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Homemade Ice Cream: Jason Yates + Friends

Wednesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 16

Detroit-born, Los Angeles-based artist Jason Yates will return to his hometown with his largest scale project to date. The exhibit will feature fully outfitted domestic spaces constructed inside the gallery, many of which were inspired by his childhood. Works by locals such as Martha Mysko, Jonathan Baker, Alexander Buzzalini, John Charnota, Leslie Rogers, and Victoria Shaheen will also be featured. The opening reception is Sept. 22 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Wasserman Projects (map)
3434 Russell Street
Downtown Detroit
phone 248-220-4628
Homemade Ice Cream: Jason Yates + Friends

Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 12

In celebration of the Mexican and Latin American celebration of the Day of the Dead, this popular ofrenda exhibit will once again return to the DIA. Traditional ofrendas will honor deceased loved ones with their favorite food, drinks, and mementos, along with photographs, sugar skulls, flowers, and more. Entry is free with museum admission. The hours are Tue-Thur:9 a.m.-4 p.m.,Fri:9 a.m.-10 p.m.,Sat-Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon: closed.

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 833-7900
Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos

Process of Making: Undergraduate Work from Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through Nov. 3

The student group exhibit will feature works in a variety of media. Opening reception, Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.; Admission is free and open to the public.

The Art of Containment — Vessels from the Sidney Swidler Collection

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through March 31, 2018

Sidney Swidler’s work as a modern architect helped train his eye to pick up the essential elements of form, texture, glaze selection, craftsmanship, and artistic intent, which he used to collect nearly 1,000 piece of contemporary ceramic art. In 2010, he donated around 800 of those pieces to California’s Crocker Art Museum. Seven years later, he gave 100 pieces to the FIA, a gift that resulted in this exhibit. Hours of the museum are: Monday-Friday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Flint Institute of Arts (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
The Art of Containment — Vessels from the Sidney Swidler Collection

The Border, the Ship

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Oct. 31

This disarming video exhibit by Alex Hubbard is carefully choreographed and dynamically composed, but that doesn’t mean a clear narrative will ever emerge or that any of it will make any linear sense. Hours of the museum are: Monday-Friday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Flint Institute of Arts (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
The Border, the Ship

The Eccentric Vision of William Stolpin

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 7, 2018

A prolific printmaker who created works for nearly 50 years in Holly, Stolpin himself describes his work as “eccentric.” His work revolves mostly around architecture, landscape, fantasy, abstraction, and outer space and this exhibit promises to explore his many passions. Hours of the museum are: Monday-Friday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Flint Institute of Arts (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
The Eccentric Vision of William Stolpin

Size Matters: Big and Small Works from the FIA Collection

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 30

An exploration of the museum’s most massive and most miniscule works, this exhibit promises to highlight the importance of size in the experience of art. Hours of the museum are: Monday-Friday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Flint Institute of Arts (map)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
Size Matters: Big and Small Works from the FIA Collection

Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8-8:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30
phone 810-237-3400

Longway Planetarium breathes new life into the wildly popular classic rock light show format with an original production set to the music of Queen. Experience 10 of Queen’s greatest hits in this brand new show, including favorites like Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust, and You’re My Best Friend. September 28-December 30, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8:00 pm No show October 14 and November 23 Adult $6, Child (2-11) $4, Senior $4, Free for Members

http://sloanlongway.org/queenlightshow/
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Longway Planetarium (map)
1310 Kearsley St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (810) 760-6774
Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

Jason Carter at Saarinen House: #digital_presence

Fridays, Saturdays, 2-3:15 p.m. Continues through Nov. 25
phone 248.645.3320
artmuseum@cranbrook.edu
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@ Saarinen House, 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
For the project, eight new paintings by Jason E. Carter will be placed throughout Saarinen House. His works explore the Art Deco landmark through the lens of contemporary technology, specifically the interaction between the historic domestic environment and the glowing light of contemporary digital devices. Guests will see Carter’s paintings as part of the Center’s regular Saarinen House tours, learning about the history of the building and its designers while also viewing #digital_presence. Adults: $15 | Seniors (65 and older): $13 | Students (with ID): $11 | Cranbrook ArtMembers: Free

https://center.cranbrook.edu/events/exhibitions/jason-carter-saarinen-house-digitalpresence
Jason Carter at Saarinen House: #digital_presence

Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 15, 2018

This exhibition brings together nearly all of Frederic Church’s most important paintings of the Middle East, Athens, and Rome to explore what motivated this major shift in his artistic work, which was previously focused on the wilderness of North and South America, the North Atlantic, and the Caribbean. Museum hours are:Tue-Thu: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.Sat-Sun: 10 a.m - 5 p.m.; Mon: Closed

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 833-7900
Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage

Monet: Framing Life

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through March 4, 2018

This exhibit centered around the DIA’s only painting by Claude Monet will feature 10 other visiting works by Monet and his fellow impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Tickets to this exhibit will be available on Oct. 2. Hours of the museum are: Tue-Thu: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.Sat-Sun: 10 a.m - 5 p.m.; Mon: Closed

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 833-7900
Monet: Framing Life

10th Annual DAMNED Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness

Thu., Oct. 26, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. and Sat., Oct. 28, 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
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On October 26th through 28th 2017 in Detroit comes the 10th annual assemblage of over 130 extraordinary artists from across this world to display over 150 their most introspective creations at the: DAMNED Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness From the infamous to the freshest of local and international talent, this prodigious congregation will allow us a glimpse within the diverse shadows of id and ego...of overall mind and encompassing soul guaranteed to intrigue, disturb, inspire or repulse. This is not a Halloween event but an immersion within the immeasurable realms of consciousness through art, performance and masquerade. $15 to $75

http://www.thatdamnedshow.com
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Tangent Gallery (map)
715 E. Milwaukee
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 873-2955
10th Annual DAMNED Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness

Ace's Wild On Sexy Fridays

Fridays, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
phone 734-729-0345
francoentertainment@yahoo.com
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It's time to play Ace's Wild. When you pay cover, you receive a card. Ace of hearts receives 20 Inferno bucks; ace of diamonds receives 15 Inferno bucks; ace of spades receives 10 Inferno bucks; and ace of clubs receives 5 Inferno bucks. DJ Ace spins, and the fabulous Natalie Cole and friends gives live performances. Plus, if you mention this ad to the DJ, you'll take home a free gift. $7, $10 18-20

Inferno Detroit (map)
1641 Middlebelt Rd
Greater Dearborn Area
phone 734-729-0345
Ace's Wild On Sexy Fridays

Formal Masquerade Ball at the 10th Annual DAMNED Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness

Sat., Oct. 28, 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
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On Saturday October 28th, DAMNED transforms the exhibition of art to a sensuous celebration of extravagant delicacies, libations and dance with a formal, mask-mandatory Masquerade Ball. VIP doors open at 7pm for an intimate engagement which includes an elegant 10-dish strolling dinner and sensuous dance performances interludes to further enhance the senses. The public doors then open at 9pm for an evening of the dreamworld aural ambiance form DJs Josh Burge (Plastic Passion) and Slofu (Happy Endings) bringing a selected mix of ethereal dreampop, lush trip hop and smooth grooves. All within a menagerie of exotic strolling performers. $20 to $75

http://www.thatdamnedshow.com
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Tangent Gallery (map)
715 E. Milwaukee
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 873-2955
Formal Masquerade Ball at the 10th Annual DAMNED Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness

See What Stacey Started -- Live Model Figure Drawing Session

Saturdays, 2 p.m.
phone 934-255-0070
jfrank8675@live.com
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This is a weekly live model figure drawing session open to the public. It is a relaxed atmosphere with no instructors, where artists are welcome to create in their own way, without any interference. No photography, but all physical mediums are allowed (as long as you can clean up at the end.) It is an event named in honor of late artist Stacey Skiera. $7

https://www.facebook.com/groups/522614544477853/
Phoenix Cafe (map)
24918 John R
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 667-8817
wiggins.michaelj@gmail.com
See What Stacey Started -- Live Model Figure Drawing Session
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