What’s up, Detroit?!
Our beloved 2018 Murals in the Market (MITM) is here! The Smithsonian Magazine recently dubbed Detroit’s Murals in the Market as one of the best mural festivals in the world! According to the official MITM website, 1xRUN and Eastern Market Corporation have produced more than 125 murals in the Eastern Market District.
Detroiters already know MITM is something special, and many art enthusiasts from around the country (and the world) travel to Detroit to participate in this exhilarating murals festival.
Now in its fourth year, the exciting murals festival kicked-off just a few hours ago at Eastern Market and will last until Saturday, September 22nd. Fourteen events will be featured during the 9-day festival. From artist talks to cultural events and concerts, there will be a little something for everyone.
There will even be a few children-friendly events such as the Green Living Science Children’s Workshop on Saturday, September 15th at Eastern Market’s Shed 3 and the CityWide Poets from Inside Out Literary Arts on Saturday, September 22nd.
Get the full event schedule here.
You can also download a map of the MITM here.
2018 Murals in the Market Artists
We’re so excited to attend this year’s Murals in the Market and connect with all of the artists and art fans. Even more, we can’t wait to see the exquisite artwork they create to beautify the City of Detroit!
New for us this year, Good Life Detroit will also feature a few highlights of our experience at Murals in the Market so stay tuned for new posts and make sure you follow us on our Instagram and Twitter!
Hope to see you around at some of the events!
Feature image courtesy of 1xRUN / Murals in the Market