DETROIT SOCIETY OF WOMEN PAINTERS & SCULPTORS presents: Artistic Endeavors Art Show
Juried exhibit with awards. Admission is free. Open to the public. Parking is free.
Opening Reception: Friday, May 19, 2017 6pm-8pm Exhibit Runs: May 19 – June 8, 2017
School District Art Exhibits - Flat Rock Community Schools
May 19 - May 31, 2017
Reception: May 19, 2017 from 5-7pm
Featuring student artwork from Bobcean Elementary School and Barnes Elementary School.
Free and open to the public.
CALL FOR ENTRIES - 2017 Members Show
The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is currently accepting entries for our 2017 Members Show. This exhibit will showcase works of the DCA members. Any artist who is a current DCA member or would like to become one is invited to show up to three pieces in any media or size. If you haven’t renewed your membership yet, this is the perfect time to renew.
Deadline: June 20, 2017
Click on the image at the right to download the complete guidelines and entry form.
Downriver Council for the Arts - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS - Kroger Company Mural Artwork
The Downriver Council for the Arts is excited to partner with Kroger to give local artists the opportunity to create indoor mural artwork in the new Southgate, Michigan store. Attached is the Request for Qualification that includes guidelines and project budget. Please feel free to call, stop in or email if you have any questions.
We look forward to seeing your submission!
RFQ Document Submission Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2017
Click on the image at the right to download the request for qualification and complete guidelines.
Off the Wall Exhibition
The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) invites you to participate in the Off the Wall Exhibition, a special Fundraiser for the DCA. The Exhibit will be a one day sale on July 8th, 2017. As you know the Downriver Council for the Arts has hosted many events and classes for all ages, contributing to the cultural life of the downriver area and beyond. This important fundraiser will help raise money to continue and expand our programs and maintain our gallery spaces.
Here’s how the Off the Wall Exhibition works: Artists who choose to accept this invitation will create a work of art in any medium of your choice on 11”x14” stretched canvas (You must provide wire hanger across the back). This is open to DCA members and non-members.
• The unframed 11”x14” artwork and this agreement must be dropped off at the DCA gallery by Thursday, July 6th. • The artwork will be considered a generous tax deduction donated to DCA – a letter for tax purposes will be provide upon request. • The artwork will be displayed on Saturday, July 8, 2017 and each piece will be priced at $35, cash & carry. We hope to have over 100 pieces. Artists may donate as many pieces as they want. • The DCA is located in Wyandotte, a family friendly public facility. Subject matter must be appropriate for general audience
Please click on the image at the right to download the entry form.
Exhibit Proposals The DCA is open to your vision. All media will be considered including installation, digital, performance, and video. All types of artists, emerging to experienced, as well as groups and arts organizations may submit a proposal for exhibit. Please note that Gallery schedules are determined in advance so proposals will be considered all year, but usually will not be scheduled for 6 months - 1 year after review. Download the exhibit brochure.
School District Art Exhibits If you are a school district that is interested in displaying your students' artwork, please contact the DCA. Schedules are set as first come first serve basis. Art teachers are also encouraged to contact the DCA.
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
Gift Shop Give the gift of handmade. Looking for that unique something?
Visit the DCA Gift Shop, which is open year round during business hours. We provide artists a unique retail space to sell one-of-a-kind, handmade items. If you are an artist interested in selling your work, please contact us or download the guidelines and inventory sheet here.
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.