There are three weekends left to view Womxnhouse Detroit. Have you been yet? It’s an art exhibition and artist residency located in the childhood home of Asia Hamilton (artist and founder of Norwest Art Gallery). Last weekend, Zhen and I attended the art exhibit as part of our mommy-daughter date day. She loved it so… Read More Womxnhouse Detroit is a Moving and Powerful Art Exhibition You Don’t Want to Miss
Did you get a chance to go to DLECTRICITY a couple of weekends ago (September 24 – 25)? I attended the second day of the two-day night festival and I really enjoyed the experience! I first heard about DLECTRICITY in 2017, but the 2021 event was my first time seeing it in person. (I wasn’t… Read More PHOTOS: DLECTRICITY 2021
Happy Friday! Fall didn’t waste any time getting here because as soon as September 22nd hit, the weather has been much cooler. Last night, I had to turn our heat on low because it was so cold in the house! The autumn weather has also put me in the mood to just be a homebody,… Read More Happy Friday!
Happy Friday! How did your week go? We had a busy, full week of homeschooling. Last week, we started our fall homeschool season and it’s been quite the adventure with Zhen (my soon-to-be 9-year-old), my little boys, and baby Zaya! But I’m enjoying our moments together, too. In case you missed it… NEW ART EXHIBITION:… Read More Happy Friday!
Over the weekend, I stopped by East Canfield Village to view the unveiling of “Boy Holds Flower,” a figurative sculpture created by Detroit artist Austen Brantley. The sculpture will be a permanent art installation at East Canfield’s new art park. The community has plans to start building the art park in the coming weeks. The… Read More East Canfield Village Art Park Unveils ‘Boy Holds Flower’ Sculpture by Austen Brantley
Detroit painter Richard Lewis’ solo art exhibition is now open. “Works In Progress” officially opened on Friday, August 13th at the Galerie Camille. The art exhibit will be open until September 11, 2021. It features a collection of family stories and Richard’s favorite movie scenes. “The show is called ‘Works in Progress’ because I usually… Read More NOW OPEN: Detroit Artist Richard Lewis’ “Work In Progress” Solo Art Exhibit
Did you attend the BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival? The inaugural event took place July 24th to the 31st in the North End, Detroit community. Co-founded by artists Sydney G. James, Max Sansing, and Thomas “Detour 303” Evans, BLKOUT Walls was a beautiful celebration of art, community, and culture. I took a lot of photos and… Read More A Few Photos from BLKOUT Walls Mural Festival
Hey! How are you? It’s been a while since I’ve shared an event I’ve attended in Detroit. Now that more businesses are starting to reopen and events are popping up, I’ve been venturing out some to check out what’s going on in the city. This particular event I went to was actually a few months… Read More A March Visit to Current Art Studio
A new Black History Month art exhibit called “Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity” is now on display in Downtown Detroit. Ten high school students from the Detroit School of Arts were chosen to feature their artwork at the 1413 Woodward Avenue storefront. It’s part of an art competition sponsored by Bedrock and hosted by the… Read More Vote for Your Favorite Artwork in the Detroit School of Arts’ Black History Month Art Competition
Last summer, our sweet Milli passed away from complications of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). She was a rescue cat I had adopted in 2008 when we lived in Tennessee. I adopted Milli along with her sister Sasha when Elijah and Michala were in elementary school so they pretty much grew up with the cats. Milli… Read More A Special Gift to Honor Our Sweet Cat Milli
Detroit artist Judy Bowman has arrived and she accomplished it in only four years! After taking a long hiatus from her art career, Mrs. Bowman decided to pursue her passion for art again. In just a matter of four years, the retired school teacher is making a name for herself as an artist. Thanks to… Read More Detroit Swag: Interview with Detroit Artist Judy Bowman
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.… Read More We’re Excited for the 2018 Murals in the Market!