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UICA to offer opportunity to watch as artists create

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

Usually an art audience sees only the final product of an artist’s labors. However, at UICA’s Live Coverage, observers watch as artists channel the muse. The 13th incarnation of the annual event and fundraiser will take place at the...

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UICA to host day-long seminar for artists, curators, documentors

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday March 1, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. the UICA will host a day of speakers and discussions about what goes in to creating a great art show. Attendees will discuss a variety of themes exploring the balance of creative studio practices,...

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WMEAC to show"Gasland II" at UICA

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 01-17-2014 under NEWS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts will host the second film of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC)’s 2013-2014 film series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21. This month’s film is Gasland II, the...

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Mid December Holiday Art Thing: no holiday craft stuff here

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

Join in the holiday shopping extravaganza on December 14 from 12-5 p.m. for the Mid December Holiday Art Thing. The exhibit is at a live/work lofts space at 506 Oakland SW showcasing seven of the area's accomplished artists working in a variety...

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UICA reveals nearly lost Detroit art treasure

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

I came to the work of Mary Ann Aitken with a lot of anticipation. My old friend and painter Ed Fraga who has been a full time artist for years in Detroit had told me about Aitken's untimely death and her last request of him to mount a...

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Catalyst Radio: Open Projector provides chance for local filmmakers to showcase works

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-06-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Open Projector is a project at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts focused on showcasing the work of local filmmakers. Organizers want to help create...

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Jarrod Napierkowski returns to UICA Holiday Market with one-of-a-kind pieces

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 12-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA will be hosting their 25th annual Holiday Artist Market on December 6 and 7. Local artists will fill the fourth and fifth floors of the UICA with booths full of their locally made art. Among these artists, returning for his 5th...

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UICA to host 25th annual Holiday Artists' Market

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS

From December 6 starting at 5 p.m. through December 7 at 7 p.m., the UICA will host its annual Holiday Artists' Market. Available for purchase will be locally crafted goods, artwork, jewelry, toys, greeting cards and other accessories. In...

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WMEAC film series to present Trashed at Celebration Cinema

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

On Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m. Celebration Cinema will show Trashed, a film by Jermey Irons. The movie is presented by the West Michigan Environmental Action Council and sponsored by Clothing Matters. The event is open to the public with a...

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Last Chance to experience Pulso: Arte de las Americas

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

There's one week left to check out the current art exhibit Pulso: Art of the Americas, a collaboration between the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts and Kendall College of Art and Design. The exhibit features artwork displayed at the UICA...

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