Month of Design Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Month of Design 2022

Design Core Detroit

FEATURED EVENT

DETROIT MONTH OF DESIGN KICK-OFF PARTY

  • 09/01/2022
  • 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • 2905 Beaufait St #4, Detroit, MI 48207

To kick off the 12th Annual Detroit Month of Design Festival, please join us to celebrate the designers, products and projects that showcase our city’s creative talent and small businesses at Spot Lite Detroit, sponsored by DTE Energy and DTE Foundation. There will be live entertainment, live art, DJs and food trucks throughout the night.

2022 Schedule

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Events

Underground Music Academy Open House

Open Studio
Underground Music Academy
09/09/2022
Underground Music Academy
09/09/2022
303 Horton St Detroit, MI 48202
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Underground Music Academy Open House

Open Studio

Underground Music Academy (UMA) is a Detroit based community hub that aims to build the future leaders of electronic music through its distinctive educational curriculum and mentorship model, rooted in Detroit’s Black electronic music legacy. Our vision of electronic music is one that realigns the values of originality, quality, and social justice- closer to the genre’s origin. Our goal is to provide accessible...

Sugar Hill Clay Open House

Open Studio
Sugar Hill Clay
09/10/2022
Sugar Hill Clay
09/10/2022
71 Garfield, Detroit, MI 48201
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sugar Hill Clay Open House

Open Studio

During this year's Month of Design, we would like to invite the public to visit our studio and talk to our students and members. A variety of work made in the studio, functional and decorative ceramic wares, will be showcased and available to the public.

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Pewabic: Creating Connection through Clay

Open Studio
Pewabic Pottery
09/10/2022
Pewabic Pottery
09/10/2022
10125 E Jefferson Ave Detroit, MI 48214
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pewabic: Creating Connection through Clay

Open Studio

Join us at Pewabic Pottery's National Historic Landmark studio for a special behind-the-scenes look at our traditional design process. Participants will enjoy refreshments in our courtyard, tours of our production space and a presentation from our design team in our tile showroom. Stop by anytime during this event to connect with our tile making process through both visual and hands-on experiences – from...

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3rd Annual Metalwork Market

Open Studio
Smith Shop
09/17/2022
Smith Shop
09/17/2022
180 Victor St. Highland Park, MI 48203
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

3rd Annual Metalwork Market

Open Studio

The 3rd Annual Metalwork Market is a one-day celebration of artistic metalwork in Detroit. Held in Highland Park’s historic industrial zone at Smith Shop, the Metalwork Market will feature works for sale from the finest local and regional metalworkers. Metalwork demonstrations including jewelry, silversmithing, blacksmithing, machining, and welding will happen throughout the day. Information about local metalwork classes and educational opportunities will be...

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Woodward Throwbacks Open House

Open Studio
Woodward Throwbacks
09/17/2022
Woodward Throwbacks
09/17/2022
11500 Joseph Campau Hamtramck, MI 48212
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Woodward Throwbacks Open House

Open Studio

Throwbacks Home will be opening their showroom downtown during Month of Design. We are welcoming the public and all the design centric tourists to come see our latest collections. Our founders will be onsite to talk with guests about our latest work and the materials we used.

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Connecting Across Town

Open Studio
Trice Clark
09/17/2022
Trice Clark
09/17/2022
15631 E Warren Ave Detroit, MI 48224
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Connecting Across Town

Open Studio

Crosstown Connection aims to connect Mornigside residents with the rest of the world by amplifying existing neighboring resources. We believe that technology is more than just electronics but any tool that helps make life easier. The East Warren Tool Library will be hosting Crosstown Connection during Detroit's Month of Deisgn for an intimate event. Join us as we unveil more tangible aspects of...

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Cranbrook Academy of Art Alumni Open Studios

Open Studio
Cranbrook Academy of Art
09/17/2022 - 09/18/2022
Cranbrook Academy of Art
09/17/2022 - 09/18/2022
Multiple locations
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cranbrook Academy of Art Alumni Open Studios

Open Studio

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Academy alumni studio spaces in our neighboring cities.

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WPP Detroit Design Studio Experience in the Historic Marquette

Open Studio
Makerhouse and VMLY&R
09/22/2022
Makerhouse and VMLY&R
09/22/2022
243 W. Congress Street Detroit, MI 48226
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

WPP Detroit Design Studio Experience in the Historic Marquette

Open Studio

An insider's view of two of WPP's leading, influential global agencies - VMLY&R and Makerhouse. This experience includes an insightful panel with industry leaders, a studio tour showcasing our work followed by a scenic rooftop reception for networking.

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Cave Open Studio

Open Studio
Cave
09/24/2022
Cave
09/24/2022
1604 Clay St, Detroit, MI 48211 Suite #308
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cave Open Studio

Open Studio

Cave will be hosting an Open Studio experience where members of the public can tour the space and see individual artist studios. The space is made up of 12 studios with a variety of mediums and practices: painting, sculpture, digital fabrication, textile/embroidery and fashion design among others. Artists will be available to talk to visitors about their practice and may be working on...

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Detroit Robot Party

Open Studio
Citizen Robotics
09/24/2022
Citizen Robotics
09/24/2022
2100 20th St Detroit, MI 48216
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Detroit Robot Party

Open Studio

Detroit Robot Party will showcase the work of various designers that have been working with Citizen Robotics. These works will include benches, planters, tables, wall segments from Detroit’s first 3d printed house, and more. Our party will be a way to meet local leaders in digital fabrication and other creatives, learn about 3d concrete printing (3dcp), and above all have fun! A selection...

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Illumination

Open Studio
Rossetti Architecture
09/29/2022
Rossetti Architecture
09/29/2022
160 Fort St Suite #400 Detroit, MI 48226
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Illumination

Open Studio

Rossetti is opening its doors to the public to celebrate the designers and disciplines that come together to create our work.

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