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

Sneaker House

Exhibition, Workshop
Design Core Detroit and Foot Locker
09/02/2022 - 09/30/2022
Design Core Detroit and Foot Locker
09/02/2022 - 09/30/2022
6001 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sneaker House

Exhibition , Workshop

The Sneaker House Opening Reception will be held on Friday, September 2nd from 6pm - 8pm at WeWork, 6001 Cass Ave. Sneaker House presented by Foot Locker will showcase art and an installation along with complimentary programing that celebrates and highlights sneaker culture. The activation will include visually dynamic displays and artworks by local following creatives. Viewing hours: Monday - Friday 10am -...

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PROJECT HOPE : Creative Revolution Mural

Installation
College For Creative Studies
09/07/2022
College For Creative Studies
09/07/2022
Walter B. Ford II Building 301 Frederick St, Detroit, MI 48202
5:30 am - 8:30 pm

PROJECT HOPE : Creative Revolution Mural

Installation

This event is the the grand unveiling of the final installation of Project: Hope, the creative revolution, a mural project that began as the senior thesis between two international students at the College For Creative Studies and soon became a cross department collaboration project first of its kind. We were inspired by the Diago Rivera mural at the DIA and wanted to create...

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How to Start a Startup’ Viewing & Discussion Series

Talk
Hexagon Creative LLC.
09/08/2022
Hexagon Creative LLC.
09/08/2022
6001 Cass Ave, fl 2 Detroit, MI
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How to Start a Startup’ Viewing & Discussion Series

Talk

How To Start A Startup is a community of entrepreneurs in Detroit. We offer diverse programming in the form of panels, workshops, training, and competitions. We meet in different areas of Detroit to provide accessibility. Our mission is provide dreamers with resources to grow their ventures. The goal is to provide a unique learning opportunity for local entrepreneurs as well as foster productive...

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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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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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TWMIG: A Mural Experience

Installation
Malika N Pryor
09/30/2022
Malika N Pryor
09/30/2022
4719 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

TWMIG: A Mural Experience

Installation

TWMIG: A Mural Experience is an event and installation that is born of a larger project, To Whom Much Is Given. Each element shares a single body of goals: to connect Detroit and it's future (the youth) to the decades long legacy of Black Detroit led arts movements and arts institutions; to historicize the professional life-work of Dell Pryor and Josephine Love; and...

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