TOMORROW, 6-9pm.

Bottom Line Coffee House
The Butchers Daughter
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery
Rowland Cafe & Espresso Bar What Pipeline 
Whitdel Arts

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555 Gallery
"Alchemy," Two artists and four mediums combining science, nature and art.  Artists: Paula Schubatis and Hugo A. Navarro.

Art Department Gallery, Wayne State University
On display, Marilyn: Artist as Icon.  Also featuring a performance initiated by Sue Carman-Vian and led by Stephanie Kasmicski at 6:30pm. See the myriad interpretations of artist/educator/activist Marilyn Zimmerwoman through the images by WSU alumni and more who pay tribute to Zimmerwoman and the beloved community forged by their own living Alma Mater. Imagine what the original iconic Marilyn could have been if allowed to live well into this timeclock of the world?

Join gallery Director, Monica Bowman and Artist, Robert Platt in conversation.  Topics explored will include the artist's vision behind works in the current exhibition, "Insubstantial Pageants of The Mind's Eye," details about his process and materials, as well as influences relevant to Platts exploration of painting and installation as medium.

Cass Cafe 

On view: "Spirit Awakens" featuring Detroit artists Tamm Whitty and Warren Wells.


Detroit Artists Market

A one night only art show presenting and an eclectic selection of works by some of DAM's Exhibition Committee members and music by Time Stereo's own DJ Dabnose. Artists include Darcel Deneau, Gary Eleinko, Melissa Jones, Janet Hamrick, Dalia Reyes, Gilda Snowden, Jack Summers, Mike Sivak, Andrew Thompson and Dante Stella. 


Corridor Collective Gallery
Guest curator Brad Ruff and his Band of Merry Pranksters of Art and don't miss the "Myster Spot" with goodies from Detroit artist  Gary Grimshaw and samples for sale of DUDS by Detroit Urban Design Studio.  Open until 10pm, musical offerings from 7-10pm located at 2944 Woodward Avenue. 

Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University
On display:  HYPERTENSION.  Featuring a multi-media performance by Angelo Conti at 7:30pm.

Fourteen East
Featuring contemporary music by Detroit harpist and author, Michele Roger. Her performances include the DIA and the Belle Isle Conservancy.  Join them for "Art of Coffee" while enjoying the music. Taste a varietal bean, brewed as French Press, Vacuum Siphon, Pour over, Espresso and Iced and taste the incredibly different flavors produced by each brew method.  This tasting will be presented at no charge for Third Thursday.

Funhouse Gallery
The "Black, White and Red Show" is on display and the gallery is featuring musical guest Milan.

Kunsthalle Detroit
"CITYDRIFT:  Homage to Colin DeLand and Pat Hearn," an investigative/interconnective event that utilizes the Situationist concept of the "drift" or derive, as a starting point for re-engaging the act as "simple play" or as a series of unplanned actions.

Liberal Arts Gallery
"Shooting Nudes and Other Stories," a homage to women by renowned photographer Jack Kenny.

Live Coal Gallery
"Make Your Own Earrings!" workshop.  Ages 12+.  Cost $3.00 (per earring made).  From 7-9pm.  Please RSVP at [email protected] or 313-402-5274.  Also view their current exhibit on display, "Modern Impressionists."

Experience this major repository for African artifacts - including sculptures, textiles, pottery, and bead works dating back hundreds of years, from countless cultures throughout Africa.


Motor City Art Market 

Local art, music and more featuring Debbie David as the musical guest and house artist.  


North End Studios 

Basic Kind Lecture Series presents,  Where Have All the Panthers Gone:  The Role of Violence in the U.S. at 7pm.  This lecture is given by Brandon Weiner of Creative Rights Organization, a nonprofit dedicated to providing free legal representation, educational programs and project coordination services to the creative community.


Pioneer Building 

Artists open up their studios and are on hand to speak about their work.


Red Bull House of Art 

Featuring the eclectic discography and sounds of Erno the Inferno, from Tour Detroit and Slow Jams.


Re:View Contemporary 

Kate Silvio, "40 weeks unprepared...little nightmares" on view.


Salt & Cedar Letterpress 

Caroline Maun, Anca Vlasopolos and Bill Harris Reading 8-10pm.   

Book release event for What Remains, Caroline Maun's new volume of poetry with readings by revered authors. Hosted by ML Liebler. Music by Frank Koscielski and Jef Reynolds.


Scarab Club 

Lower level: Scarab Club Sketch Session, 7-10pm.  This life drawing session is held every Thursday.
Lounge:  Emerging Artist Showcase of multi-media work of Austin Brady.

See Art + Design
Mark Dancey artist talk and exhibit tour 7-8pm.  Dancey will be sharing insights into his new solo exhibit "O Fortuna," including 13 new paintings, and a set of amazing "tarot cards" print sets.

Source Booksellers
A talk and conversation around the topic, Muslim Spain and the making of the modern world.  The talk and conversation will be led by Nadir Mushin, instructor at WCCC.  The following two books will be featured:"Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain," (Maria Rosa Menocal) and "The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews and Muslims in the making of Castilian Spain" (Dodds, Menacol and Balbale).

Spread Art @detroit contemporary
"Emiliano's Zapatos - Mundo del Macho" a solo show by Vito Jesus Valdez, in conjunction with "Macho Simpatico" a group exhibition curated by Valdez. Five established Detroit artists present an exhibit that peels away at the layers of the male psyche.

In the Theatre: After a two year hiatus,  The Creative Incubator returns for Third Thursday.  Spread Art will host a revamped Creative Incubator every third Thursday @detroit contemporary.  Each month will focus on a different artistic medium.  What started out as The Creative Music Incubator in New York will now be known as The Creative 'music' Incubator this month. Every month  creatives in various disciplines will work together to share creative concepts, experiment with the low and the hi tech as applied to sound, movement, visuals, theater, dance and other performance based platforms and explore new  possibilities in an improvised, collaborative performance.


The Carr Center 

"The History of the Detrot Sound" Artifacts from the Azalia Hackley Collection, Detroit Public Library.Come by at 7:45 to get an all-inclusive tour of Virgil H. Carr Center and it's current shows on display,   


Thick Air Studios 

A casual soiree in their humble studio.  In addition to chatting with us about our current and future work, this would be a great opportunity to inquire about renting a portion of their studio, available August 1st.  Their studio is located at 2914 Cass Ave, which is the north half of the building known as Temple Bar.  Guests should enter through the back door, inside the small gated portion of the parking lot.

Event by Henry Crissman and Hamilton Poe in conjunction with the opening of :Self-Titled: Collaborative Projects by Henry Crissman and Hamilton Poe" running through August 18. 


Whitdel Arts is hosting a casual critique night.  Crit nights are a great opportunity to showcase your work, solicit feedback, and network with your peers.  Free for members and $5 for non-members.  On view is the Whitdel Arts Members Show, on view through July 20. 


 **Please Note:  Bottom Line Coffee House, Center Galleries, Socra Tea and What Pipeline are closed this month**


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