Local artists seek to break down barriers through art, conversation during Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Have Company, the UICA, and Kate Lewis are working to champion art as an outlet to build involvement and spark conversations. As we see the continued growth of local artists coming together to support each other, the growth of exhibitions and...

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UICA prepares for spring season loaded with conversations around guns, Pantone colors, local artists

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Coming Home, a series of exhibitions featuring works by emerging and established Michigan artists, is now on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts. Coming Home features work by artists who are from Michigan, are currently based in...

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

"A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance" will be showing at the UICA this coming Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Patrick...

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"Coming Home" exhibition shared at UICA now through February

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This season at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA), a series called "Coming Home" features a diverse group of Michigan artists focusing on exploratory development, comings and goings, seasonal changes and the importance of...

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Rapidian on the street: The Great Race

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

"The scent of crayons is one of the most recognizable smells and has a direct correlation with childhood. This year, [Michael] Peoples is once again using color and scent to evoke an emotional experience with 'The Great Race,'"...

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by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under

SEPT 27, 2015Join the Downtown Market and UICA for a fabulous summer afternoon celebrating Vianne’s chocolate shop with a hands-on lesson in the chocolaterie featured in the film, and then follow the class down to the UICA Movie Theatre to...

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SENSE what is in store for you at UICA

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 09-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered how art tastes? The UICA will give you the opportunity to stimulate your senses with their ArtPrize Seven exhibit that takes the viewer on a journey of the faculties that makes for a unique way to experience the creativity of...

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UICA to evoke sensory responses of seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling art with seventh ArtPrize exhibit

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-06-2015 under NEWS

For ArtPrize’s seventh year, the (UICA) Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, will host works of that are more than just what meets the eye. The title of the exhibit, “SENSE,” includes six selected pieces all rooted in...

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Saint Laurent film to portray life of fashion icon at UICA

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 07-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA will be showing the Saint Laurent film that portrays his life starting July 17 until July 30.  A closer look at the life of Yves Saint Laurent from 1958, when his career first started, to when he met Pierre...

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UICA continues showcase of selected work for Festival of the Arts through July 26

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NEWS

The 46th annual Festival of the Arts’ Regional Art Exhibition held its opening reception at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (2 Fulton Street SE) for the third year on Thursday, June 3- but it will remain available to the...

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