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ALTON MILLER THIS MORNING A DJ SAVED MY LIFE: POINT OF INFLUENCE
July 21, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Detroit based producer, singer, and percussionist Alton Miller has been playing a funda- mental role in defining House Music for over two decades.

Hot Logic: Tokimonsta
July 26, 2019 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tokimonsta in Detroit July 26th!

CLOSING PARTY—KAWS: ALONE AGAIN
August 4, 2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for the closing celebration of our major 2019 summer exhibition KAWS: ALONE AGAIN. In celebration of the iconic work of KAWS we will keep the museum open late to enjoy a final toast to this major exhibition.

Music: Devendra Banhart
November 30, 2019 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Devendra Banhart with Black Belt Eagle Scout

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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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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