Opening Night Reception

Date/Time Event Information
Apr 10th
6:15 pm-11:00 pm
Map & Directions

The Art X Detroit opening night is a multi-venue celebration that begins at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), with special live performances throughout the evening at MOCAD, the First Congregational Church, the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, and Wayne State University.

Be the first to explore the Art X Detroit exhibition that runs through April 28, 2013 at MOCAD, featuring Kresge Visual Arts Fellows:  Corrie Baldauf, Liz Cohen, Olayami Dabls, John Dunivant, Design 99, Bruce Giffin, Scott Hocking, Laith Karmo, Richard Lewis, Hubert Massey, Heather McGill, and Mark Newport; as well as Kresge Literary Arts Fellow, Heidi Kaloustian.

The Opening Night Reception is free to the public; however, registration is required. Please RSVP by Monday, April 8, 2013 below, or call 313.420.6000.

Valet parking, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar available.

SCHEDULE:

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT (MOCAD):

6:15-7:00 PM – Welcome, Introductions & Remarks – The Kresge Foundation
DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM

7:00-7:15 PM – Shara Worden performs with My Brightest Diamond
CAFE – FOLLOWED BY A PROCESSION WITH THE DETROIT PARTY MARCHING BAND TO FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

7:15-11:00 PM – Video Screening: The Kresge Arts in Detroit Eminent Artists & Fellows
WOODWARD GALLERY

7:15-11:00 PM – Live DJ Music Mix
CAFE

8:15-9:00 PM – Kris Johnson & Friends perform Jazz Classics
CAFE

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH:

7:15-8:30 PM – Shara Worden performs with indie-rock band My Brightest Diamond. With the Detroit Party Marching Band and guest musicians.
SANCTUARY

N’NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART:

7:00-11:00 PM – Live DJ Music Mix
GALLERY

9:30-10:30 PM – Ken Meisel & Passalacqua perform Meisel’s poem John Lee Hooker’s Boogie Chillun & Screening of Never Alone, a short film documenting the collaboration between Meisel & Passalacqua
GALLERY

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY:

8:00-8:30 PM – Laurie Eisenhower presents Alice and, a dance performance with video
MAGGIE ALLESEE STUDIO THEATRE, ROOM 3317 (OLD MAIN BUILDING)

Registration is required for this event

Registrations are closed for this event.