Venues open until 9 or later on Thursday, December 19th
Detail of Donald Kilpatrick's "Smoke Signals" on view at The Butcher's Daughter 
The Carr Center:  City of Women with a Holiday Treat

The City of Women exhibition continues in the Ford and Masco Galleries through January 3.  The Detroit Hoofers Club will hold an open rehearsal in preparation for their holiday show beginning at 5pm.
311 East Grand River / The Artist Speaks program launches on Wednesday, December 18 at 6pm with a conversation between artists of City of Women moderated by curator Carl Wilson. 

An exhibit by Detroit fine art photographer, S. Kay Young's images of water. Also on display is an innovative water rig designed to deal with ground water invented by Detroit based company, Parajana Distribution.
Open 7-9pm / 1274 Library Street  
The Butcher's Daughter:  Artist Talk: In Conversation
Join artist Donald Kilpatrick and curator, Monica Bowman as they discuss the concepts, ideas, and process behind TBD's current exhibition, The Hive.
5pm / 4240 Cass Avenue, Suite 111
Detroit Artists Market:  Art for the Holidays & 12 DAM Days of Christmas!
Join all of the DAM supporters this holiday season by donating $12 and do your holiday shopping. 
4719 Woodward Avenue
Fourteen East:  PaperSong Pop-Up Shop 
PaperSong debuts for four days of pop-up shopping in the historic Park Shelton. The Corridor Collective has produced hand made gifts for the Tiger Baseball fan, the Grande Ballroom fan, the Detroit fan; interesting and unique items along with angel paintings, drawings and calligraphy quotes.
15 East Kirby Street, enter from Woodward
LTG, Artist Studio & Showroom: The Art Works, Detroit Inspired Exhibition
View the works and winners from The Art Works contest 
71 Garfield  (park in the Seva parking lot just east of 71 Garfield - enter from John R)
N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art:  Constructions, Textural Collages
Works by Nanette Carter, Addie Langford, Heloisa Pomfret.   
52 E. Forest  
Nest:  Open late for last minute shopping
5-8pm / 460 W. Canfield

Re:Collect is Re:View's only annual group exhibit including all represented artists.    
444 W. Willis
Scarab Club:  100th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition & Emerging Artist Showcase
Featuring the annual all media exhibition juried by Robert Schefman and presenting six emerging artists in the holiday group show.  
217 Farnsworth
See Art + Design: Special Holiday Design Store
Featuring functional pieces by Andy Kem, jewelry by Katie MacDonald, limited-edition prints by Mark Dancey, Bryan Christopher Baker, and ceramics works by Alex Thullen and Nicole Marocco!
444 W. Willis

Source Booksellers: Thought Experiment on Paradoxes        
Alyson Jones leads a Thought Experiment around the idea of Paradoxes. 
5pm / 4240 Cass Avenue, Suite 105. 
Michigan Hot Glass:  Holiday Show
Annual holiday offering with lots of blown glass holiday gifts and glass blowing demonstrations.
1600 Clay Street, located inside the Russell Industrial Center.
Spread Art @detroit contemporary:  The Creative [dance] Incubator      
Following the amazing success of October's [video] Incubator and November's [music] Incubator December brings us Creative [dance] Incubator. Creative [dance] Incubator unites experimental movement artists to present short works and to share creative concepts, explore new possibilities and discuss all things movement. 
9-11pm / 5141 Rosa Parks Blvd. 
Kunsthalle Detroit:   "I See You" Closing Reception

It has been cruelly cold in Kunsthalle Detroit. A shot of brandy for everyone who stops by the closing reception of the videonale exhibition! They thank you for your generous hearts.

5001 Grand River Ave.


Live Coal Gallery:  Holiday Sparks

LCG members exhibit work for their Holiday Sparks! Handmade glass by the late Larry Humphrey on exhibit for the first time. A portion of glass sales benefit LCG's work with Detroit young aspiring artists. 

5029 Trumbull Street, parking available next door at Perry Funeral Home


North End Studios:  Basic Kind Lecture Series presents "Loss Prevention" by Aric Miller 

"Loss Prevention" is more than curbing theft. It is a strategy for the maintenance and protection of assets, identities and secrets.  

Lecture at 7pm / 5101 Loraine Street  

Trinosophes:  Twice | Thrice
Trinosophes, together with Salt & Cedar Letterpress, has wrapped up handmade truffles in six distinct essences with six Elizabethan-themed cards. This set is designed to protect one from the melancholy that the shortest days of the year can bring on. To be released on the Winter Solstice in a limited edition for $30 each. Visit Trinosophes on 3rd Thursday to purchase an edition.
1464 Grattiot
Red Bull House of Art:  Cyce 6 Artists 
View the last 2013 cycle of artists before the show comes down in January.   

1551 Winder Street

Always Brewing Detroit:  Open Mic Night       
Live performance by musicians, poets, spoken word performers, comedians and more. 7pm until 10pm.
7-10pm / 19180 Grand River Ave.
CCS Center Galleries, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Salt & Cedar, Corktown Studios, 
The Pioneer, What Pipeline, Whitdel

Forwarded by Midtown Alliance


And by 1st Precinct Police/Community Relations Council