-century interior design is portrayed in four distinct rooms; The Naturalist’s Athenaeum, The Bachelor Pad, The Cosmic Cave, A Semiotic Funhouse.