The Urban Gypsies Funk Fair is an eclectic mix of artists and vendors. It's part handmade goods and part vintage resale with interesting and unique entertainment in between! It's a fun show with a color outside of the lines attitude. Wandering free spirits from all walks of life are invited to come participate in this funky vibe tribe! Free admission and open to the public. Street and lot parking is free.
If you are interested in being a vendor at this event, please download the instructions below.
Group - Knit, Crochet, Stitch, Weave, Felt
Tuesdays in the Community Gallery 1pm - 3pm
Meet, mingle and trade inspiration with local knitters, crocheters, spinners, felters, weavers and needleworkers. Bring your own projects and have fun with a like-minded group. Open to teens and adults. All skill levels welcome.
Cost: $3 donation to the DCA. Starting January 30, 2018.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents DANCE LESSONS at the DCA!
Tuesdays in April 2018! 7-8:30pm Salsa and Night Club Two taught by Pamela
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL SKILL LEVELS! $60.00 for the month (4 classes) or drop-in for $18 a class. Classes are held April 3, 10, 17, and 24.
To register, call: 734-720-0671 or purchase at the DCA.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents
Saturday Night Dancing at the DCA
Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:00-8:00pm Rumba group lesson with Alex and Pamela 8:00-10:00pm Ballroom & Latin Dance
Alex and Pamela from DanceSport Academy of Michigan will teach an Rumba group lesson from 7-8:00pm and the Ballroom/Latin Dance will take place following the group from 8-10:00pm. The cost for the evening is $12/person. The evening will include music dj’d by Alex. Snacks and beverages will be included.
We encourage everyone to give this location a try. The Downriver Council for the Arts is located at 81 Chestnut in Wyandotte. The DCA is a historic building with wonderful possibilities for the dancing. The DCA regularly hosts art exhibits and offers classes and workshops in the arts.
Call the studio for more information or write to us via email 313-724-3262 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $12 per person (pay at the door) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Complimentary snacks and beverages.
THE $5 ART GRAB BAG
This bag is filled with all sorts of handmade artful items. Each bag is different and definitely worth way more than $5! These bags are available in the DCA Gift Shop and can be purchased any time you're there. Sales of these grab bags go toward fundraising for special exhibits and events at the DCA. Why don't you pick one up and have a hand in bringing new and exciting art to the Downriver area?!
PAST EVENTS AND FUNDRAISERS
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The activities of the DCA are supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Please click on their logos to understand the importance of state government investment and the impact of public funding on the arts in our community.
Friday: Closed - open for special events
Sunday and Monday: Closed - open for special events
The Downriver Council for the Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)3 regional arts organization that represents, promotes and serves 21 Downriver communities in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities. The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Funding for the DCA comes from grants, donations, membership, fundraising events, and gallery sales.