3rd Thursday: JOIN THE ART PARTY
45 Venues open until 9 or later, Thursday, November 21st
Detail of Wanchuan Kessler's painting "Girls Night Out" at The Carr Center
The Carr Center:  City of Women Opening Reception

An exhibtion of paintings by five highly accomplished women: Sandra Cook, Sydney G. James, WanChuan Kesler, Laura MacIntyre, and Kate Paul
6-8pm / 311 East Grand River


Library Street Collective:  Adrian Falkner / Smash137:  Disclosure

First U.S. solo exhibition of work created in and about Detroit by Falkner (Basel, Swtizerland). 

1260 Library Street


Presence II Production Gallery of Decorative Arts and Design:  Be Haute & Humbly Gifted
Trunk show featuring Michigan designers, Julie Lindsay Handbags and Torn| Frayed clothing. The event also features charity Humble Design and a portion of the nights proceeds will go to this charity. 
1274 Library Street
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery:  Picturing Poetry 
Illustrating the roles of poetry, social commentary and art in northeast Brazil. Organized by Con/Vida. Books. Piano music of Gershwin, Kern et al, by Suzanne Antisdel.  10% discount on all items in gift shop. 
33 East Adams Street (Free lighted parking in Church parking lot next to entrance) 
Art Department Gallery:  Graduating Seniors Exhibtion

Featuring works of art and design by students from the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History who anticipate graduation during the 2013-2014 academic year.

450 Reuther Mall, off Cass between Ferry and Kirby


CCS Center Galleries:  Three Exhibitions on View

In Main Gallery: "Nicola Kuperus & Adam Lee Miller: SITUATIONS/S(h)ITUATIONS;" In Alumni & Faculty Hall: "Deborah Marlowe Kashdan FA'80: Art Warriors & Motor City Icons;" and in the Permanent Collection Gallery: A Tribute to Aris Koutroulis 1938 - 2013. 

301 Frederick Douglas Ave.


Detroit Artists Market:  Art for the Holidays

4719 Woodward Ave.


Elaine L. Jacob Gallery:  DIS-ORGANISM / Land of Milk and Honey

Featuring two exhibitions with works by Greg Edmondson and Barry Underwood.

480 W. Hancock St.

Fourteen East:  Photography by Jerry Sarkody 
Instinctively Michigan colorful works by Rat Mountain Fine Art Photography artist, Jerry Sarkody.  Meet the artist.
15 East Kirby Street

Ellen Kayrod Gallery:  Different Perspectives: 10th Annual Intergenerational Community Exhibit 
Artists (over 60) were asked to invite artists (under 60) they would like to join them in this show. 
4750 Woodward Ave.

LTG, Artist Studio & Showroom: Shop & Sip!
Enjoy wine, refreshments and join the what inspires you about Detroit discussion and art exhibition.   
71 Garfield  (park in the Seva parking lot just east of 71 Garfield - enter from John R)
N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art:  Constructions, Textural Collages
Works by Nanette Carter, Addie Langford, Heloisa Pomfret.   
52 E. Forest  

Re:View Contemporary Gallery:  Susan Goethel Campbell
This is the last week to view Susan Goethel Campbell's "Rotations."    
444 W. Willis

Socra Tea:  Detroit Gypsy Kitchen Pop Up Dinner
Detroit Gypsy and Socra Tea partner for a pop up dinner: $12 per person for soup, salad, sandwich and hot pot of tea. While supplies last. 
6-8pm / Lower level 71 Garfield (park in the Seva parking lot just east of 71 Garfield - enter from John R)
Sugar Hill Clay:  Holiday gift-making and Pop Up Dinner      
Holiday gift-making event for all ages. Get a jump start on making your own hand painted ceramics or purchase ready-made - all made in Detroit.
Lower level of 71 Garfield (park in the Seva parking lot just east of 71 Garfield - enter from John R) 
Scarab Club:  Emerging Artist Series & Drawing Sessions     
Emerging Artist Series - KISS OF DEATH: Mixed Media of Rob Weir, 6-10pm.
Dr. Sketchy (Sketch session, featuring Izreyala); $5, 6:30-9:30pm.
Life Drawing Session; Free for members and full-time students, $10 for all others 7-10pm.
217 Farnsworth

Source Booksellers:  Thought Experiment on Gratitude        
Alyson Jones leads a Thought Experiment around the idea of Gratitude:  a Circle of Inquiry where thinking and reasoning is the art form. 
5pm / 4240 Cass Avenue, Suite 105. 

Thick Air Studios:  Open Studio         
Casually consort, hobnob and navel-gaze with Thick Air Studio members and mates.  View current work and works in progress; discuss and sketch Grand Plans For The Future; and reflect upon what has come before.
2914 Cass Ave. (North half of Temple Bar building, enter in rear, inside fenced lot)

555 Nonprofit Gallery & Studios:  Eye On The D Closing Reception       
The main reception for the exhibition by the Women's Caucus for Art. There will be dancing, music, snacks and the opportunity to meet and speak with the artists.
2801 W. Vernor Highway (parking behind the building, wine, snack and entertainment) 



Current exhibitions at Whitdel Arts: "DEADPAN (the art of the expressionless)" and "THE DREADFULS (in praise of the cheap and sensational)," both curated by Ryan Standfest.

7-9pm / 1250 Hubbard Street 


What Pipeline:  Janitoria 
Last chance to see the collaborative works of Marte Ekn�s & Nicolau Vergueiro.  Show closes November 23.

3525 W. Vernor Hwy. 

The Pioneer:  Open Studios 
Open Studios featuring a mix of artists in The Pioneer who love to talk about their work. Great opportunity to see artists' workspaces and works in progress.
2679 East Grand Blvd.

Spread Art @detroit contemporary:  The Creative [music] Incubator      
Experimental sonic artists share creative concepts, explore new sonic possibilities and collaborate in new line ups and unique situations. Curated and hosted by James Cornish. Visuals by Christina deRoos. 
8-11pm / 5141 Rosa Parks Blvd. 


Kunsthalle Detroit:   Videonale: I See You

A premiere of the Detroit International Videonale showcasing the best known artists and the least known artists in one exhibition, embracing 30 years of video art 1983-2013 

5001 Grand River Ave.


Live Coal Gallery:  Hope + Detroit

Last chance to view the mixed media work of Yvette Rock and paintings by Colin Darke.  

5029 Trumbull


North End Studios:  Basic Kind Lecture Series / A talk by John Daniel Ballance

An inside look into the art/music project, Tiny Little. Presented by John Daniel Ballance. The Dunch Club is serving vegetarian / vegan food. Patrons of Basic Kind will receive $1 off of their meal.  Plates are $7.00 each. 

Lecture at 7pm / Dunch club serving 2-8 pm / 5101 Loraine Street 


Eastern Market Corporation:  Food, Fun & Festivities
This family-friendly event features food and fun. Vendors available just in time to start your holiday shopping. 


Germack Coffee Roasting Co:  Enjoy live music, treats and hot beverages.
2517 Russell Street
Red Bull House of Art:  Cyce 6 Artists 

If you missed the opening over the weekend, view the work of a brand new cycle of artists.  

1551 Winder Street

National Conference of Artists:  4th Annual Collectors Forum: Distinct Vision
Detroit Collectors discuss their perspectives on collecting and the importance of contemporary art in their lives and the further enrichment of our cultural communities. Presenters include: James McKissic, Jandava Cattron Colescott, Shirley Woodson.
Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd. 313.342.1786.

Always Brewing Detroit:  Open Mic Night       
Live performance by musicians, poets, spoken word performers, comedians and more. 7pm until 10pm.
7-10pm / 19180 Grand River Ave.

Butcher's Daughter, Salt & Cedar, Corktown Studios