Events and Education


December 9, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4454 WOODWARD AVE. MI
Event Type: Community

Monster Drawing Rally

LIVE DRAWING EVENT FUNDRAISER MOCAD's 5th annual Monster Drawing Rally public event and fundraiser will feature 70 artists in two, one-hour shifts drawing in front of a live audience, making their private studio practices a public performance. Artists at all stages of their careers will create sensational works using a variety of materials: everything from

December 11, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1301 Broadway, #101
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
Event Type: Community

Community Yoga at Gary Simmons

Join Citizen Yoga - Detroit for a FREE community walk-in class at the Gary Simmons installation at 1301 Broadway. All levels are welcome!! Free parking with validation in the Z lot. The Gary Simmons public installation is presented by Culture Lab Detroit and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - MOCAD. The project was made possible

December 12, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4454 WOODWARD AVE. MI
Event Type: Upcoming

Free Vinyasa Yoga

Sundays, 6-7pm Join the Center For Yoga for a free one–hour yoga class. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your own mat.

December 14, 2016 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4454 WOODWARD AVE. MI
Event Type: CAFÉ 78

Society for the Preservation of Illustrated Stories Swap + Meet

The Society for the Preservation of Illustrated Stories hosts a graphic novel/comic book swap. Bring your pre-read illustrated stories and trade them for new favorites, enjoy character themed cocktails, and make new friends. This series explores the layers found in this important and often overlooked cultural nexus.

December 17, 2016 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4454 WOODWARD AVE. MI
Event Type: Upcoming

Hi-Tech Weaving: Thermochromic Mug Rugs

Learn the classic techniques of hand weaving with a wild new twist: high tech materials with interactive qualities. No experience? No worries. Levon Kafafian, our highly skilled and infinitely patient instructor will teach you what you need to know. All workshop supplies are included. Thermochromic Mug Rugs Caution: beautiful when hot. Weave a mini rug

teen council

The Teen Council is a select group of young creatives from metro Detroit that come together to empower local youth and to provide safe space for other teens to have fun and explore the arts. With the help of museum professionals, these teens come together to plan and produce programming for youth and adults.

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teen-council
THE SPIRIT OF THE ANIMALS IS IN THE WHEELS DAVE EGGERS

depe space residency

The DEPE (Department of Education and Public Engagement) Space residency and exhibition series presents interdisciplinary art that serves as a catalyst for learning and transformative conversation about complex social issues. DEPE Space offers opportunities to reflect upon the personal relevance of these topics and how they relate to communities in Detroit and throughout the world.

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art as social force

Inspired by Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead, MOCAD has embarked on a multi-year examination of artists who seek to establish participatory and socially transformative art. Known primarily as social practice, its practitioners freely blur the lines among art making, performance, political activism, community organizing, environmentalism, and investigative journalism, creating a deeply participatory art that often flourishes outside the gallery and museum system.

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Art as Social Force Exhibition It's Your Party