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The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals features the history of European food sculptures. The exhibit runs from Dec. 16 to April 16. 

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MOCAD will host The Society for Illustrated Stories' comic swap complete with character-themed cocktails and do-it-yourself graphic buttons. 

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Adjunct WSU and CCS professor Stephen Schudlich curated a printmaking exhibition called the Printer's Devil, which featured Detroit printmakers, WSU faculty and alumni. 

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Leah Ouellet, a Wayne State criminal justice master’s student, has brought together activism and creativity by facilitating a writing circle for prisoners as a part of the Prison Creative Arts Project. The organization seeks to create a space for art and activism for those who are incarcerated.

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While rushing from class to class, it is easy to take the sculptures on display around Wayne State for granted. Twenty-seven sculptures are scattered throughout the main and medical campuses, but their history remains a mystery to most passersby. 

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The Detroit Institute of Arts paid tribute to the musical legend and icon, Prince, on Friday, June 10. Leaving this world far too soon, the world mourned his loss on April 21. Thousands have paid tribute to celebrate the life of the legend himself, and Friday night the DIA held a party fit f…

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Detroit has always been an underground art oasis with art galleries all over the city. There are dozens of art spaces to check out this summer from the usual front runners of high art like the Detroit Institute of Arts to the small enclaves of community art like the Live Coal Gallery. Here a…

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The Detroit Institute of Arts is showcasing original artwork, including drawings, paintings, photography, sculptures and more, from Detroit Public Schools students for its 79th annual Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition.  Open to the public, the free exhibition features more than 270 p…

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At the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery in Old Main, visual artist Kimia Ferdowsi Kline’s works are on display to the public from now until June 24. The community responded with a large positive response to the exhibit, “As Above, So Below.”

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The Detroit Institute of Arts received a bequest of $1.71 million from former museum shop volunteer and Detroit Public Schools art teacher Elizabeth Verdow, 86, who died in June 2014. The conditions of her will orders that $1.26 million should be used for contemporary art acquisitions of pai…

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Free with museum admission, the Detroit Institute of Arts hosts drop-in workshops every weekend. On Friday, Dec. 4, museumgoers were treated to an easy, yet beautiful project: luminaries. This specific workshop will be held on Dec. 11 and Dec. 18 from 6-9 p.m.

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One of the first paintings at the Detroit Institute of Arts newly arrived 30 Americans exhibit is a portrait of a naked African-American man. Barkley L. Hendricks’ subject in "Fast Henry" fills the space, staring back clad in a do-rag and silver jewelry. It's jarring, but not because the man…

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The DIA is currently holding a Day of the Dead exhibition until Nov. 1. In partnership with Detroit’s Mexican Consulate, local artists created 28 ofrenda, or offering, altars that are on display remembering lost loved ones during the Day of the Dead celebrations.

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The downtown Detroit art gallery Library Street Collective began its new exhibit featuring Alex “HENSE” Brewer’s latest solo collection, “MATERIAL” HENSE is an internationally-recognized public artist and an award-winning painter who typically uses wooden shapes to create his works. For him,…