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The 13 People Mover stations are loaded with impressive art

While it may not be the most effective form of transportation, a ride around Detroit’s People Mover is actually a great art tour.

Positive stories around Detroit to keep your spirits up

Coronavirus has got us all down, but here’s a bit of positivity to take with you.

Detroit, FCA put out call for “one of largest municipal art installations” in city’s history

To be created across two sections of wall spanning 1,500 feet outside Fiat Chrysler’s expanded plant.

Nine years later, Detroit’s RoboCop statue is finally ready for installation

A Kickstarter campaign from 2011 has at last produced the statue, soon to be installed at the Michigan Science Center

Bedrock opens cozy, free community space downtown through January 3

The popup space in the 1001 Woodward building has a cafe, crafting area for kids, and more.

Detroit skyline featured in Lego exhibit on iconic skyscrapers at Henry Ford Museum

"Towers of Tomorrow" features over 20 buildings made from more than half a million Lego bricks.

Wayne State students construct world’s largest periodic table on campus

It’s also the 150th anniversary of the very first periodic table.

Basketball court in Palmer Park one of 60 to be renovated by Detroit Pistons

This marks the 17th court refurbished by the Detroit basketball team.

Group looks to bring live music back to Belle Isle

Prior to the 1980s, music used to be a regular attraction on Detroit’s island park, especially at the Remick Band Shell.

MOCAD launches $15M renovation campaign

The Midtown museum is going to get a "top-to-bottom transformation."

Why Detroiters should check out this popup selling postmodern housewares

Ecce Pomo gives visitors a look at a style that has little history in Detroit.

Berry Gordy donates $4M to Motown Museum expansion

The founder of Motown Records is investing in the legacy he created.

Detroit ‘Month of Design’ to highlight inclusivity for 2019

The month-long festival organized by Design Core Detroit starts September 5.

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Detroit's public art essentials, mapped

The best places around the city to celebrate and enjoy art outside.

The Stevie Wonder mural downtown is complete

Isn’t it lovely?

Detroit Art Week gets bigger, bolder in year two

The five-day festival beginning July 17 features 36 exhibitions with over 150 artists.

How this Mexican muralist sees and paints Southwest Detroit

Elton Monroy Durán uses art to create a visible identity for the local Latino community

Biking every mile of Detroit

Thomas Leeper is on a mission to photograph every work of art in the city from two wheels

Design team selected to reshape Detroit’s cultural center

The ambitious plan could cost up to $85 million and take 10 years to complete

Remembering the Baltimore Gallery

The cherished place for black Detroit artists in Milwaukee Junction will close its doors June 30

Henry Ford Health builds art and community event space in Northwest Goldberg

ArtBlock will complement the look and programming of the Lincoln Street Art Park

Relax at “The Beach Detroit” downtown this spring

The interactive art installation lands at 1001 Woodward on March 1.

Explore Detroit’s razed Black Bottom neighborhood through DPL exhibition

Photos of the razed neighborhood are on display as Black Bottom Street View at the Detroit Public Library.

New photography series at the Main Library celebrates notable Detroiters

Neighborhood Natives is a gallery of photos of notable Detroiters returning to neighborhoods that they grew up in, to show youth the different faces of success that come from Detroit.

Delray neighborhood set to receive its own historical archive

Author Karen Dybis is developing an archive of photos, objects, and oral histories for the Detroit neighborhood.

Armageddon Beachparty finds a home in Woodbridge

Detroit’s "Ambassadors of Psychedelia" opened a brick-and-mortar location earlier this year.

Rainbow City Roller Rink opens downtown

Open until January 27, a new roller rink and art installation adds bold pops of color and a fun activity downtown.

A free, colorful roller rink is coming downtown

The Rainbow City Roller Rink will be open—and free—November 30-January 27.

Construction ramps up on One Campus Martius expansion

Two major downtown murals will disappear soon.

Potential in Proximity to create space for discussions on arts, displacement

Events include a short film screening and discussions on displacement, accessibility, and local arts funding.

Culture Lab creates space for dialogue and beauty in Detroit

What started out as design conversations has quickly grown into discussions concerning the lives of those who live in Detroit.

‘Mirage Detroit’ in 15 trippy photos

The reflective installation in the State Savings Bank is free and open to the public.

Culture Lab Detroit 2018 to explore the Crisis of Beauty

Two dialogues with artists, filmmakers, and inventors, plus a showing of RoboCop, are free to attend this week at Culture Lab Detroit.

Mirage Detroit, a mirrored art installation, lands in the State Savings Bank

The reflective art installation in a historic building will create "a human-scale kaleidoscope."

Photos: Sukkah installations arrive in downtown Detroit

As part of Detroit’s Month of Design, five sukkahs are open to the public in Capitol Park through September 30.

Hygienic Dress League’s new installation will land at the Conners Creek Power Plant

A massive, illuminated diamond and a 600-pound life-size elephant statue will be on display October 18-20 at the decommissioned power plant.

Rebel Nell turned Michigan Central Station graffiti into jewelry

Graffiti that lined the walls of the old train station has been turned into a line of jewelry.

Tyree Guyton’s Heidelberg retrospective lands at the MOCAD

Tyree Guyton’s "2+2=8: Thirty Years of Heidelberg" opens today at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

The Detroit Skybridge creates rainbow of moving colors between two iconic buildings

The work by artist Phillip K. Smith III is now a permanent installation between One Woodward and the Guardian Building.