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

Detroit Month of Design Kick-off Party

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

Detroit Month of Design Kick-off Party

Design Experience

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. A Flashmob Fashion Show, produced by The Fetish...

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Solar Juke

Installation
Ash Arder
09/03/2022
Ash Arder
09/03/2022
2689 Hunt St Detroit, MI 48207
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Solar Juke

Installation

Solar Juke is a garden party and sound performance that uses Whoop House - a completely solar-powered sound sculpture - as a musical instrument to explore and uplift environmental themes within African diasporan music.

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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...

Eastern Market After Dark

Design Experience
Design Core
09/15/2022
Design Core
09/15/2022
2500 Russell Street Detroit, MI 48207
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eastern Market After Dark

Design Experience

Eastern Market After Dark (EMAD) is a signature component of the Detroit Month of Design. EMAD is a district wide night market and open-studio involving several galleries, retailers, brand activations, and music. Introduced as part of the festival programming in 2012, EMAD has grown from an initial attendance level of 4,000 to attracting more than 25,000 attendees in 2019 and featuring the work...

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Matter Design + Biggers

Exhibition
Wasserman Projects
09/24/2022 - 12/17/2022
Wasserman Projects
09/24/2022 - 12/17/2022
3434 Russell Street #502 Detroit, MI. 48207
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matter Design + Biggers

Exhibition

Opening Reception of solo exhibition by MIT-based Matter Design (Brandon Clifford + Jo Lobdell) featuring collaborative works with NY-based artist, Sanford Biggers. This immersive and site-specific exhibition grounds the viewer through an unwavering awareness of their physical environment while deconstructing preconceived notions of our past and transcending historical constructs. Clifford is best known for moving massive stones in his speculative works that disrupt...

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Jumuah at Masjid Al-Earth : Return to Source

Exhibition
#BilalianExperience
09/30/2022
#BilalianExperience
09/30/2022
19400 Bentler Detroit, MI 48219
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jumuah at Masjid Al-Earth : Return to Source

Exhibition

“Jumuah at Masjid Al-Earth: Back to the Beginning” is an exhibition showcasing artwork by Black Muslim artists who were forced to create in their own homes during the pandemic. Covid-19 not only forced us inside of our homes but forced us to read imagine how we engage with community. Community is very important to the Black Muslim. Therefore what was once a jovial...

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