UICA's annual OddBall fundraiser celebrates the arts

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will present an evening of drama and intrigue and has announced an entertainment line-up to enchant guests. UICA invites the public to enjoy a vibrant evening featuring a cocktail hour, seated dinner,...

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Experts discuss the impact of color on design

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-19-2016 under NEWS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will host a lively and free panel discussion on Thursday, July 21, 2016 about the impact of color on design. UICA has invited experts from diverse design backgrounds from across the region to discuss...

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Catalyst Radio: Conserving the Great Lakes

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Young talks to Stephanie Mabie, executive director and founder of the Kent County Water Conservation, about Line 5 -- a 63-year-old oil pipeline that runs through the Great Lakes -- and the film screening of Great Lakes, Bad Lines at...

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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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