The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit
January 29th – February 9th, 2014
The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit for the Michigan Thumb Art Region, is co-sponsored by Macomb Community College and the College for Creative Studies. The exhibit will feature over 500 works of art from students in 7th – 12th grades from Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Sanilac, and St. Clair counties. The regional art competition is part of The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, America's largest, most prestigious art recognition and scholarship program to honor creative achievements by students nationwide. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
Detroit Institute of Arts — $20
Wed., Jan. 29, 2014, 9 am–3 pm
Guided tour of the DIA’s permanent collections, focusing on art from the 1920s.
Purchase lunch on your own at CaféDIA. ORDER TICKETS
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History – $40
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014, 9 am–3 pm
Guided Tour of “And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture,” an ongoing exhibit. Price includes lunch at Traffic Jam & Snug. ORDER TICKETS
Art Deco Detroit: Architecture Tour with Professor Michael Farrell of Art House Tours – SOLD OUT
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014, 9 am–3 pm
See how the wealth generated by the booming auto industry was translated into some of the most spectacular examples of Art Deco architecture to be seen. Tour includes multiple destinations where patrons will disembark from bus to enter historic buildings.
Price includes lunch at Traffic Jam & Snug.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra — $58
Fri., Apr. 25, 2014, 9 am–3:30 pm
Program includes Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Prokoviev’s Symphony No. 6. Featuring Andrew Litton, conductor and Augustin Hadelich, violin. Price includes coffee, donuts, concert and lunch at PizzaPapalis in Greektown. ORDER TICKETS
Michigan Opera Theatre – $45
Fri., May. 9, 2014, 9:30 am–4 pm
Puccini’s Turandot in Dress Rehearsal. Turandot features some of opera’s most powerful music, including “Nessun Dorma.” Conducted by Valerio Galli. Price includes a buffet lunch in the Black Box Theater at the Detroit Opera House. ORDER TICKETS
Speakers and programs are subject to change. Events are free of charge and held in the Lorenzo Cultural Center (44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp.) unless otherwise noted.
Pre-registration is required for all events.