The MOCAD New Wave is an innovative auxiliary group dedicated to furthering MOCAD's Mission by engaging young professionals and art enthusiasts, actively contributing to increasing public awareness of MOCAD and promoting contemporary art in our community.
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UPCOMING NEW WAVE EVENTS
LIVE DRAWING EVENT AND FUNDRAISER MOCAD New Wave presents Monster Drawing Rally
Friday December 7, 8PM to 12 Midnight
Monster Drawing Rally is a live drawing event and fundraiser featuring more than 90 artists. Part performance, part laboratory, part art bazaar, the Monster Drawing Rally is an incredible opportunity to watch your favorite local artists create original drawings. The event begins promptly at 8 pm and consists of three one-hour shifts that each feature approximately 30 artists drawing simultaneously. As the drawings are completed, they’re hung on the walls and made available for purchase for $40 each. Proceeds from the event provide direct support for MOCAD’s programs.
A live DJ will be spinning music to draw and dance to all night long, while our staff, interns and volunteers assist the artists and serve refreshments. This event is sponsored by Utrecht, French Paper and Hour Detroit Magazine.
The event concept, Monster Drawing Rally, was originally developed by Southern Exposure in San Francisco.
PAST NEW WAVE EVENTS
Thursday, July 12, 4PM
NEW WAVE PRIVATE EVENT Design Talk and Tour
C.A.N. Art Handworks
2264 Wilkins Street
Detroit, MI 48207
Drinks x Design is a monthly networking series that is produced by the Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3), showcasing the best of Detroit-based design in the settings of local studios and firms. Events have been held at Skidmore Studio, Signal-Return, Kramer Design Group, Digitas and the Virgil Carr Center.
This month, DC3 is hosting the event at the studio of Carl Nielbock, an ornamental metal working artist. He creates beautiful metal creations for homes and ornamentation for many of the architectural jewels around the city. Join fellow MOCAD New Wave members at the studio to meet with Carl and connect with fellow creatives who are joining the New Wave group. The evening features a private design talk, tour and cocktail hour with music at 4pm. This event opens to the public at 5:30 and runs through 8pm.
Artist Carl Nielbock's studio in Detroit, C.A.N. Art Handworks
OFF-SITE PROJECT Youthville Detroit and MOCAD present Youthville Radio
May 26 through July 29
Youthville Radio is an off-site MOCAD project debuting some of Detroit’s finest young electronic musicians in an innovative sound project: a radio-based audio collage created collaboratively by Mike Huckaby.
This multi-transmitter radio installation will be broadcasting continually on 87.9 FM, running May 26 through July 29 and located on the airwaves between Hart Plaza and Campus Martius. Tune in and listen to original music from DJ Vic Nice, Larue Brown, Reuel Walker and Mike Huckaby himself!
Brought to you by Youthville Detroit, Mike Huckaby and his students MOCAD's New Wave and MOCAD's Department of Education and Public Engagement.
Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 8PM HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY: Horror Movie.
Horror Movie. is the fourth-annual Halloween dance party hosted by MOCAD's young professionals auxiliary committee, the New Wave, as a fundraiser for the Museum’s public programs. This year's party promises to be an absolutely horrifying spectacle! Dress as your favorite horror movie icon and then come out to enjoy dancing and all sorts of scary weirdness. With a costume contest, prizes, frightening features, and tons of fun, this year’s party is definitely going to be one of the best parties that MOCAD and the City of Detroit have to offer!
Entertainment provided by Macho City / Disco Secret DJs
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 8PM HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY: Blood 'n Kittens Admission: $10 at the door, $20 without costume
Blood 'n Kittens is the third annual Halloween dance party hosted by MOCAD's young professionals auxiliary committee, the New Wave, as a fundraiser for the Museum. This year's party promises to be the bloodiest (and cutest) one yet!
Entertainment provided by Macho City / Disco Secret DJs
Prizes for "Cutest" "Bloodiest" and "Best Group" Costumes!
Disclaimer: No Kittens will be harmed in the production of this Halloween party
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8PM Valentine’s Dance Party and Fundraiser: LOVE SICK
Admission: $5.00 advance through the site, or $10.00 at the door
The First New Wave dance party in celebration of the most romantic night of the year! Party it up with the one(s) you love with all-night-long party music from superstar DJ’s Frankie Bank$ and Johnny Saco. Cash bar.
Saturday, October 31, 2009 at 9PM HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY: You’re Gonna Die! Admission: $8 advance, $10 door, $20 without costume
You’re Gonna Die! Is the second annual dance party hosted by MOCAD’s young professionals auxiliary committee, the New Wave. This year’s party promises to be a blood feast of dynamic proportions. With rabid Wolfmen, vampire rats and two thousand maniacs, soaking the dance floor with sweat and gore, all while sucking the life out of the artful environs of the museum.
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Entertainment provided by Macho City / Disco Secret DJs:
Mike Trombly, Mike Kearns, Tommy Ferrera and Scott Zacharias
Along with a live performance by The Wolfman Band
Prizes for the Best and Worst Costumes
With Special guest: Daylight Saving Time!
Tickets now $10 only available at the door
Saturday, September 26, 2009 from 8PM to 2AM
GOLD II AT THE WHITNEY Admission: $65.00 in advance, $75 at the door includes open and hors d’oeuvres from 8PM to 12AM | $5.00 after 12AM with cash bar | 21+
MOCAD’S New Wave committee hosts this second annual dance party to benefit MOCAD exhibitions and programs. This year the party is co-sponsored by the Whitney restaurant, who have kindly provided their sumptuous home and garden. Having the run of the home has allowed MOCAD to create three floors of fun and exploration with some of the city’s finest deejays, in the garden, on the main floor and upstairs in the Ghost Bar. Dj Dez of Slum Village, Brad Hales of Peoples Records, Keep on Trash Dj’s Dave Buick and Johnny Hentch, Monty Luke of Planet E and Scott Z of the Macho City crew will come together for one exciting night of hardcore dancing fun.
John G. Gerlock
Peter Van Dyke