Pewabic Pottery

Holiday Showcase Opening Reception
Kick off Pewabic's holiday season with the Holiday Showcase opening reception. Be among the first to see the new giftware - introducing our latest ceramic vessels, tableware and tiles - as well as to have an opportunity to peruse and purchase new giftware and ornaments only available during this special time of year. This free event includes food, drink and merriment and is open to the public. Member discounts double up to 20% in store only during this event. That day the Pewabic Store will only be open from 5 - 8 PM.

Opening Reception, Thursday, November 9th, 5-8pm.  [East Side, Detroit] 
10125 E. Jefferson Ave

Inner State Gallery

Last Call: The Final Show
Come join us for the final gallery opening at Inner State Gallery as we prepare to move and begin a new chapter in our new space. The final show will give our friends and family a chance to take a peek at a wide range of art from our years in our Eastern Market home. Attendees will have the chance to cop framed original art, art supplies, accessories, prints from local, national, and international 1xRun and Inner State Gallery artists, and miscellaneous merch. All pieces are priced to move. 

Opening Reception, Friday November 10th, 7-10pm. [Eastern Market, Detroit] 
1410 Gratiot Ave.

CCS Center Galleries

Evidence of Things Not Seen
Artists Richard Lewis, Mario Moore, Sabrina Nelson and Rashaun Rucker use drawing to challenge prevailing ideas of Black representation. Reflecting African American perspectives from non-traditional viewpoints, this exhibition presents ideas about Black lives that are often overlooked or unseen.

Opening Reception, Friday November 10th, 6-8pm. [Midtown, Detroit]
301 Frederick Douglass

Show runs through December 16th.


Public Pool

100 Beavers
Where would we be without the beaver? Often overlooked and taken for granted, the beaver works tirelessly to build and maintain their environments. 100 Beavers serves as a metaphor for labor and production, as well as the accomplishments and shortcomings that result. Alexander Buzzalini and John Charnota worked independently and collaboratively on over 100 mixed media paintings and sculptures to make up the exhibition.

Opening Reception, Saturday November 11th, 7-11pm.  [Hamtramck] 
3309 Caniff St.

Show runs through December 31st.
Ann Arbor Art Center

Hot Fresh Glazed Opening Party
Join us for the opening party for Hot Fresh Glazed! More than just a cup show, our next exhibition juried by Nawal Motawi, will feature functional pottery.

Opening Reception, Friday November 10th, 6-9pm.  [Downtown, Detroit] 
117 W Liberty St.

Art Detroit Now: Second Saturday

Second Saturday
Over 50 Detroit Galleries open from noon-6pm every second Saturday of the month. Special events, programs, and open gallery hours are detailed in our newsletter.

Saturday November 11th, 12-6pm. 



The Dramastics are Loud
See Nathan Carter's dioramas currently on view in Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance come to life during this highly entertaining short film which tells the story of four women who finish high school and start a punk band. The DRAMASTICS Are Loud was created, written, and directed entirely by Carter who also composed the music for the film. Immediately following the screening, the DRAMASTICS REVUE will do a live performance featuring music from the film.

Saturday November 11th, 8pm 
[Midtown, Detroit] 
4454 WOodward Ave.


Inquiries into unknowns and in-betweens, eras of precarity and moments of stasis. Temporal, spatial, material. Active, passive, metaphysical, political. Floating or falling, swinging or stuck. Featuring work by Mark Baker, Josh Bolin, Jim Bullard, Genevieve DeLeon, Sophie Eisner, Lydia Enriquez, Clare Gatto, Johannah Herr, Helen Ip, Allison Lacher & Jeff Robinson, Paolo Marino, Sara Nishikawa, Rachel Pontious, Eleanor Sabin, Natalia Sazarrin, Lyndsi Schuesler, and Alberte Tranberg.

Opening Reception, Saturday November 11th, 5:30-9pm.  [Pontiac] 
523 Highland Ave

Ukrainian American Museum and Archives

Grand Opening
Check out intricate embroidery, sculpture and paintings crafted by local Ukrainian artists. Founded in 1958, the Ukrainian American Archives & Museum of Detroit has a long history in Hamtramck and has organized many interesting exhibits over the years. Antique ritual cloths, icons, Easter eggs and artwork highlighting Ukrainian symbolism and motifs have all showcased Ukrainian culture throughout the years. The Museum has recently moved to a new location in Hamtramck and we would like to invite you to join us for the Grand Opening!

Opening Reception, Saturday November 11th. 4-7pm. [Hamtramck] 
9630 Joseph Campau

Show runs through December 9th.

Closing Receptions + Other Events 

DIA Offrendas: Last Week
Holding House: Closing Reception 6-8pm
40 W. Howard: Open Studios 12-6

Cranbrook Art Museum:
Matt Hutchinson believes in the reciprocal relationship between designing and making. Interests in the potential convergence of traditional technique and digital process inform his own architecture and design practice, PATH, where material and fabrication experiments are at the core of his working method.
Thursday November 9th, 6-7pm. [Bloomfield Hills] 39221 Woodward Ave.

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center:
The last in this year's series of free artist talks presented by Essay'd in partnership with the BBAC & Anton Art Center. A "painter, mixed media artist, muralist, art historian, curators, lecturer, and educator, Gardner teaches at private colleges and community colleges and participates in arts mentoring programs. His work was the subject of a survey exhibition at 9338 Campau gallery in 2014.
Thursday, November 9th, 6:30-7:30pm. [Birmingham] 1516 S Cranbrook Rd.

Purdy-Kresge Library Auditorium, WSU:
Curator, Alejandra Muñúzuri, will give a lecture on Thursday, November 9, 6:30-7:30PM at the Purdy-Kresge Library Auditorium, WSU. Alejandra Muñúzuri will talk about the artisans and artwork from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Thursday November 9th, 6:30-7:30pm. [Midtown, Detroit] 5265 Cass Ave.

Oakland University Art Gallery:
"Ethics of Depiction" exhibition curator, Dick Goody, will discuss the specifics of his selection process. Accompanying exhibition catalogue is available for purchase ($10).
Tuesday, November 14th, 12-1pm. [Rochester] 371 Wilson Blvd.

Detroit Fiber Works:
Please join us for an artist talk in conjunction with our current exhibition, Women Invitational.
Saturday November 11th, 5-9pm. [Livernois, Detroit] 19359 Livernois Ave.

Art Writing

Read short essays on 82 Detroit artists

NEW! 82 Timothy Van Laar

81 Lauren Semivan
Detroit Art Review

Frederic Edwin Church @ 
Detroit Institute of Arts

A Family Affair @ 
Ellen Kayrod Gallery

Joyce Koskenmaki @ 
CCC Arts Center's Kerredge Gallery